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675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
01924 242266
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been going here since it opened. The food is always really good as is the service. We have seen staff come and go. On our recent visit there were a lot of new faces, young faces, all very pleasant and helpful, apart from one "older" waiter? He was "Bossing" all the younger ones about and being very abrupt... More 

Thank annreed10
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic location for this restaurant, right on the edge of Newmiller dam. The restaurant only seats around 30 so it is well worth booking ahead especially on a Friday or Saturday. We went on a Monday evening expecting the place to be empty but was almost full. Service is very good. We were seated next to the fridge that... More 

1 Thank Colleen W
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is quaint inside although the tree felt a little overpowering as we were seated next to it. The service was fairly slow and as there were only a few customers this did seem strange. The garlic bread starter was lovely, however I ordered the courgette and green bean pasta dish, as green beans are my very favourite vegetable.... More 

1 Thank Bscruth
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I booked a table for two here in June. The service, food and surroundings were really good. I couldnt believe how small the place was but it wasnt a negative it really added to the experience. Our food was excellent and the service was top class with very polite, friendly and helpful staff. I would recommend a visit to anyone... More 

Thank mdallen1011
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

A small restaurant on the edge of a scenic dam makes for a romantic setting, although only a small place the food is truly somthing else we have been a couple of times now with both family and just the two of us, I definitely recommend this as the place to eat for any Italian food lover.

Thank James B
Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We surprised our friends who live in West Yorkshire for there 30th Anniversary. We went to this Italian restaurant. Didn't now what to expect , we got there for 6.30pm as they only have seating for around 36/38. They had been told to change the booking from 2 to 4. When we got there they had put a balloon on... More 

Thank gillyg2211
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Went for a special meal to La Fortezza and i have to say it was very very nice. nice building and lovely inside. the food was fantastic and it wasn't over prised. the service was very good and very pleasant as well. Only small issue for me was the main course portion was very small which was a shame. after... More 

Thank mpreplicas
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We had a fabulous meal and the service was excellent. The restaurant was busy but we didn't feel rushed to leave.

Thank ClaireMcB
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

What a gem! Visited with a friend on a Wednesday evening at 6pm. Beautiful surroundings, interior like a little Tardis! From the outside it looks so small, which it is, but perfectly formed. Everything we had was marvellous, they need to keep hold of their chef because he is VERY good. We had three courses with wine and coffees, and... More 

1 Thank misshartley
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit here last night for a meal and we wasnt disappointed. It's small but cosy and intimate, there is a beautiful tree in the middle decorated with fairy lights. The food is amazing, I would recommend the tiger prawns in garlic sauce, so tasteful! My partner had the ribs and he said they were the best he'd ever... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: 01924 242266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?