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La Bella Vita

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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17 Main Street, Garforth, Leeds LS25 1DS, England
0113 287 2244
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We come here for birthdays and everytime my expectation of it is higher and higher and it never fails my expectations.

Thank Connor D
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I wouldn't bother unless you're absolutely not in a rush! We went as a table of four at 1430. Took us standing in the doorway for a good ten minutes before someone bother to even acknowledge us. Asked for a table for four, the bloke said nothing and walked off! He came back a while later to take us to... More 

Thank Jensadventure
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to call for Sunday lunch. Glad we did. Food and service was excellent! Been here a couple of times before. Loved it!

Thank Andrew W
Durham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here this weekend for the first time. We both had the meatball starter, which was great. Then our mains took over an hour to come out, which wouldn't be so bad if the food compensated for it, but unfortunately, it didn't. I had the seafood tagliatelle and it tasted of pure salt. I actually love salt in my... More 

Thank lauren_corina
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow. My wife and I are visiting from Australia and have just left this restaurant. Are we glad we ate here tonight? Absolutely. The whole experience was perfect. The service was some of the best we have experienced, not just in Ireland but anywhere. And the food was excellent. Like beautiful home cooked Italian that Nonna would make. Both our... More 

Thank Mark S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have only just discovered this restaurant but have been twice in the last fortnight. On both occasions it was busy and we had not made a reservation but were attended to and seated promptly. The waitress who served us on both occasions was fantastic. She remembered us on the second occasion and although we were already sat at a... More 

Thank Doc061
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table for 7 and were kept waiting g until 7.40. When we finally got there the usual olives and bread stick antipasti were missing. Food was acceptable but requested parmesan never arrived.. This restaurant seems to have got too big and it's food and service have suffered.

Thank 77dotty
Leeds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as a last minute booking. The service all evening was very slow and not at all welcoming. Although the food was nice, the portion sizes need attention. I had lasagna and as lovely as it tasted it was tiny!! It filled less than half the dish. I don't have a big appetite but this nowhere near filled me.... More 

Thank tobin965
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

True, it has been a while since we last dined at La Bella Vita. Then the service was first class, an atmosphere of conviviality and the food gorgeously Italian. Sadly none of this was evident on this visit. One of our party had a starter and the others did not which meant, obviously, that the others waited for their "mains".... More 

Thank davide_broadbent
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place, we live locally and go often. Portions are good and quality always excellent. Service is very good also. Only thing I was dissatisfied on this occasion is that they won't cut a birthday cake for you. You can take it and blow out the candles but make you take it away uncut, apparently for health and... More 

Thank kerry c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $26
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Main Street, Garforth, Leeds LS25 1DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds  >  Garforth
  • Phone Number: 0113 287 2244

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