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San Carlo - Leicester

38-40 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DE, England
+44 116 251 9332
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
“garlic bread” (9 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38-40 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After having not been to San Carlo for over a year, my wife and I thought we’d pay it a visit for my birthday. We always loved San Carlo for its great service and tasty food....but not on this occasion. They seem to have changed...More

Thank Yasin I
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I took my son and daughter for lunch. We really enjoyed the food. The portions were not large but they were delicious. However the service was really poor. The restaurant was not busy and yet we had to wait a long time between courses. Dessert...More

Thank eightiesboy69
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place looks lovely from the street and has crisp clean white linen cloths on tables and a lovely menu BUT..... main meal portions are small - and I mean small! Order Lobster ravioli (£14.95)and you get three ravioli pieces (about 1 and half inches...More

Thank Honestreviewer1010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived with high expectations having visited before however, from the off it was disappointing. We were shown to a table downstairs where it was cold and void of atmosphere. As a table of 3 we ordered a starter each and a main each from the...More

Thank Ross H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great location and good atmosphere and we often visit before a Tigers game. We went last weekend but they have changed the menu and prices. The staff are still nice, attentive, and friendly but the new menu is confusing and appears to...More

Thank Pagey54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I suggest this restaurant if you like Italian food and atmosphere. The staff is kind and careful at your satisfaction. The food and the wine are good quality, I would not suggest the pizza, because it wasn’t well cooked and I think there are better...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here yesterday for a dinner with friends/colleagues. We were 7 people plus a 1 year old child, son of a friends couple. We've reserved a table around 7.30pm and once there we've been promptly seated by the waiter. A high chair was immediately provided...More

Thank Davide P
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Wish I'd read recent reviews before entering on spec. The change in concept is by no means an improvement. Guy who served us was fab and attentive but the dishes are not medium sized as it says on the menu and most definitely overpriced. Sadly...More

Thank ros7115
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I’m so glad I hadn’t read any reviews on this restaurant as it would definitely have put me off! We travelled from Northampton, and wasn’t disappointed! We loved the style of the restaurant, and we found all staff friendly and attentive, couldn’t have asked for...More

1  Thank abbluebell
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We had a party of 11 people, when we walked in the views and decor looked great and we thought we were in for a real treat. However, there was loads of confusion with the menu and how they changed it recently to more tapas...More

Thank Nicholas K
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Steve T
10 February 2018|
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Response from RedShoeDave | Reviewed this property |
it is on the website as xxxxxx
3 May 2015|
Response from ccampbel1971 |
They’re clearly trained by the management who lead by example! 💅🏼
12 February 2015|
Response from Sarah T | Reviewed this property |
It really doesn't matter.. It seems that most people are dressed smart but you'll Also find people in blue jeans :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$51 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-40 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 251 9332
  • E-mail
Part of the award winning San Carlo restaurant group; San Carlo Leicester is a thriving hub of authentic Italian cuisine. Run by Italian directors and staff, like all San Carlo restaurants, Leicester has a fine extensive menu produced with the freshest Italian ingredients to suit all tastes. It also boasts Leicester’s only wood burning oven to make the freshest pizzas for miles.
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