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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” (28 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
“garlic bread” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38-40 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to San Carlo for what we hoped would be a nice meal. It wasn't. Although the decor of the restaurant is nice and inviting that's where the positivity stops! We were shown to a table upon arrival so we had a look at...More

Thank Marc A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went for a company function at thus restaurant and was very impressed overal. Food was excellent with a good range to select from. Staff were very attentive all night and would recommend this restaurant to anyone

Thank Christophergiles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a pre Tigers match lunch for the first time and we were not disappointed. Staff were friendly and welcoming but not over the top. We both had starters and a shared the trio of pasta for mains accompanied by a bottle of...More

Thank Pagey54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for an early dinner. Had a great reception very friendly. Allowed to take as much time as we liked to study the menu. Wine was excellent. Food was cooked to perfection with all the tastes you would expect from Italy. There seemed to be...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just average in my opinion. Try zizzi instead. It didnt let me down as much as San Carlo. The price is too high for the quality.

Thank Vítor M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is nice itself. Good atmosphere and staff were good. I just thought the food was a little to highly priced for what you got. Needs to be more 3 course offers and just needs to improve to be a high end restaurant. I...More

Thank RichardJ70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here previously before a Tigers match. I really like the place, it’s very relaxed and the food superb. I had the scallops to start which were delicious and the sauce superb. Just needed more bread which duly arrived. For mains I had...More

Thank Andrew151058
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot fault this Italian eatery. I'm not from Leicester and rolled-up on a miserably wet evening just wanting somewhere to eat - and it was excellent. Not for you if you're on a budget but for quality, service and ambience this is a winner. Highly...More

Thank Travelnut113
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm an italian student living abroad so I do enjoy trying italian restaurants sometimes. I went to San Carlo for a birthday meal, the food was actually nice, I had a really good bolognese pasta, it was authentic for a fair price. The stuff was...More

Thank Laura v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked in here early 5.30pm on a Friday night because we were going to a show at 7.30pm. We had booked a table for 4, we were seated at a table for 6, which I thought strange seeing as we were the only...More

Thank Sheilz W
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Questions & Answers
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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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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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