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La Capanna

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596 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG5 2FS, England
+44 115 985 7411
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17:45 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 17:45 - 22:30
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been eating here for about 20 years, and the standard is consistently excellent! The menu is varied, and the service very friendly - we are always made to feel welcome. Many thanks!

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Thank richard b
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

went for a dinner with my partner and such a disappointment! food tastless and oily, portions are awful, atmosphere is awful as this place is so crammed - you can hear next table chewing. do not go there!

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Thank Elena V
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up here last night having booked the French restaurant over the road but had been confronted by a very rude waiter. The staff here were very friendly and at short notice on a busy Friday night found us a table for 6 people. We had a great time, the food arrived promptly and was very tasty and there... More 

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2 Thank Harold E
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This could perfectly be a neighbourhood restaurant in Napoli, Palermo or Roma. Definitely authentic Italian food, not like in the 'Italian' restaurant chains in the UK. This is the real deal. The decor is outdated and the presentation of the dishes is stuck in the 90s, but the food is good, the portions are generous and the service is friendly... More 

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Thank Natalia T
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I went on a Friday evening with family and had the early bird two courses for £11.95. Even at that price I thought it was expensive for the poor quality of food. Worst Italian I have ever had.

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Thank reddevil11111969
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Near to home, have often viewed the A board outside. After another place failed to return our booking request, we decided to try it. From the Early Bird menu I had the garlic bread and pate starter followed by steak with a pepper sauce (£2.75 extra), which was good- the steak was cooked as asked and very peppery. There were... More 

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Thank Keith2375
Manchester
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

But not more. Atmosphere is fine, a bit dark maybe, relaxed. Generally a bit dated and stuffy though. Staff friendly. Food - choice somewhat limited for Italian, at best average, not very creative, some appears not freshly prepared. So, overall there are probably many better Italians.

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Thank Shrinklady
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Having been here twice and on both occasions, we as a family, have had excellent meals with a warm an friendly reception in a friendly atmosphere. The main courses were of generous proportions and delicious.

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1 Thank mbertolaso60
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely, quaint setting - a hidden ggem on Sherwood high street. I had the steak and tiramisú from the early bird menu, and both were delicious. Friends had lasagne and we're raving about it. Delicioso! Grazie mille!

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Thank Rachel I
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and my family had a great time here. The restaurant is smallish but very authentic rustic and family ran. The food was simple but beautiful.

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Thank Gemma C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:45 - 22:30
Monday
17:45 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:45 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:45 - 22:30
Thursday
17:45 - 22:30
Friday
17:45 - 22:30
Saturday
17:45 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG5 2FS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 985 7411

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