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Bibis Italianissimo

Criterion Place Off Sovereign Street Swinegate, Leeds LS1 4AG, England
+44 113 243 0905
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (66 reviews)
“scallops” (29 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Criterion Place Off Sovereign Street Swinegate, Leeds LS1 4AG, England
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1 - 10 of 1,710 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Quite a busy place so booking is recommended. You won't be disappointed by the atmosphere, great Art Deco look or the delicious food. Menu has a great choice, even if you don't like Italian food there is something you will like. My favourite is the...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An amazing experience all round. The food was of excellent quality with a fabulous fish menu. Service was good, well cared for but not over the top. The afternoon was topped off with a tribute show "the Rat Pack". Will certainly be returning. Thank you

Thank Hazel S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful interior with Art Deco theme. Went with a load of colleagues and enjoyed tiger prawn starter and calzone as main.... generous portions and masses of menu choice. Slightly above normal Italian prices with starters pushing a tenner. Loved the cocktail.... Earl grey...More

Thank Sarah Lewis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing setting for good Italian food. Visited with friends on business trip because it has good reviews and was opposite our hotel. Top notch service - attentive but not OTT. Great menu selection and kitchens visible from dining room. All tastes and...More

Thank Dutchbrits
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with three friends for lunch on Saturday and it was lovely. Loved the decor, the staff were mostly friendly and helpful and the food was of great quality. I also loved the 'Yorkshire Triangle' cocktail! This is definitely somewhere I would recommend to...More

Thank Bryony S
BibisLeeds, Manager at Bibis Italianissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Google Translation

Grazie mille!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the record We have eaten at Bibis many times and the standards are definitely slipping don't know if it's changed hands but something is going wrong Tiger prawns were nice quality but tasteless Fillet steak again no taste we also had the trio of...More

Thank Craig T
BibisLeeds, Manager at Bibis Italianissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Craig I am very sorry to read about your recent visit. Please be assured that your comments have been passed to our executive chef. We hope you mentioned your dissatisfaction at the time and that a member of staff was able to address your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been recommended this restaurant when asking where I could get good quality Italian food, and I wasn't disappointed............in the food. I ordered scallops to start, they were divine, some bread, really good, and Maccheroni Alla Calabrese for dinner. All were very well presented...More

Thank Andrew P
BibisLeeds, Manager at Bibis Italianissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal and i will make sure your comments regarding the service are shared. We're a family owned and run restaurant and pride ourselves on delivering personable and friendly service. I am sorry that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I first visited 10 years ago with a group of work colleagues from Manchester. Our sole intention was to eat quickly and get out in to the city. However, I remember thinking at that visit how amazing it was inside and out. I honestly can't...More

Thank Mansell1
BibisLeeds, Manager at Bibis Italianissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review and thank you for returning to Bibis after so long! Bibis first opened in 1974 however we have been at this location since 2004. We're so pleased you and your wife enjoyed your visit and we hope to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time I've eaten here but the first time I've had to foot the bill. On every occasion the food has been excellent, My first experience was on a Wednesday some time back, we were entertaining clients and the service was very...More

Thank ravenousenglishman
BibisLeeds, Manager at Bibis Italianissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Grazie mille! Thank you so much for your review. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your last few visits and we hope you'll be back again soon! Please note the Showtimes are Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Ciao, Bibis

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been back 4 times thinking it will get better but I feel that the food is just average. It's nice but not wow. The restaurant itself is beautiful and very spacious. The staff are lovely and attentive, 10/10 to them, it's just the food...More

Thank TazUk
BibisLeeds, Manager at Bibis Italianissimo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review - we will make sure your comments are shared with the team.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Paul J
Hi,would I need to book for a table just for 2 people tomorrow (Saturday 8th April) for around 4-5pm or would we be ok just to turn up ? Thanks
7 April 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
Hi very sorry i haven't replied earlier.. at that time we have eaten there many times without booking ,, Have a lovely meal
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WalesHowell
Can i book a table on line
25 March 2016|
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Response from BibisLeeds | Property representative |
Yes you can via our website. Ciao (Tripadvisor won't allow us to put the link in but just google Bibis Leeds).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$58
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Criterion Place Off Sovereign Street Swinegate, Leeds LS1 4AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds>  > Holbeck
  • Neighbourhood: Holbeck
  • Phone Number: +44 113 243 0905
Description
Bibis Italianissimo is an iconic and authentic Italian Restaurant and Cocktail Bar with an unrivalled reputation for serving authentic Italian cuisine and providing live entertainment in a truly stunning venue.
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