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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” (19 reviews)
“garlic bread” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
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

An average rating sounds a bit harsh maybe - but then Very Good would perhaps be a little over the top. It was 'fine' I suppose. The atmosphere was excellent with lots of people charging around with Italian flair - but the food was not...More

Thank DinFrance
Reviewed 4 days ago

San Carlos is a typical bustling Italian,great atmosphere as the place is so big, two floors of partying people,which is why i suspect the food isn't quite so good as the atmosphere implies,even though there is such a good menu.We started with calamari rings with...More

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our expectations were very high, we are a couple of Italian, and we were really looking for a quality restaurant. We have been completely satisfied ! At the San Carlo Restaurant you can eat like in Italy, quality products, well-trained staff, attentive, very kind and...More

Thank rocovc17
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited San Carlo on a reccommendation however we were warned the food portions are small. I ordered a seafood starter which tasted nice but only had calamari, one shrimp and one scallop and was a bit pricey for what it was. I ordered the...More

Thank MissRP95
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent quality italian. The menu is extensive and varied. Decor is very smart and there's loads of tables so easy to get in. Would be good for a romantic meal or a special occasion.

Thank tthalliday1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunched there on Friday. Starter OK main course absolutely awful. I ordered Tornedos Rossini, steak reasonable, supposed croton hard certainly not a croton. The sauce was the worst I have ever tasted, lemon flavoured gravy horrendous ! Pate I assumed was the melted concoction floating...More

Thank BrianDAFC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cautious eater keen to try place where LCFC premier winning team were taken by Claudio Ranieri. Visiting Mum on pre-Christmas visit I persuaded her here despite concern over shopping crowds. Posh looking place but they let me in. Prices quite reasonable even for the more...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have dined here a few times as good location for meeting up. Each time service has been very good with friendly staff and really good choice of food at sensible prices. In fact if you take specials and lunch selections along with a la carte...More

Thank miket713
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a business meeting over dinner here and thoroughly enjoyed it. My starter was breaded mozzarella with a spicy tomato dip, the mozzarella was wonderful, the sauce a bit strong for me but tasty all the same. I followed on with lasagne, which was extremely...More

Thank Dove9591
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for an evening meal mid week with work colleagues. Quality of food was good with decent size portions. Service wasn’t so good - slow and not particularly friendly. Considering the number of staff that were.working I would have expected a bit more attentiveness...More

Thank Jo B
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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