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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%
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“scallops” (30 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
“garlic bread” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
38-40 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sat night family meal 4 adults and 2 teenager's enjoying the great atmosphere that San Carlo offer's. On the food front San Carlo can be a bit hit and miss and this night was no exception. Starters of calamari and pork ribs were excellent, but...More

Thank Margaretmagster
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I eat at this restaurant whenever I’m in the area and I never have any reason to complain. Typically I’ll have a bruschetta starter, main and a large glass of the house wine and the bill is usually around £26. I usually eat at around...More

Thank 300greg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good. Service made this place terrible. Was going to get dessert, however, the time taken from finishing the meal to asking for the dessert menu was 45 minutes so we gave up with dessert and asked for the bill instead. Ruined the night.

Thank pav1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes nice place but can get a bit to noisy as it is a big place but if you can catch it right food is good and staff ok There set Menu for Sunday lunch is very good value

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typically San Carlo so usual good service, lovely food, steak was perhaps a little rare for medium but still enjoyable. Superb wine list and a good all round venue to suit a range of visitors.

Thank Jasmin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here today for our works Christmas meal today at lunchtime, there were 22 if us, we pre ordered, and the 3 courses were delicious and all came out hot, it must have been a difficult job looking after us and other guests as...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five of us went for our Christmas lunch and it was great. There were a few large works parties there as well so it was quite noisy, however we felt it added to the atmosphere. The food was lovely, especially the surf and turf and...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Previous reviews quote for service and rude staff. We found the service polite and attentive. We went on a Thursday lunchtime service. I had lobster and crab cocktail, my wife had scallops in a Thermidor sauce! Both were so fresh and the scallops were perfectly...More

Thank tim p
Reviewed 8 December 2017

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 7 December 2017

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
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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
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  • 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, 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
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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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