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La Vita

210 Heaton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 191 265 0044
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (59 reviews)
“garlic bread” (8 reviews)
“prawns” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
210 Heaton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Previously known as La Vita. My wife and I called in on a Sunday afternoon having eaten here under the previous name La Vita. We went for the Sunday dinner options of starter and main for a set price. When the starter came my potato...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We waited over an hour for our food after ordering even though the restaurant was nearly empty. Our birthday party was spoilt by the very rude manager /chef who accused us of paying £20 short. Our money had been double checked and we had added...More

1  Thank LizDena
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Called into Rustico (as it is now known) for a tea time special after walking out of another Italian place not far away. What can I say, the quality of the food was absolutely b-e-au-ti-ful, mamma mia! ...and all for 6.99. What a lovely fresh...More

1  Thank Still2
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Four of us ate here having not been in for some time. We were enticed by the refurbishment - which looks great. The staff were attentive and friendly. However the food was not as good. We went for the Albanian menu which was a mistake....More

Thank MilesGary
Reviewed 9 October 2017

After picking our daughter up from work at 17.00pm decided rather than fight our way through traffic to stop off somewhere for a bite to eat. We decided upon Rustico (formerly La Vita). We were greeted very warmly and shown to our table where the...More

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

On our way back home we fancied stopping off for something to eat and we ended up at La Vita. I'd seen this restaurant before when at Khan's Indian just along the road and wondered what it was like. Went in about 6:30 and there...More

Thank DrPixel
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

If I could give this place a lower rating I would! We were stuck somewhere to go on a Sunday for lunch and decided on LA VITA big mistake we walked in and greeted by a waitress who informed us she would be with us...More

6  Thank bosscal
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I live in Heaton and have been to La Vita on other occasions but the visit for my 21st birthday was a particularly great. The food is brilliant every time and is very well priced. The staff were so lovely and really added to the...More

2  Thank katherinewhite500
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We've been visiting this place for a few years now, and we were very disappointed after this last time, service very slow even though the place was almost empty, very dry garlic bread, ordered with tomato and came without, over cooked (burnt) pizza, tasteless lasagne...More

1  Thank Lily-Pond65
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I looked online prior to booking this restaurant. It states that there is a lunchtime menu for £4.50. As it was close to Heaton Park and we could not decide between Sambucca or here we opted for the latter. When we arrived at lunchtime we...More

1  Thank sasi7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Heaton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 265 0044
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