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Lavanta Meze Bar & Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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Welcome Classic-Contemporary Mediterranean and European Cuisine. Prepared with Passion - Served with Pride. lavanta_60At Lavanta we create fresh, authentic Mediterranean and European cuisine learned over a lifetime in family kitchens and restaurants from the south of Turkey to the north of England. From amazing mezes, flame-seared mixed grills and succulent steaks to seafood platters, gourmet burgers and woodsmoked pizzas, our dishes are prepared with the finest ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible, but always with passion and a good squeeze of imagination. Since opening in October we have been overwhelmed by all the kind messages and compliments you have posted about our food, as
US$16 - US$33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
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Reviewed today via mobile

We were worried as when we arrived early evening it was empty. We had an excellent freshly cooked meal chosen from a very good menu. The passion fruit cocktails were to die for! Very good staff.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank weadsforth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Lavanta for the first time on the weekend with my family. I had driven past Lavanta a number of times but never really noticed it. I noticed it when a friend shared it on their social media so I thought I would give...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank fahadk615
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined with friends at Lavanta last night and once again had a thoroughly delightful evening. We were greeted with friendliness and shown to a table, The host took our coats and offered us menus right away, unlike some restaurants where one has to beg...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank pipedservicesltd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant several times with my family and we have always had a brilliant time. The staff are friendly and the service is good. The food is really delicious, with a lot of it inspired by Turkish cuisine which I think...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Eleanor A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday night was my husbands local group’s annual dinner when wives and partners were invited. Lavanta Meze Bar and Grill on Otley Road, Headingley was chosen for the first time and it came up trumps. Our party of thirty-seven arrived at 7:50pm to find the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank PatSp1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just simple very very good food and a lovely very owner who bothered to come to the dining room and say hello..

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank scottjN6021BL
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Too expensive for the same old traditional menu. You can't charge these prices in todays competitive environment and expect people to accept it

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We have driven past this restaurant for three years and went there to eat for the first time last night. What a find! Orhan, the Chef proprietor gave us a warm greeting, showed us to or table and took out drinks order ( we had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank PBPG
Reviewed 2 January 2019

We've eaten here on a number of occasions. The food is always amazing, the atmosphere perfect and the service second to none. The staff all bend over backwards to help you. For example, they will cook a special menu for you with whatever dietary requests...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank laurams901
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Lavanta is a regular favourite restaurant of ours because the food is always excellent. The staff are always enthusiastic to provide a great service and nothing is too much trouble. The head chef, Orhan, often comes down and speaks to all his customers because he...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Justin046
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5 June 2018|
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Response from foodblogger2509 | Property representative |
Ras el Hanout Spiced Lamb Loin Fillet Served with spiced roasted vegetable’s tossed in garlic ,allepo pepper and chopped tomatoes, giant cous cous with mint raita
24 October 2017|
Response from foodblogger2509 | Property representative |
hi,yes we do
Joey S
7 June 2017|
Response from foodblogger2509 | Property representative |
Hi ,No need to pre order we cook everything on the spot. Thank you
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