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“Went for a quick lunch and liked it.”

Zizzi - Leicester Highcross
Ranked #159 of 1,206 Restaurants in Leicester
Price range: US$12 - US$26
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: At Zizzi we like to do things a little differently. We don’t do over-complicated recipes or scrimpy portion sizes. We’re all about the well-chosen ingredients, simply put together to make exceptional Italian food.Zizzi in Highcross is our second restaurant to open in Leicester. Just a mile from the nearest transport link our Highcross restaurant is situated in a prime location. Zizzi is ideal for shoppers or if you are here to enjoy a good film at the new cinema, why not drop in for a bite to eat afterwards?
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We were looking for some place to eat and ended up at Zizzi's.
Food was ok (2 salads & risotto), drinks too.
I think better service (waitress seemed to be quite new to what she was doing) would definitely improve the experience.

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Thank Jozef S
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

Very good restaurant . Food is great, as always, many offers available which makes it great value for money.

Atmosphere is really good, waiters good fun, lively, young!

A great night out !

Thank CJBPimlico_London
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

Never have I been so disappointed with such poor service by our waitress Gabby and then a manager telling us how the food should taste. We have been to this restaurant a hundred times but never received such awful service. Starters were fine no complaints. Mains a total disaster we ordered the meze o meze asked for extra green chillies and when I asked where are the chillies our waitress gabby points out 2 chillies and said there they are. I was appalled I did not pay extra for 2 pieces of chillies she took it back and scattered a few more and put rocket over them so you couldn't see, that was disappointing. My friend had a pasta dish which she has every time we go there and it was under cooked. So she told the manager who gave her a lecture on aldente and over cooked pasta. My friend was I've been here many a time and know exactly how the pasta should taste anyway she took it back by this time we were all quite upset with what has happened
bearing in my mind we were a party of 7. At the end of the meal my friend asked for the pasta to be packed to take away they put it in a blue carrier bag with a knot just disgusted. Never shall we step foot into zizzi's!!

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Reviewed 16 August 2014

Dined here recently with a group of friends. The food was okay, but nothing to write home about. Some members of the group had pizzas which arrived whole but with no pizza slicers which had to be asked for. The staff were reasonably friendly though our waitress was a bit scruffy in appearance and wore jeans under her apron instead of smarter trousers, but the service was very slow and it took over half an hour from the order being taken to when the food was delivered. It was also very noisy and difficult to hear others at the end of the table.

There are many better Italian eating houses in Leicester and you would be better off going to one of them.

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1  Thank 1C49
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

What a fantastic restaurant. It was a busy Friday night in Leicester and the maitre d' Ben was more than happy to fit in our family of four without a booking. We were seated in a lounge area to wait and even though the wait was longer than the promised 15 minutes we were not concerned. In a very happy surprise we all received free drinks because of the extra time we waited.
The food was fantastic - great gluten free options - huge variety - fantastic portion size.
If only we lived in Leicester, we would visit this restaurant again and again. Thanks Ben and Jasmine for a great experience.

Thank Sydneygirl0572
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