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38-40 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DE, England
+44 116 251 9332
12:00 - 23:00
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great pre Christmas meal here with colleagues, food and service was superb my lamb being exceptional. This was my first visit here after being recommended many times over the years, I too would recommend a visit. The waiting staff were so pleasant and Italian!!! The place was empty which was a little off putting. I will go back... More 

Thank Elsupremowow
Leicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here for my daughters birthday, which I did tell them about when I booked. When we got there, they just found us any free table. Service let this place down for us. The LCFC team hyped it up..we've been wanting to go, so thought a birthday is a perfect reason. The waiters hardly spoke to us, we had to... More 

Thank Sun-eater70
LEICESTER, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having been to the restaurant on a number of occasions it remains one of my favourites Good, tasty food with genuine Italian waiting staff.

Thank neilj305
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location: town center in Leicester Atmosphere: nicely decorated Service: friendly and functional Food: my hopes of amazing Italian food were fulfilled. This restaurant specializes on Lobster and serve them in different ways: lobster risotto, lobster ravioli …. Great food. Family can’t wait to go there again. If the decoration and the service would be improved then I would give it... More 

Thank jenskoopmann
Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit this place once a month and the service is spot on. The food always makes us hungry for more. Roberto the manager makes us feel welcome and he is a great host. We usually have mussles in cream and scallops for starters. They have the best, fresh mussles and scallops in Leicester! For a main the manager Santino... More 

Thank juliarose1
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here this weekend for a works meal, 10 of us in total, it was a busy night, and only had to wait 5 mins for our table booking. While we waited we got drinks downstairs from the bar, the barman was the slowest barman ever! We had to repeat ourselves several times for our orders due to his... More 

1 Thank Toni S
Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worst Calzone and pizza ever! Dry, packet chicken chunks and a 5 pieces of pepperoni on the pizza........ Management were aloof and arrogant. We were in a big party and they wanted to charge us for bread before the meal! I advise not to go here.

Thank Susan W
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Were do I start? food awful service from the main guy who is titled 'manager' (glasses with short hair, short person) was terrible! was not interested in anything we had to say about the food. wasn't prepared to help with the food the BIRTJDAY GIRL was served! even thou she was still happy to pay. Iv used this restaurant for... More 

1 Thank Keysha C
Chorley, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a traditional Italian meal here after a local recommendation from our hotel receptionist. Warm atmosphere and efficient service. Would recommend the pasta with tomato and aubergine sauce.

Thank jane h
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looks amazing but on our visit we got more than we bargained for.We ordered a sharer platter of king prawns calamaris and scallops but we got white bait that wasn't even supposed to be on it we had a prawn and a scallop each . We had a creepy crawlie crawling over our table from our food.

Thank jane t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$51 - US$51
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?