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La Vida

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3 Northampton Street | LE1 1IP, Leicester LE1 1PA, England
+44 116 255 4777
15:00 - 23:00
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Sun 14:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great service and atmosphere despite an early table, close to the curve for pre show food. Superb

Thank Ian B
Warwick, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came across this restaurant by chance on the way to the curve.lovely meal salmon was delicious. We only had an hour, this was no problem quick friendly service and very reasonable price. Would definitely recommend La Vida.

Thank marleen a
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place whilst looking for an early meal prior to the theatre. Although very busy (a good sign at 5:30pm!) a table was found for us. The waiter (though he may also have been the owner) was doing it all himself from serving, answering the phone, pouring drinks, whilst also being extremely pleasant and accommodating. The food... More 

Thank TakeMeHome10
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, great food (for the vegetarians and meat eaters in our party), very friendly owner. I would thoroughly recommend this place.

Thank Nigel S
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Well what can I say, my husband and i went there on the 11th of February, we were really pushed for time, we only had an hour and a half to order and eat as we were going to the Cinema. We ordered quite quickly letting the waiter know that we didn't have much time, we had a bottle of... More 

Thank Judy B
Gilmorton, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Had the King Prawns and Fillet. Perfectly cooked. The diane sauce was one of the best I have ever had! Generous portions and importantly - great value for money. Looking forward to another trip here soon!

Thank Nomnom48
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This restaurant is 5 minutes to the Curve Theatre and provides excellent food and drink for a very reasonable price in a cozy environment with a lovely attentive waitress

Thank GarethF33
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We booked this because our first choice restaurant was fully booked and we are so pleased that it was. What a find! Excellent choices and friendly service, although one meal did arrive a few minutes after everyone else's. There was a really good range of food on the menu and we had 7 starters, 7 mains, 3 desserts and drinks... More 

Thank WK1978
Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Truly a hidden gem! Not hard to find although not directly on Granby st but just round a corner. Had an amazing salmon pasta! Very busy restaurant! I can see why! Lovely staff too. Highly recommended.

Thank Amin A
Leicester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Having heard good reviews I was looking forward to visiting here. Nice clean environment, staff friendly. The starters were ok. Two soups, one mushrooms and an antipasti. Sadly the mains let them down. Mine was cold, my plate was cold so no chance of keeping anything remotely warm. Husbands pizza was so salty he couldn't eat it. Our friends had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
14:00 - 20:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Northampton Street | LE1 1IP, Leicester LE1 1PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 255 4777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?