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La Fortezza

675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
+44 1924 242266
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (33 reviews)
“linguine” (9 reviews)
“crab starter” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Delighted to report a huge improvement from last summer, new chef who looks like a chef, the food was better than ever, customer for over 25 years, the two chaps on duty were polite, friendly and efficient, the ambience just right, what more can I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful restaurant tucked away in Newmillerdam. The tables were a little too close for comfort.The food was very good.and fairly reasonable priced. The service was excellent and the staff very attentive.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter booked a table for today for seven of us at 4.30pm and had an email confirmation. When we arrived they did not have our table reserved and was given no explanation. The girl went to speak to the manager but came back with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Maria J
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant dinner good wines good chanpagne staff wonderful , conplimentari grappa, limoncello thanks Mr ali see you soon ciao arrivederci mario

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mariocO4053KZ
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

Always wanted to visit and upon reaching the 6 month mark with my girlfriend we booked ourselves in. Food was lovely, staff were pleasant and service was prompt.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Adam M
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited with my family and the food was beautiful! Service was great our waitress was so polite & helpful! Will definately be returning

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Steph1301
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for 8:15pm & arrived bang on time, as we’d been for a drink in the pub opposite. Our table for 4 wasn’t ready but they have no waiting / bar area so we had to wait in the doorway. A couple then...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 2008-sl
LaFortezza_Mngmt, Manager at La Fortezza, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

We appreciate from time to time that people may not have left there table on time for our next guests to be seated straight away this unfortunately can happen and is out of our control as we want everyone to enjoy there evening in response...More

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

The negative reviews I have read mist have caught this place on a bad day. We lucked out for sure. We passed here on our way looking for our hotel. Short walk and into a nice compact room. I had the mussels as a starter...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Radar1959
LaFortezza_Mngmt, Manager at La Fortezza, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Thank you for your review we try our very best to please everyone

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

It is always a concern when at peak time the restaurant is empty! We booked well in advance and were greeted by a non smiling Waitress who actually said in a disinterested manner “sit where you want”. Not to be deterred as we wanted to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Steve32Yorkshire
LaFortezza_Mngmt, Manager at La Fortezza, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

We appreciate all feed back good or bad we are sorry you felt this way and would like the chance to see you again and for your next review be a positive one

Reviewed October 24, 2018

Me and my wife went here early Friday evening , yes it’s a small place but the staff were friendly , the place was cosy and the food was excelllent and we will be definitely going again in the near future

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 450st450st
LaFortezza_Mngmt, Manager at La Fortezza, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

We look forward to seeing you again

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January 21, 2017|
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Response from ggreaves | Reviewed this property |
Dressing up is fine as the restaurant was full of well dressed people
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +44 1924 242266
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