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La Fortezza

675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
+44 1924 242266
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“pollo” (4 reviews)
“crab” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
675 Barnsley road | Newmillerdam, Wakefield, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here on thurs 12 oct - the service was excellent and the pasta was delicious - will be back soon xxxx

Thank jules832
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really tiny pretty place. Because seating is limited booking is a must, The food is excellent as so is this service...it's not cheap, but is great for a romantic meal for two

Thank Wakefield61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have always wanted to come to the restaurant and my wife booked if for my birthday meal. The staff are very nice the menu is very nice and the food is well cooked presented and plentiful. My only beef is they don’t change the table...More

Thank Hudds B T T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my friends . First time visit and looks very nice inside, small and intimate with nice decoration, authentic music and a large tree in the middle of the restaurant. It was ,I assume ,an anticipated quiet a Thursday evening so there was only...More

1  Thank YorkshireChrissy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on Sunday evening with two friends. I had a great starter special of prawns and scallops in a tasty sauce, followed by one of the best Porcini Risotto dishes I have ever eaten. Washed down with a bottle of Salentino Primitivism that was...More

1  Thank Hwalker2
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited La Fortezza for my wife’s 30th birthday. There was my wife, myself and our 2 children (aged 5 & 3). We were greeted and seated straight away and given menus. We had a range of pizza, pasta and steak. We have visited La...More

1  Thank benpeace2012
Reviewed August 3, 2018

From entering the building we felt like we shouldn’t be there it was as though we hadn’t booked,we were seated and given menus and sat and waited for someone to ask if we wanted a drink eventually a young man came and asked,explaining that there...More

3  Thank angela j
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Booked this restaurant as our last visit to La Fortezza (admittedly a while ago) was SUPERB!!... hence the reason for me booking it for my husband's Birthday... (and the first 'proper' time out for me following major surgery) …. and 'Oh!... what a disappointment!! Had...More

1  Thank Angel R
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend. The waiter managed to accommodate us as a last minute booking even with a full service. All 3 courses were delicious. Will definitely be returning.

Thank hangas85
Reviewed August 1, 2018

My daughters and I went here last night for my daughter's 21st birthday and we weren't disappointed. The staff was lovely and kept apologising for being short-staffed, though they were so efficient and the service was excellent. Our food was delicious and so was the...More

Thank ItaBTit
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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