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The best Italian restaurants in Leeds.


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If you happen to live in Leeds or are visiting family and friends, you’ll probably want to know where to find the best places to eat. Well, if you’re looking for a tasty Italian dish while out and about in Leeds, you’re in luck. Check out our list of the best Italian restaurants in Leeds below.

The best Italian restaurants in Leeds.

Pick up restaurant deals in Leeds with tastecard. It is a beautiful and historic city to explore, with a stunning cathedral, four universities and a famous football club. That’s not all, though! They also have great places to eat, so check out our five choices for the best Italian restaurants in Leeds:

  • La Piola

  • Carluccio’s

  • Prezzo

  • Zizzi

  • Bella Italia

La Piola.

La Piola is a charming Italian restaurant nestled in the heart of Leeds. The warm and inviting ambience creates a welcoming atmosphere for diners to enjoy traditional Italian cuisine. With its rustic decor and friendly staff, La Piola captures the essence of Italy, transporting guests to the streets of Rome or Florence. From mouthwatering pasta dishes to delectable wood-fired pizzas, each dish is crafted with care and authenticity, using fresh, high-quality ingredients. 

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Carluccio's pasta


Carluccio's in Leeds is a vibrant and contemporary Italian restaurant that offers a delightful taste of Italy. The interior is tastefully designed, combining modern elements with Italian charm. Carluccio's menu features a wide range of classic Italian dishes, including freshly made pasta, risotto, and wood-fired pizzas, all prepared with authentic ingredients and flavours. From the first bite, guests are transported to the sun-soaked streets of Italy, savouring the rich aromas and flavours that define Italian cuisine. With attentive and friendly staff, Carluccio's in Leeds provides a memorable dining experience that captures the essence of Italian culinary traditions.

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Prezzo summer menu dishes


At Prezzo - located at The Light - you can choose from a wide range of delicious Italian foods, but also opt for a healthier version if you feel like it. Whether you want to try vegan versions of their classics or add vegan toppings to your favourite pizzas, head to Prezzo for feel-good, plant-based deliciousness!

On Sundays to thursdays, you can get 2 for 1 savings at Prezzo.

Zizzi pepperoni pizza


Zizzi, also found at The Light, is a fabulous place to visit for truly authentic Italian cuisine. Sample one of their delicious 18-inch Rustica pizzas, Pasta Crisps or Tiramisu Brownie for a lovely night out. With mouthwatering pasta and cocktails with a kick, Zizzi has a lot to offer. Whether you’re a Rustica pizza seeker, a “more cheese” pleaser or a bowl of pasta dreamer, at Zizzi you can expect good times from start to finish.

From Sundays to Thursdays, you can get 2 for 1 on your food bill with a tastecard membership.

Bella Italia.

At Bella Italia, you’ll love to find the true spirit of Italy with ingredients sourced from real Italian family producers, like the Gaetarelli family in Lake Garda who make fresh pasta for them in their creamy Carbonara. 

If you’re looking for a delicious Mediterranean meal, you’ll find that Bella Italia on Briggate is one of the best Italian restaurants in Leeds.

Bella Italia offers 2 for 1 savings on their menu from Sundays to Thursdays if you’re a tastecard member.

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