Widely acknowledged as one of the finest Italian restaurants that Leicester has to offer, San Carlo serves authentic Italian cuisine in some of the most breath-taking surroundings. Situated on Granby Street, just minutes from the Leicester train station and in close proximity to shopping and entertainment venues, it is the perfect restaurant for dining any time of the day.
San Carlo boasts some seriously first-class architecture and brings an element of the outdoors, in through the extensive use of green leafy plants, mood lighting and even full-size parasols above some of the tables. In the day time, San Carlo provides guests with a modern, bright and airy restaurant perfect for a leisurely lunch; in the evening there is a real feel of glamour in the air as the venue simmers down to become sultry and warm. The restaurant has a lively, buzzy ambience and drama is added to the dining experience as you can watch the Chefs, who are trained by famous Italian Chef Aldo Zilli, toss pizzas in the open kitchen which features a genuine wood burning oven for a real authentic flavour.
Fresh fish is a speciality at San Carlo, something that many guests pick up on as they walk past the fresh fish counter that takes pride of place in the centre of the restaurant. Choose from dishes such as branzino ai ferri, shole grilled seabass; capesante fresche gratin, fresh king scallops in a white wine, cream and cheese sauce; and halibut con salsa all’aragosta, fresh halibut in a rich lobster sauce as well as a superb selection of pasta, pizza, chicken, meat and vegetarian dishes.
Whether you are looking for a restaurant to enjoy a romantic meal for two, or host a special celebration for lots of people, San Carlo Italian restaurant in Leicester is more than capable of catering for any requirements and any party size. As a restaurant that has been favoured by various celebrities in the past, who knows who you might be rubbing shoulders with. Due to the popularity of this venue, pre-booking is highly recommended.