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Terra Cotta Restaurant

25-27 Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PF, England
+44 116 253 6666
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (25 reviews)
“soups” (11 reviews)
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Japanese, Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
25-27 Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PF, England
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1 - 10 of 310 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with the family for my birthday, hadn't been with the family for a while but the place and the food was just as good as our last visit can't wait to go back.

Thank ilovegreatfood2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming here since i was a child. The best Chinese buffet I've ever had. Great food, great customer service and the best Teppanyaki ever. Love it!

Thank Neha R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited many times but not for quite some time, great selection of food, good service at a reasonable price - everything you need.

Thank leighleigh65
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was the first time i have visited this restaurant. My initial thoughts were this is not the place for that special occasion. Very basic tables and furniture,poor decoration etc. Not the place to impress your girlfriend etc. However the food is good and excellent...More

Thank Rod B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I recently came to this restaurant with my family and I have to say I was very impressed. It's a simple self service buffet and the food was a delight. There were different sections for vegetarians and the options were plentiful. My favourite thing they...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Was about to give second chance. Leicester Mercury published latest food hygiene reports, you've guessed it, continues 0 rated

1  Thank pebble1237
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I enjoy eating here, i have never had a bad stomach! I had FIVE plates of food to start with, and THREE of desert. No problems! The food was hot, although one dish was only lukewarm. I don't understand why people have given poor ratings,...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with a few friends, the food tasted like it had been left there all day, the chicken was raw, and I was ill the following day, no wonder the place has only got a 1 star food hygiene rating! Definitely will...More

Thank bobbymary1221
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I love going to Terra Cotta, the Chinese food is great and i often go on my birthdays; i have some family that are not keen on Chinese, ut there is enough other things that they are happy to go as well. There is a...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

A bit disappointed is what I feel. Went in for lunch with my family. The place itself was OK looked clean and friendly well lit. Not too full at 1230 but not empty. The selection of food was uninspiring mostly starters. Don't get me wrong...More

Thank Stemurphy
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Sian L
21 August 2017|
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Response from Zoe W | Reviewed this property |
I think it's about £15 in the evening and cheaper during the day, yes there is a good variety for vegetarians however you can also have food cooked in front of you if you select your own ingredients.
Kevin B
23 October 2016|
Response from Ry-chuu | Reviewed this property |
I'd say it's better to book as the place seems kinda busy.
22 October 2016|
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Response from Ry-chuu | Reviewed this property |
Most of the food was either made with noodles or batter, or in very close proximity to food with noodles or batter, it'd be worth giving them a call about it as they might cook things seperately for people with allergies... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-27 Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 253 6666
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