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Now considered a Headingley institution, Salvo's first opened its doors in 1976 and has been packing in customers ever since for it's great buzzy atmosphere, friendly service and a wonderful selection of traditional and more contemporary Mediterranean cuisine.

Regularly featured in the Good Food Guide, Salvo's is a former Yorkshire Evening Post Family Restaurant of the Year and after 30 years continues to receive plaudits from numerous prestigious national publications. Salvo's has been voted one of the top Italian Restaurants in the UK by The Sunday Times, The Times, Olive Magazine and The Observer, and in October 2009 Salvo's won Best Local Italian Restaurant on Gordon Ramsay's programme 'The F Word'.

As Salvo's has recently celebrated its 38th Birthday it shows no signs of slowing down and remains the archetypal Italian Neighbourhood Restaurant.

Private Dining at Salvo’s

The Salumeria is a beautiful, relaxed setting and you are given wall to wall hospitality. We offer a dinner showcasing authentic Italian dishes, using both artisan ingredients and fresh local produce.

The perfect place to host a party!

The Salumeria is available every evening (Subject to availability) for private parties of up to 40 guests.

It is a true taste of Italy.

We also have available our Enoteca Nunzia named after John & Gip’s mum; is a smaller more intimate dining room upstairs at Salvo's. Adorning the walls are pictures of the family of days gone by alongside wall to wall wine cabinets showcasing an array of our Italian wines.This room is available for private dining and functions both during the day and evening.

Speciality: Italian

Opening details

Lunch: Monday-Saturday:12.00pm-2.00pm
Evenings: Monday-Thursday: 6.00pm-10.30pm
Friday & Saturday: 5.30pm-11.00pm
Bank Holiday Mondays: 5.30pm-10.00pm evenings only

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0113 275 5017


115 & 109 Otley Road,



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Map reference: SE 276365  Lat: 53.82403 Long: -1.58219

By Road:
Follow signs for University and A660 Otley and Skipton. You will pass Leeds University and Hyde Park before entering the centre of Headingley. As you enter Headingley through the first set of traffic lights you will see the Arndale shopping Centre on your right. At the next set of lights turn left into St Anne's Road and then first right down the one way service road in front of the shopping parade. Salvo's Restaurant is the last unit on the parade of shops facing Otley Road and the Cafe and Salumeria are 3 doors before that. Parking is available on the service road and also on St Anne's Road. There is a two hour maximum stay during the day.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Leeds Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Leeds Bus Station