Sapori is Italian for flavours and this encapsulates the character of this authentic Italian family restaurant, run with passion and dedication by Andrea, Luigi and Cristina.

Featured in the Good Food Guide since 2014, Sapori offers modern and elegant Italian fine dining. Each dish is created by using only the freshest seasonal ingredients. Everything is made from scratch, from the pasta and bread selection to the desserts and gelato. Since opening, Sapori have gone from strength to strength and have been rewarded with numerous prestigious awards including Best Italian Restaurant in UK.

The quality and the excellence of Sapori cuisine was also acknowledged in October 2018, when they were awarded heir first AA Rosette, followed by the Michelin plate received in 2019 and their second AA Rosette in June 2021.

Sapori's Head Chef Andrea Scarpati is a native of Torre del Greco, Italy. Andrea worked in several restaurants in Italy and in England before opening Sapori with his wife Cristina in May 2011. In March 2017, Chef Andrea was selected to become a member of (Charming Italian Chef) this is an association of many great chefs who boast more than fifty Michelin stars between them. They are all dedicated to authentic and innovative Italian cuisine. Andrea is the only UK-based member and together with his team, he is committed to ensuring every plate served truly represents Italy and his passion for food. Likewise in 2019 Chef Andrea was nominated the only ambassador in the UK from the Italian association Ambasciatori del Gusto (Ambassadors of Tastes) which selects Chefs from around the world to represent the authentic tastes of Italian cuisine.

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Sat: 12pm-1:45pm

Tues-Thurs: 6pm-9:30pm
Fri-Sat: 6pm-10pm

Closed: Sun & Mon - all day | Tues - Fri - Lunch
(open Sundays for Special Occasions)


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Sapori Restaurant & Bar 40 Stadon Road, Anstey, Leicester LE7 7AY

a family run business

since 2011