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Winner of our Italian of the Year competition REVEALED

Winner of our Italian of the Year competition REVEALED
Winner of our Italian of the Year competition REVEALED

After a hard fought competition a Halifax restaurant has triumphed to win the Halifax Courier Italian Restaurant of the Year 2018 competition.

Readers voted for their favourite Italian eateries in Calderdale. When the votes were tallied, Romeo and Juliet Restaurant and Pizzeria in Halifax was the most popular.

Carlo and Lucia at Romeo and Juliet Restaurant, Halifax

Carlo and Lucia at Romeo and Juliet Restaurant, Halifax

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Raffaele Scalfaro from the Halifax restaurant said: “I feel very happy to have won, it feels great.

“Thank you to everyone who voted.”

The eatery on Horton Street in Halifax offers a wide range of Italian cuisine from pizza and lasagne to steak pie and chicken stroganoff.

But what is the restaurant’s most popular dish?

“Every week it changes,” said: Raffaele. “People enjoy chicken, pasta, pizza, everything. Calamari is very popular and so is mozzarella.”

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Sapore on Central Street in Halifax came second in the Courier Italian Restaurant of the Year 2018 competition.

La Perla on Hanging Royd Lane, Hebden Bridge was awarded third place.

The Courier would like to thank all the restaurants that took part in the competition, and everyone who voted.