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La Caverna

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57 Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1EW, England
(01305) 262 500
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  • 81
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Highly recommended!

We Had our first visit to La Caverna last night and it certainly won't be the last! The atmosphere was great, the staff were happy and helpful and the food was delicious! There was a good choice of food which is clearly homemade and good quality. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Steph14141
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  • Late Night
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123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We Had our first visit to La Caverna last night and it certainly won't be the last! The atmosphere was great, the staff were happy and helpful and the food was delicious! There was a good choice of food which is clearly homemade and good quality. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending this restaurant and look forward to our next visit!

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Only found this place due to searching trip advisor. It's on a side street and wouldn't have noticed it but I'm glad we went. I had delicious large prawns in a garlic, chilli and cream sauce, followed by a simple but equally delicious pizza. Staff were friendly and helpful but it was the food that made it - really was... More 

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Tucked away down a side street this place could easily be over-looked. Tried it with a colleague whilst here on business and have to say menu was wide ranging and food itself quite superb and clearly home made with love and attention. Staff were attentive and helpful and ambience pleasant. I highly recommend for a lovely evening of tasty good... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lovely meal in pleasant surroundings. Couldn't have been made to feel more welcome. We went to celebrate a birthday with the family and the staff couldn't have been more accommodating with seating us with a young baby. Will definitely be returning.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is one of those places we constantly drove past, making a comment that we must go there 'one day'. At long last we made a reservation (recommended) - and we were not disappointed. As well as the quite extensive menu on offer, there was a good selection of 'specials', covering both starters and mains, pasta, meat and fish. My... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

La caverna ! A-maaaazing! Back I. The day when we were carefree and child-less this place was one of our regular eateries, and every single time I have been I have left with my taste buds dancing and feeling so full I could fall into a good coma, if you want an amazing steak with an even more amazing blue... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Just returned - a really delicious meal in very pleasant surroundings. The flavours were superb. What a combination for a sauce with Gunard - ginger, garlic and orange, it was superb! Can'tL wait until our next trip to Dorchester

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This little restaurant located in a quiet side street in the heart of Dorchester. We been there few times to celebrate birthdays, christmas, annyversary or other things, the welcome was always kind and warm. The restaurant offers a pleasant and friendly environment. The service is nice, precise and attentive. Food is always fantastic! Lovely! We tried a lot of dishes,... More 

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Dorking
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Easily the best restaurant in Dorset. The food, staff and setting are fabulous. Set in a quiet side road near the town centre this subterranean is a really hidden delight. The menu is a mixture of the traditional Italian and modern expertly cooked, prepared and served by a first class team. No superlative does it justice. Not only is it... More 

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Dorchester, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

The food is amazing! I love coming here. The staff are very friendly and the restaurant is so lovely and rustic looking. Would recommend this place to everyone

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 57 Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: (01305) 262 500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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