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La Scala

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19 High Street, Dover CT16 1DP, England
01304 208044
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 157
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Karen Cafferty

Fantastic food. Amazing atmosphere couldnt fault it would recommend it to anyone !!!! Small but very italian and the service was great with time inbetween courses so you felt relaxed and not rushed !! Recommend the mussels as a starter .

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Karen C
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Fantastic food. Amazing atmosphere couldnt fault it would recommend it to anyone !!!! Small but very italian and the service was great with time inbetween courses so you felt relaxed and not rushed !! Recommend the mussels as a starter .

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Perfect place to dine with a new lady. Great Italian style cooking and nice quiet tables. Upstairs option gives a pleasant view and will definately return.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

A great little (10 tables) find. The owner obviously takes huge pride in his food and recommended what we should eat. Fab chicken liver pate and one of the best fillet steaks I've ever eaten. Highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

La Scala had some excellent food as well as excellent service. When asked, the waiter made useful suggestions for both food and wine. Dinner was a very pleasant and happy experience!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Nice food, long wait though? What would seem an expected, quiet evening, turned into a mad rush due to a cruise liner docking, and customers visiting by the dozen! Will return again for another birthday treat soon!

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Excellent range of Italian food in a small but intimate corner setting. Quality evening menu but a good lunchtime menu too.

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Iceland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great service and excellent food at a resonable price. My firlfriend had the steak wich was very good and i had 5 types of fish, calamari, swordfish, salamon and shrimps all were really good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Read reviews of how busy they are and how reservations are necessary. So imagine our surprise when we walked into an absolutely empty restaurant at 1830 on a Tuesday night. But our fears were a laid when service was impeccable and food delicious. As time passes crowd started coming in. We were lucky. Simply amazing food at good prices.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

So, the food here is excellent and the wine is also very good. The rest of the restaurant is weird though. The tables are very close together and it's a bit uncomfortable and the waiters all seemed to be a bit nervous or worried about something. They weren't very friendly and didn't add to the experience. Had the food not... More 

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Alamogordo, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We ate here and the food was amazing. It was so delicious. Staff was very friendly. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone going to the area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 High Street, Dover CT16 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: 01304 208044

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?