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19 High Street, Dover CT16 1DP, England
01304 208044
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Ranked #6 of 141 Restaurants in Dover
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Dover, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Small Italian restaurant in Dover town centre, almost opposite the Town Hall. Small but cosy with an additional dining area up the spiral staircase, which adds to ambience. The food is very very good, with a good choice of some great Italian classic dishes. Service is excellent and prices very reasonable. Reservation recommended as it small.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Upon entering this restaurant, you're met with a smile and some fantastic smells. We made our way upsatirs via the cast iron spiral staircase and automatically appreciated the intimacy and ambience. Service is excellent as is the choice of the very reasonably priced wine. We had the fish goujons to start as a sharer followed by salmon,leek parpadelle and Tuna,... More 

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Ate here for the first time on a Monday evening. The food was very good. Not numerous dishes on the menu but I prefer just a few dishes cooked well rather than an extensive menu trying to cover everything. That said, there is more than enough choice covering a range of Italian dishes and a selection of pasta dishes too.... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We went to La Scala with the family to celebrate my husband's birthday. I reserved a table for 6.15pm as we like to eat early. We were among the first to arrive but it soon began to fill until every table was occupied. There are extra tables in an open area above accessed by an iron staircase. The restaurant is... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

There was nothing to dislike about this restaurant we were greeted and treated like regular customers

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We went to La Scala for my friends birthday. The food and service in this restaurant would rival the top London restaurants. The food is cooked to perfection and absolutely delicious. One of the best meals I have eaten in a long time, would highly recommend!

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I think la scala must be the best italian in dover. Food is lovely and we are always welcomed by friendly staff.

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tonbridge
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Visited here last month with my partner it was my first visit, but he has been a regular for years. It was very busy and had a seat upstairs. The menu was very varied and it took me ages to choose cos of the choices. A two course meal for two people and wine was just over £60.00. Very reasonable.... More 

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Kent UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It's the way it's cooked and delivered, nothing is too much trouble and the wine to go with the meal just ask Franco for the perfect match, and it will not be the most expensive and possibly not even on the wine list.

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England
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We visited La Scala on recommendation and were not disappointed. The restaurant is small but that adds to the ambiance. A varied menu and all allergy's catered for - they have gluten free pasta if required and cook food fresh to order. I cannot eat garlic but chef cooked me a tomato sauce minus it ( some Italian restaurants won't... More 

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Additional Information about La Scala

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

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