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36 Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 0BQ, England
0116 254 0006
Today
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Perfect home made itallian!

We came here to celebrate our Engagement. Food is fantastic quality and hearty sizes! Service is great, and menu is reasonably priced. There aren't many seats and can be busy if you haven't booked but we both thoroughly enjoyed our meals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Unsatisfactory meal. 1 veg portion provided for 3 people. Advised we would receive more but nothing further arrived. Despite this we went to pay for the meal to then be told that our card had been declined, twice! This was by no fault of our own but because the restaurant was busy? Advised the management of our disappointment and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

It's like joining a perfect Italian family for a wonderful traditional perfectly cooked family meal. Really couldn't ask for more. Will definitely be eating here again . A wonderful little slice of Italy on out doorstep

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We came here to celebrate our Engagement. Food is fantastic quality and hearty sizes! Service is great, and menu is reasonably priced. There aren't many seats and can be busy if you haven't booked but we both thoroughly enjoyed our meals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is what I would call a 'proper Italian', it's honest, home-cooked, tasty food, that has the ability to wow! I have been through my fair share of Italians in my time, the tiramisu here was truly something special. Was a wonderful evening out with friends and would be back in a heart beat. The wine list is comprehensive and... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great homely Italian restaurant with excellent food and great staff one of my all time favourites where we have spent many an enjoyable late night

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A small and friendly Italian restaurant, good service and excellent food at a reasonable price. Been before and will certainly go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This has got to be one of my favourite italian restaurants, the food and service is consistently good. A lovely place to eat :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Food and drink where excellent apart from the veal which was slightly over cooked. The staff where very accommodating and offered us anything else we wanted. There was a large party in and had to wait a little while but we didn't mind. This was the best value Italian in leicester Boyle of wine from £10 and mains from £6.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It pains me to write this review because I've visited La Dolce Vita numerous times over the years and have always come away happy. Visited for a friend's birthday on Saturday night and the service was massively disappointing. First off it seemed to take forever to get everyone a drink. Myself and my girlfriend arrived a bit early and two... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The food was very bland, spaghetti carbonora was mediocre at best, I have cooked better myself and have little to no training in food. The other meal, pollo pepperanara was an absolute discrace, it was literally a chicken breast covered in a tin of chopped tomatos with a few peppers thrown in, honestly zero flavor whatsoever. The service was bad,... More 

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Additional Information about La Dolce Vita

Address: 36 Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 0BQ, England
Phone Number: 0116 254 0006
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 0BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: 0116 254 0006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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