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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: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Our own restaurant for the night!

6 of us went for a meal last night (Sunday 1st March) booked for 7:30 .......Why on earth should we be the only ones in the restaurant?. We all had different starters and only 2 of us had the same main course, all very nice well presented and hot with various side orders of veg, There was a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

6 of us went for a meal last night (Sunday 1st March) booked for 7:30 .......Why on earth should we be the only ones in the restaurant?. We all had different starters and only 2 of us had the same main course, all very nice well presented and hot with various side orders of veg, There was a good variety... More 

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leicester
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Little optimistic when my husband said he had booked us a table as had a bad experience on last visit. So glad we went. Restaurant atmosphere brilliant, drinks wonderful, service wonderful, food out of this world. Absolutely lovely evening. Cant wait to go back!!

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Usually a great gem of a restaurant,but last night on valentine night was the last time I will be going,it was very cold andevery time the door was opened it stayed open bringing in icy winds,we ordered 4 meals two rare steaks which were well done and we had to ask 3 yes 3 times for the 3 bowl of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is the last time we will visit this restaurant. It's a shame as we have previously been many times. We recommended this to our friends who we went with. We booked for 8.30 and arrived at 8.20 the door was LOCKED. When we knocked a.few times the waitress opened it. The place was busy as usual and we went... More 

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La Dolce V, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your last experience at La Dolce Vita. To clarify, the door must have been locked accidentally by a customer and we apologise for that inconvenience. As you were early, we did not have your table available at that time as the previous customers were just paying... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

What a wonderful restaurant...like being in a front room ! The service is wonderful and the staff so friendly....especially with children...thank you. I had the sea bass which was delicious, my husband had the steak, recommended on a previous review, but he was slightly disappointed as it was a little overdone for his taste....but overall a lovely evening and we... More 

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La Dolce V, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review of La Dolce Vita! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Loughborough, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

5 of us visited this restaurant. Food excellent. Good Atmosphere. Waitress s efficient and polite. Menu extensive. Wine very hood for money. Recommend this restaurant for value and tasty food.

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La Dolce V, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review of La Dolce Vita! We are glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you soon. Thanks More 

Leicester
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I've been here now over 10 times and never disappointed. There aren't that many tables & it's like being in someone's living room so it's always advisable to book. The service had always been friendly & food wonderful. The tiramisu is to die for & I think it's better than a certain famous chef restaurant in London

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La Dolce V, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review of La Dolce Vita! We are glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you soon. Thanks More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Very nice service Although one of the waitresses had been smoking around the back as you approached the restaurant. Food OK but the service and venue made it nice

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La Dolce V, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review of La Dolce Vita! We are glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you soon. Thanks More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is a little gem on Narborough Road. My partner and myself always visit on a special occasion, it's full of charm, cosy interior and, most importantly, a truly fantastic steak! If you like old style Italian restaurants, with a warm romantic atmosphere, and great food, this is the place for you.

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La Dolce V, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review of La Dolce Vita! We are glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you soon. Thanks More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a small restaurant which you could easily pass without noticing. It is so good it doesn't need a fancy facade to advertise itself. It is small inside but very welcoming and comfortable. The food is absolutely excellent. The service is superb and very friendly and the atmosphere in the restaurant is therefore relaxed and welcoming. I have eaten... More 

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La Dolce V, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review of La Dolce Vita! We are glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you soon. Thanks More 

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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: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?