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La Dolce Vita

4-5 London Rd, London SE1 6JZ, England (Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark)
(020)-7928-7138
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Ranked #5,645 of 18,003 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I asked for a chicken with mushrooms and cream and was delicious, taste like italian or spanish food, I really missed those flavors. Thanks for all guys I felt for a moment out of london.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The lunch menu at this place is egregiously overpriced...£3.90 for a side of 'vegetables' which are actually just frozen peas and carrots. Entrees nearing £15! On top of this the service was dismal, the heating wasn't on (we had to leave our coats on throughout lunch), and the coffee was murky. Two lunch entrees with water and coffees came to... More 

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Stony Stratford
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8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

4 of us chose to eat here since we like Italian food and usually find them offering a special lunch menu- pizza and pasta is what we enjoy over lunch. There is only the standard menu and starters are pushing £10. Wow! That was for the meat stuffed peppers which were tasty but just too pricey for this type of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had dinner here twice on a recent trip to London for our honeymoon. These were the best two meals we ate in London. This gem was just a 10 minute walk from Waterloo Station. The food was some of the best Italian I have had. Portions were huge, ingredients were fresh and the staff was friendly and inviting. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We have always been treated very well by Tony and Mimo, we have been having special occasion meals here for 20 years+

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This restaurant is easily overlooked but we certainly recommend it. We have eaten here several times and always enjoy it. Ordered bread, olives (not on the menu) and 2 pizzas. The homemade bread is delicious (and cheap). The two pizzas, both were very good, large and very tasty. I agree with others that a wine list would be good but... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I've eaten here 3 times here now and have never been disappointed. This place is a little out of the way of any train station but it is definitely worth the walk! The food is delicious and they accept taste card so can be fantastic value for money! The owner is so friendly and always makes us feel very welcome

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Wow - get yourself a stir in sauce, my food stank and they dont tell you how much your drinks untill you go to play for bll. they make up the price. Don't do it. RUN, RUN as fast as you can!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Con - artists and the worst food I have ever had. The amount we spent here we could of gone into town and eaten at Jamies italian with 5 times the amount of anitpasto we got. The waiter never told us the prices of our drinks and ended up charging us a fortune for them. It really hurts be knowing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The food was really good, definitely homemade authentic Italian, with good portion sizes. Staff were very friendly too. We had a taste card so the price was very reasonable, although not particularly cheap without one (I guess average for London). You can use your taste card here on a Friday night too which is unusual.

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Additional Information about La Dolce Vita

Address: 4-5 London Rd, London SE1 6JZ, England
Phone Number: (020)-7928-7138
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark
Cuisine: Italian

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