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Dolce Vita

king's walk, Reading rg1, England
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Ranked #53 of 452 restaurants in Reading
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $39 - $49
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Reading
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Lovely family run restaurant and all the waiters and the waitresses were patient with us as we chatted and laughed all night, in fact they joined us at the end of the evening with some banter. Quality food and good wine Very accommodating with us taking pizzas home too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Food is very good bistro + quality and the friendly and attentive service is the icing on the cake. Good for lunchtimes and evenings. Never disappoints.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We visit as often as we can, the hostess always makes my elderly parents feel part of her family. The food is fabulous; fresh, tasty and served with a smile. If you are in the market for an excellent dining experience look no further. Enjoy!

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

My husband and I were looking for a restaurant to have lunch on Sunday - all of the usual spots were looking quite full especially the outside areas along the Oracle so we thought we'd try the Dolce Vita! The restaurant was quiet - a couple of tables of two and two large family groups. We were warmly welcomed by... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Great Italian dishes - front iof house run by a wooderful Greek lady. Super service and really family friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Authentic and original Italian food by welcoming and friendly Italians. The manageress and her staff at Dolce Vita are fantastically welcoming to all their guests, whether its a couple on a special night, a crowd for a birthday or a Hen-do. The food is great; well cooked and well portioned - often rich in flavour so you feel full afterwards... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Food was very good and selection excellent. Ambience very good too. Wine choice and pricing good too. Recommended.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Needed a trial run before committing to the big birthday event. So here goes. The restaurant is light, warm and minimalistic in decor. It is comfortable but not cosy and relatively quiet. Staff are attentive, pleasant and informed of the menus. You can take your time to order but the divine smells wafting from the kitchen will play havoc on... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Sadly, me and my partner had a rather unfortunate night on Valentines day. We could see that it was busy and the staff were run off their feet, however I'd like to think that because they were taking bookings, they were aware of how busy the night would end up. We saw a couple of tables leaving and we didn't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Had a great meal in this restaurant. Eclectic mix of Italian, Greek and English dishes. Good choice of fish, seafood and meat dishes. Staff friendly. Good buzzing atmosphere.

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