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35 Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
01743 249126
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Ranked #3 of 279 Restaurants in Shrewsbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My partner & I spent New Years Eve at this restaurant & we loved it. We had the 8 course set menu & opted to have the wine to complement each course which was a winner. The food was excellent- fresh, tasty, creative, authentic and the wine fully complemented each dish. The service is also excellent. Friendly, polite and courteous.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I was looking forward to visiting this restaurant based on the reviews on TripAdvisor but felt sadly disappointed with the place. The food was ok but didn´t feel it was particularly any better or special in any way, so just felt it was very expensive for what it was. The service was ok as well but again nothing special. Both... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Fantastico Bella!!! This restaurant may not be the best looking but it excels at providing food to an excellent standard. Service was great but best of all was the chocolate mouse which is by far the best pud I have tasted in many a year!! Go there try it, you will not regret it.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Very quiet, a rather old fashioned feel. Staff trying just a little too hard. Dated decor and not relaxing. Food well cooked, interesting but perhaps a bit too expensive for the location. Overall, they clearly have a talented chef in the son but the venue is not right for him.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

This was our second visit and were totally blown away again. I had the roast duck with carrot, passion fruit and fennel which in my opinion is amazing. My partner had Ragu which was equally as tasty. Followed by some exquisite puds. The lovely informative waitress let us know of a short wait for the dishes to be freshly put... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I cannot recommend this restaurant enough and only wish I had discovered it years ago. Whilst the prices may be considered a little higher than for other restaurants in the area, it's definitely worth paying for as it really is great quality food. We had heard good reports of the food but we were still blown away by just how... More 

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Bramhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Went for lunch the other week with 8 other blokes. Could not have been looked after better by the owner and the chef.The food was pretty good also.Well done!

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shrewsbury
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Went here lastnight with some girlfriends having never been before. We all had different pasta dishes and none of us could fault the food. It all tasted very fresh and was full of flavour. Will definitely return.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

As we were visiting relatives in the area, we decided to book a table for dinner. This was based on reviews we had read prior to our visit. On arrival we were warmly greeted by Luigi and his wife Patricia. The starters were superb, the main course of duck was the best I have tasted, and the desserts were fantastic.... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We have used this venue for 5 years,the whole experience is excellent,the food is always no other way to put it,absolutely wonderful.You get what you pay for,quality from start to finish.

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Additional Information about La Dolce Vita

Address: 35 Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
Phone Number: 01743 249126
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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