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La Dolce Vita

35 Hills Lane, Shrewsbury, 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
Restaurant details
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
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

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
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW 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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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Our first visit, food was excellent, service was attentive, but not 'in your face'. Maybe a little more expensive than we're used to paying for a meal out - but we thought it was well worth it. All in all, a very good experience.

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Top Contributor
228 reviews 228 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Very traditional Italian in the heart of Shrewsbury. One of my fav places to visit for food. People who say it's expensive should stick to spoons or such like cheap chains. Money buys quality and the food is always to my taste here. Friendly staff and made to feel welcome. Would fully recommend, this is a small venue so booking... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I had absolutely no intention of writing another review for this place, but we've just come back from our second visit to this gem and thought "surely no one can possibly have rated La Dolce Vita poorly?" Apparently, some people have, so I'll say it here: If you are after the sort of meal where it's all about the show... More 

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Additional Information about La Dolce Vita

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

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