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55 West Street | RH4 1BS, Dorking, England
01306 887758
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9:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: VIVA is a warm and friendly place to meet, drink and eat good home-made...
VIVA is a warm and friendly place to meet, drink and eat good home-made food. From breakfast or a light snack and coffee, to drinks with friends or a full three-course meal with wine.We serve mediterranean food, quiches, salads, pizzas, pastas, burgers, cakes and pastries.
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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently good food and service!

We have eaten here on several occasions and it has always been delightful!! Great service and italian food at its best. Spacious and bright, with cheerful attentive staff. We would highly recommend Viva, and we will be returning soon!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
david_craddock5
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Westcott, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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English first
Westcott, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We have eaten here on several occasions and it has always been delightful!! Great service and italian food at its best. Spacious and bright, with cheerful attentive staff. We would highly recommend Viva, and we will be returning soon!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Booked a meal at Viva for 13 people at very short notice.We were welcomed warmly and the staff were great,very attentive and child friendly.The meal was excellent and the atmosphere was very relaxed.We will certainly visit this restaurant again when next in Dorking .Thank you.

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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Popped in on a Sunday evening after out for a walk to westcott, great welcome and fab food, definitely recommend it!! Next time in area will try out the breakfast.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Yet another wonderful meal at Viva! Peter the manager is inviting, remembering us every time. He goes out of his way to greet us and generally makes us feel very welcome and like old friends. The food is consistently good and at a great price especially if you take advantage of the Two for One deals available during the week.... More 

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Gilford, New Hampshire
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Fabulous food, fantastic staff, a very cosy and welcoming traditional restaurant. The food was cooked to perfection, and the place was warm and clean. Would return.

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Dorking
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112 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good selection on the menu, something for everyone. Always very busy and whilst what they offer is fairly basic, they do it well. Good service and a nice place to catch up with friends.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Its a good place to meet up with a friend for breakfast or lunch. The food is good, not great. But the wait staff are friendly and that makes the atmosphere of the place quite lovely. I keep going back.

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london
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

reallh good family or couple dining. Staff first class the food was really lovely. We popped in on spec on week night. They have been closed for. Few weeks not sure why but back and in form,

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London, UK
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Have been to Vivas a few times before and have loved the place, nice atmosphere, great food, good attention to detail, just s nice place to spend some time and have a nice, lovingly cooked meal Today was very different, the same friendly waiting staff, with reasonable service, but the food was cold and very poor, the streaks were dry... More 

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Walking through the doors of Viva, it seemed very quiet for a Friday night however my boyfriend and I remained positive as we were greeted like old friends by the staff. We were shown to our table in the back area of the restaurant underneath a skylight which became very effective as the sun went down and the sky turned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 West Street | RH4 1BS, Dorking, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Dorking
  • Phone Number: 01306 887758

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 31
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

VIVA is a warm and friendly place to meet, drink and eat good home-made food. From breakfast or a light snack and coffee, to drinks with friends or a full three-course meal with wine.We serve mediterranean food, quiches, salads, pizzas, pastas, burgers, cakes and pastries.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?