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Viva

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Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza & Pasta
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, 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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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food. Great value.lovely ambience

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,

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
AuntyH
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london
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  • Families with children
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I was recommended here by my barber, and he was not wrong, I passed a pleasant hour and a half waiting for my wife (in the hairdressers). The cost was a fraction of her bill!!! I had coffee and pastries and everything was fascinating as I watched people arriving for lunch. The manager is a superb meeter and greeter and... More 

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Banstead, England
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Have been meaning to visit this restaurant for awhile now, so on lunch break pop with a colleague, was greeted by the owner. Who is friendly but not over bearing the service is spot on. Food was simple and flavourism, well presented. Great little restaurant, definitely great value for money. Will definitely return and would highly recommend as a place... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

For a while Viva's food declined but the quality, freshness and style are back: Pollo Cacciatore was delicious, fish in generous portions was really fresh; and thank Heaven the coffee is back to the standard of the past - excellent. Chilled beer glasses are a lovely touch and the service is warm and entertaining. If you stopped going to Viva,... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The welcome as you arrive is warm and the interior itself is nice too. Once seated we were well served all evening. I had a fish pasta dish which was very agreeable. At the end of the meal i was suprised by the good value.

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I used to go to eat at Viva years ago until the service declined and the food got worse until now.. I popped in on spur of the moment with my partner last night and was delighted to see the buzzing atmosphere it had when it opened originally.. The staff were enthusiastic and friendly. We ordered a calamari which was... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Have been meaning to go here for quite a while and was not left disappointed. This restaurant almost looks like a small cafe from the main road but I was surprised to find a large dining area in addition to the intimate area visible through the window... Both of which are beautifully decorated. The waiters were very helpful and exceptionally... More 

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Additional Information about Viva

Address: 55 West Street | RH4 1BS, Dorking, England
Phone Number: 01306 887758
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Dorking
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 31
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza & Pasta

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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, Mediterranean, Pizza & 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?