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La Dolce Vita

129A London Road, Derby DE1 2QN , England
01332 290 919
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Having had some excellent meals here in the past, the new direction of La Dolce has taken it away from authentic Italian to very poor but expensive food. So disappointed; we will not be going again. The service remained friendly and attentive, I felt sorry for the waiting staff who had to deal with complaints. My daughter, whose birthday it... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I have had a steak every time I've been to La Dolce Vita and on every occasion it has been delicious. The staff are very friendly and the service good.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This is a lovely place to eat and from what I hear, it's got even better over the last year! I had a calzone...no calzone has quite matched the one I had here! Really great service and fabulous food!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Having read the reviews down the page I would agree that this is not a Italian restaurant, Very limited menu with 6-8 items. I ordered penne arrabiata, which came out as penne with passata on top, O complained about the lack of flavour, it was replaced by the same meal with dried chilli added on top, the pasta was swimming... More

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derby
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Don't go!!! On arrival we actually had to ask ourselves to be seated! Not a good start. We noticed straight away that the waiters from Anoki were also the waiters for the "Italian"! We were advised by the waiter that they had had a problem with the chef however they had a new one today who was Michelin rated! He... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

Visited La Dolce Vita for a joint birthday meal. We booked a table last minute but they were happy to accommodate us. We were asked to arrive for 8:30 where we could order drinks and look at the menu to order for 9:00. By 10:30 we still had not received our starters. The whole evening was a disaster from start... More

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Derby
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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Went on the 14th Dec for a Christmas party, I have been to this restaurant on many occasions and was aware the layout and menu had changed. However despite this I was not disappointed, the service and food was still excellent, the staff made us very welcome and looked after our needs all night.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

We've eaten here on many occasions over the last couple years and, yes, its changed its menu and its downstairs layout. I don't know about you, but I go to a restaurant for the food, the service and the general ambience of the place. Whether this is called La Dolce Vita or Anoki Continental, it has consistently delivered on all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

Amazing food, and great friendly service exactly what derby needs for an Italian restaurant. Highly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

Although i saw there was lots of confusion noted in previous reviews over branding of the restaurant, on my visit I did not find this a problem. Food was all of good quality I enjoyed the chicken main I ordered and the service was good. Would visit again.

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Additional Information about La Dolce Vita

Address: 129A London Road, Derby DE1 2QN , England
Phone Number: 01332 290 919
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
Cuisine: Italian

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