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“Authentic Italian food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dolce Salato - CLOSED

Dolce Salato
47 High Street, Billingshurst RH14 9PP, England
+44 1403 588785
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Price range: $15 - $23
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Authentic Italian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012 via mobile

We've visited dolce Salato on numerous occasions since they opened. They started as a deli, offering a cafe style lunch. They now open evenings in the latter part of the week. The food, in particular the pizzas are as authentic an Italian pizza as you can get in the UK, helped no doubt by the fact the couple who run the business are both Italian and are passionate about the food they serve.
The pasta, not that I'm a fan of pasta usually, is superb. You can tell its been freshly made to order. ( my favourite is the pumpkin filled ravioli with mushroom truffle sauce)
Recommended if your in the area and are primarily interested in genuine italian, and a different dining experience to the usual high st Italian restaurants.

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  • English first
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English first
Billingshurst, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Better than Prezzos and Zizzis, perhaps even better than most in Italy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Being Dutch tourist, who also visit Italy regularly, we consider the UK the best place to have Italian food, next to Italy. The Prezzos end Zizzis have never disappointed, however, after visiting Dolce Salato in Billingshurst (of all places) a couple of times we have to adjust our opinion. Because of the fresh and super quality ingredients, kept in a perfect balance, the cosy atmosphere and a very friendly staff Dolce Salato would be one of Italy's best.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
“Best Italian food around.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Go there regularly now as the food is so good. Pizzas are the best I've tasted in England better than any dominos or pizza hut. Still working our way through the menu to try everything on offer. Restaurant only has a few tables which makes the atmosphere better.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Superb”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

I'm a local to this restaurant and eat there regularly. Everything about it is superb, the service is spot on, that difficult blend of attentive without being intrusive and the food is delicious especially the home made puddings. I'd recommend booking as their reputation means they are busy. The ultimate compliment ... I have taken the in-laws here twice now and neither has had a bad word to say about any part of their meal ... a first ... a spectacular first.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Italy comes to Billingshurst”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

What a lovely little place.
Wonderful pasta ! Can't wait to come back and try more from the menu. Such nice hosts .
A prossimo settimana (is that right?)
Ciao
Geoff and Ann

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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