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La Dolce Vita

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36 Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 0BQ, England
0116 254 0006
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have used this restaurant for something like 30 years and until 2 recent visits never had a problem. I believe it may have changed hands since late last year as it's different staff there now. I'm sorry as I won't be going back again as I have nothing good to say about it. Such a shame as it used... More 

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Kent UK
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115 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate there twice last week whilst visiting the Bird fair. The food, service and staff were all really good. No complaints from us.

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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I went with friends on Saturday 30th July, something I had really been looking forward to, as I had seen the place many times over the years and kept promising myself a visit! What a disappointment! The very young waitresses had simply no idea, we were a large party but the meals came out one by one...mine was second out,... More 

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1 Thank Susan M
Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Was so dissappointed, place looked lovely, had heard good things.... First issue was the 2 waitresses were incapable of carrying more than one thing at a time, wether it was the drinks or meals. So getting served was extremely slow. They had obviously never heard of trays... We had to wait 55 minutes for the starters to arrive, both of... More 

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1 Thank sam o
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

The food was terrible bland no taste worst food I have ever had, won't be going back there again service was not brilliant they seemed very rushed like they could not manage in there.

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Thank Jim12my
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

I came here 10 years ago, and on my return tonight i was not disappointed! I had read the reviews on here and was a little worried that things had changed but i can not fault anything at all! 3 courses plus sides and extras (we r slightly greedy) Food was perfect! Massive compliments to the chef! Very friendly service... More 

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Thank mish30
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Love going to eat here, nice staff and very good service. I usually have the steak and it is always cooked perfectly.

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Thank 249004
Leicester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

I used to rate this as one of the top places to eat in Leicester, excellent authentic food and good service. I came back for my birthday after telling my friends how great it was. I felt like a bit of a fool afterwards as it was certainly nowhere near close to what I had previously experienced. Our table was... More 

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3 Thank Jessicat2007
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Used to love this place but after last nite have definitely paid my last visit . Hour wait for starters for our party of 8 . Arrived at 8pm and main served at 945pm . When complained the owner instead of apologising seemed to belittle our complaint .Even one of waiting staff joined in . This is the second time... More 

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2 Thank Dean H
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I have been to this restaurant many times. Always had lovely food but sadly I won't be going again as tonight we visited with a group of friends and we waited over an hour for our starter. We requested some garlic bread and olives and got a small bowl of dried bread. We didn't eat our mains until nearly 10pm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 0BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: 0116 254 0006

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