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La Dolce Vita

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4-5 London Road, London SE1 6JZ, England
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food and service! Was quiet when we arrived but made to feel very welcome. Offer a taste card deal too

Thank SamIbbotson
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with a friend in a lunch break and had an amazing pizza. Well priced and beautiful flavours even gave me the leftovers to take away as I was completely stuffed! Excellent service, I'm sure we will be back

Thank Bryony85
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hate here on a quiet Monday evening. I had seafood tagliatelle which was fantastic! The service was extremely friendly and their range of specials that particular night was great. It's a quaint, homely restaurant which isn't flash by any sense of the word. I'd probably visit here again!

Thank Richie G
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for lunch with a few friends from the office. There were no other diners when we arrived. It took a long time to get our order taken, food served and to pay the bill and had to ask several times to place a drinks order. Paid £17 for a tiny piece of bread, a square of lukewarm bland... More 

Thank hrsmith1987
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Myself and my fiancé couldn't wait for La Dolce Vita to reopen after their summer holidays! We enjoy visiting this restaurant frequently and we are never disappointed! The portion sizes are very generous and meals are full of flavour! My fiancé enjoys their grilled fish dishes whilst I enjoy great plates of pasta with meaty sauces! We continue to recommend... More 

1 Thank CarmenDetori1983
Bodmin, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Like a previous reviewer, we ordered the garlic pizza bread, and just got standard bread slices and flavoured oil. No hint of pizza! I had sardines, pleasant enough. For mains my son had chicken breast (very tender) with mushrooms, and I was steered onto grilled sea bream. A plate of carrot slices, green beans and lacklustre fried potatoes also arrived.... More 

Thank FionaWinter
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Went for evening meal at 7 pm with my wife nice greeting then had to wait 15 minutes for a menu!!! There were only 2 other people in the restaurant the bill was £25 more than it should have been and eventually this was sorted then they added 10% on to the bill I take it as a service charge.... More 

Thank frank m
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Didn't know this existed until recently. Like many things in life you get what you pay for and we paid a reasonable price for a lovely meal - fresh, great ingredients and served with passion. Best affogato I've every had outside of Italy!

Thank Christine B
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

I struggle to understand how this restaurant has managed to keep it's doors open. The menu itself is fine but beware you will be ripped off! We were charged for bread we didn't order and didn't get £4. We were also charged for side veg which was not ordered and not delivered £7. On top of that there was a... More 

Thank omega1m
Fleet, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch, average pasta, average service but very expensive. 'Can of Coke £2.90' 'but I had the water...' 'Yes, that's £2.90 as well' (for a Costco 10p bottle of water...) Mandatory service charge added, and a charge for bread, again disappointing. I wondered why we were the only ones in the restaurant, now I know why. We won't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-5 London Road, London SE1 6JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: (020)-7928-7138

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