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Dolce Vita

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Kings Walk, Reading RG1 2HL, England
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's ok, upstairs in a shopping centre. I had high expectations as a friend of mine quite likes it. I found the food really bland and tasteless tough. Wouldn't go back

Thank flyrobfly
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant and its staff were friendly and welcoming, but despite a really interesting menu I found the food when it arrived to be a little dull. It felt a bit like the dishes were being faxed in, without too much love and attention. Nice enough, but not memorable.

Thank ncjb1975
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent friendly service. Fresh food, promptly delivered to table. Wide range of menu. Red wine served at perfect temperature. Fab way to celebrate a birthday. We love this restaurant. Thank you.

Thank Erbanfochs
Reading, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I came here for dinner last night, we reserved a table for 8pm. We were seated outside on the balcony which was very nice and we were given the menu's. After a short wait we ordered drinks which arrived swiftly. Cold bottle of Prosecco and a pint of Peroni, very nice. We were not rushed and chose... More 

Thank nazza1968
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I am been here. And I come with my best friend. She love here so much. And the food are absolutely delicious. Service are very good. Ready to help. Come back next time? Why not?.

Thank Lawnce M
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with friends for a work do (based on the personal recommendation from one of them) and I was really impressed! I hadn't heard of the restaurant before, despite living locally for some time, and it really is a little gem. The staff were friendly and attentive, without being overly-so. The menu was fantastic in terms of its... More 

Thank Jenniambyth
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had our post wedding meal here on 30th June, polite & friendly staff, lovely food, will definitely use this restaurant again.

Thank Leesylou63
United Kingdom
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114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The venue has changed hands and it showed. The menu now has far more chips on it than ever before, it used to have more rice/cous cous/potatoes to go with the mains. The meals are on the expensive side, especially the starters, and this wasn't reflected in the quality. The service was good but the seats are really uncomfortable. Won;t... More 

Thank vampireweekend
Berkshire UK
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156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

A group of us dined here again recently one Saturday evening after a prolonged break and the first thing we noticed was that it had been refurbished and had new chairs. The new chairs have hard wooden seats and no lower back support so after a relatively short time your bottom hurts and your lower back aches, neither of which... More 

Thank Alwaysonholiday53
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is somewhat hidden and rather too easy to overlook inside an indoor shopping space. The restaurant's interior is simple. Get past location, however, and you'll find genuine food that you'll want to return to again and again.

Thank Dave W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$39 - $49
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kings Walk, Reading RG1 2HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: 1189510530

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