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La Dolce Vita

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35a Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
+44 1743 249126
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Picked this restaurant for its 5 star reviews. We found very little atmosphere and very limited menu with no beers available. The Food was nice but we've had better and with no Pizza available,for us it is below average.

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Thank Graham G
Weston-under-Redcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Why haven't we visited here before?! We've lived in and around Shrewsbury for 20 years and missed this wonderful restaurant. Fabulous food, lovely attentive family service - we will be back! Thank you.

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1 Thank Greg R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited Shrewsbury for a few days for the first time and booked an evening meal here for my wife and I. The food was quite possibly the best Italian food we have ever tasted. Luigi & Patricia were the perfect hosts and two of the friendliest people we have ever met. It was so good that we had to return... More 

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2 Thank Mark W
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely family run authentic Italian restaurant. Nice atmosphere and amazing food! Can't fault it! Would certainly return when in Shrewsbury again.

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2 Thank LauraBassford
Camberley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

dropped in and managed to get an early table. What a find, nice atmosphere, interesting menu and wonderful staff. Definitely a place to eat when visiting the town. We shared a starter of 4 differently topped crostini and then selected a pasta dishes an both were beautifully prepared, we finished with a lovely homemade tiramisu

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2 Thank bammers54
craven arms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous eating place this is!The service is attentive,but not over pretentious-food is homemade and tastes absolutely delicious!

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Thank ginnyfur
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saturday night, couples evening. Service was prompt but not rushed in any way. Food was just delicious! Group particularly enjoyed beetroot and goats cheese salad, fillet beef and lamb. Cooked to perfection. Bravo! See you again soon.

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1 Thank mrsbally1234
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked here for a Sunday evening with a friend, and had a superb meal. The best Italian food I've had in the UK. I'd definitely recommend this restaurant!

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4 Thank YvonnePoole
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was amazing - perhaps the best we've ever enjoyed in Shropshire. Innovative and very well executed menu. The owners were friendly and personable and the service was great. Couldn't recommend more highly.

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5 Thank Dee C
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Shrewsbury for a short break thought we'd give it a try....weren't disappointed! The food was absolutely delicious and the owner couldn't have been more attentive. Definitely worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $40
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35a Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 249126
Description
We are a genuine family run restaurant, we are proud to prepare Modern Italian cuisine, we also offer exclusive fine dining gourmet evenings during the year, where Italian cuisine is taken to a much higher level, bookings essential.

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