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La Dolce Vita

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35A Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
+44 1743 249126
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Sun 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Snowdonia National Park, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a fantastic meal on Friday 21st October at La Dolce Vita. The food is amazing, we had their speciality peanuts cooked in balsamic vinegar as a taster before crostini and beetroot and goats cheese salad followed by sea trout on quinoa for me and beef on beetroot and artichoke for my husband along with a... More 

3 Thank Jo S
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to this restaurant with my sister last night, not knowing much about it at all. Opted for the 6 course taster menu and was not disappointed. Each course was absolutely exquisite. The ambience is delightful, staff are warm but unobtrusive and it is cosy yet uncluttered and has an open feel. They have got everything just right. Will be... More 

3 Thank Diva3787
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We hadn't been for a long time but having seen their great achievement in the local paper we decided to go one evening. I forgot why I love this restaurant. Your welcomed as old friends, the ambience is warm and mellow, the food truly delicious the service exceptional. It's like a great big hug with food and wine. The very... More 

2 Thank Kingswoodtrekker
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A second visit to this excellent restaurant where high quality Italian cooking is the order of the day. Four of us enjoyed beautiful starters (with special recommendations of the crab and the pigeon great) were followed by fabulous main courses (notably the sea trout and a perfect tagliatelle al ragu). We even managed some desserts (superb roast figs!!). We drank... More 

3 Thank John C
Barton, North Lincolnshire
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three nights in Shrewsbury recently and after eating at La Dolce Vita the first night, we thought it was so good it was pointless looking for anything better. So we worked our way through most of the menu over the following two nights and it was all absolutely wonderful. This is no ordinary Italian restaurant. Between us over... More 

3 Thank 4830linda
Newport, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here following a recommendation and reading other reviews on TripAdvisor and all the plaudits did this restaurant the praise it receives. From start to finish it was wonderful. My crab starter was excellent and my wife had 4 different crostini to try, each was superb. Main course was very good but my gelato ice cream pudding was quite possibly... More 

3 Thank Nick J
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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370 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great meal. My starter was Devon Crab, turnip, pear and horseradish. They all blended wonderfully. Followed by a Sea Trout fillet with quinoa, yoghurt and spouting broccoli. I tend to order Sea Trout whenever I see it. I think this was the best I have ever had. Accompanied by a couple of very good wines from a short but... More 

2 Thank AlexWembley
York, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading all the fabulous reviews this restaurant has received ,my husband and myself had to book up during a visit to the area. It certainly didn't disappoint. The crab starter was absolutely beautiful - the best I've ever tasted and the seafood pasta was fresh and well flavoured. It was a fabulous relaxing cozy evening and I strongly recommend... More 

2 Thank Fussyfoodie2016
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again another fantastic meal (Friday 7 October 16) we have been going for a number of years and the food gets better and better; complemented by their latest award. This is without doubt the best place to eat in Shrewsbury. Patrick Corfield 7th October 2016

2 Thank Alfiedog29
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have now been coming here for several years and we have never been disappointed with any course, presentation or service. It is such a lovely high quality family restaurant; the family are so warm to all who eat in their restaurant and take pride in the food they cook and serve. There is frequently an extra ingredient which surprises... More 

3 Thank AnnieCharlie Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $37
Italian, Gluten Free Options
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
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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
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?