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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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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for my birthday last week. Amazing. I've wanted to go for so long and I'm glad we did. Food is brilliant. Cooked beautifully and with care. Can't wait to go back.

1 Thank pudding91
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the best prawn cocktail I've ever eaten followed by the rib of beef. The tiramisu is out of this world. Fully recommend this restaurant. I can't fault the food, but, thought it was a little expensive. £95 for 3 courses x2, plus a bottle of house white.

4 Thank Marie S
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat out a few times a month and never normally bother reviewing because the standard of food is normally good but nothing to rave about. Last nights meal at La Dolce Vita was in a different league. A premier league that only a few restaurants achieve. This is shrewsbury's hidden gem. Devon crab starter so fresh you could taste... More 

3 Thank Bobtheblindman
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely homemade food, exquisite desserts, beautifully served. Friendliest possible welcome, no problem that our friends were delayed for 30 mins. A family on another table were well catered for, the waiting staff said they didn't have a children's menu as such but that they could do simple pasta dishes for children. Great atmosphere and great value.

2 Thank Penny W
Southport, UK
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of us had dinner here after reading Tripadvisor reviews and not knowing the town.A real treat of good Italian food cooked well. Run personally by the owner and his wife, we had a lovely seafood pasta dinner and an excellent house wine. Would certainly return on a future visit to the area.

1 Thank maribirt
Chester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is truly a small family owned restaurant dedicated to delivering a real Italian experience and its success is based on its quality and freshness of its food. The menu is not overly big but it gives you a great choice of dishes that you can eagerly explore And try. We started with a simple Crostini, it was well presented... More 

4 Thank honestopinions1
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to this restaurant twice before and can honestly say it is absolutely fantastic. The food is up there with the best and the family who run it are delightful. The chef is the son who is extremely talented. Have just returned from their gourmet evening where the six courses served were fabulous. Can highly recommend this restaurant and... More 

3 Thank Thenewsalopians
Welshpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the fairly simple descriptions on the menu, the dishes themselves are sophisticated and elegant cooked with love. The front of house team are welcoming and friendly. The restaurant is of intimate size but has a good atmosphere. Definitely one worth visiting.

Thank Ben R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rarely write reviews - mainly because in general in my experience eating out is invariably a disappointment. So it was a real treat to experience a very reviewable experience at La Dolce Vita last week. What made it superb was the quality of the food and service. It is rare to get 7 superb courses as a group. It... More 

4 Thank HullTed
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far the best restaurant in Shrewsbury, the menu is different and the food is fresh with some brilliant flavours. I've already been back a second time within the space of two weeks.

3 Thank chl0ebees0n

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $39
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
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, 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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?