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La Dolce Vita

35A Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
+44 1743 249126
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
35A Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent first visit to this restaurant, where we sampled the secret “Taster Menu” with Courses which are not identified. What a delightful evening, quality food and wonderful service. If having the taster menu, the whole table has to have this, but we were happy to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KOpwllheli
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although its a small pace with less than 30 covers, the food is excellent, service is equally as good. Recommend anything on the menu. Can't wait to go back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GWDA058
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went for my birthday, had a delicious meal. The food was presented beautifully. Portions were small but still delicious, and satisfying.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank pammaj0r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Food and Service, they give a quality, friendly and courteous service. Definitely a restaurant for that special celebration..

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank O873WBdavidh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked La Dolce Vita for my birthday meal, non of us had ever been before but we will definitely all go again. I can truthfully say the food is phenomenal. We all were delighted with everything we’d chosen and most unusually all wanted...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank AlisonY850
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant deservedly gets great reviews, very small and family run, the quality of the food we had was exceptional. We can never manage the full three course Italian menu, so this time we skipped the pasta. I had the patate novelle antipasta, tasty small...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank AustinSpeedy
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Very impressed with this friendly authentic Italian restaurant. Delightful hosts, very pleasant atmosphere and excellent cuisine - what's not to love! Wonderful early evening meal, couldn't fault any of it, would definitely eat there again and recommend it highly to family and friends.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MCJ21
Reviewed November 6, 2018

There are some strange reviews and people who frequent Trip Advisor. Do you want excellent food, fine wine and friendly service. If you do this is the place for you. I cannot fault anything. If you get upset because it is near a car park...More

Date of visit: October 2018
5  Thank vigoboy29
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Called to try to get a table on Thursday evening in November. They couldn’t fit us in until 9pm. That says something about the reputation of the restaurant I think. Don’t go if you think it is just a run of the mill Italian. This...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank david l
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This little place packed so much punch and the food was incredible. Having never been to Shrewsbury before me and my partner landed on an absolute gem. Can not recommend La Dolce Vita enough. The food was fresh the service pleasant, just a really nice...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Henry C
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January 3, 2018|
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Response from ladolcevitashrew | Property representative |
Our menu is on line, but I will always offer you other vegetarian dishes
August 14, 2017|
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Response from ladolcevitashrew | Property representative |
Hi Martin, the tasting menù is £60.00 per person, all we need to know is any dislikes, or allergies and we will create a 6 course gourmet for you. We look forward to meeting you sometime
Alan L
January 21, 2017|
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Response from wanderingblackcat | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $76
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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
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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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