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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really welcoming and attentive staff (owners). Nothing was too much trouble, and glutenfree pasta available.

1 Thank peandle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful meal for two here on Saturday night. The food was sensational and the service excellent. Don't be put off the rather sparse decor - the cuisine and delightful friendliness of the owners more than makes up for it. We loved the fact that there wasn't a pizza in sight and that everything is freshly cooked there... More 

2 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A small Italian restaurant in quiet Shrewsbury - you wouldn't expect to find such charming service and great food. Luigi was so friendly with our family and Patricia was very sweet, coming out at the end of the meal to chat with us. The food is simple, effective Italian as you'd imagine it being cooked in a family home. We... More 

1 Thank SRFamily
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This had to be one of the three or four best meals of my life. Exquisite Italian food presented in a genuinely informal way, the lamb with pistachio was divine.

3 Thank BigBearBadDog
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Delicious lunch , highly recommend the beef cheek with smoked potato . Great service and will defiantly return .

3 Thank vernon3Cheshire
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before I say about our lovely experience at La Dolce Vita, I have to commend them on their efficient booking system. Although they were closed due to holidays, my email booking request was answered the next day. Then when I had to change our party size this again was no problem & I had a nice little note attached to... More 

4 Thank Tracey B
Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us went for lunch on Saturday. The food was excellent. The lunchtime menu offers a limited but high quality choice of mains; or starters and mains , at a set price. The two of us had the pea soup and the children shared the costini which I tried. All lovely and fresh. We all chose different pastas for... More 

1 Thank SALOPIAN1967
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What a place!! I've now been twice to this restaurant and it as always been amazing! The menu offers a complete range of food to satisfy every need and it's all cooked beautifully. The pasta dishes are really something else (coming from someone who doesn't often choose pasta) and the beef carpaccio a real standout too! Will be back... More 

4 Thank Stuart C
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to La Dolce Vita for years. I popped in for lunch yesterday with two old frineds and I had pea soup which was sublime followed by tagliatelle with meat balls and grilled vegetables which was wonderful - the cookin is so good here - Thank you

3 Thank CDowse
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dolce Vita has remained the number 1 place to eat for quite a few years now. Why? Simple it is authentic Italian food that is all about fresh product really well cooked and presented. Nearly forgot....tastes excellent. Second visit here and look forward to the next time.

4 Thank md1303

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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?