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La Dolce Vita

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35A Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
+44 1743 249126
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Wed - Sun 18:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the pleasure of eating here on Saturday night and it far exceeded all my expectations. Unfortunately the evening didn't start well and we could easily have missed out on this wonderful experience. My husband had booked 6 weeks prior via voicemail and received confirmation in the form of voicemail having had difficulties having his calls answered. We arrived... More 

1 Thank Abroxie
Newport, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small restaurant with a big reputation, couldn't fault it, will definitely return again The imagination of the menu is incredible, so we really must try the rest of the menu!

1 Thank GordonTwigg
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another 5* meal at La Dolce Vita.It consistently produces great modern Italian food, never lets you down. So if you want to know you will get great food,and be well looked after it is the place to go in Shrewsbury.

1 Thank kmrb1
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a warm welcome from Luigi, La Dolce Vita is small and has an almost homely feel. The Italian cooking is kept relatively simple, and was very tasty indeed. A decent selection of Italian wines to suit all the dishes. Just relax and let this family-run restaurant treat you. A deserved winner of the small restaurant award in the West... More 

1 Thank Stephen M
Horsham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As mentioned in other reviews you could walk past and not give it a thought .But inside is a delight personal service of this family restaurant . It only has 40 covers so you need to book well in advance.the menu is small but will accommodate anyone can't say enough about this it's like a large dinner party

2 Thank Barry B
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was totally booked for Friday and Saturday nights but we took that as a good sign. Yes! Great meal on Sunday night. The four of us cleared our plates: starter, main and dessert....oh and a cheese plate. We heartily recommend La Dolce Vita but book ahead!

2 Thank Debbie H
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had this a christmas gift, Staff were lovely very friendley, the food was great very tasty.Thought was a lovely touch that the chef came to our table and explained what she done with our food and how it was cooked

3 Thank Sam B
Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this outstanding family run restaurant on trip advisor. We are in the area on holiday and wanted an inexpensive lunch venue. They are offering a one course meal for £8.50. It would be a mistake not to indulge in the home made desserts. The quality is amazing, truly home cooked and very tasty offering exceptional value for money... More 

4 Thank David A
birmingham england
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432 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small welcoming family restaurant is the reason we keep coming back to Shrewsbury. The food is outstanding, authentically Italian, the chef combines ingredients and tastes magically. This time I enjoyed a starter of seared pigeon breast with a beautiful sauce, shared a a delicious mushroom tagliatelle with truffles and finished with an exquisite dish in which lobster tails were... More 

3 Thank vandasin
Telford, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here with friends who were visiting and had a wonderful evening. The food was imaginative and beautifully cooked and the service was excellent. Can't wait to come again.

3 Thank Jude R

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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
US$12 - US$37
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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?