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La Scala

19 High Street, Dover CT16 1DP, England
+44 1304 208044
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (24 reviews)
“tiramisu” (15 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
19 High Street, Dover CT16 1DP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thinking that the specials might be the freshest we had the razor clams. They were gritty and overlooked to resemble rubber. On to the mains - ravioli filled with ricotta in a tomato sauce. This was edible but tasteless The other main was seafood linguine...More

4  Thank Pilgrim23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A Tuesday in October so no problem getting a table at just after 6pm, we were hungry. Lovely Italian food and reasonable sized portions so you can manage starter, main and sweet without feeling to full. Reasonably priced wine. Fabulous pasta and the tiramisu is...More

Thank jonboy123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

brilliant food here and great service nd well worth a visit for an amazing meal. We really enjoyed our visit

Thank gary m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

staff could not be more helpful, food is second to none, great restaurant, menu is always changing, staff always remember what wine we like, it is these sort of little touches that make it a great restaurant.

1  Thank james b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a pre-booked group of 18 Americans to this restaurant. The owner and staff were perfect in their attitude and efficiency. No need for pre-ordering off a reduced choice menu, we could have the pick of whatever we wanted from the full menu. All...More

Thank ChrisP1354
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting Dover and as usual checked the best places to stay in. Italian cosine preferred. I came with my girlfriend, the restaurant was nice but for me is more important the food. First at all the waitress ( don’t want to harm any...More

8  Thank Denis B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had an absolutely wonderful evening at La Scala. They have an intimate dining option upstairs with only five tables, and we thought it was just perfect. My wife and I shared their bruschetta which includes four pieces of toasted bread with four differing toppings....More

Thank hsbvim
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Superb food, well presented. However, the service could do with improving. The waiting staff did not know what a Peroni was, served water in a badly chipped glass and had very little knowledge of the menu. Let’s hope this was a one off otherwise it...More

Thank Bush180
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We have one Italian Restaurant and we like to try sometimes pasta, and was fantastic, the restaurant is little but romantic, nice wine and the People incredible I recommend this place 👌🏻

Thank Diana Paola R
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

First visit to this lovely little gem of a restaurant, I've lived in dover all my life why haven't I eaten here sooner.being a chef I find it hard to enjoy food without disecting it .but I have to say that was the best food...More

Thank Mark I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 High Street, Dover CT16 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 208044
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