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La Scala

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19 High Street, Dover CT16 1DP, England
+44 1304 208044
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a walk around town we settled on La Scala: it is a small, smart bistro. We were lucky to get the last table. Good selection of starters and mains including vegetarian. The usual desserts. The outstanding features are: fabulously welcoming. great service, awesome food. Good wine. Amazing value too.

Thank Paul E
Kent, UK
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for valentines day The food was exquisite as ever. The service was great and a rose on each table Thank You again for a lovely meal and see you soon. The best restaurant in Dover

Thank DarrenandSteph
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here as I saw on trip advisor they had good reviews! It did not disappoint at all!!.... lovely starter chicken liver homemade ... amazing! Desert tiramisu... definitely the best I have ever tried!! :) x main I had pasta which was also yummy but I was a tiny bit gutted I didn't order fish or steak (I suffer... More 

Thank Rachel E R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on New Years Eve and had an amazing night. The food was excellent, the wine was very good and the service was outstanding. If we are ever in the area again we would definitely make a special journey to come back.

Thank Andrea R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for our anniversary and couldn't have asked for a better evening. The service from Francesco was superb and the food was amazing. Have never had a bad meal at La Scala and will keep returning here. We think this is a gem of a restaurant in Dover.

Thank Jo D
Dover, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very good staff with friendly welcome. There were 5 of us in the party covering 3 generations. The menu offered something for every taste. we all received our food at the same time. Food was served hot, fresh, and very tasty. A perfect start to an evening at the pantomine.

Thank wanderer652016
Kent, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Haven't been here in a long time but on a spur of the moment came here for dinner. Lovely environment & we enjoyed sitting upstairs soaking up the ambience of this interesting venue. Lots of couples & visiting tourists in there having dinner. We both had starters & mains comprising the caprese, the mixed grill & sizzling prawns. All were... More 

Thank st5om
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Very good service with attention to detail. Asked for spinach separate and was very well prepared. Fish was a little overcooked. Pasta (ravioli) was thin and cooked just under al dente ( perfect) with a delicious butter fried sage . A good place to go with a girlfriend or loved one!

1 Thank Gregorious99
Dover, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

booked a table for two for eight o clock got there early and did not have to wait food was excellent and the service was brilliant too it was our 40th wedding anniversary and I wanted to surprise my husband he loved it

1 Thank Marion L
Deal, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were a party of 6 ladies who lunch and we booked for lunch. We were greeted with smiles and the service continued to be excellent. 4 of us had the veal which was amazingly good and I would go back for that alone. It was a memorable Italian meal and I cannot recommend it enough for good food and... More 

Thank Annie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?