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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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Kent, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

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 8 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
Dover, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

In my opinion , this place wants to be like a trendy up market London resturaunt. Serving small portions of over priced food artwork . The general look of the interior is'nt that impressive either. Ok if you want a quick drink , or if you have plenty of spare cash and a small appetite !

Thank Peter A
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Really good Italian food. I went there with no reservation and I did not have a problem to have a table, staff were friendly. It can be one of the best Italian restaurants I have ever been.

Thank albertofueyogallego
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

A Wednesday night in Dover is never really buzzing and La Scala had only our party of four and one other couple. However, it was warm and inviting. We had starters and main course. The food was well cooked and the portions left us suitably filled! With drinks the bill came to just short of £100, which we felt was... More 

1 Thank Dave R
Dover, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Have eaten here many times and never had a bad experience. The service is excellent and food out of this world

Thank Jo B
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Dover is not awash with decent restaurants so was good to find one that looked clean and is if they'd made an effort. The menu was nice with some different options than the usual Italian, the quality of the food was extreemly high, the atmosphere was just right and the service again was top marks.

1 Thank 10ymg10
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Put your faith in the owner''s recommendations and you will not be disappointed. Have eaten here a few times and it has become a firm favourite when in Dover. Wine list is the restaurateurs own selection and it shows. Knows his wine and also which wine goes with your choice of main course. You will be very pleasantly surprised.

Thank mcitours2015

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
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?