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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
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Dover, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Marion L
Deal, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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
Hertford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Food here was excellent Italian fare well presented and served very well, but the place is quite small and it was cold in the room. If you are visiting Dover it's a good option.

Thank Graham C
Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My girlfriend and I, were visiting Dover for her Birthday weekend. On Saturday 8th October i booked us into La Scala for a Birthday meal. I had read good reviews on Trip Adviser and believe me, we weren't disappointed. The restaurant to a nice size (not to small to be cramped and not to big to be forgotten). You are... More 

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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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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?