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La Dolce Vita

35A Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
+44 1743 249126
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
35A Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fantastic dining experience with superb service and an amazing variety of fresh dishes. This restaurant stands out from the rest. The decor and cleanliness was impeccable, and the attention from the waiter and the owner was totally different from big chain restaurants. I had...More

1  Thank Rachel O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Deservedly 5 stars, booked fora meal out during a short stay in Shrewsbury on the basis of (Positive) TA Reviews and did not disappoint. Not cheap but not dear for the sheer quality, welcome and service were reserved rather than exuberant and of the three...More

1  Thank 152Robert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Sunday evening as group of five to celebrate family birthday. Easy and free to park nearby. Good ambience, every table had a reserved sign and soon rapidly filled up. Rather limited menu but very nice. I had the belly pork to start...More

2  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have only visited once, a few months ago, however when we knew we were going to be in Shrewsbury again, we didn’t hesitate to book. And we were not disappointed. Two delicious nibbles to start our night, the almonds are amazing. Followed by tasty...More

4  Thank CheshireDancingqueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During a short break to Shrewsbury, we googled best restaurants and from its amazing reviews we had no hesitation but to visit La Dolce Vita.. However, on arrival you are met by an incredible and overwhelming smell of damp, which probably accounts for every table...More

3  Thank LenDudno
ladolcevitashrew, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear LenDudno Thank you for taking the time to write your review, but I do think what you have written is very unfair DAMP? absolutely not! My restaurant has never ever smelt of damp, but on Thursday evening we were in the middle of a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After being amazed by this restaurant and not eating here for around 18 months, we were so happy to finally be back. The food is just as stunning, or even better than we remembered. We shared three starters, Polpo, Trota di mare and crostini. All...More

4  Thank mcstickle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely lunch at this well presented, cosy, Italian restaurant. My wife chose the Fruit de Mare spaghetti, tasty and loaded with a range of seafood. I opted for the tagliatelle, a wholesome mix of Mediterranean vegetables, pasta and meatballs. A quality bottle of...More

3  Thank Bryan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to last Dolce Vita never disappoints. This family run business offers true Italian hospitality with really good cooking.The menu is a neat and compact a la carte menu and there is also the opportunity for a two or three course option, priced very...More

1  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find. Sophisticated cooking at the highest level. Would not feel out of place in central London. Stand out dishes include the rabbit garganelli (a gamey delight) the duck breast with plum and fennel (juicy sweet), the spaghetti al fruiti di mare (a...More

4  Thank chrisZ8483GA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to book here because of the other trip advisor reviews. The place is a lively family run Italian that serves the most unbelievable good food. I can safely say this is is best Italian food we’ve ever eaten. The starters (Octopus / Pork...More

2  Thank David H
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Questions & Answers
Angela P
3 January 2018|
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Response from ladolcevitashrew | Property representative |
Our menu is on line, but I will always offer you other vegetarian dishes
14 August 2017|
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Response from ladolcevitashrew | Property representative |
Hi Martin, the tasting menù is £60.00 per person, all we need to know is any dislikes, or allergies and we will create a 6 course gourmet for you. We look forward to meeting you sometime
Alan L
21 January 2017|
Response from Shropshire2016 | Reviewed this property |
They have an amazing tasting menu several courses all a supplies as it arrives at the table great fun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$79
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
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
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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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