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La Dolce Vita

94 Irish Street, Dumfries DG1 2QB, Scotland
+44 1387 255689
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (40 reviews)
“veal” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
94 Irish Street, Dumfries DG1 2QB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The restaurant has settled well after its shift to these town centre premises. Styill one of our favourites for a great meal out. Keep up the good work.

Thank Liam C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here last Sunday with my 4 grandchildren and 4 adults. Upon arrival they made us very welcome and ensured the children were included in the menu selection. We all had a starter, main course and sweet and everyone loved the food. The service was...More

Thank Bob N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family loved this restaurant, we went as we are here on a short holiday and do not know the local area that well. My son is a really fussy eater and he cleared his plate. My wife and I had the mid week deal...More

Thank andrew c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t help but enjoy each visit, food is 1st class service is very good and we are always made welcome, can’t fault it.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Midweek Madness deal.That starts with focaccia - only what we got was a pizza base with some garlic and oil added. Oh well. I then took the pepperoni pizza, and my wife the carbonara pasta. The pizza was a little tasteless. The...More

1  Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed 16 May 2018

This restaurant when last visited was under different management & was called "The Old Bank". The food & ambience was excellent! Very disappointed to revisit today to find in its place a decidedly average Italian restaurant. Food decidedly average, and no particular atmosphere - will...More

5  Thank RDB_MB
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I used to love La Dolce Vita. However, the past couple of times I have visited the food has been a huge let down. I don’t know if there is a new chef, or perhaps they have changed the recipes for the dishes. The food...More

6  Thank toast1267
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We had a perfectly good meal but it was just a wee bit lacking. We are not people for large portions but these could have been a little more generous. The food itself, again, was good but not the best.

5  Thank Farmlabourer
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Best Seafood Pizza I've had in years, my wife had the veal which was also excellent. We have eaten out lots in Italy and this compared with the best of them. Staff were all very attentive and customer centric. Only complaint was the fabric chairs...More

Thank Voxpop61
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I was extremely disappointed with our visit to this restaurant. My partner however was extremely pleased. The starters were nice, (the Garlic Focaccia and Bruschetta were very tasty). My main course was tasteless and I mean tasteless, (half pizza, half calzone (Vesuvio)). My husbands however...More

6  Thank Ann H
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Questions & Answers
3 November 2017|
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Response from Doti15 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, garlic focaccia and main ( pasta or pizza) for £10 each. We arrived for 6.45 p.m. and got the special deal.
22 August 2017|
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Response from LaDolceVitaDumfries | Property representative |
Hello Helen, yes we do a 2 course lunch for £9.95 Monday to Saturday 12pm-3pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$66
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:45 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:45 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:45 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:45 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:45 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Irish Street, Dumfries DG1 2QB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Dumfries
  • Phone Number: +44 1387 255689
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