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Italian, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 13 November 2020

Excellent lunch beautifully cooked and presented.We have returned four times in recent months. The staff are very friendly and we feel safe during this covid time.The lunch menu offers really good value and we highly recommend this restaurant

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020 via mobile

Only been there once due to the COVID-19 restrictions but the food was amazing can’t filter it at all will definitely be going again with out any hesitation well worth a visit

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 26 September 2020

Despite the COVID restrictions and therefore a reduced atmosphere, the staff were welcoming and attentive, the food was very good and would recommend you book in advance to get a table.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 25 September 2020 via mobile

Unpretentious and comfortable this restaurant serves up delicious, heart-warming dishes. Friendly and efficient staff and as other reviewers have mentioned, a reassuring but not officious Covid regime, and plenty of space between tables. We are regular visitors to the area and this is without doubt...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 22 September 2020 via mobile

Visited this lovely restaurant tonight and I would highly recommended. The staff were brilliant & very observant to the new rules regarding COVID-19. The food was absolutely amazing. Very traditional Italian cuisine. Delicious!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020

Lovely atmosphere, lovely waitress/waiters. Fantastic food ! Can’t wait for my next visit ! Highly recommended !

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 18 September 2020 via mobile

We made a last minute long weekend in Swansea and The Gower, having had to cancel our trip to Crete. We struggled to find a decent place to eat on the Saturday evening for 5 people but were fortunate that La Dolce Vita could squeeze...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

Never visited before but food and atmosphere were superb Home made food ,Lasagna to die for and portion s are big My wife’s favourite Bistro Superb N &A

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 12 September 2020 via mobile

Cosy small bistro with very friendly staff. Nice food but timings were a little off with us as late to table and no gap between courses. Menu good but not as “Italian” as could have been. Try it 👍🏽

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 9 September 2020 via mobile

As a party of four we all thoroughly enjoyed the set lunch. Great service, good value and lovely food. This resteraunt is a little gem in the village of Mumbles.

Date of visit: September 2020
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19 February 2020|
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Response from PFBrain | Reviewed this property |
It's all on the ground floor- so it should be possible with a squeeze. Not sure about high chairs but Italians are usually child friendly
29 October 2018|
Response from gillhendy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay as I am uncertain although they accommodated my need for no garlic admirably
Vivienne M
20 August 2018|
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Response from Knabrock | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vivienne, prior to La Dolce Vita opening, the restaurant was trading as "Out of the Blue", prior to that it was 698 (as in 698 Mumbles Road), and not sure whether it was Barrington's Restaurant immediately before that... More
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    La Dolce Vita is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5