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Dolce Vita

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Kings Walk, Reading RG1 2HL, England
+44 118 951 0530
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went Saturday night with my wife. I'm gluten free so am always a bit unsure but they couldn't do more for me. Explained the entire menu and that they could tailor everything so I basically had massive choice. The food was amazing and the place is lovely. The staff are simply the best and we will definitely be making this... More 

Thank Steve R
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for years. Very friendly staff, good food. Interestingly just read the review below where the police were called. I was in the restaurant at the time! The people were very aggressive and a member of that party struck a member of staff. I would take that review with a pinch of salt!

2 Thank Daniel_ATK
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner went here yesterday was told to not take to long with ordering because they had other tables coming in I complained to the owner called me a lier over the phone never have I ever been treated like this from a restaurant they should be a shamed of themselves reporting them to trading standards worst experience... More 

1 Thank Shaun S
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After flar cokes starters nice apart from garlic bread asked for plain came with tomatoes on top so asked if we could have plain they took away scrapped tomatoes off and re delivered back to us,then 6 meals came pasta and pizza which were nice one other meal which was a t bone steak asked for medium cut a piece... More 

4 Thank Caroline M
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

So love Dolce Vita restaurant it's so welcoming and the food is absolutely gorgeous. Favourites are - focaccia to start and bruschetta to share and for mains - king prawn and scallops, crab and king prawn linguini and cod in Thai broth and chips. Love the food and drinks and will continue to return to this family run restaurant.

Thank Amanda S
Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

After visiting this restaurant last night for my birthday with my family, it is definitely now my favourite place to dine out in Reading. The service was excellent, the food was delicious and the prosecco was much to my taste! Lovely evening and can't wait to go again!

Thank Vicky S
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this establishment recently it felt like an old eighties restaurant with artexed walls and ceiling tiles my partner moved her chair forward and caught her finger inbetween the joints of the chair because they were loose a complaint was made to the waiter and the acknowledgement back was do you need a plaster upon receiving our meals of which... More 

Thank Vince J
Reading, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The food is amazing at Dolce Vita but it's the staff in particular that make you want to return. The Greek waitress who works there always remembers us and is so charming and friendly it makes you want to return

Thank l0zzab0zza
Reading, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We almost did not go as the website says Sunday, open til 8 - but they want the final orders placed by 8. We arrived to find the restaurant almost deserted but the staff were very friendly - not looking to escape too early after all. The food was excellent with a great selection and it was enjoyed by all... More 

Thank RY55
Toulouse, France
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Dolce Vita is difficult to find down the Kings Road Mall but despite that attracts many who presumably know about it by word of mouth. We received a warm welcome for a Sunday lunch. The room is pleasant and looks out over the Kennet canal restaurant area. The house tempranillo was excellent. Both main courses were superb. My wife had... More 

Thank Alanais31420

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$39 - US$49
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kings Walk, Reading RG1 2HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 951 0530

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?