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La Dolce Vita

35A Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
+44 1743 249126
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crostini” (33 reviews)
“pasta” (50 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (27 reviews)
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
35A Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
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1 - 10 of 694 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

This restaurant deservedly gets great reviews, very small and family run, the quality of the food we had was exceptional. We can never manage the full three course Italian menu, so this time we skipped the pasta. I had the patate novelle antipasta, tasty small...More

Thank AustinSpeedy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressed with this friendly authentic Italian restaurant. Delightful hosts, very pleasant atmosphere and excellent cuisine - what's not to love! Wonderful early evening meal, couldn't fault any of it, would definitely eat there again and recommend it highly to family and friends.

1  Thank MCJ21
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some strange reviews and people who frequent Trip Advisor. Do you want excellent food, fine wine and friendly service. If you do this is the place for you. I cannot fault anything. If you get upset because it is near a car park...More

4  Thank vigoboy29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called to try to get a table on Thursday evening in November. They couldn’t fit us in until 9pm. That says something about the reputation of the restaurant I think. Don’t go if you think it is just a run of the mill Italian. This...More

2  Thank david l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little place packed so much punch and the food was incredible. Having never been to Shrewsbury before me and my partner landed on an absolute gem. Can not recommend La Dolce Vita enough. The food was fresh the service pleasant, just a really nice...More

1  Thank Henry C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We live in West Sussex so had no previous knowledge of this restaurants. My brother and sister in law took us here for lunch and it was fantastic. Italian isn’t my first choice when dining out since it’s a regular dish at home. This was...More

2  Thank 457steveg
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We were taken to La Dolce Vita by my sister and husband, who live locally and consider this the best Italian in Shrewsbury. The food was excellent - very tasty, well-presented, good portion sizes and interesting combinations. The house red was very good. This is...More

1  Thank Fcem
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

The food and service is outstanding in this family run restaurant and whilst not being a fan of Italian wine, I have to admit the wine was equally good. The in-house decor is a little dated whilst the view of a car park isn't brilliant....More

1  Thank ADCASH
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We were grateful to be given a table on a Saturday night at short notice. We arrived to find our table ready and staff attentive. The food and drink were very enjoyable and fairly priced for the quality.

1  Thank AmyM873
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Visited for husband’s birthday. You have to book ahead, but it is worth it. Small, intimate restaurant with fantastic atmosphere. Family run with pride and attention to detail. We ordered the tasting menu and it was one of the best food adventures we have had...More

1  Thank allymcdally
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January 3, 2018|
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Response from ladolcevitashrew | Property representative |
Our menu is on line, but I will always offer you other vegetarian dishes
August 14, 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
January 21, 2017|
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Response from wanderingblackcat | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$77
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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