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La Dolce Vita

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36 Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 0BQ, England
+44 116 254 0006
19:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The food was bland, tasteless and tasted like it was microwaved. I wouldnt pay for my main because it was inedible. This used to be a great little restauarant but not any more

1 Thank paul d
Derby, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Came here because I enjoy Italian food. The restaurant itself is rather small but seemed to add a certain quaint aspect to it and was clean and tidy. I had tomato spaghetti which came out well cooked, presented and warm. The staff were friendly and helpful and made it even more authentic because they were Italian. The tiramisu is amazing... More 

Thank Amy C
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

My wife and I went out for dinner on Saturday 27th November 2016, and had a fabulous meal here. The staff were very attentive and the food was delicious and plentiful. My wife had the lasagna and I had the veggie pancakes which were absolutely brilliant. Highly recommend this hidden gem in Leicester.

Thank adystone
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Came here on a Thursday night and was really looking forward to some quality Italian food. The atmosphere is really lovely in the restaurant, nice appropriate music in the background with a real homely feel makes for a great setting. Food wise I ordered a pasta dish as a starter but was disappointed with it, very bland with supermarket pasta... More 

Thank Tom P
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I have used this restaurant for something like 30 years and until 2 recent visits never had a problem. I believe it may have changed hands since late last year as it's different staff there now. I'm sorry as I won't be going back again as I have nothing good to say about it. Such a shame as it used... More 

Thank KDS21
Kent UK
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122 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We ate there twice last week whilst visiting the Bird fair. The food, service and staff were all really good. No complaints from us.

Thank TeebeeKentUK
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I went with friends on Saturday 30th July, something I had really been looking forward to, as I had seen the place many times over the years and kept promising myself a visit! What a disappointment! The very young waitresses had simply no idea, we were a large party but the meals came out one by one...mine was second out,... More 

1 Thank Susan M
Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Was so dissappointed, place looked lovely, had heard good things.... First issue was the 2 waitresses were incapable of carrying more than one thing at a time, wether it was the drinks or meals. So getting served was extremely slow. They had obviously never heard of trays... We had to wait 55 minutes for the starters to arrive, both of... More 

2 Thank sam o
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The food was terrible bland no taste worst food I have ever had, won't be going back there again service was not brilliant they seemed very rushed like they could not manage in there.

Thank Jim12my
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I came here 10 years ago, and on my return tonight i was not disappointed! I had read the reviews on here and was a little worried that things had changed but i can not fault anything at all! 3 courses plus sides and extras (we r slightly greedy) Food was perfect! Massive compliments to the chef! Very friendly service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 0BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 254 0006

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