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La Dolce Vita

35A Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
+44 1743 249126
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crostini” (28 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (26 reviews)
“panna cotta” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35A Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
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1 - 10 of 618 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a birthday treat and we were guided to the restaurant because of the Tripadvisor reviews; no. 1. On arrival we were met by the owner and shown to our table and quickly supplied with menus and wine list. The food proved to be...More

2  Thank peteb051
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here as a wrap treat for us and the team after a job in Shrewsbury. Standard 'good food' with drizzled this and that on the plates but... The Chianti was awful, not off, just really cheap and thin. A place like this shouldn't be...More

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely deserves the 1 spot for restaurants in Shrewsbury! Food was amazing, my partner and I both had the crostini and Steak and it was outstanding - we are from Essex and often eat in Steak restaurants like Hawsmoor in London and the steak we...More

7  Thank amywatt1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A traditional Italian restaurant. Well presented with quality table lay out and accessories. Food was exceptional I made the mistake of ordering carbohydrate overload on courses - crostini, pasta and garlic bread could not eat a dessert which was most upsetting looking at what was...More

5  Thank Jo S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been regular diners in the past but due to work and family commitments not for a few years Having heard of there most recent UK awards we decided it was a perfect opportunity to return and we are so pleased we did As...More

4  Thank FoundryMaster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am ashamed to say that we hadn`t been to this restaurant before despite having lived in the town for 7 years; what a mistake on our part as the food here was, by far, the best we have had in the town and possibly...More

5  Thank tryfan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited twice in a week, once for stunning pasta (including excellent chestnut garganelli with rabbit), than again for the full tasting menu. Wow. Every course was really fresh, technically skilled, deeply seasonal, and properly satisfying to eat. A foie gras ice cream and aerated...More

4  Thank AlanandRuth
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Where to start? Booking was really easy by email with a prompt reply from the owner.We were a little late arriving as we couldn't find parking as we weren't from the area,but this was no issue at all. We had a great welcome and shown...More

6  Thank wayne310
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This review is a little late, but we are still talking about our lovely evening with you. You were so accommodating by opening early for us to ensure we were at the theatre in time. We had a wonderful meal and will definitely be back....More

5  Thank Lower Farm C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We have lived in Shrewsbury for 20 odd years and never eaten at this restaurant before. That is our loss! It isn't cheap but the menu offers plenty of variety and the flavour, quality and presentation of the food we chose couldn't be faulted so...More

5  Thank gymuser
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Questions & Answers
15 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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
21 January 2017|
Response from Shropshire2016 | Reviewed this property |
They have an amazing tasting menu several courses all a supplies as it arrives at the table great fun
Liz C
7 January 2017|
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Response from ladolcevitashrew | Property representative |
Hi Liz, We have a car park directly opposite, it is a maximum stay 2 hours, but there are cheaper ones in the area within an approx. 3/4 walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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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