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La Scala

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19 High Street, Dover CT16 1DP, England
+44 1304 208044
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been a few times and always have a great dinner. The food is always good, the price is really reasonable and the atmosphere is great. Proper authentic Italian food! Highly recommend.

Thank JWJ88
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Italian meals I've had. Wonderful service by a delightful Italian waiter/manager. Delicious marinated olives. Fantastic lamb with rosemary. Outstanding pasta with pancetta and peas. Been 2 nights in a row. The coffee is not bad. Fantastic!

Thank Ahmed H
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was excellent at this great little independent restaurant in the middle of Dover. All together a bit of a find. Every course was delicious ,3 of us all had something different each course was delicious and the wine very gluggable The evening was made more amazing when we challenged the fact we were undercharged by £17 and spoke to... More 

Thank Chris B
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, and well looked after by the owner. Wine menu is large but recommend the house red. Small cosy restaurant with the right atmosphere. Highly recommended if eating in Dover.

Thank James J
Berkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for one night and returned next night. Warm welcome and cosy ambience. We shall return when next in Dover

Thank 121cruiser
Sandwich, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taken to La Scala for my birthday. What a wonderful birthday present - it was superb. The food delicious and the staff 100% dedicated to your every needs. Go there next time you are in Dover - you won't regret it.

Thank wright_lindsay4143
United Kingdom
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122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate as a party of six and cannot praise the food enough. It was really excellent. The wine list was comprehensive and reasonably priced and we were offered many extra glasses of wine to try which we really appreciated. Dover is really very short of quality restaurants but this establishment really excels and we will most certainly be returning... More 

Thank BusPassHolders
Dover, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Service was slow as it was busy but apologies were made and the food was tasty. Try the tiramisu... lovely

Thank bettina151
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85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Came here as a result of the reviews for lunch on good Friday and we weren't disappointed. The special kidneys were ' bloody brilliant' in the words of the excellent host and he wasn't wrong. The special Brill and the calamari livornese were both lovely as was the tiramisu. Dover is still a bit sad but this restaurant, and the... More 

Thank Eaden
Dover, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Had an enjoyable meal here recently. Corn fed chicken and white wine, garlic and mustard sauce (a special) was a highlight, while my wife particularly enioyed the mushroom and four cheese starter, with a soupy consistency, and the panna cotta. Everyone's raved about the chocolate torte, but actually, we both found this a bit samey, and the creme fraiche with... More 

Thank simon n

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 High Street, Dover CT16 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 208044

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