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La Dolce Vita

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36 Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 0BQ, England
+44 116 254 0006
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19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Derby, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Cambridge
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank adystone
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Tom P
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Kent UK
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122 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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.

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Thank TeebeeKentUK
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 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 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 

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1 Thank sam o
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Jim12my
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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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Thank mish30
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Love going to eat here, nice staff and very good service. I usually have the steak and it is always cooked perfectly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?