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La Dolce Vita

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4-5 London Road, London SE1 6JZ, England
+44 20 7928 7138
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in a group of 12 people and none of us really enjoyed our meals. I had a ragu which honestly had only 3 or 4 small meat cubes, not to mention the pasta that was massively overcooked. My friend's ravioli tasted as one of those frozen ones and the pizzas were pretty much just ok. The only dish... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family went here using a Gourmet card. The service was very pleasant but some of our meals were poor. My brother and I had a 'special' which was supposedly fresh mussels and pasta. The mussels had clearly been microwaved and were mostly dry, shrivelled and bitter. Shame cos we were looking forward to it. My nephews pizza was good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled across the restaurant - don't let the outside put you off! We gave it a go and were the only people in the restaurant as they'd only just opened in the evening. Really friendly staff - recommended alternative dishes when we couldn't decide and we got the whole history of the house wine too, which was a nice... More 

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Thank El_Stone_1
Newcastle
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Don't let the lit up exterior deter you, this restaurant serves lovely and fresh food. Took my parents here and living near by I'm surprised I've never spotted it, will definitely be back. We ordered a mixture of starters salad, stuffed mushroom (tastiest tomato and herb sauce that I have ever had!) stuffed peppers, antipasti. Lots of breads and olive... More 

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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a cosy environment with great customer service, affordable meals and a great time then look no further. We had such a laugh with our waiter who made us feel as if we were in Italy. The food was amazing and at large portions and have I mentioned, extremely affordable? We were so happy we found... More 

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Thank Maridrizzle
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This place is a great little place - don't let the exterior put you off! Had dinner with a couple of friends, we had pasta and pizza and all was lively but the pizza in particular was seriously impressive! I'd recommend!

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Thank anonymouseater186
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and service! Was quiet when we arrived but made to feel very welcome. Offer a taste card deal too

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I went with a friend in a lunch break and had an amazing pizza. Well priced and beautiful flavours even gave me the leftovers to take away as I was completely stuffed! Excellent service, I'm sure we will be back

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Hate here on a quiet Monday evening. I had seafood tagliatelle which was fantastic! The service was extremely friendly and their range of specials that particular night was great. It's a quaint, homely restaurant which isn't flash by any sense of the word. I'd probably visit here again!

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Thank Richie G
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Went here for lunch with a few friends from the office. There were no other diners when we arrived. It took a long time to get our order taken, food served and to pay the bill and had to ask several times to place a drinks order. Paid £17 for a tiny piece of bread, a square of lukewarm bland... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-5 London Road, London SE1 6JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7928 7138

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