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La Dolce Vita

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35A Hills Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 1QU, England
+44 1743 249126
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Wed - Sun 18:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here with friends who were visiting and had a wonderful evening. The food was imaginative and beautifully cooked and the service was excellent. Can't wait to come again.

2 Thank Jude R
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked this restaurant having been here once before with my wife and two adult offspring. This time it was just the 2 of us (it was after all Valentines Day, our Wedding Anniversary and my wife's 60th birthday). The owners had chosen this day to have one of their occasional Gourmet Evenings. What a treat was awaiting us, there... More 

1 Thank Brian W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My partner had booked us a table for a birthday surprise. The staff were very welcoming, giving you time to ponder the menu, attentive but not over bearingly so. We opted for the new taster menu and are so pleased we did. It was sublime, a wonderful fusion of flavours and textures but I won't ruin the surprise. Fantastic food,... More 

2 Thank mojito101
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked this restaurant last minute based on TripAdvisor reviews - and SO glad we did. Amazing food, friendly and welcoming service and a lovely evening - could eat it all over again. We had Carpaccio and the beetroot starter, stone bass and duck mains and shared a tiramisu for dessert - all delicious - couldn't find fault (even if had... More 

2 Thank Net41
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second visit in 4 weeks! We have seen this place before, but never got round to visiting...what a mistake! The first visit was amazing, we had the 6 course tasting menu and were blown away. Gennaro is an amazing chef with an exquisite palate and the family business is very successful. Tonight we decided to have a... More 

1 Thank Sarahpvet
Shropshire, UK
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94 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The lunch menu is simple and great value. The food is all about quality ingredients, perfectly cooked. Authentically Italian, worlds away from the chain restaurants. It's family owned and run and the service is very friendly. Don't beput off by the underwhelmling exterior, this is a great spot for lunch at a very reasonable cost.

2 Thank lmp59
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistently good food and service don't be put off by exterior the interior is charming as are the management

2 Thank aholed
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little restaurant. Four of us dined there and everyone enjoyed their choices of food/wine. The meals were well crafted, with great flavours, excellently presented quite simply delicious!

4 Thank guyrope
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 3rd visit to La Dolce Vita and it has become a firm favourite. Uncomplicated menu, excellent service and incredible tasting authentic Italian food. Great restaurant run by lovely people. We will be back soon!

4 Thank Eddie C
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82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was so surprised by this place. It looks awful from the outside the canopy is old and shabby. I felt reassured when we went inside and it was clean and pleasant. I was shocked to be served al dente pasta as it is always overcooked and soggy and sometimes microwaved in the uk. But this pasta was so perfect and... More 

2 Thank Irish L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$37
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?