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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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United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After arriving in London, we looked on voucher codes for any deals, dolce vita came up on Hi Life Go as 2 for 1 on up to 3 courses. We looked at the menu online and thought this was a good deal. It turns out, it was anything but. Upon arrival, we were told to hang up our coats up... More 

1 Thank Alexrovers
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this restaurant with my wife on St Valentine and I had been bitterly disappointed by the food and the service. I never moan about restaurants since in general I have always had pleasant experinces dining at Italian restaurants in London however this time I feel compelled to write a review to warn all potential customers to stay... More 

2 Thank Reception G
Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant tonight and used our gourmet card which was no bother. The food was lovely and the waiter who served us, he was friendly and approachable. His knowledge of the food and recommendations well brilliant. I had the veal and I was lovely. Portions are very large. We were rushed and it was a lovely calmed... More 

Thank Lisa-Marie B
Northwest England
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48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came on business, couldn't fault the food, portions very big, fresh ingredients, great service, thank you Anthonio x

Thank NothernGirl
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178 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

A group of 11 we had excellent service and a very good three course meal for £30 per person. Food was good quality.

Thank Caroline B
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

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 

Thank Julia A
Woking, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

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 

Thank Alison_Daykin
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

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 

Thank El_Stone_1
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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 

Thank rachel_louise_9
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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?