Our menu’s change seasonally to suit


the availability of fresh products


We have an ever changing selection of


‘La Dolce Vita Specials’ every day!




Certain dishes you read below may not


be available on the day; it is an example


of one of our evening menu’s provided.




Prices are subject to change




We cater widely for Gluten free customers!


Dairy free Menu and gluten free menu’s


available at the restaurant.


Focaccia – ideal for sharing


  • Secchiello Toscano                                                   £4.95

         A bucket of olive oil and oregano focaccia sticks.  V


  • Focaccia aglio, pomodorini secchi e olive        £6.95

         Garlic bread with dry tomatoes and black olives                                  and basil. V                 


  • Focaccia All’ Aglio                                             £5.95

         Classic garlic bread. V                     


  • Focaccia Al Pesto                                               £5.95

         Garlic bread with pesto . V


  • Focaccia All’ Aglio e Pomodoro                           £6.95

         Garlic and tomato. V


  • Focaccia All’ Aglio, Pomodoro e Pesto              £6.95

         Garlic and tomato and pesto. V


  • Focaccia All’ Aglio, Pomodoro e Mozzarella  £6.95

        Tomato, garlic and mozzarella. V




  • Bruschetta ‘Winter Selection’                        £6.50

         Tomato, mozzarella, parma ham. 2. Fresh cherry tomatoes,                black olives and garlic.



  • Funghi Ripieni                                                 £6.95

          Large field mushrooms grilled with mushrooms, garlic and                 italian cheese. G-F optional available


  • Bresaola con Rucola                                        £7.50

Italian cured beef dressed in a lemon dressing served with rocket and shavings of parmesan. GF


  • Antipasto di Terra                                           £8.50

          A selection of Italian cured hams, salami, cheese, crostini, sott'           olio delicacies and olives. GF and  Vegetarian option available


  • Gamberoni al Guazzetto                                 £8.95

          King prawns in a light brandy sauce served with garlic                   bruschetta and rocket salad. 




Primi Piatti


  • Gnocchi alla crema di noci                          £11.95

         Gnocchi in a delicate mascarpone, ricotta and walnut cream           sauce


  • Penne al Salmone e Gamberetti                  £12.95 

  Penne pasta tossed with pranws, fresh and smoked        salmon and finely chopped courgettes in a lightly          spicy tomato and brandy sauce.


  • Crepes ai Funghi Porcini                                  £13.50

    Homemade Italian pancakes stuffed with porcini mushroom        and baked in béchamel sauce.


  • Linguine allo Scoglio                                         £14.95 

          Linguine tossed with seafood in a light spicy sauce. Risotto             optional (GF).


  • Pappardelle All’ Anatra                                     £14.95    Large tagliatelle pasta stirred with succulent oven baked duck in a light homemade tomato sauce.



Secondi Piatti


  • Scaloppine agli Asparagi                                  £13.95

    Turkey breast escalopes cooked in a fresh asparagus sauce.

    Alternative option with mushroom. Served with roast potatoes     and grilled vegetables.


  • Tasca di Pollo con Caprino e Scamorza          £14.95

    Chicken breast filled with goat cheese and smoked scamorza      cheese in a light white wine sauce. Served with roast potatoes       and funghi trifolati.


  • Sogliola alla Mugnaia                                        £13.95

    Sole in a delicate white wine sauce and cherry tomatoes.               Served with leafy salad and roast potatoes.


  • Agnello alla Romana                                         £14.50

   Oven      baked lamb topped with olives, rosemary sweet            peppers and vine tomatoes. Served with roast potatoes        and grilled vegetables. GF   


  • Cacciucco Alla Livornese                             £16.95

 Fresh clams, mussels, calamari, king prawns, shrimps,              salmon and white fish in a lightly spicy garlic and white            wine sauce. Served with warm bread.


  • Tagliata alla Fiorentina                                £19.95

 Beef steak grilled in the Florentine way topped with        parmesan shavings in a bed of rocket salad and cherry  vine tomatoes. Served with roast potatoes GF.




 Cavolfiore al Forno                                          £3.95

Cauliflower baked in freshly made béchamell and parmesan sauce.V                                          


Asparagi alla piastra                                        £5.25

Fresh asparagus lightly grilled and served with lemon and extra virgin olive oil dressing. V- GF


Insalata Caprese al Pesto                                            £5.95

Rocket salad, cherry tomatoes, olives and mozzarella with a choice of Italian pesto dressings. V&GF


Insalata Toscana                                                          £6.95

Mixed green leaves, cherry tomatoes, fresh peppers and pecorino shavings in balsamic dressing. V & GF.





  • Pizza Margherita                                             £ 8.50

     Tomato and mozzarella cheese and oregano.


  • Pizza al Salame Piccante                                  £9.50

     Tomato, mozzarella, slices of Italian pepperoni and optional          chilli dressing.


  • Pizza Verdure e Pesto                                     £10.95

     Tomato, mozzarella cheese, courgettes, aubergines, peppers          and olives dressed with freshly made pesto.


  • Pizza Salsiccia 'Nduja                                    £10.95                   

  Tomato,mozzarella,pepperoni, spicy 'nduja sausage and                rocket. Hot chilli optional.


  • Pizza Delicata                                                 £10.50                  

    Mozzarella, mascarpone, rocket salad, parmesan shavings and     fresh vine tomatoes.             


  • Pizza Prosciutto e Porcini                              £11.95

     Tomato, mozzarella cheese, ham and porcini mushrooms.


  • Pizza Capricciosa                                           £10.50

     Tomato mozzarella, artichokes, olives, mushrooms and ham.


  • Pizza al Crudo e Mascarpone                          £11.95

       Tomato, mozzarella, mascarpone cheese and Parma ham.


  • Calzone Speciale                                                 £11.95

Tomato, mozzarella cheese, ham, artichokes, olives,                           mushrooms.

Vegetarian option available.


  • Disco Volante                                                   £15.95          Double calzone for the person with a large appetite!               You may add an extra ingredient.


CHILDREN’S OFFER:       £10.50

1 course + ice cream + soft drink

Main course: 8”pizza, pasta Bolognese, pasta pomodoro, lasagne.


Gluten Free Menu and Dairy Free Menu: please ask assistant.



Bring your own Wine! 

La Dolce Vita

52a Sandygate Road


Tel.: 0114 2669811



Business Hours

Monday to Saturday 5.30pm - 11.30pm

Dinner Parties

Special Offers

We have Mondays to Thursday Special Offers. Find out more!