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 served with             olives.  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, Pomodoro e Mozzarella  £6.95

        Tomato, garlic and mozzarella. V




  • Bruschetta Mediterranea                              £6.50

         Rustic bread baked with sweet cherry tomatoes, black olives               and parmesan shavings. V 



  • Funghi Portobello con Scamorza                  £6.95

          Oven baked Portobello mushrooms topped with Scamorza                  cheese, garlic and pancetta. G-F 


  • Gamberetti all'Arancia                                   £7.25

Tiger prawns marinated in a fresh orange served in a bed of rocket salad and balsamic glaze. GF


  • Antipasto di Terra                                           £8.95

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


  • Carpaccio di Pesce Spada                                £7.95

          Carpaccio of Swordfish marinated with lemon and mix herbs                      served with salad and extra virgin olive oil. G-F 


***Some of our dishes contain nuts, gluten, seeds and other allergens. Please make sure with the staff if you have any allergies***




Primi Piatti


  • 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.


  • Linguine Ortolana                                             £12.50

    Linguine tossed with fresh vegetables, light spicy tomato              sauce finished with white wine and pecorino cheese. V             


  • Tagliatelle All’ Anatra                                       £14.95  

          Large tagliatelle pasta stirred with succulent oven baked duck,Porcini           mushrooms in a light creamy sauce.


  • Risotto ai Frutti di mare                                      £14.95      Arborio Italian Risotto cooked with mixed seafood and sweet cherry tomatoes in a light spicy sauce.(Linguine available)G-F


  • Risotto ai Funghi Porcini                                     £13.95       Arborio Italian Risotto cooked with Porcini mushroom,white wine and parmesan finished with truffle oil. G-F


                  *** Gluten free pasta also available***



Secondi Piatti di Carne


  • Anatra all^Arancia                                          £15.95

    Pan-fried Duck breast marinated with mixed Italian herbs,            served with white wine and fresh orange juice. G-F


  • Tasca di Pollo con Scamorza                           £14.95

    Chicken breast filled with smoked scamorza cheese in a light     white wine sauce. Served with roast potatoes and garlic                mushrooms.


  • Spezzatino di Agnello                                       £15.50

    An Italian style Lamb Casserole with black olives, red wine,        rosemary and vine tomatoes.​ G-F


  • Filetto di Cervo                                                 £18.95

   Dry-aged Venison Fillet served with Gorgonzola cheese, Parma ham finished with red wine. GF  


  • Tagliata alla Fiorentina                               £19.95

 Sirloin steak grilled in the Florentine way topped with        parmesan shavings in a bed of rocket salad and sweet cherry tomatoes. G-F




***Most of the main courses will be served with roast potatoes and mixed grill vegetables***


Secondi Piatti di Pesce

  • Zuppa di Pesce                                                    £16.95               Fresh clams, mussels, calamari, king prawns, shrimps, salmon, and white fish in a light spicy tomato sauce and white wine. Served with warm crostini bread.
  • Gamberoni al Guazzetto                                    £17.90    King prawns in a light brandy sauce served with garlic bruschetta, mixed salad and roast potatoes
  • Pesce Spada alla Siciliana                                  £16.50    Pan-fried Swordfish steak with capers, black olives, sundried tomatoes in a white winw sauce. Served with roast potatoes and mixed grilled vegetables. 
  • Pesce alla Piastra                                                 £15.95     Grilled fish of the day marinated with lemon and extra virgin olive oil, served with salad and roast potatoes. G-F 


     ***All dishes can be made for a Gluten free diet***     



 Insalata mista  Mixed green salad with dressing.                £ 3,50     Insalata Toscana .                                                        £ 6.95 

  Mixed green leaves with cherry tomatoes, fresh peppers, and pecorino         shavings in balsamic dressing.                                                                                     Patate al Forno.  Italian style ro ast potatoes .                        £ 3,50 Vegetali Grigliati. Selection of mixed grilled Vegetables    £ 3,50 





  • Pizza Margherita                                             £ 8.50

     Tomato and mozzarella cheese and oregano.


  • Pizza Diavola                                                    £9.50

     Tomato, mozzarella, slices of Italian spicy salami and optional          chilli dressing.


  • Pizza Verdure e Pesto                                     £10.95

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


  • Pizza Quattro Formaggi                                  £10.50        Tomato , mozzarella, smoked scamorza cheese, gorgonzola and parmesan.    V    


  • Pizza Prosciutto e Porcini                              £11.95

     Tomato, mozzarella cheese, ham and porcini mushrooms.


  • Pizza Capricciosa                                           £10.50

     Tomato mozzarella, artichokes, olives, mushrooms and ham.


  • Calzone Speciale                                                 £11.95

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

Vegetarian option available.


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!