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La Caverna

57 Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1EW, England
+44 1305 262500
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“steak” (29 reviews)
“zabaglione” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
57 Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1EW, England
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Reviews (267)
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1 - 10 of 267 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a meal with my wife here one evening and thought it is a lovely place, family run and good food.

Thank R386GYjohn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great evening . Food amazing .beautiful place,was made to feel like family, we even were treated to the owner on his guitar and a whisky shot at the end of the night! Such a lovely couple . Full of fun . Thankyou so...More

Thank DorsetSassy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked down a side road 20m of the bottom of the high street I spotted La Caverna. Greeted by the lovely hostess and taken downstairs to the basement cavern. Loved it! Chose starter of Panzerotti and Steak Rossini for mains. Complimentary antipasto placed on the...More

Thank Barrie59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't know Dorchester, Icen Way is probably not a main thoroughfare, however, it is worth seeking out for this beautiful Italian gem. La Caverna is a must if you love good Italian cuisine and a superb dining experience. You should book early and...More

Thank JohnnieB64
Reviewed 21 May 2017

A party of six of us came to La Caverns. We had a variety of dishes, all superb, wonderful flavours, just the right amount so we were able to enjoy 3 courses without over doing it! Service was excellent and the place had a great...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food bursting with flavour. High quality ingredients and great wine. Wonderful atmosphere with friendly staff. Would thoroughly recommend!

Thank Miss-Teach90
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A long time since eating here but had an excellent meal and would recommend, would have had excellent rating but coffe order forgotten and had to remind.

1  Thank alan5iron
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great freshly made Italian cuisine. Lots of flavours and good sized portions. Friendly staff and lovely setting.

Thank Mushroom J
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We were in despair of finding anywhere decent to eat in Dorchester when we hit upon this little place. The service and food was excellent. You go down into the cellar, which is cosy. Specials are on a huge blackboard, which they leave at your...More

Thank Jud1thmason
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in for early dinner and though they were busy they managed to get us in. Had a lovely meal of pasta pappardelle and formaggi pizza, followed by desert. All beautifully made in the kitchen upstairs. Service was very good. Very attentive and knowledgeable and...More

Thank Jono2000
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a children's menu?
11 August 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from PeterfromAustralia3 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - try their website - but the staff are friendly and the food is good - highly recommended (noting that it was a year ago that we visited)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 262500
  • E-mail
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