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L'Olivo Ristorante Italiano

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135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St Albans AL4 8NH, England
+44 1582 834145
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18:30 - 00:30
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Mon - Sat 18:30 - 00:30
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Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great service and food. Expensive but worth it. Always busy so book early. Great wines also.Had a couple of birthdays there...

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Thank 953katy
St Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Authentic Italian food, good service, friendly. This is not a cheap restaurant, it is an up market establishment.

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Thank Paul S
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my husband here for his birthday dinner having booked over a month in advance. It was worth the wait. The service was pure Italian and the food excellent. The atmosphere was buzzing without being raucous. We both had pasta dishes for our main and they were both delicious and very filling. We even managed to squeeze in a... More 

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Thank Gemma A
St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The parking for this restaurant is really difficult. The car park is tiny and the roads nearby so narrow. The food is good, but the tables are so close together that the waiting staff are squeezing by you constantly which is really annoying. There are many good restaurants in the area so we dont need to return

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Thank Gary C
Greater London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service but food is average, nice presentation , luck in flavour. We had a lovely evening with great friends. I have been trying to go for a while...maybe I expected more as it was difficult to get a table. Pasta was a disappointment expected fresh one!

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Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first thing you will notice as soon as you walk in, is how friendly and genuine the staff are, they make you feel so welcome. The ambiance of the restaurant excellent and always busy. The food is without "the best by a country mile" and always well complemented by a good bottle of red wine.

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Thank tomjsands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for the first time last night with my husband , had been recommended this place and was lucky enough to get a table very last minute . The starters and main for both me and husband was beautiful I had scallops to start followed by tornado Rossini, husband had bruchetta followed by fillet steak with king prawns and... More 

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Thank Sophiepass1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant a couple of weeks ago with my husband to have a meal for two. Words cannot describe how comfortable I felt, such a cosy, sophisticated atmosphere, the place is very well decorated and looked after. The staff is so polite, sociable, always smiling, and the owner Sergio made a great host: he's been very warm... More 

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Thank Isabellax85
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Food, Staff, Wines, Beers, could not be improved. This is the restaurant to go to for a special occasion.

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Thank Sue B
St Albans, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my other half visited here for Valentines night. We arrived and was seated to our table. We were asked if we wanted drinks as soon as we sat down which we asked them to come back in a few minutes, which turned into about 15 minutes. At this point the restaurant wasn't very busy so we felt slightly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 00:30
Tuesday
18:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 00:30
Thursday
18:30 - 00:30
Friday
18:30 - 00:30
Saturday
18:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St Albans AL4 8NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans  >  Wheathampstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 834145

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?