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Cote Brasserie - St Albans

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3 High Street, St Albans AL3 4ED, England
+44 1727 858587
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08:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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64 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Six of us for Sunday lunch. Restaurant busy but service impeccable. All food fresh and delicious. Prices fair. What's not to like?

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Thank dovidola
St Albans, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Cote for a Saturday morning breakfast in February. It wasn't too busy and we were able to choose from a few tables as to where we wanted to sit. Servers offered us the breakfast menu and immediately took drinks orders. They allowed for small changes / replacements to food items you did not want, without any hesitation. Food... More 

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Thank Hertsratings
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I find it hard to criticize this place. Sure it's not "fine dining", indeed it's almost the opposite - solid enjoyable brasserie food served in a no nonsense style. The food is simple and always done well, with robust flavours in true French style. It's not expensive, and the set menu for early diners is great. The service treads the... More 

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Thank Adam S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Cote in St Albans. There were four of us for a lunch time meal we had two courses for under £11 which was good value for money. The staff were very friendly and the sorroundings were good too

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Thank Carol H
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time at Cote. The staff are always very friendly and the food is fresh and delicious. They have special lunch menu during weekdays and it's great value. Enjoy it every time!

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Thank Useetheworld2
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for my mums 60th birthday, Cote really went the extra mile for us. They arranged for a larger table out of the way for 8 of us, including three children, catered to all our needs. Staff bought out the cake we had arranged earlier and sang happy birthday to my mum, she felt really special. Food was quick, piping... More 

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Thank Kathryn10111X
Luton, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed our first visit to this restaurant. Service and food were very good. We shall definitely use restaurant again.

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Thank SteveLyons
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cote is always my go to resturant when I am entertaining friends, family and even business colleagues when ever I want good quality food, service and atmosphere.

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Thank Lisa S
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited here on a number of occasions and never been disappointed. Food again was amazing, especially the fish pie which seemed to have endless delicious flavours. Vegetables were cooked to perfection. Unusually for Cote the service wasn't as friendly and efficient as expected. The waiter lacked the personality needed to help make our evening special. Although this didn't... More 

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Thank Tracey W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here in a group of four and we all enjoyed our starters. The calimari, fougasse bread and charcuterie board were all well received. Then the main course. Two of us ordered the roast duck, one beef bourgignon and one rib-eye steak. The steak was hot but the other three dishes were all served cold and we had to send... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 High Street, St Albans AL3 4ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 858587
Description
Our inspiration for the food and design of Cote is a modern interpretation of the many famous bistros of Paris. Inspired by new trends, we are dedicated to serving authentic classic brasserie dishes with a modern twist, using high quality produce at great prices. On the menu, guests will always find brasserie favourites on our a la carte menu such as steak frites, moules marinieres, corn-fed chicken from rural Brittany and tuna Nicoise, for dessert, Cote's creme caramel and creme brulee are much-loved house specialities.
Seasonality and Cote's commitment to sourcing high-quality ingredients results in a monthly changing specials menu, ensuring there is always something new to delight regular guests and gastronomes alike, as well as the excellent value set menu. Open early every day for breakfast, through to lunch and dinner; Cote's atmosphere is informal and friendly

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?