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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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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank AlexFSTA
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to eat out in a restaurant other than the common gastro pub style food served literally every ware these days . We had a early table 6.45 sat eve .nicely greeted and seated , good menu , good service , nice wine , food was excellent and price was reasonable. Lovely atmosphere, nice and warm , the restaurant was... More 

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Thank Kevin N
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely restaurant greets you with warmth from all the staff. They make you feel special. The food is what i would say very Italian with a little twist.....all freshly made by someone who understands food...our meal was outrageously divine...high recommended. Will be returning shortly. Thank you.

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Thank CUE1
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place exceeds all expectations. From the moment you walk in the door, you are greeted by warm and friendly staff. The food is amazing, the staff are attentive without being intrusive, there's a wonderful ambience and Sergio (the owner) has a passion for his restaurant that's clear to see. In a word, I LOVE this place and I can't... More 

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Thank SilverBirchPetJets
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't remember how many times I've been here & every time I come away "wowed" Delicious freshly cooked food, served exquisitely by the staff.

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Thank Oilsmum
St Albans, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for my birthday treat. Wow, what a special place. When you walk in you are transported to being on holiday! The service is spot on, old school Italian, its perfect. The menu is varied, I think it is priced correctly after all it is a very special place. I had the fillet steak and mushroom pasta... WOW! My... More 

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Thank wolfboy27
Bedford, United Kingdom
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simon booked L'Olivo for our traditional pre Christmas dinner for Margaret, Teddy, George Himself and I and we were all looking forward too a special night We all had a wonderful night the service was excellent and attentive and food was very good Living in Bedford which boasts the largest Italian population in the UK is the only thing not... More 

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Thank jeremy_hartigan
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always excellent food, service and atmosphere ! Nothing not to love ! We have been here both as a couple, family celebrations, and girls night out. The staff is always super friendly and Joe's kitchen creates consistantly wonderful food!

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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
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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?