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“Lovely good food all day!”
Review of Carluccio's

Carluccio's
Ranked #22 of 74 Restaurants in Berkhamsted
Price range: US$14 - US$28
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

The breakfast is amazing the best thing to eat is almond croissants! They cook them to perfection! If you're a spaghetti bolognaise lover, ask for an adult portion of penne or spaghetti ragu, and even though it's not on the menu they'll know what you mean and it's the best thing on the menu! Hope this helps x

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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Perfect location for breakfast/brunch/lunch/dinner. I've visited Carluccio's a few times in the last month and have been really impressed with the service, food and overall experience on each occasion. Plus being able to buy some of the menu ingredients from the little onsite shop is a lovely touch!

Thank AnnaCN11
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

Have now eaten here multiple times and can confidently say that the quality of food is consistently excellent, and the restaurant itself provides a pleasant dining experience.

The downside is that also on multiple occasions staff have forgotten orders of drinks, or sides, and service can be slow. In our most recent visit this happened twice in the same meal. This is frustrating as it detracts from the overall experience which is generally excellent, as you don't want to be looking round for a waiter/waitress to remind them of your order.

In one instance we were given a voucher (unsolicited) for slow service. So it seems they almost recognise there is a problem-but haven't yet fixed. Whether it is a case of under staffing or not training properly e.g. writing down orders, it is disappointing given price point.

Would get a borderline 3\2 if the food wasn't so good.

Thank Ralph M
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

We visited this restaurant for a change when we were out eating with friends. Service was friendly, the atmosphere was buzzy and lively. The best thing was that the tables were spaced out enough so that you weren't squeezed tightly next to anyone else's table. The food was delicious and the portion sizes were good. The only reason I did not give this restaurant 5/5 was because of the extra charge you have to pay for vegetables and potatoes.. It really annoys me when you visit a restaurant and pay around £13 for a piece of meat or fish, and THEN they expect you to pay £4 extra for your potatoes or vegetables!! This then makes it a rather expensive meal out, something I would not expect from a high street chain restaurant. Apart from this, everything else was great. If they sorted their pricing out, I would be tempted to visit a lot more.

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Thank bernard1979
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

Although our waiter was rather short of energy and pace, the other staff made up for it.
we had booked for lunch and although we were offered a choice of two tables I am not convinced either one was reserved.
However, the main lady gave us prompt attention and we soon had drinks and were able to order.
The meal was well prepared and tasty : we were all very pleased; especially our friend who is a celiac as they are well versed in the dishes that are available including gluten free pasta.
the restaurant was alive and busy with a great atmosphere. as it is on the high street it is well place with inside and outside seating.
apart from a bit of a dozy chap who did not seem to have a go button we left very pleased.

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Thank Joe90point5
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