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L'Italiana

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3 French Row, St. Albans AL3 5DU, England
01727860609
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 216
    Excellent
  • 100
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A good meal in quaint surroundings

If you are in St Alban's its worth a visit. Its loud and its busy but good. Service is great. A very comprehensive menu for every taste.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Miteron
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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366 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
henham
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Service and staff were good,food was very average.and not cheap,I asked to be put upstairs which I recommend if you don't enjoy loud music, lasagna was very average,pizza were better,drinks were very expensive .

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

If you are in St Alban's its worth a visit. Its loud and its busy but good. Service is great. A very comprehensive menu for every taste.

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Visited on a Saturday afternoon, the restaurant was half full so didn't have to book. Service was quite slow considering they didn't appear to be that busy, took about 15 minutes to have drink order taken. Peroni was perfect and came with a chilled glass which is always a nice touch, however a glass of coke came warm with a... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Came here for a meal with family, the food was excellent and really good value. Our servers were really lovely, so friendly and chatty! There's a specials board for both mains and afters, which I assume changes everyday so there's even more variety on their menu! Love that you can see the kitchen from the restaurant too.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Went here with family for a night out. Its placed just of the high street and easy to miss but once you have located it your in for a treat. Everyone commented on how good the food was here, i recommend the steaks as they were cooked to perfection. The price is more than reasonable and for a quality meal,... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Lovely food, lovely setting and very friendly staff. They managed to squeeze us in for dinner even though we booked fairly late. Will definitely be coming back here, would highly recommend!

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Maybe I had heightened expectations following the various reviews of this restaurant but I certainly left feeling really let down. As this was billed as the best Italian in St Albans (if not Herts) I had hoped to be served authentic Italian cuisine. But I'm sad to reported that there is nothing remotely Italian about L'Italiana. Firstly (and this really... More 

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Hanoi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The family run cosy vibe this restaurant has is arguably it's best feature. Everyone seems to be enjoying their job, which makes the diner feel comfortable. In addition to this you're hit regularly with wafts of roasting garlic, thyme and other fine smells. The pizzas are cooked to perfection with a thin base (a far cry from fast food pizzas)... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I've been a few times now and had a take away pizza, what can I say, the food is amazing!! Everything is freshly made, you can really notice this in the taste. You can tell the difference between the food here and places like zizi, Zaza and pizza express. I am not saying the other places are bad I am... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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170 reviews 170 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We visited L'Italiana last weekend as we had tickets for the Alban Arena later in the evening. I found the restaurant using TA, it appeared to be the highest ranked Italian in the town barring coffee and deli shops. Our table was ready and waiting and it soon became clear that it was just as well I'd booked because there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 French Row, St. Albans AL3 5DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St. Albans
  • Phone Number: 01727860609

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?