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L'Italiana

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3 French Row, St. Albans AL3 5DU, England
01727860609
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 213
    Excellent
  • 98
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 12
    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
Most recent review
Best pizza in St Albans

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Jakewoolmer
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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358 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

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
Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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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Akrotiri, Cyprus
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Called in on a recommendation for lunch, the restaurant is very popular & very busy but the staff were very accommodating & found us a table quickly. The food choices were plentiful, the pizza I had was the best I've had outside of Italy. The pasta dishes I saw being served looked wonderful. The staff & service are excellent, the... More 

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Hertordshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is a gem! The staff are so friendly and knowledgeable on their food. The taste is authentic and the ambience great. A haven for food lovers! You'll find yourself returning time and time again!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great food, nice portion, flavor and seasoning are spot on and not to mention: great value. Fast service! Only thing i would like to recommend: as for an italian restaurant - for the authenticity: take the French wines off the wine list! Overall - new favorite place in St Albans, highly recommended - pizzas are superb, probably best in Hertfordshire.

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SF & UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Lovely local Italian in St Albans-- So glad they are here. In a world of chain restaurants in the UK, it's these small local run places that make dinner special again! Always friendly service and the food is very good and authentic italian. The veal milanese is my favorite and my husband always gets pizza which is consistently divine.

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luton
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Found this restaurant through tripadvisor. We met up with family and had a very pleasant evening. Thoroughly enjoyed the golden king prawns from the specials board , good pizza and pasta, and the ferroro rocher ice cream is delicious. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Would recommend and definately return.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Having been to L'Italiana several times I wanted to write a review as this restaurant never fails to impress. Great value, great food and great service in the heart if St Albans. There are always specials on the menu with home made pasta. We had a large family birthday lunch there in January (there were 16 of us) and the... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Great little Italian restaurant in the centre of St Albans. Food was really good and the wine recommended was lovely. Please try the profiteroles!!

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Waiter was rude to me, my girlfriend and her cousin. He was not sure if we gonna be server because we wanted dessert and coffee only,he literally throw menus on our table after not very quick consultation with other member of stuff- can or cannot we have a coffee and dessert. cake was ok, but coffee was just warm. Seriously...... 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?