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L'Italiana

3 French Row, St. Albans AL3 5DU, England
01727860609
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Ranked #11 of 222 restaurants in St. Albans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We have been to L'Italiana many times over the years but have neglected it somewhat in recent years as there are so many good restaurants to choose from in St Albans. I must say it is definitely not as good as it used to be, waitresses were very polite but we didn't really see much of them, although to be... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This was my first visit here, after several failed attempts (we'd walked past once or twice, around lunch time, had no booking and the place was too busy and we didn't fancy waiting) and I was impressed. The food did take a little longer to arrive than I'd have thought, but it was also a LOT nicer than most of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Old fashioned, no frills decor, but it does not matter, food is great, lots of choice and staff always polite and go out of their way to ensure you have a great time.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We finally got a table here, it is always booked up. The food is simple and tasty and the portions are very generous. There is nothing fancy on n the menu but for genuine Italian food at a very fair price York be hard pushed to find better. Don't waste your time at chains like Zaza or what have you,... More

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

You can just close your eyes and point anywhere on the menu and it will be good. Fantastic traditional Italian restraint!

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Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Easily the best italian pastas in the area. Special dishes always a treat and great olives! Nice friendly service.

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Cheshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We turned up late, table for 6 but helpful lady fitted us in with minimum fuss. Have to say the place was buzzing with happy diners. Our wait was not in vain, the mixed fish grill was the best I have tasted with lots of variety. If you, like me absolutely adore creme brulee then this is the place for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Excellent restaurant food always nice staff always helpful and friendly. It is a small restaurant but I like it for that reason as well. Good character

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

It's been over a year since I was in thia restaurant. In that time nothing has changed. It is a true Italian restaurant tucked just off the main street in French Row. The staff are all really friendly and very helpful. There's a great atmosphere which hits you as soon as you open the door. The food is out of... More

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Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Just had a lovely meal here. Best pizza in St Albans Lovely atmosphere Very helpful, we had a toddler and double buggy. Found us a table with enough room for the pushchair. Highchairs are good quality and clean. Great price (lunch menu is £5.95 mon-fri)

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