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61 The Parade, High Street, Watford WD17 1PL, England
01923 210055
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Ranked #30 of 191 Restaurants in Watford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pizza & Pasta
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I hadn't visited for a few years having moved from the area 5 years ago, last visit was with about 8 friends and was really good. This time I went with my daughter who I was visiting before Christmas. It was very lively which was probably due to Christmas office parties! The food was as good as I remember with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Great atmosphere, good service and lovely Menu. We have been fans of l'artista for 10+ years now and having had kids in this period, we have now introduced them to the great range of pizza and pasta. Yes, it's noisy and you wouldn't go hear for a romantic meal but it is fun, it has buzz and is a great... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We went to this restaurant and all agreed that the food was authentic, tasty and excellent value for money. We had a range of dishes including a handmade pizza baked in the oven. We enjoyed the desserts although I believe they are bought in and not made there. Lovely for a casual night out with friends. It cost £60 for... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I hadn't been to this restaurant for a few years but the last time the food was lovely. I decided that I would book for our works Christmas lunch, big mistake firstly we were told we could not eat off of the Christmas menu as we had not advised at time of booking (the person taking my booking did not... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Real Italian food not a concept, which is always pleasant. I have been eating here for some years now and the standard has remained very high. Fresh vegetables are my favourite here and the lamb cutlets are delicious. Sensible prices. Bella...

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

With a friend we had lunch at L'Artista, which was full with Office Christmas party diners. Although busy we were found a table and seated, and although it took a little longer to be served, when the food arrived it was piping hot, and very delicious. This is not the first time we have eaten at L'Artista and have on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I go there occasionally. This place is loud and busy, but it makes it more Italian I guess. You will sit very close to other customers. Staff is nice and friendly.When they are extremely busy, they won't have time to chat with you, so obviously I never judged them by time they spent on chatting with me ;) Food is... More 

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Hayes
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

What more can I say, the review title says it all The staff are very welcoming, are all hard working, they serve fast and efficiently. This place ALWAYS has some customers in it , day/night/weekdays/weekends. On the weekends the queue goes out the door. This restaurant is very popular and for all the right reasons. The other Italian across the... More 

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Huntingdon, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I was amazed at how bad this place was. I was recommended to go there several times and I finally gave in and went. The waiter was about as pleasant as a vulture, the meals arrived at different time (I HATE THAT) and when they did arrive they were almost thrown on to the table in front of us. The... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A very affordable place situated at the end of Watford High Street, serves good Italian food that comes in a typical hearty Italian portion.

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Address: 61 The Parade, High Street, Watford WD17 1PL, England
Phone Number: 01923 210055
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
Cuisine: Pizza & Pasta

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