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stanborough lakes, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6DF, England
01707 333223
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely food, great location, good service

We visited as a group of 4 workmates on a Wednesday. At first, I had mixed feelings: it looks like the changing rooms for the swimming club from the outside but inside, it's a modern, well-appointed restaurant. One thing is for certain, the view over the lake is difficult to fault. We were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Worthing, England
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Worthing, England
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231 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We visited as a group of 4 workmates on a Wednesday. At first, I had mixed feelings: it looks like the changing rooms for the swimming club from the outside but inside, it's a modern, well-appointed restaurant. One thing is for certain, the view over the lake is difficult to fault. We were seated quickly and offered a large table... More 

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We visit this restaurant some 5/6 times a year and over the last 15 years, I can honestly say that I have never had a bad meal!.Do hot be put off by the building, (looks like a Transport Cafe) but the view from a window seat is pleasant and the quality of the food is first-class! Some tables may be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Very average food lacking in finesse. Expensive for this standard. Staff rude and service did not deserve 10% service charge. Very disappointing.

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London
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We have visited the Terranova occasionally over the years as we live within walking distance and normally look forward to going there for a pleasant evening. Last night was different! It started well enough with delicious starters but soon went downhill when we were sandwiched between 2 tables of 4 meaning that the waiter had difficulty in serving our main... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Food was ok, well overrated I'd say! shame about the staff they were quite rude and come across quite sarcastic towards us they didn't make us feel welcomed like other Italian restaurants do so won't be going again.

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London
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I came to this restaurant with friends after we saw it having walked round the lake next to where the restaurant us situated. Having been here before many times and never notice the restaurant before I asked how long it had been here and was surprised when told 20 years. What a wasted time I have had by missing coming... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, even though we were the last ones in there we weren't made to feel rushed. Food was excellent and its a great setting with views over looking the lake for an evening out. We've been many times but took four friends who have never been and they loved it. They will definitely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

Lovely evening out with my lady at Terranova last night. Was very satisfied with the food and service. Been here before in the winter and had a lovely time and last night was just as good the location is perfect. Will definetly be going back soon!

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WGC
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Visit twice, and once at Xmas & once two weeks ago had attentive staff and authentic Italian food. Great views over lake too. Special lunch menu available. All our party of 5 enjoyed our dishes, pastas, fish and meat. Portion sizes just right, came away filled on just a mains and dessert. Wine list varied but we had a bottle... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

How anyone could give this restaurant a half decent review is beyond me! Those unfortunate diners who commented upon the downright unfriendly service were understating the truth. I would recommend the Maitre d' seek a more appropriate career in a funeral parlour. Our mixed seafood starter was bland. My grilled fish main course was tiny, the sword fish was so... More 

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Additional Information about terranova

Address: stanborough lakes, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6DF, England
Phone Number: 01707 333223
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
Open Hours:
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 - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 40 - 79
Cuisine: Italian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: stanborough lakes, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: 01707 333223

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 79
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
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 - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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