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L'Olivo

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135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St. Albans AL4 8NH, England
+44 1582 834145
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6:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 183
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Surpasses expectations

A great night, service, food and wine faultless. Great ambience a wonderful night out, thank you. Never disappoints.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
OdysseusHerts
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Hertfordshire
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251 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hertfordshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

A great night, service, food and wine faultless. Great ambience a wonderful night out, thank you. Never disappoints.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

After waiting 2 months for a table at L'Olivo I was excited to see what all the fuss was about. The reviews are not wrong. The staff; awesome, the food; delicious, the restaurant; ambiance was just about perfect. Service was brilliant. Tables are a little close together but when you are getting it this right you want to get as... More 

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Stevenage, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Second visit here and didn't disappoint. Staff are great and accommodating and the food is excellent. Enough said !!!

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We are down visiting our son& family for Easter, deciding on th l' olivio. What a great night we had . The food was superb, as was the atmosphere. Waiters were excellent. Nothing was to much trouble. As it was my husbands birthday they brought him icecream with a candle in singing happy birthday. All in all a great night... More 

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Holetown, Barbados
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have been to L'Olivios on many occasions but we do not go as regularly as we would like as it is difficult to get a table . We went on Thursday and it was superb.The food ,service was ten out of Ten.When you can get a table and do go you realise why this so difficult... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We have recently moved to St Albans from London, and we're starting to explore the food scene (not been that overwhelmed so far!) been wanting to try L'Olivo from the excellent reviews we have heard, and luckily got a table from a cancellation - at short notice! From the moment we arrived everything was outstanding. The food, the ambience, the... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We have been to this restaurant several times and every time it gets better and better. The food is always cooked to an outstanding standard and the hosts are extremely welcoming. It is full even on weekdays and we recommend you book months in advance.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

we booked 2 months in advance. The food and wine was very good. There was not any atmosphere and we were presented the bill before being offered dessert. Very disappointed that they wanted the table for the next guests. We will not be returning.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Dinner at daughters favourite restaurant, a real treat, (for her anyway!) Wonderful food in convivial surroundings fantastically friendly staff, who couldn't do enough to make the whole experience wonderful. Pasta dishes delightful, as we're the starters and deserts! Very popular place, attracting clientele from miles around and like us further afield, all these people can't be wrong!

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dunstable
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

lovely restaurant,lovely staff,very ordinary food,went on the back of the reviews and we were disappointed small portions and a little bland not what you expect at this price point,

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St. Albans AL4 8NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St. Albans  >  Wheathampstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 834145

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
6:30 pm - 12:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?