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L'Olivo Ristorante Italiano

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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: Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 234
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    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
Worth the wait

It can be hard to get booked in here, but its worth the wait. Food and service are excellent and the atmosphere is electric, although can be a bit noisy

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Peter S
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It can be hard to get booked in here, but its worth the wait. Food and service are excellent and the atmosphere is electric, although can be a bit noisy

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Thank Peter S
North East England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i went to this restaurant a few months ago . the service and friendly staff was amazing. the cost was a little high but the food matched it. was a lovely evening for a special occasion. would go again most enjoyable.

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Thank janbrown52
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I been to this lovely restaurant several times now, and I must say:what a wonderful place! The atmosphere here is always bubbly, our last visit was a very busy Friday night the service couldnt have done better, attentive, friendly and with a good wine's knowledge. Superb food and big portions. I can't stop to talk about it. Looking forward to... More 

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Thank Adi L
Hatfield, UK
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great buzz, nice food, good value always welcoming. Spend the night here and feel as if you are at home.

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Thank DewanHatfield
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is now our favourite restaurant - we have eaten here 4 or 5 times for special occasions and can't speak highly enough about the food, atmosphere and staff, can't wait for the next visit!!

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Thank PRA93
Stevenage, England, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to eat, Great food, great service, friendly staff. Booked for next time as we left. Perfecto !!

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Thank Scott B
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Book ahead...this is a popular excellent Italian restaurant exceptionally well run by the husband and wife team with an experienced team of charming and attentive staff. Great food, including special dishes of the day varied every day. We eat at lots of nice restaurants in lots of places around the world, but it is always a great pleasure to return... More 

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Thank William D
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Been to Italy a few times and the food is the best, this place in Hertfordshire does not disappoint with fresh produce combined with skilfully prepared dishes and amazing flavours, served by charismatic staff, cant wait to go back

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Thank 688steve
Billericay, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Really impressed with this restaurant. Its not cheap but it is Quality. The food and service is top rate. A very wide menu for a mid size restaurant. Great Atomosphere, staff attentive and very professional. Will definitely revisit this restaurant in the near future.

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Thank Jadaryga
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

It seems we were lucky to be squeezed in on a Friday evening such is its current popularity. Nicely varied menu, very well cooked and presented. Nice decor and ambience. Excellent service from well drilled staff. A bit pricey but good value on the whole.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
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?