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Alberto's

85 Old High Street, Hemel Hempstead, England
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Ranked #17 of 109 restaurants in Hemel Hempstead
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Heacham
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This was our regular place for many years, first in St Albans, then Hemel. We have not been since we moved to Norfolk 12 years ago, but wangled a trip to Hemel yesterday and booked in. We were impressed that Alberto remembered us, and it was as if we had never been away, though one staff member had changed. We... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Staff not particularly friendly but Food was good but atmosphere was weird - didn;t like the place. would have preferred to eat in our pub Old kIngs Arms

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Went to Alberto's for a special occasion. Alberto's is an old style Italian restaurant in every sense, which is not a criticism as many of our favourites were on the menu. Unfortunately, our fillet steak Rossini's ordered as medium rare and medium respectively were both served 'well done' and the Marsala wine sauce didn't taste of anything in particular, a... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I don't know whether this place is trading on established custom, but they don't seem to be trying very hard. I visited on a Tuesday evening so it wasn't too surprising that the place was quiet, however with only four other diners and no background music there was absolutely no ambience. The only real noise was from Alberto(?) who was... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Sad how Italians feel they have to lessen the quality of their cuisine to suit the clumsy English taste of the locals. The service was sluggish and lacked the grace and cheer that Italians normally effuse.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Good food. Great staff, couldn't do enough for us. No cider in house so they went and bought me some from the shop which turned out to be 8.5% abv. Needless to say we enjoyed our night. Will definitely be returning again.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Had a meal here with some friends on a Friday evening and the food was lovely. The hosts were great, really friendly and welcoming. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to family and friends.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had a very enjoyable meal at Albertos restaurant tonight, our daughter was celebrating her birthday and the owner went out of his way to pop out and purchase her a cake at his own expense, the food was lovely, the value was excellent and we would highly recommend for anyone looking for good Italian food with an authentic Italian... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

Great food, went for a meal with my family, we all had a great time, the lamps hang was to die for and they have the best cheese cake, will recommend it, thanks Alberto ,

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herts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Just got back from another great night and meal at Albertos, in my eyes the best Italian restaurant for miles and miles ! Been going there for best part of 16 years now and always had a great time and meals with great prices too ! I have got to say anyone thinking of going there for a meal and... More

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