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La Cosa Nostra

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62 Lattimore Road, St. Albans AL1 3XR, England
+44 1727 832658
Today
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite lunch in St Albans. The pizzas are amazing and outstanding value for money. Cosy interior.

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Thank sallyburge1
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started coming over 20 years ago and praise the Lord, it's never changed. Excellent food, "buzzy" atmosphere, lovely staff. Anyone who knows St Alban's also knows this is the best 👍👍👍

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Thank Alan G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

This is the sort of restaurant I wish was round the corner from my house. Friendly welcome with decent, reasonably priced food.

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Thank Tom W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

I have been to this restaurant numerous times and the food and service has always been good, but last night I ordered a take out Pizza and was extremely unimpressed. I went to collect the pizza after 50 minutes of ordering only to find the order hadn't been taken, so had to wait a further 15 minutes for it to... More 

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Thank Sarah F
Worthing, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Food excellent value and taste. However, as place was busy and has wooden flooring, the noise levels resembled a school canteen and you couldn't actually hear across a table of 4.

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Thank Kam M
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Been here many times. Had a great family meal on the last visit. The range of pasta and pizza choices are excellent and it's a great place to take the kids. Easily the best pizza in St Albans.

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Thank Jim B
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

I booked a table via email for 13 people in La Cosa Rostra in October 2016 for my boyfriend's surprise birthday party. The whole process was incredibly easy and smooth. Tony was super accommodating even this the numbers changed closer to the day. Communication and speed with which he replied to my messages was outstanding. Because the restaurant is super... More 

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Thank Gosia M
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times and this cosy little restaurant never fails to please. Always get a warm, friendly welcome. Nice atmosphere and the food is good.

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Hitchin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

The food was very nice, tasty and well presented. However, the restaurant is very small with a lot of tables crammed into a small space, making it very noisy, and I was squashed in between the table and the wall. I found it uncomfortable eating in such a small space, and could hardly hear what was being said on the... More 

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Thank Bev M
Toulouse, France
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114 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Great little authentic Italian just out of the centre, but don't let that put you off - lovely staff, buzzing atmosphere - it is always busy so best to book. House wine reasonably priced - all good. Will return.

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Thank Pippa T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$49
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Lattimore Road, St. Albans AL1 3XR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St. Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 832658

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