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La Cosa Nostra

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62 Lattimore Road, St. Albans AL1 3XR, England
+44 1727 832658
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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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112 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Seen good reviews sat outside in sun. Shared a lovely pizza and pasta very good value. Nice service. Not that comfortable outside needs more cushion. But a nice independent Italian for a quick meal.

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Thank June B
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I love their pizza with spinach and egg. I can't eat pizza anywhere else except for here now. Nowhere measures up. The host is a bit of a large personality but that could be charming for some. But Yeah it's good restaurant.

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Thank tashaft

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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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
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?