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61 The Parade, High Street, Watford WD17 1PL, England
+44 1923 210055
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (54 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61 The Parade, High Street, Watford WD17 1PL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just had an amazing early supper. What a hidden gem, L’artista Watford is a must, great food, outstanding service at a modest price. Just wandered in off the street and this place has blown my mind. Authentic Italian food, the real deal, if you are...More

Thank Jamie_Lawrence563356
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although service here seems to have gotten slower and slower even on slow nights the food is consistently good. A regular favourite of mine and many of my family members. ESP like the veggie options spaghetti San gioveli and the delizio pizza and pizza garlic...More

Thank Parvati P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Dealt with a large group well. Food was lovely and hot and freshly cooked. Everyone enjoyed what they had chosen. Good service

Thank Angela B
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I have been to this restaurant many times as it is local and one of my favorites. My mother's day treat with my daughter for this occasion. Obviously, the restaurant was extremely busy with families as it was mothers day. We had not booked but,...More

Thank Kay1101
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Situated in a good spot in Watford this restaurant has the buzz of people passing and eating in nearby restaurants without the noise and fumes of traffic. On a sunny day you can sit outside and because the road is pedestrianised it feels like you're...More

Thank Suzanne N
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Great food. Great service and their vanilla/pistachio ice cream were awesome. Reasonable prices too.

Thank Almull
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Friendly and attentive staff. They accommodated our requests - providing a pizza combination even though it wasn’t on the menu. The service was prompt with drinks ordered and delivered very quickly. Food was very good, quality was very high and portions were perfect. Ice cream...More

Thank John W
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

A constantly high standard of food An extremely vibrant and friendly atmosphere Staff really add to a very enjoyable meal

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Have had several pleasant enough visits but also some sub par experiences too. Cheap and cheerful set menu on every lunchtime Monday -Saturday, great if you are on a budget!

Thank catb224
Reviewed April 21, 2018

The food of the extensive menu was very good, fresh iin a busy restaurant on 2 occassions, service quite informal but friendly, the italian way, moderate prices, nice terrace

Thank Tom v
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Questions & Answers
March 21, 2017|
Response from Kay1101 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I have been to this restaurant several times, being vegetarian I had a few options and with some that could be adaptable but, did not see anything vegan on the menu. I assume there wouldn't be a vegan option because... More
September 14, 2016|
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Response from Lyndadmb | Reviewed this property |
I think you order sides separately. Portions are large, so you don't need a lot. And yes, I think you can order pizza toppings as you want them.
Nelly P
July 3, 2015|
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Response from scarywife | Reviewed this property |
I was able to choose non pasta dishes but did not specifically ask if they had gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 The Parade, High Street, Watford WD17 1PL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 210055
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