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L'Olivo Ristorante Italiano

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135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St. Albans AL4 8NH, England
+44 1582 834145
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 12:30 am
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for my daughter's 13 birthday (her choice) along with my 5 year old. We were tried so well with every member of staff being caring and attentive. All 3 courses of food were really good. When I booked I was told I had to be finished by 2030 because they were very busy. The service was spot on,... More 

Thank Richard S
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this evening and enjoyed great food. The service was great and staff were very attentive. The only downside was the restaurant was just far too noisy. We could hardly hear ourselves speak. If they could find a way to rectify the sound then it would be perfect!

Thank amy287
welwyn garden city
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several friends have recommended it here over the last couple of years finally got to go for my birthday. very warm welcome on arrival gave us a choice of two tables. which was good. The service and food was excellent and the prices were not to high we will return.

1 Thank georgie28
Perth, Australia
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91 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a while since we've been able to rave about any restaurant but our meal here was outstanding with faultless service. There were four of us and all meals were superb. The restaurant was recommended and it didn't disappoint. Bookings are essential here.

Thank Joanne C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took 16 family members for my 70th birthday celebration. All said they had a fabulous meal, the staff were very friendly, food excellent. We have never been disappointed when ever we have eaten here. Nowhere else compares to this excellent eating experience.

Thank Ctodd6
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best seafood linguine around, never let's us down The rest of the menu can change but always being fully booked is a clear indication of its quality and popularity

Thank Richard I
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent tasty Italian food served by cheerful, friendly staff. We are always very happy with our evening spent here as we are never rushed.

Thank sajackie54
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287 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is nicely decorated, a pleasant atmosphere and excellent service. I chose scallops in a creamy mushroom sauce followed by Tournedos Rossini. The sliced scallops tasted good but I was surprised to also be charged £1.50 for 4 slices of baguette. The steak was good quality but the gravy appeared very basic – the roasted vegetables were overcooked and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I had been told about this restaurant for many months and after many attempts to go on a weekend and finding it was fully booked we decided to go during the week. A Tuesday night, we thought, would be quiet, how wrong we were. The place was buzzing when we arrived just after eight. We were welcomed as though we... More 

3 Thank Gha50
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

we had family staying & friends joined us for dinner. Great service, food is yummy! requests for sauces to be served separately were granted! It's small & cosy, & they can't do enough for you!

Thank Freebun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Validated Parking
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
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

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