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L'Olivo Ristorante Italiano

135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St. Albans AL4 8NH, England
+44 1582 834145
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St. Albans AL4 8NH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Last minute booking, perfectly accommodated. Food and service fantastic. Many choices. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank Nca1975
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I visited last Saturday for dinner. The staff were very accommodating in finding us a table even though it was a last minute booking. Great, friendly service.

Thank marianna563
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on Friday evening for our daughters birthday and couldn't have been happier. They put birthday confetti on the table, brought a dessert with a candle and sang happy birthday too really lovely touch. The food was amazing and the staff very frendly will...More

Thank hens25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was dubious of coming here as the menu looked too 'fancy' for me. But I am happy to say after ordering and receiving my food I was extremely happy. It was delicious. Staff were lovely and couldn't do enough for us. Cannot wait to...More

1  Thank Chrissie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for two at the last minute and they were fully booked except for one table at 6pm .Within ten minutes the place was buzzing.Absolutely spotless,brilliant staff who were very well trained and a bit of banter with the head waiter thrown in!!...More

1  Thank Petehelenmac
Reviewed April 2, 2018

8 of us went on Good Friday after a few hours at Harry Potter Studio Tour which is quite close. We were there early and parked easily in the small car park but later guests had to park along the main road adjacent or opposite...More

3  Thank Graham H
Reviewed March 31, 2018

We have been going here several times a year since it opened in 2010 and have always enjoyed an excellent meal served by friendly staff. Sergio in front of house is excellent even catering for the odd special request. A bit noisy but perhaps that's...More

1  Thank Holidayvisits
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here 5-6 times now and It is consistently brilliant. In all areas of food, service and atmosphere they deliver above and beyond. They are head and shoulders above all restaurants in the area in my opinion and we don’t think about booking...More

1  Thank Stephen A
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

After a couple of horrible dining experiences in St Albans, the previous restaurant (Anastasia Greek) and this one both are just amazing by all aspects. Let’s quickly evaluate this one. Owner (management) receiving you by himself at the entrance of the restaurant, and seating you....More

2  Thank Loay E
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here for our wedding anniversary. The food and service is close to perfection. Definitely this is one of the best restaurants in the area.

1  Thank Costel_CSC
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August 25, 2017|
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Response from jacabella | Reviewed this property |
Large numbers for sure but not sure about children but most Italian restaurants are children friendly
Paul F
August 21, 2016|
Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
Hi there are a number of items on the menu that are suitable anyway have been there a couple of times with a friend Anne who has this issue has always been able to select something. Large part of the menu is pasta based... More
September 22, 2015|
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Response from Mike_KarenChalmers | Reviewed this property |
Yes that is a bit off putting so we didnt book but we drove by and the menu was outside - c £15 upwards but worth it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
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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