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L'Olivo Ristorante Italiano

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135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St. Albans AL4 8NH, England
+44 1582 834145
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6:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 12:30 am
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welwyn garden city
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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.

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Thank georgie28
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Ctodd6
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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

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Thank Richard I
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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Thank sajackie54
London
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287 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Thank SeriousTraveller01
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

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Thank Freebun
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heard a lot about this place, so took my wife for her birthday - the staff really fussed over us and were a delight( my wife has limited mobility), the food was excellent - the lobster ravioli were really good, nice decor, and we will be visiting again .Best to book as was very busy.

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Thank Maurice A
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favourite restaurant. We celebrated my wife's 50 birthday last night with family and friends (22 of us!). Sergio and his team gave us a night to remember. The whole evening surpassed expectations. Fabulous food, good portions, warm efficient service and a great comfortable relaxing setting. We're already looking forward to our next excuse for another evening meal... More 

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Thank Craig S
Hertford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been recommended this restaurant by a couple of people so decided to take our extended family here to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary. We were not disappointed. Delicious food, attentive service & a homely atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Validated Parking
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
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?