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Donatello's

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91 Dunstable Street, Ampthill MK45 2NG, England
+44 1525 404666
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Today
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon 18:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely traditional and authentic Italian restaurant. There is an extensive menu as well as a number of daily specials. On this occasion I had pizza and it was delicious. During the week they offer a Lunchtime special which is excellent value.

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Thank Claire W
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Donatello's is a small homely restaurant and was greeted by a friendly member of staff. The food was delicious and was not felt rushed at all which was great. By the time we knew it, 3 hours had passed. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to everyone.

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Thank MarkNic15
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Each time i go to this small italian style restaurant i get great food, good service and its much more reasonable priced than other places in Ampthill. The lunch time deal is particularly good and the portion sizes are huge!

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Thank Hannah C
Shefford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Family of four, we had an ok meal (large pizza was medium at best, kids meal as £10 - small portion and no pudding, pasta had little flavouring and no fresh herbs) but bill was main problem as I challenged the wine cost . We had 2 small glasses but were charged for one large and one small, challenged this... More 

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Thank Craigj234
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Food (especially the pizza!) is incredible! A huge range of choices with inspired names and a great mix of flavours. We liked that you can mix-and-match pizza toppings and even meals between the group. This feels like a proper traditional Italian. If you a looking for a high-end chain restaurant - this is not it. We loved the authentic feel... More 

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Thank Olivia C
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2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Best pizza ever plus Tiramasu to die for! Have been eating here for 20+ years and have never been disappointed.

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Thank Lyn V
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Such an amazing, friendly and relaxed restaurant. Food was delicious and service was excellent. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Liz B
England
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Donatello is your traditional Italian restaurant with a good selection of yummy pasta, pizza and salad. Their lunch time deal of starter size pasta, salad and coffee is a winner!! It is also nice that you can do half and half dishes (half pizza / half pasta). I love their lasagne - way better than any restaurant I have been... More 

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Thank BunneyGirl
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I meet there with friends. That was by far the worst Italian food I ever tried in the restaurant. Facilities are also very poor, you get squashed on very small tables and the restroom was smelly and dirty. Never again. there are 1001 better places to meet with friends, spare yourself a large bill for bad food and very outdated... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Despite originally coming from Ampthill this was my first visit to Donatello's. Overall I wasn't disappointed. The food is very good with plenty of choice on the menu as long as you like Pizza or Pasta. The portions are adequate for most people but would be considered small for those with a large appetite. The décor downstairs has character which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Dunstable Street, Ampthill MK45 2NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Ampthill
  • Phone Number: +44 1525 404666
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?