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L'Italiana

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3 French Row, St Albans AL3 5DU, England
+44 1727 860609
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Always very busy and you'll therefore be lucky to get a table a lot of the time but if you do you'll be enjoying some lovely Italian food. In the summer you can dine outside.

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Thank Tristan V
St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely evening spent with friends and family celebrating a special birthday. Food was excellent, hot and good size portions and staff were really friendly and attentive. This is one of my favourite restaurants in St Albans. I look forward to the next time.

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Thank lev_77uk
St Albans, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has to be my overall favourite restaurant. Good food and good value. A traditional italian restaurant.

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Thank PilotDave320
Hertfordshire
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love l'italiana I visit regularly! Food is very tasty, usually is very busy so sometimes service can be slow when you eat in especially evenings. I frequently order take away pasta for lunch with the lunch time special menu usually for £5.95! I would highly recommend the food, especially, the pasta arrabbiata with lots of Parmesan cheese! Yum

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Thank Mishaknight
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to L'Italiana on a few occasions. Unfortunately it is very hit and miss. Sometimes it is excellent and other times it is really average. Even in the same sitting some of my friends/family would have a good pizza and others not good. With some very strong competition in the area we probably won't be going back again.

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Thank Robert S
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always have a great meal here. Favourite restaurant in St Albans and I've lived here for 14 years. Never disappointed and would highly recommend

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Thank Molly G
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my mum as a walk in and by the looks of it, we timed our arrival just right! Any other guest who arrived after us was turned away- reservations only. This was surprising for a Tuesday lunch time but is a testament to its great lunch at surprising value (their lunch time deal offered a pizza or... More 

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Thank saraht3008
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been in this restaurante twice. First time I had a calzone and my partner a lasagna, everything was lovely but I was quite disappointed with the calzone. Second time we both have pizza. Capriciosa and a Quattro Formaggi, both juicy and tasty. We will go back again.

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Thank Filipa V
Buckinghamshire, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't know what to expect as just booked somewhere to meet friends, with a good looking menu. Had a lovely lunch. My pasta was perfect and all four of us enjoyed our dishes. Good atmosphere, very busy.

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Thank Godet
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wide range of food to choose from and mostly very tasty. My pollo milanese was a bit cardboardy but they were serving up to 16 of us at same time so in some respects forgivable, accompanying spaghetti delicious. Picture shows how spaghetti with seafood is presented (what that has to do with a swan though is anyone's guess!).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 French Row, St Albans AL3 5DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 860609

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