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Villa Ada

5 Guildford Street | Corner with Church St, Luton LU1 2NQ, England
+44 1582 481986
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Guildford Street | Corner with Church St, Luton LU1 2NQ, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Villa Ada is a genuinely great restaurant. Staff are always efficient and engaging, food excellent and has an extensive wine list. Eleven of us went this Saturday after a few drinks in the garden of the Brewery Tap and had a great brilliant evening. Built...More

Thank FMC_Beds
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely superb. One of the best Italian meals I've had. I ate off the specials board and started with the plumpest juiciest mussels in a cream sauce that was so good we ordered two baskets of bread to soak it all up. My main course...More

1  Thank Graham K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Far to expensive good was alright but the drinks was over priced the waitress service annoying had she never have time to relax felt very rushed would not go back

Thank shirleylamont26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Friend and I went for a Meal on Friday Evening as she had been a long time ago and said it was great. Was really looking forward to it. Starters were ok but main meal was not at all nice. We both had chicken...More

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

A good night with two couples It’s a lovely rustic place with great staff who are attentive and friendly I will definitely be going back The starter if Gambolini was amazing, absolutely delicious My main dish was lovely, and the pasta was perfectly cooked However...More

Thank keefb2001
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Very good italian food and warm environment. Great service from the waitresses and the owner was very welcoming. Definitely coming back soon.

1  Thank Valentino Q
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Went here mid week on a recommendation from a colleague. Service was good and food was OK. It's a very traditional menu and food is presented in a rustic style. Was a nice touch for the chef to ask how we wanted the pasta cooked.More

Thank scott h
jballuton, Manager at Villa Ada, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Thank you for posting a review for Villa Ada . Your comments are appreciated.. From next week we have a set menu available Monday to Thursday £15.95 for 2 courses/£19.95 for 3 courses (menu details available on our Facebook page).We do hope to have the...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

I've never had such a great italian meal in the UK..the fish was so flesh, it was just like I was in Naples..I'd definitely recommend that restaurant to all of my friends!

Thank Georgi d
jballuton, Manager at Villa Ada, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

We're happy to know you enjoyed your meal at Villa Ada. Thank you for recommending us to others. We hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Great food, hospitality superb. Lovely family run Italian gem we visit on a regular basis. Fresh daily seafood and specials to die for.

Thank BredomBedfordshire
jballuton, Manager at Villa Ada, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Thank you for sharing a review on tripadvisor. Your comments are really appreciated. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Thank you for your continued custom and recommending us to others.

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I went for a meal to celebrate my birthday with my friends, and as usual we had a wonderful meal !! Great service, great food and great value for money!!

Thank Bongjeu
jballuton, Manager at Villa Ada, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you for choosing Villa Ada for your birthday celebration and recommending us to others. Your review is very much appreciated and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

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Questions & Answers
Verity P
20 May 2018|
Response from jballuton | Property representative |
Hi Sorry we dont have a vegan menu but as everything is made fresh to order the chef may be able to adapt to your needs.
Carolyn T
7 May 2017|
Response from Pas5501 | Reviewed this property |
No sorry
23 March 2017|
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Response from jballuton | Property representative |
We don't have halal meat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Guildford Street | Corner with Church St, Luton LU1 2NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Luton
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 481986
Villa Ada is a family run Italian restaurant, established since 1996.We pride ourselves on serving all our dishes cooked from fresh. Our large menu includes fresh fish, steaks, chicken, veal and pasta. Many vegetarian options are available, aswell as gluten free pasta. We also have weekly chefs specials, along with an extensive wine list and homemade desserts. Whether you are looking for just a meal out, romantic dinner for two, friends/family celebrations, or a business meeting, a relaxed and friendly atmosphere awaits you. Should you have any special dietary requirements, please ask to speak to the manager who will be more than happy to advise you. "WINNERS OF LUTON RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015"
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