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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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“veal” (10 reviews)
“linguine” (9 reviews)
“lemon tart” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St Albans AL4 8NH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We weny on a Wednesday night and as usual, D'Olivos was busy and very noisy. The food was lovely except that the rack of lamb was definitely individually-cooked cutlets, not a rack. The waiter, explaining the specials, dropped the slate board, narrowly missing his feet...More

2  Thank chris56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Granted we live within a 2 minute walk of the restaurant and have become regulars but from our very first visit we have been made to feel so welcome and special. The food is glorious, and just thinking about it makes me want to book...More

Thank happybunnyb123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me by a friend I work with who live in the area. We visited this restaurant a year ago for the first time and loved everything about it from the ambiance to the delicious food. It is rare these days...More

1  Thank Whacky1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have heard a lot about this restaurant and heard only good reviews. I was lucky to get a last minute table for two last night, and was utterly impressed from start to finish. The staff were extremely friendly and attentive, and everything about the...More

Thank steve5952017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again last night proved why this is my favourite Hertfordshire restaurant !!!! The food is always brilliant. My husband started (as he often does) with the figs which were superb and I chose the Frita di mare. We then both had the veal -...More

Thank PeenyGdeebo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this ristorante, for my daughters birthday in May. Was a tuesday and fully booked. I had the fig starter it was amazing very differant and the sea bass for main so good melted in the mouth and so fresh. You could make it...More

Thank jackieseal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing restaurant. Food and service was excellent! Having eaten in many a great london restaurant this establishment most definitely holds its own. Looking forward to eating here again.

Thank Adchap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with friends for dinner and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food was perfectly cooked and well presented. The service was simply impeccable. Starters were amazing and the 'linguine nero' were top notch. Good selection of wines and desserts. The staff were welcoming...More

Thank MariarosaMonika
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for last week for two. There was a lovely atmosphere, however we didn't receive any menus for food until we'd ordered and received our drinks, so about 15 minutes of waiting about. We got the antipasti and bread to share as a...More

Thank Writingreviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our first time visiting L'Olivo and it definitely wont be our last! The staff were very welcoming and made the evening a great experience. The food was amazing, from starter to desert, we all thought each meal was fantastic. Cant wait to come...More

Thank Angie G
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Paul F
22 August 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
23 September 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!
13 July 2015|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
No I am sure this has never happened
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
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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