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Osteria Dante

174 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar EN6 1AF, England
+44 1707 665365
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“calves liver” (7 reviews)
“wild boar” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
174 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar EN6 1AF, England
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very authentic Italian food. Suitable for vegetarians. Fresh ingredients and all the courses are just that extra special..

Thank Ashesh M
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Only eaten once here but a pleasant experience and one of the nicer places to eat on potters bar. Proper italian cook, proper coffee, and proper thin crust pizza! Not amazing but very good food and friendly service.

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Dante's for our wedding anniversary this evening. We love this restaurant and have visited several times. The owner/chef had a great chicken dish on the specials board with a lovely cheesy pesto sauce and it did not disappoint. As always the staff...More

Thank bobh607
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had the misfortune of visiting this dismal establishment for a family lunch and we shall certainly never be returning. The food was below average - Incredibly bland, poorly seasoned and overly priced for the portion sizes. However the main problem with this place is...More

4  Thank Rafeef B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is my local Italian restaurant, I like it because it is slightly understated and does not pretend to be anything but a small local restaurant serving fresh cooked meals at a reasonable price! I have eaten here on dozens of occasions evening booking the...More

Thank DavidJM720
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Visited Osteria Dante for the first time with friends.. Polite staff, when serving meals couldn't recall who had ordered which meal.. Meals were served quite quickly and we were left alone even though they were quite busy... reasonable priced ...

Thank groovinani
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal at Dante's, excellent specials and a large selection on the menu too. Very reasonably priced. May need to book on a Friday and Saturday as gets busy

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Another great meal at Dantes!!!! Never fails to satisfy. This restaurant is definitely the best Italian eatery in the area.

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I have previously given Dante favourable reviews, but my visit yesterday evening was very disappointing. The starter was okay (we shared the morisano), but that did not need any cooking. I had the saltimboca as my main and that was fine, although the presentation left...More

Thank lhscontrol
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Had a wonderful meal at Dante's. I ordered the razer clams for starters, which was delicious. I would highly recommend this dish, so enjoyed it. Then I had wild boar with pasta, which was cook beautifully and had wonderful flavours. Thanks again Dante.

Thank Jenny1434
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar EN6 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Potters Bar
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 665365
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Contemporary family run Italian restaurant established in 2008
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