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La Cosa Nostra

62 Lattimore Road, St Albans AL1 3XR, England
+44 1727 832658
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
62 Lattimore Road, St Albans AL1 3XR, England
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Reviewed today

I went on Saturday evening with my family. I had seen the reviews on line and decided to try it. What a great choice. There was no fancy decor but that didn't make any difference to our enjoyment. It is a small family run, noisy...More

Thank sueclarke3006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I must have been coming here since I was a child, well over a decade. I can't remember having a single bad experience here. It is a small and sometimes loud restaurant, but having to shout to talk is well worth it for the quality...More

Thank oioichoirboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd driven past this place for years so decided to give it a try. We wish we'd done it sooner. It's a really lovely family run restaurant. The place is small and noisy, which sounds unpleasant, but really isn't. The waiters are loud and friendly...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick stop of in St Albans and using trip advisor came across this great find. Didn't think we were going to get a table because it looked very busy on arrival but all the staff were so welcoming and they squeezed us in. Would recommend...More

Thank Suze888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very quaint restaurant close to St Albans train station and city centre. The food was sublime and the waitress was extremely attentive and helpful. We visited on a Friday at 6pm and by 8pm it was packed with many returning locals, would recommend booking.

Thank Eandrews22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I dined at La Cosa Nostra on four consecutive evenings while on business in the area, initially because it was the closest restaurant to our accommodation but after our first visit it was a "no brainer" as the atmosphere was so vibrant...More

1  Thank photochromatman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good value, good food, good service and somewhere we’ll certainly return to. Perfect for a relaxed meal, reasonably low key in warm surroundings.

Thank Local_dad_said
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Great atmosphere, very Italian in style, lots of chat, noise and activity. Reminds me of several places in Italy. Tight seating need neighbors help to get to tables, fun place. Nice helpful and attentive staff Great menu including veggi stuff, and all got taste. No...More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Somehow, having lived in St. Albans most of my life, I had never been to La Cosa Nostra until very recently. Now that I have, I'm sure I will be back fairly regularly! We ordered a couple of aperol spritz cocktails to start and at...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I haven’t been to La Cosa Nostra for about a month. My mistake. I like it here, it is non pretentious, always busy and the food is consistently good. The staff are friendly and welcoming, and the menu is very comprehensive.

Thank Andrew C
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Mark H
22 June 2015|
Response from Henriette B |
Do I have to book for a lunch table on Friday (2 people)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Lattimore Road, St Albans AL1 3XR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 832658
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