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Bar Espresso

159 Victoria Street, St Albans AL1 3TA, England
+44 1727 857300
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
159 Victoria Street, St Albans AL1 3TA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar Espresso has to be one of St Albans best kept secrets. From the outside it looks like a tiny cafe - on the bridge near to the station. But this is so much more than a cafe! The food is excellent, - freshly prepared,...More

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

17 of us celebrated my mums birthday there last weekend, the service was excellent Ross and his team looked after us all night and made sure everyone had enough food and drink. We cant thank him enough for making it a memorable night for her....More

1  Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends organised my birthday party at Bar Espresso as it was a good location close to the station for friends traveling to St Albans. It was a fantastic experience. The food was excellent and the service and ambience wonderful. We were a large group...More

1  Thank Liz H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in St Albans since 1985 but had never visited Bar Expresso as I always assumed it was a café? However, after seeing the great reviews on Trip advisor I thought I would give it a go and visited it with my husband...More

Thank Franco and Luci... F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came as a large group. Wonderful experience. Really helpful friendly staff. Excellent choice of food and quality with very generous portions. Sicilian owner and very authentic experience. Highly recommend.

1  Thank AnnaDOxford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in early one Saturday evening with the kids on the off chance of getting a table. The guy who owns it was super helpful trying to accommodate us as he had a large Birthday party arriving. Great food, fab staff and owner who knows...More

1  Thank Hettysaunt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Italian restaurant in the evening.Ross,Nick and all their lovely staff once again looked after us.3 different mains all top Class.Great Italian house wines.Great sauces which must be Nicks specialty.A lovely evening in a very busy restaurant.Thanks again Ross and Nick.

1  Thank John O
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent as usual, fabulous food and friendly staff. Another lovely meal, thank you Rosario and below stairs team.

1  Thank Samantha G
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant.Top class food.Great owners.Everyone makes you feel welcome.Best Italian restaurant in St.Albans.

Thank John O
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful friendly service with the most amazing food It's just a really happy place to be, the food represents Italy itself. Good choice and selection of dishes. The staff have a Mediterranean style of service.

Thank john f
Ross A, Owner at Bar Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thankyou for your lovely review we hope to see you back soob

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Rebecca C
3 September 2016|
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Response from Ross A | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca We can offer vegan options and can veganise some of the dishes that we offer. Regards Ross
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$79
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Victoria Street, St Albans AL1 3TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 857300
We are a family run restuarant serving traditional homecooked Italian food cooked from fresh with passion. We also have montly specials including desserts.
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