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Bar Espresso

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159 Victoria Street, St Albans AL1 3TA, England
+44 1727 857300
08:00 - 22:00
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Mon 08:00 - 14:30
Tue - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous flavours, excellent service and very reasonably priced. Ideally location for pre-cinema meal at Odessey Cinema. We'll definitely be back

Thank jmcg174
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely little restaurant good service very friendly quick on everything meals came out on time and was delicious definitely will be returning soon:)

Thank Tina K
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most amazing meal i think i have ever had. The warm welcome from the staff made me feel right at home, like i'd known them for years. The food was AMAZING. I shared the antipasti, had the Salmoni alla crema for main and for desert, wow, gnocci filled with nutella..

Thank Adrian R
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant food, brilliant service and an overall enjoyable experience that I would most definitely recommend to anyone.

Thank lukehobbsy
Leighton Buzzard
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious, extensive menu, good size portions, friendly staff, good service, amazing desserts. Thank you.

Thank Rosemary40
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been going to Bar Espresso for a few years now,the food the service are all ways first rate. Both Ros and Nick are so nice nothing is to much for them.8 of us were there new years eve what a great time we had.If you are in St Albans give it a try you will be very happy you... More 

1 Thank LittleLady47
St Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As always, great food, service and good time for our weekly visit at Bar Espresso! For sure going back again, again, again,......

Thank 3BestPartner
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One word......WOW What a truly diamond in the ruff this place really is.......don't let the outside put you off. Once inside, although small and compact, the place has real buzz to it, the owner and the staff are more than friendly and welcoming. The food is outstanding, my personal favourite is the mussel starter, the pizza's are good and so... More 

Thank Andrew C
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant. A really good example of why family-owned can be such a good experience. Whatever your looking for - social or romantic - this place delivers on many levels. Dessert is a must! Great food and a lovely wine choice and at a reasonable price.

Thank Tom W
St Albans, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've driven by this place plenty of times and assumed it was just a coffee and sandwich kinda place. I went with a friend and found that it was a really nice restaurant. food was very good, service very good. our waitress was lovely!

Thank Sara B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$50
Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?