survey result

Summary

£48
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

One of a small Hertfordshire chain, run by hospitality veteran Andrei Lussmann and whose backers include famous restaurant investor, Luke Johnson. The worst trip last year was from a disappointed London-based reviewer, but it attracts a good number of local reports, all praising “good quality food (with a focus on sustainability) served with precision and at a reasonable price”.

Summary

£48
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

One of a small Hertfordshire chain, run by hospitality veteran Andrei Lussmann and whose backers include famous restaurant investor, Luke Johnson. The worst trip this year was from a disappointed London-based reviewer, but it attracts a good number of local reports, all praising “good quality food (with a focus on sustainability) served with precision and at a reasonable price”.

Summary

£52
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Always buzzy from the set lunch to late-night dinners”, Andrei Lussmann’s flagship has an enthusiastic local following for its “consistent” menu of MSC-labelled sustainable fish and “reasonable prices”. The former PizzaExpress executive has another four ‘casual dining’ venues under the same name in Hertfordshire, with investment from Luke Johnson.

Summary

£52
   ££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Reliable” is the word that crops up most often in reviews of this “high quality” venture, right by the cathedral: the original of a small Hertfordshire chain nowadays backed by Luke Johnson. To fans it’s “the ideal local”, and even those who say it’s “not especially remarkable” feel it’s “perfectly competent and worth a return visit”.

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Lussmanns Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Lussmanns Restaurant in AL3, St Albans by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Lussmanns restaurant.
Katy M
We got this to eat at home. The portion siz...
Reviewed 4 months, 24 days ago

"We got this to eat at home. The portion sizes were a bit random but the food was nice and very good value."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £14.95 £17.95

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.90 £14.95 £3.50 £5.80
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.10
Filter Coffee £1.95
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Waxhouse Gate, High St, St Albans, AL3 4EW
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Opening hours
Monday11:30 am‑10 pm
Tuesday11:30 am‑10 pm
Wednesday11:30 am‑10 pm
Thursday11:30 am‑10 pm
Friday11:30 am‑10 pm
Saturday11:30 am‑10 pm
Sunday11:30 am‑9:30 pm

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