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31 High Street, Hoddesdon EN11 8TA, England
+44 1992 444336
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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service tonight was good but food was poor! Had fish, half was fantastic the other was raw! Told the waiter and said half pay half! Bad advice! Oh dear

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Thank Gilbs27
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very average food.. overated..had spaghetti with meatballs that were definitely ikea one's..! And the apple pie wasn't homemade! am goin back though only for entertainment and I suppose I'll have to try the steak this time..just hope it's better than the last meal

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Thank Douk P
Ipswich
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The food was delicious and service fantastic. The staff were knowledgeable about the menu and wines. The Marconato has a very relaxed and cosy atmosphere. Highly recommended and will certainly be visiting again. The Marconato was the perfect setting for our family party and made our evening special.

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Thank Adam B
London
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This was a one off visit to the area and we wandered up and down before choosing this as it looked like fun. We weren't disappointed. The head waiter was professional and quite fun. The varied and interesting range of meats are a surprise: but we opted for the classics. Tasty and Anglicised, the pasta was pretty good, as were... More 

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Thank TaffsterLondon
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I have been to this restaurant many times over the years and have always enjoyed their food and service. It was the perfect place to hold a Wedding Reception as Adam the proprietor, made it very special from the table decorations, drinks on arrival, a good menu, which meant everyone was catered for adults and children. We could not fault... More 

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Thank Tricia602014
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The food was absolutely wonderful, from preparation to presentation, very pleasing. (even took photos so we could try to replicate at home).

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I been recommended this restaurant,so myself and my husband decided to go there for an meal to celebrate our anniversary. I can honestly say it was very nice and service was very good, kept on asking if needed anything else,? Portion sizes where huge.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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537 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

staff are always pleasant- menu is odd- lots of pizza and pasta then this range of unusual meats- would prefer to see more fish alternatives as the Italians are usually better known for fish than crocodile Friends had the garlic bread- i just had green salad as i find the bread too doughy. I had salmon pasta which was pleasant... More 

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Thank jacqui3744
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Food was over priced, poor, tasteless , meat was tough, staff were forceful with alcoholic drinks and making you order more as you were watching the entertainment The Adele tribute was not amazing-more of a sing along- wouldn't go back!

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Thank carlystacey66
Donnabrox, Manager at Marconato, responded to this review

We have a policy of changing customers dishes if anything is not to their liking and we made sure we did this for you. Unfortunately from the outset your attitude and behaviour towards our staff left a lot to be desired and we did not feel it was necessary for you to be as rude as you were toward them,... More 

essex
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My partner and I went here for valentines night. We have never been before so really did not know what to expect. WE arrived at 730 and was seated up stairs in the entertainment room. I believe that the tables were a bit to close for a romantic evening. Even the waiters were finding it difficult to get between the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 High Street, Hoddesdon EN11 8TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hoddesdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1992 444336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?