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Giles Coren reviews
Lussmanns St Albans

"...everything a modern local restaurant should be..."

concludes Giles Coren in a very positive review of Lusssmanns with an overall score of 8/10
(The Times Magazine)

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Food Made Good Awards 2016

In 2016, we were voted 'People's Favourite' and were runners-up for Sustainable Small Restaurant Group of the Year at the Food Made Good Awards, a title that we won in 2014 and 2015.

Observer Food Monthly Awards 2013 to 2016

In 2016, we were runners-up for the Observer Food Monthly Awards for a fourth successive year (Best Ethical Restaurant) after being named runners-up in three categories of the awards in 2015. More...

Business Leader of the Year

In 2014 Andrei Lussmann won Business Leader of the Year at the St Albans Chamber of Commerce Community Business Awards.

Lonely Planet England

Listing us since 2009, the guide describes Lussmanns as 'a bright, modern restaurant... enduringly popular with locals despite ample competition around town'

MSC Chef of the Year 2016

This prestigious award from the Marine Stewardship Council was presented to Andrei Lussmann in recognition of his commitment to serving MSC certified sustainable fish in his restaurants. More...

The Cateys 2014 & 2015

We were honoured to be highly commended runners-up for the Sustainable Business Award at the 31st & 32nd annual Cateys, the Oscars of the hospitality industry.

RSPCA Good Business Awards

In 2011 and 2012 we won the Independent Restaurant category of the RSPCA Good Business Awards, recognising the consideration we give to animal welfare through ethical and sustainable sourcing. More...

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Three Star Sustainability Champions

Members since 2010, we were given the Sustainable Restaurant Association's highest rating of Three Stars in 2012 and have improved our overall assessment score every year since then.



A visit to 10 Downing St

Andrei Lussmann was a proud participant at a reception hosted by the Prime Minister to celebrate the excellence of British chefs and food in April 2012. Find out more...

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The Good Food Guide

Proud to be recommended by The Good Food Guide since 2010, we are praised in the 2018 edition as being 'a brilliant local asset' with a menu 'rooted in great British ingredients' served by 'friendly and helpful' staff.


Fish and Chip Awards

In 2016, we won Best Foodservice Operator at The National Fish & Chip Awards. More...


We are proud to hold fish2fork's highest rating for sustainable seafood. They describe us as 'A small group with a big commitment. Outstanding.'

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