Giles Coren in The Times Magazine

"...everything a modern local restaurant should be..." concludes Giles Coren in a very positive review of Lussmanns with an overall score of 8 [The Times Magazine, Oct 2011]


GFG 2016The Good Food Guide 2016
recommends us as as having 'a modern feel' being 'sensibly priced' with a 'crowd-pleasing menu' and 'proudly vocal about its support for welfare-driven producers' [Sep 2015]


GFG-2015The Good Food Guide 2015
praises us as 'A godsend for St Albans' and 'a bastion of good food' that 'makes the most of super-fresh ingredients' and 'cares about provenance' [Sep 2014]


gfg2014The Good Food Guide 2014
describes us as 'sourcing carefully, cooking with the seasons and supporting regional enterprise' while offering 'highly enjoyable' 'user-friendly food' [Sep 2013]


gfg2013The Good Food Guide 2013
praises Lussmanns as 'an independently owned antidote to bland high street brands' with provenance and seasonality at the fore, 'relaxed, unfussy dining' and 'excellent customer service' [Sep 2012]


gfg2012The Good Food Guide 2012
encapsulates Lussmanns as 'a smart eatery with something for everyone...a refreshing and likeable antidote to most high-street eateries' which is 'smart and comfortable with a robust attitude to provenance and seasonality' [Sep 2011]


good_food_guide_2011The Good Food Guide 2011
describes Lussmanns as 'chic brasserie dining' with 'menus that are keen to promote provenance and seasonality' and service that is 'second to none' [Sep 2010]



The Good Food Guide 2010
sums up Lussmanns as 'relaxed, fuss-free dining' promoting 'provenance and seasonality' and reports that 'readers love it' [Sep 2009]



Lonely Planet England
describes Lussmanns as 'a bright, modern restaurant... enduringly popular with locals despite ample competition around town' [Mar 2009, 2011 & 2013]



The Fish2Fork campaign for sustainable seafood
rates Lussmanns in the top 10 of more than 400 UK restaurants and describes us as 'a small group with a big commitment. Outstanding' [Oct 2009 & Feb 2011]



In an article on Hertford, The Guardian says 'locals vouch for Lussmanns' when it comes to restaurants [Feb 2009] More...



Hertfordshire Life finds Lussmanns 'out of the ordinary' More...