NOVITÀ Lunch Time Offer*

Enjoy 1 course for £7.90 or 2 courses for just £12.90 from our lunch menu below!

*Offer available Tuesday to Saturday only.
*Not available during Bank Holidays.

Kids Eat Free! *

Kids eat free between 6pm – 7pm Tuesday – Friday
NOVITA offers children’s portions across our entire menu. Please ask your server for more information.

*1 child under 12 eating from kids menu per adult eating a main course.
*Not available during Bank Holidays.

Welcome to NOVITÀ

Traditional and contemporary Italian food

Welcome to NOVITÀ where we are passionate about our food and wines. Our focus is to bring a true taste of Italy to our customers in a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with brilliant friendly service.

We pride ourselves on using truly authentic Italian products. Famous for our meat and fish specialities and delicious homemade pastas, ravioli and traditional oven baked pizzas, we are able to satisfy every appetite.

NOVITÀ offers indoor and outdoor dining and is an excellent venue for a meal out with family & friends, birthday celebrations & anniversaries, for corporate staff parties and other special occasions.

We look forward to welcoming you very soon.

Takeaway service also available

Our restaurant

Located in Shenley, Hertfordshire

NOVITÀ is located in the village of Shenley on the former site of The Black Lion pub. We are just a few miles from the city of St Albans and one mile from the village of Radlett.

Opened in August 2017, our bright and modern restaurant is wheelchair friendly and has an outside eating area and ample parking.

Enjoy our fresh food to-go!

10% discount on all takeaway orders*

As well as our charming sit down dining experience, NOVITÀ offers a takeaway service for all our dishes.

Place your order over the phone. We’ll then start preparing your food and cooking the dishes, so when you arrive to pick up your order it should be ready to go!

You can also enjoy the benefits of a 10% discount on all takeaway orders
*every Tuesday – Friday plus Sundays!

The Restaurant Club

Enjoy exclusive offers as a member!

NOVITÀ are now proud members of The Restaurant Club. Using your card entitles you to a range of exclusive discounts and offers.

Our current offers include: 15% off food plus a complimentary glass of prosecco Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, 15% off A La Carte lunch menu and 10% off set lunch menu Tuesday to Friday (discount off set menu for two people per cardholder only)

Special offers

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What our customers say

We love to hear your feedback on TripAdvisor

      We came here on a recommendation (at fairly short notice) and had a great evening. Excellent food and very nice surroundings. The staff were friendly and actually looked liked they... read more

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      Three of us went to Novita on Friday night for a small family get together. We had a wonderful meal The veal Milanese with spaghetti Bolognese was excellent as was... read more

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Book a table at NOVITA

Reservations are available to book online below or by telephone on 01923 852 584

Opening times


Tuesday – Saturday
Lunch: 12:00 – 14:30
Dinner: 18:00 – 22:30

All day: 12:00 – 20:00

*Please note that we are open bank holiday Mondays and closed the Tuesday.