Red Lion Bar & KitchenItalian restaurant

Italian food inside a pub setting  

Amico Di Amici Italian Restaurant is set in the Red Lion public house in Stanstead Abbotts, Ware. This is one of the oldest buildings in the area, dating back to 1538 and used to be a monastery. A lovely, authentic Italian restaurant with a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere.


The à la carte menu has a wide range of pasta, pizza, meat, fish and risotto dishes or you can choose from one of the speciality dishes. Amico Di Amici serves superb Sunday lunches and also has our gluten free menu. Regular new and exciting specials are also a feature. 

Exceeding expectations

All the dishes are prepared from fresh, seasonal ingredients and freshly cooked to order. This means a more relaxed approach as the restaurant want you to fully unwind before your meal arrives. The restaurant is happy to serve you at a pace that's convenient to you as some customers like to space out courses and soak up the atmosphere. For groups of 8 or more Amico Di Amici ask that you pre order from the menus so that they can meet your expectation. If you think you may be limited by time please feel free to let them know and you can send them your food order in advance.


Amico Di Amici is proud to hold the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. They also rank Number 1 of the Restaurants in Stanstead Abbotts & rank Number 1 in all 66 restaurants in Ware. They look forward to welcoming you to The Red Lion Amico Di Amici in Stanstead Abbotts.

Italian restaurant

Opening Times

  • Mon 8am - 10.30pm
  • Tue 8am - 10.30pm
  • Wed 8am - 10.30pm
  • Thur 8am - 10.30pm
  • Fri 8am - 10.30pm
  • Sat 8am - 10.30pm
  • Sun 8.30am - 3pm
Italian restaurant


  • Live Music
  • Serves Food
  • Private Hire
  • Wi-Fi