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The Marchmont Arms

Mediterranean, Gastropub
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Piccotts End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AT, England
01442 254320
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Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 97
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 33
    Poor
  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Relaxing Saturday Lunch

I like the Marchmont Arms because they serve lunch throughout the afternoon & I like a late lunch & then little if anything in the evening especially at the weekends. I was surprised how busy they were at about 3pm last Saturday so service was a little slow. The food however was excellent both our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Jill B
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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296 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

I like the Marchmont Arms because they serve lunch throughout the afternoon & I like a late lunch & then little if anything in the evening especially at the weekends. I was surprised how busy they were at about 3pm last Saturday so service was a little slow. The food however was excellent both our starters & main courses were... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Great pub when the sun is shinning as it has a fantastic large garden. Food is good, we had the burger today but have previously had many other dishes here and they have all been very good. Only let down was on the drinks as both mine and my husbands drinks were flat (Becks, Wine spritzer with lemonade & Coke!)... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I looked at the reviews of this restaurant an not all good but we give it a go an to be honest the reviews were not even relevant to our experience it was great they done everything we needed plus more even took a family picture for us an the food was superb an great value for money it to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Stood at the bar and just ignored and only served and acknowledged after the staff had finished their chats. That's so poor.

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West Mids
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My daughter had originally booked our family of 11 into another restaurant for a meal . It was for her birthday on 29 th March .due to a mistake on their part with the time of the booking it seemed our day would be ruined.. Her partner rang The Marchment on the off chance of a table. He was told... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

On a cold Saturday we went to a wedding reception here. The arrival drinks were served in the lounge area which was warm and comfy. Dinner was in the conservatory, superb food, beautifully served with good gaps between courses. The lady in charge (think her name was Tina) and her staff were very efficient and helpful. Would recommend for a... More 

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We went to the Marchmont Arms for our Mother's Day lunch today and it exceeded expectations. Despite the fact that it was so busy, the staff were attentive at all times, the food was well cooked and hot when it arrived and nothing was too much trouble. We will certainly be visiting here again. A big thank you for helping... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Always enjoy meeting the family here for drinks. I find the staff very helpful. Good disabled slope and access to bar and toilet with easy access for the wheelchair BUT whose decision was it to put all the disabled parking bays on a comparatively steep slope? I am independent in getting in and out of wheelchair and driving but I... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Just been to the Marchmont and was very disappointed. We drove 140 miles each way to the restaurant as it was a meal for my mums 80th birthday. Bar service was slow. Table service was equally slow and was delivered by extremely brusque staff. Food was not great. The group was split onto 2 tables so we couldn't all chat.... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Brilliant atmosphere, lovely restaurant. Staff are friendly and caring. Food was delicious! Worth the money! Not great when you have screaming kids next to you late on Friday evening but apart from that, it's great!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piccotts End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: 01442 254320

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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