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Conservatory Restaurant @ Boxmoor Lodge

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Boxmoor Lodge Hotel & Restaurant, | London Road, Hemel Hempstead HP1 2RA, England
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Mon 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Conservatory Restaurant, at the delightful Boxmoor Lodge in Hemel...
The Conservatory Restaurant, at the delightful Boxmoor Lodge in Hemel Hempstead, is a friendly, family owned business with an exceptional modern British menu. The light-filled dining room has crisp linens, garden views and fresh flowers, and the service is faultless. The Head Chef at Boxmoor Lodge, Stuart Ambury, oversees a kitchen that prides itself on high-quality GM free ingredients and creative presentation. Starters such as a fine Crisp tempura tiger prawns, mango & mint salad with ponzu dipping sauce or Baked fresh figs with Cumbrian dry aged ham, celeriac remoulade and port syrup are bound to tempt you. And the main course selection includes some mouth watering treats like the roasted rack of lamb,beautifully presented with pea puree, fresh peas & lamb essence, the lamb is cooked just right, very succulent and seasoned well. Then there is also the local Aylesbury duckling from Mr Waller, using the breast which is roasted perfectly pink with a crispy skin, crisp leg croquette with a rich orange & honey sauce. The restaurant also has a wonderful wine list and a superb outside dining area for the alfresco experience.
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good traditional Sunday lunch

Having been here for Sunday lunch several times before a family group of nine of us returned recently for a repeat experience and were not disappointed. The menu is fairly limited in choice but this means that all the available dishes are fresh and well prepared. Between us I think we sampled most... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Northwood, United Kingdom
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Northwood, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Having been here for Sunday lunch several times before a family group of nine of us returned recently for a repeat experience and were not disappointed. The menu is fairly limited in choice but this means that all the available dishes are fresh and well prepared. Between us I think we sampled most of the starters and no one was... More 

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Sheffield UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Had a one night stay with breakfast. Excellent breakfast, lovely friendly staff and very good food. Would stay again.

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liverpool
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Stayed 1 night at this hotel, booked a table for 4 no trouble. Staff very friendly and attentive. Limited menu and quite pricey, we chose the Boxmoor Burger and Chicken Supreme and all very nice, would have struggled for choice if we were staying another night.

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Hemel Hempstead
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were going to go somewhere else fro my Birthday meal this year, but every time I rang, the phone was engaged, so I decided to try here again. No problem, got a table, and the food was as good as ever. Prompt service, not waiting for ages between courses, and they were serving a large party at one table.... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Went for a family meal here to celebrate my Mum's 70th birthday. The staff were so attentive and couldn't be more helpful. The food was absolutely spot on. I would definitely like to visit here again and would recommend. Note:- the bar area was really small and the room off it was small and already full when we arrived. We... More 

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Chipperfield, United Kingdom
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150 reviews 150 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Went with Family and didn't have a particularly high expectation however have to say very impressed with food and service, with some old folks and the staff were very helpful

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BROUGH
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I'm vegetarian and sadly this means that meals out tend to be unimaginative and dull. But this meal was superb from beginning to end: imaginative food with wonderful flavours, beautifully served.

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Tring, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We meet here for breakfast every few weeks. Nicely presented tables in a nice building , welcoming to non-residents, good straightforward full-english plus a small buffet for cereals and fruit. Open early enough to eat on the way to work ( don't you just hate places that advertise breakfast and then say " open from 9.30 !) . When we... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had a very enjoyable three-course Sunday lunch for three couples. The food was very good and the service was efficient and friendly. We shall certainly go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My title says it all. excellent, friendly professional service from start to finish. Having stayed in several 'chain' hotels this year on business where you are just a number, I chose Boxmoor Lodge principally from their website and reviews on here. With family along for the journey, it looked the perfect place and we were not disappointed. We had an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Boxmoor Lodge Hotel & Restaurant, | London Road, Hemel Hempstead HP1 2RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, English

Description

The Conservatory Restaurant, at the delightful Boxmoor Lodge in Hemel Hempstead, is a friendly, family owned business with an exceptional modern British menu. The light-filled dining room has crisp linens, garden views and fresh flowers, and the service is faultless. The Head Chef at Boxmoor Lodge, Stuart Ambury, oversees a kitchen that prides itself on high-quality GM free ingredients and creative presentation. Starters such as a fine Crisp tempura tiger prawns, mango & mint salad with ponzu dipping sauce or Baked fresh figs with Cumbrian dry aged ham, celeriac remoulade and port syrup are bound to tempt you. And the main course selection includes some mouth watering treats like the roasted rack of lamb,beautifully presented with pea puree, fresh peas & lamb essence, the lamb is cooked just right, very succulent and seasoned well. Then there is also the local Aylesbury duckling from Mr Waller, using the breast which is roasted perfectly pink with a crispy skin, crisp leg croquette with a rich orange & honey sauce. The restaurant also has a wonderful wine list and a superb outside dining area for the alfresco experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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