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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: Lunch, Dinner, 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food from Stuart, Chris and the team.

Excellent food by Stuart and the team, makes for a very comfortable evening in friendly surroundings.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Excellent food by Stuart and the team, makes for a very comfortable evening in friendly surroundings.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Had a lovely meal in a beautiful restaurant. The food was excellent and the service was fantastic! My partner and I can't wait to go back.

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Food here is of an excellent standard, good choice on Menu and everything served in a Beautful Dinning Room with a very nice outside Terrace adjacent to the dinning room. Would definitely recommend.

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Effingham, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stayed here for one night and as we arrived fairly late in the evening, exhausted and hungry, we were not very excited about driving around looking for somewhere to eat. They had room for us at their restaurant and so we ate there, and we are very glad we did. There were five of us and we all enjoyed... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Nice small dining room and better than you'd expect from a small lodge. Still the service and cooking feels very personal, almost like a home cooked meal with restaurant touch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

I am in Hemel every week and I used to eat at boxmoore lodge for the great ice cream. In the last months I did not come and I was really surpreased last week when I found a big improvement in the quality of the food which makes now boxmore lodge a perfect place to dine. The meet is now... More 

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Northwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Conservatory Restaurant @ Boxmoor Lodge

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

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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

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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