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Woodys

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French, Bistro
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19 Dickinson Quay, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9WG, England
01442 266280
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
"Locked" in vegetarian value.

I think this was my third visit and has maintained my good impression. Prompt attention from polite helpful but not intrusive staff. Tasty vegetarian meals at the refined end of rustic in a delightful canal back water.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
JanusMace
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Manchester
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Plano, Texas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Nice vegetarian restaurant. Forgetful staff and slow service are to be expected. They are as fast as the river boats that glide by outside. Did have some tasty vegetarian morsels and if that is what you seek and you have a lot of time, give it a shot.

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Manchester
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I think this was my third visit and has maintained my good impression. Prompt attention from polite helpful but not intrusive staff. Tasty vegetarian meals at the refined end of rustic in a delightful canal back water.

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Nice location but food bland & limited. Bruchetta served as passata sauce over a small slice of garlic bread, pasta bake bland & watery with few vegtables, pizzas basic, salad limited. Went, looking forward to a good vegaterian meal but found the whole experience very disappointing. Good potential wasted.

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Lunch for four people. Medium pizza now much topping. £11.20 - nothing included, not even a side salad we had to PAY for a portion of coleslaw. Service was slow - lots of staff doing very little. Spacey burger - £9.20 - what a disappointment - like cardboard as was the roll. Same with the nut burger. Tiny portion of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Woody's is right on the Grand Union Canal so on a warm day or evening you can sit outside and watch the barges gliding past. A traffic free Marina area, it's pure relaxation! The lovely setting apart, Woody's is a first-class vegetarian restaurant with different fresh soups and main courses every day, delicious homemade cakes, but above all, heaven for... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I am no Vegetarian but the food here is awesome. Visited with a friend and i have to say it wont be the last

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Excellent food and excellent service. Good range for all diets. Great location to watch the world go by. Good local information can be had via their notice boards.

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Wonderful visit to Woodys the food and ambience is wonderful. Last visit was at Christmas where the hot spiced apple drink was devine. This visit was about the cake....really needed cake and a good cup of coffee. Coffee perfect and carrot cake beautifully spicy and very morish. Left as we always do with big smiles and full bellies. Staff always... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Woodys itself is appealing. The aesthetic and the location. The parking situation however is diabolical. I advise maybe going up the road and around the corner. The paper mill over the road has parking but that gives you only an hour unless you are a paper mill customer, so maybe Pop there for a drink before hand! I decided to... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

An excellent vegetarian cafe by the canal. A varied, tempting and original menu; gluten free is catered for. Helpful and pleasant staff. Often very busy so service can be slowish.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Dickinson Quay, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9WG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: 01442 266280

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 21
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: French, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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