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9 Akeman Street, Tring, England
01442 826027
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Prettier than it tastes

I love the decor and ambiance, the service is very friendly, but I feel like the food is a bit overpriced, sub-par, and drenched in olive oil at times. It can also be very hit or miss. For what it is, I would say it's a bit overpriced, but not some place I'd never go.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I love the decor and ambiance, the service is very friendly, but I feel like the food is a bit overpriced, sub-par, and drenched in olive oil at times. It can also be very hit or miss. For what it is, I would say it's a bit overpriced, but not some place I'd never go.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food and desserts are a hit and miss, sometimes it's delicious, and other times you just eat it because you're really hungry. I remember paying £20+ for a steak at the Akeman that tasted like dish water. The desserts are a risk, the sundaes have too much cream and are without fail, completely tasteless. The white chocolate cheese cake... More 

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London
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Lovely pub, great food and atmosphere. Great for a formal sit down or a quick bite and pint. Burgers are top notch. Recommended.

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Barnsley
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156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had a birthday meal for my sister with a large group of us on Saturday evening. The bar and restaurant is great inside and outside with a very good seating area outside. The waiting staff were good and friendly. The food was a little disappointing though. For starters had mussels in a red cabbage sauce which wasn't very nice... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Two friends and I had a late breakfast. Two of us had eggs benedict and one a bacon & egg sarnie with a bloody mary. When the food arrived the bloody mary hadn't so we asked again for it. All 4 poached eggs were cold and one of them had no yoke. So we sent them both back. The bloody... More 

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London, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We were visiting friends in the area and they recommended this place. It has a rich, modern, wooden decor which gives a lovely laid back atmosphere. I had the pork belly which simply melted in your mouth. It's only a shame that the skin wasn't lovely and crispy as well. This was followed by the grilled pineapple whose simple name... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Our food was all freshly prepared before our eyes as the kitchen is open and visible from the restaurant. Food was excellent and beautifully presented. Good selection of vegetarian options which makes a nice change.

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Staff have always been friendly and the atmosphere is always good at The Akeman. My wife is gluten intolerant and vegetarian and was able to find suitable food for both lunch and dinner. The outside area is lovely in summer too!

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Tring, Hertfordshire
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My husband and I had a late lunch. We had been to the Red Lion a few weeks before - also at lunchtime - and were expecting the same menu. Wrong! So we ended up 'making do' with starters but not really impressed. The service was good but the menu was very poor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

The akemen bent over backwards to make our evening special for us! We had the most wonderful meal, great atmosphere, fantastic staff and brilliant service. Thank you guys!

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Address: 9 Akeman Street, Tring, England
Phone Number: 01442 826027
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Tring
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Pub

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  • Address: 9 Akeman Street, Tring, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Tring
  • Phone Number: 01442 826027

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Pub

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