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Redcoats Farmhouse (Restaurant)

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French, European, English
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Redcoats Green, Hitchin SG4 7JR, England
Stevenage and Hitchin Railway Stations on the Kings Cross to Edinburgh line.
01438729500
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Our head chef, Scott Liversedge, and his kitchen brigade bring you fine...
Our head chef, Scott Liversedge, and his kitchen brigade bring you fine dining on our a la carte menu Monday to Saturday as well as prix fixe lunch every day of the week, starting at £13 for one course.The restaurant has retained an AA rosette for the past eight years and, in 2011, we won eight Open Table Diner's Choice awards including Best Food, Best Service, Best Ambiance and Best Overall. These are awarded to the best ten restaurants in the home-counties within each category and are based on feedback sent in by our diners.We belive in 'old fashioned' hospitality - i.e. that great service starts with creating a friendly and welcoming environment for our guests. We look forward to meeting you
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  • 23
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  • 19
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely setting!

We went to Redcoats for my partners parents wedding anniversary. The food was actually reasonably priced for 3 courses but the wine was quite pricey. Only fault was my mother in law had ordered a champagne reception on our arrival but when we got there the staff appeared to not know anything about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Abbyloupatt
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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Hertfordshire
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My favourite restaurant offered a brunch menu on Easter Monday. The choice of dishes were excellent, something for everyone. Very fairly priced for such good food. We had the kedgeree, devilled kidneys, mushroom with goats cheese, shallots and tomato compote, and fish and chips. We are all hoping they offer brunch again. Have never been disappointed when dining at Redcoats.

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St Albans
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Returned here with friends for the promotional lunch to launch their new logo. As previously the lunch was excellent, three courses with an interesting selection at each course. Good quality food, well prepared and nicely presented by well trained professional staff in the newly refurbished conservatory restaurant. The promotional price of £20.15 was very good value, with reasonably priced selection... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We went to Redcoats for my partners parents wedding anniversary. The food was actually reasonably priced for 3 courses but the wine was quite pricey. Only fault was my mother in law had ordered a champagne reception on our arrival but when we got there the staff appeared to not know anything about it, instead of talking to us they... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great setting nice grounds and a nice little bar as you walk in, serves a great pint of ale. Conservatory where we are nice n bright staff all very attentive and catered very well for children. Pretty much let us order whatever we wanted for the kids as there is nothing to choose from on the menu - this was... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

An enjoyable experience, attentive staff but the dining area was a little dated and the starter and main courses were really only mediocre. The main course seemed a little too manufactured. Dessert was the high light. We had a nice time and it made a pleasant change, but we have eaten better elsewhere.

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Matt R, Manager at Redcoats Farmhouse (Restaurant), responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for leaving your recent feedback, Our modern conservatory restaurant has just had a refurbishment with fantastic panoramic views of our extensive gardens. Some of our dining areas are very much in keeping with the history and ambience here at Redcoats, but we do understand the need for updating areas within the hotel and have a plans... More 

Stotfold, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

For the 3rd time in 4 years we returned to Redcoats for Mother's Day lunch, that really should tell you what you need to know. It it's more than that. Redcoats is a lovely old farmhouse in a secluded but accessible area outside Hitchin, there are always plenty of staff who are efficient and pleasant. The Lunch menu was full... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Just spent a lovely evening with great friends at Redcoats, the very historic farmhouse hotel near Stevenage. We were greeted upon arrival with a friendly smile and shown to a cosy fireplace table after a visit to the bar. We were very keen to know the history of the house and were given a private and very informative tour by... More 

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Stevenage, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Have eaten here many times over a number of decades including a few days ago. Atmosphere is welcoming and relaxing with an interesting and varied menu. They avoid too many options but concentrate on the quality and presentation. Very busy dinning room on our recent visit with service including some new staff working hard to keep pace. Missed the normal... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Amazing lunch, such a beautiful setting and the staff were so helpful - couldn't do enough for you. Food was lovely and portions are a nice size. Will definately return. Afternoon tea looks lovely also.

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Baldock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I and our granddaughter have just had a lovely afternoon tea at Redcoats Farmhouse. Everything was freshly prepared and delicious and served by very friendly staff. The scones and cake that we could not finish were wrapped up for us to take home!! Will be regulars from now on.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Redcoats Green, Hitchin SG4 7JR, England
  • Public Transportation: Stevenage and Hitchin Railway Stations on the Kings Cross to Edinburgh line.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: 01438729500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 88
  • Cuisine: French, European, English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining

Description

Our head chef, Scott Liversedge, and his kitchen brigade bring you fine dining on our a la carte menu Monday to Saturday as well as prix fixe lunch every day of the week, starting at £13 for one course.The restaurant has retained an AA rosette for the past eight years and, in 2011, we won eight Open Table Diner's Choice awards including Best Food, Best Service, Best Ambiance and Best Overall. These are awarded to the best ten restaurants in the home-counties within each category and are based on feedback sent in by our diners.We belive in 'old fashioned' hospitality - i.e. that great service starts with creating a friendly and welcoming environment for our guests. We look forward to meeting you

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