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The Green | Potten End, Berkhamsted HP4 2QQ, England
+44 1442 864318
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Ranked #7 of 52 Restaurants in Berkhamsted
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $65
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: British, Pub, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Melanie, Neil, Daniel and the team warmly welcome you to Martins Pond. As valued guests to our home we aim to exceed your expectations in the delivery of everything from the food to the ale, the wine to the service all within a relaxed & informal atmosphere.Being passionate about our business we endeavour to provide the best quality produce and have selected local suppliers to ensure outstanding results.Following the reviews on this website we have also extensively refurbished the bar area as we honestly value our customers experience and listen to constructive criticism
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Martins Pond is easily the best in the area, much better than the sea of Mediterranean mediocrity in Berkhamsted itself.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We enjoyed an excellent New Year's Eve here with friends. The food was superb, the atmosphere was great and the service was friendly and first class in every way. Three of us had the panfried sea bass with chilli and ginger mash, curry salted parsnip crisps and creamy coconut and cashew source, which is a speciality of the chef. This... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Christmas day lunch was superb!! superb food, superb service and superb atmosphere! (as always!!) Martins Pond is a great little pub/ restaurant, the food is of a very high standard, always cooked and presented superbly. The owners and staff are friendly and give an excellent service. We have dined here on many occasions, and always had a great time whether... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We've had many lunches and evening meals here, and just had our second Christmas lunch. The atmosphere, staff and food are always superb, 3 children asked for a starter which was not on the menu and Mel was happy to accommodate. We are always made to feel welcome and never rushed. The food is made fresh, not microwaved so you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Thank you again for another good afternoon meal. This time though we asked you fit 8 of us in at very short notice. This of cause was not a problem. It was nice to know beforehand that things may be slow as you were busy. Unlike most, we can deal with that by spending time with our family that little... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

You would think that after two years (and lots of loyalty card points!) we would have had at least one meal to complain about. However, once again, you have served up wonderful food with the usual warm and friendly service. If you are looking for a good steak, then look no further - steaks here are simply superb! Thank you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a different place for our Christmas party. The food was amazing. A great menu to choose from and given the size of our group and variety of meals ordered I was impressed no one had to wait to be served. The service was always friendly with a smile. We were all made to feel at home... More 

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Watford City, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Our company night out was a great success. We were quite a large group of 15 people but we were served in a timely fashion. As always Mel and her staff were excellent. I have always found Martins Pond to be very accomodating if you have an changes that you may want to make to a dish and, even though... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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161 reviews 161 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Went out for family meal to celebrate our son's birthday. Been 2/3 times before and had pretty good meals and this was the only place we could make a late booking just before Christmas. The atmosphere was very underwhelming and service very slow. Usually they do double the covers but we allowed for a busy Christmas. The menu was very... More 

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MartinsPond, Owner at Martins Pond, responded to this review

Hi PhilandRuth Really sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your last visit especially as you have been a long standing customer of ours. We are making a significant investment in January. Closing the kitchen for an entire month as we expand it to over double the size. We are doing this as we appreciate that we are getting busier... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Came here with my family and grandchildren. Very disappointed with both the service and the food. The ambience was disappointing and the staff seemed disinterested. Somewhere we will not be returning to.

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MartinsPond, Owner at Martins Pond, responded to this review

Hi Really sorry to hear we didn't live up to your expectations. My email address is neil@martinspond.com I would welcome an email with any specific things that caused you to be disappointed so that we can hopefully improve if you ever decided to give us a second chance Look forward to hearing from you Neil More 

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Additional Information about Martins Pond

Address: The Green | Potten End, Berkhamsted HP4 2QQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1442 864318
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Berkhamsted
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 65
Cuisine: British, Pub, Gastropub

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