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All 45 Berkhamsted Restaurants

The Alford Arms

Frithsden, Berkhamsted HP1 3DD, England
01442 864480
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Ranked #6 of 45 Restaurants in Berkhamsted
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

This is the 3rd time we have visited The Alford arms and every time has been fantastic. This time was to celebrate our engagement with the in laws!! And I can not praise it enough. The menu is full of delightful local dishes. I had the pork belly and it was delicious, the other 3 had the fish and chips... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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80 reviews 80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Friend bought me here for lunch in my last day in UK before heading back to bangkok. Picture perfect setting, friendly and knowledgable staff and absolutely delicious food. We shared the courgette fries (fabulous) and my friend had a stunning mackerel salad what I had the daily Appetiser gnocchi special. Well worth a visit.

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Berkhamsted
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Let's avoid that awful term "Gastro Pub". The Alford Arms is a local pub, where locals and anyone else are able to feel comfortable just meeting chat and a drink. But in addition it is a pub that serves great food whilst maintaining the feeling of a "local pub". Not only is the standard and choice of food excellent, but... More

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The Alford Arms has to be one of the best gastro-pubs in the area. Located in stunning Frithsden, The service is amazing, extremely attentive, professional and with personality. Food is absolutely fantastic. Excellent wine choices and relaxed country setting.

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hertfordshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

WE were shown to a table right by the busy exit and three feet from the cash register despite booking ahead. Hmm, not a good start. Ended up sitting outside which was better. The kitchen seem to know their stuff. We both had the fish stew, mostly salmon and coley but with some clams too. Well prepared. So was the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I've been here upward of half a dozen times now and every time have had consistent, natural, great service from the young team, along with the only time I have ever been able to cut venison with a table knife (tender and tasty!). Great food, friendly, casual service from a team that genuinely care. Give it a go, best table... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

All three courses were excellent! Just One point (but very small) would be great once seated to have the waiter of table to outline specials or soup of the day. Good choice of courses (but not too much choice which I find confusing and most of the time dilutes the quality of the food) and presentation was excellent alongside well... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Wonderful food and drink and friendly, knowledgable service makes this pub a must-visit if you're ever in the area. I fully intend to go back! Also, a hat tip to the ever-reliable Alastair Sawday (or his app, at least) - we've found so many hidden gems such as this one by following his advice.

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Berkhamsted, England, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I walked here from Berkhamsted with two girlfriends, having booked a table & was very pleased we had! The menu was fabulous, so much to choose from, really struggled to decide, so we all shared our chosen dishes & were not disappointed. The food was everything we had hoped for & the service could not be faulted.. You will not... More

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Consistantly good food, service and atmosphere. Most enjoyable lunch with friends Parking is a bit of a problem as the location is always busy

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Address: Frithsden, Berkhamsted HP1 3DD, England
Phone Number: 01442 864480
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Berkhamsted

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