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“Lovely for special occasion” 5 of 5 stars
Review of St Michael's Manor

St Michael's Manor
Fishpool St, St. Albans AL3 4RY, England
+44 1727 864444
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Ranked #90 of 230 Restaurants in St. Albans
Price range: $24 - $72
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Hertford, United Kingdom
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158 restaurant reviews
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“Lovely for special occasion”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A lovely birthday surprise with the family . Great food friendly staff , great service and very relaxing .Followed by a stroll in the beautiful garden then back for coffee on the terrace .
Look forward to returning

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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RichardMarrett, General Manager at St Michael's Manor, responded to this review, June 4, 2014
Thank you for your review and we are very pleased that you had an enjoyable experience with us recently. We are indeed extremely lucky to have the option of having a lovely stroll around our gardens followed by coffee on our terrace.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family back again soon.
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English first
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“Canine accepted”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Just spent a delightful afternoon having lunch by the lake with lovely staff who were happy to welcome my small dog in the garden.

Visited May 2014
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RichardMarrett, General Manager at St Michael's Manor, responded to this review, May 20, 2014
Thank you for your review and it is great to hear that you enjoyed your afternoon with us. Having our lovely terrace and 5 acres of manicured gardens, we welcome all guests (two legs and four!) to enjoys drinks or snacks outside.

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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“Great surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

After living in St Albans for over 20 years, we found ourselves in St Michael's Manor for the first time and decided to have dinner there. The dining room is lovely with beautiful views over the garden. We went for the Lake menu, which is outstanding value at £22 for three courses. The quality of the food was exceptional and hard to believe for the price. All round very good. We'll return.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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RichardMarrett, General Manager at St Michael's Manor, responded to this review, May 20, 2014
Thank you for your kind review regarding our very special Lake Menu at St Michaels Manor. We offer this menu throughout the week and Saturday lunchtime with excellent value at £22 for three courses including coffee and petit fours. We also change the menu every two weeks to keep with seasonal changes and offering different options to all of our guests.

It is great to hear that we were able to look after you after so many years of being in the area and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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“St Michael's Manor Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We enjoyed a traditional Sunday roast, enhanced by excellent service in elegant surroundings. The USP here though is the garden and the beautiful view over the lake. Taking champagne on the terrace is highly recommended.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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RichardMarrett, General Manager at St Michael's Manor, responded to this review, May 20, 2014
Thank you for your review and kind words regarding your Sunday lunch here at St Michaels Manor recently. Traditional Sunday lunch is one of our specialities in our orangery overlooking our 5 acres of manicured gardens and lake.

With the recent upturn in the weather, our terrace is also ideal for champagne or cocktails outside as you say. Please keep an eye on our website for our latest special offers including Champagne Wednesdays with half price champagne every Wednesday.
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“As good as it comes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We had dinner which was an all inclusive with the Hotel. It was
stunning. One dessert quite historic. Wine list is comprehensive and has a price for everyone. Perfect for weddings as the location is stunning

Visited April 2014
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RichardMarrett, General Manager at St Michael's Manor, responded to this review, May 20, 2014
Thank you for your review and kind words. We are very glad to hear that your recent experience at St Michaels Manor met all of your expectations. We work hard to offer an elegant yet homely experience with special extra touches such as your historic dessert and a wine list suitable for all of our guests' tastes.

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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