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Breakfast at pub

I went to this pub for breakfast, it was not too busy at the time, the food was of good quality and... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2018
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
big wetherspoons

typical wetherspoons pub in an old large building.Plenty of space to move and extra seating to the... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Graham F
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible14%
Dec 18, 2018
“Breakfast at pub”
Sep 29, 2018
“big wetherspoons”
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St. Peters Street, St. Albans AL1 3LE, England
+44 1727 814100
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch. The place is very nice, building itself very interesting. It’s a pity the food is of so poor quality. The service really needs improvement. The table was filthy and the waitress was totally ignoring us, no way to request a small tide up. Our...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

A wonderful setting for a Christmas meal. As it is a Wetherspoon house, there is not an extensive Christmas menu, but what we had was very enjoyable. Of course, the price of drinks was very affordable. We were also in a room where the children...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

I went to this pub for breakfast, it was not too busy at the time, the food was of good quality and served quickly, recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Came with my family at 5pm on Saturday 27 October for an early evening treat. Place was packed but we got a table. Evening was ruined by 15 "early 20s" who were absolutely drunk and making the life of the other families / customers very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Payrollpaul
Reviewed September 29, 2018

typical wetherspoons pub in an old large building.Plenty of space to move and extra seating to the left of the pub.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Graham F
Reviewed April 16, 2018

On an early Saturday (14th April) evening late afternoon the Men's cubicles were disgusting blocked and extremely dirty. Obviously there are no regular check of the cleanliness of the Toilets.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RichardSa2014
Reviewed February 12, 2018

I found the Waterend Barn to be one of the better Wetherspoons I have visited around the country. Lovely conversion, spacious, clean, served quickly, well kept beer and top marks for the mixed grill on a Tuesday Steak night. There was 8 in a party...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Garth1973
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Lovely old barn turned in to a pub with large fire place' s which maked very cosy, food and the Guinness are reasonable priced , staff are good and they serve the food quickly. Recommend this April took me here and I love this pub

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank justinl297
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

I went here with my friend for dinner and a drink - I ordered a steak which wasn’t cooked to how I had asked - was asked if everything was ok by a nice young lady and I said no and she offered to get...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank michelleaU5852NU
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Inattentive rude stroppy staff don't acknowledge how to top up your pint after such a lengthy wait. Staff can be cheeky to even ask you to pay up first, then they start to pour your pint... Annoying and frustrating! Noticed that quite a few locals...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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