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The Restaurant at Sopwell House

Sopwell House | Cottonmill Lane, St. Albans AL1 2HQ, England
+44 1727 864477
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“sandwiches” (23 reviews)
“cake” (6 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Sopwell House | Cottonmill Lane, St. Albans AL1 2HQ, England
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

I ate at this restaurant with work colleagues and we actually had a set menu. However this did not detract from the quality of the lovely food on offer, everything was cooked and prepared to perfection. My colleague had chosen the vegetarian option which looked...More

1  Thank lizm54
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Thank you to Costa Edyta and team another special evening at Sopwell restaurant good food lovely atmosphere made to feel very special Clive & Gill Sparshott

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We had lunch here and enjoyed excellent food, beautifully presented. The lamb was cooked to perfection, one pink and one medium-well, as we had requested. The sea bass was also very good. The staff were most accommodating in allowing our granddaughter to order from the...More

1  Thank s3aview
Reviewed September 5, 2017

This was our first time dining in The Restaurant. Everything was highly professional and very friendly. We were warmly greeted by Julia on arrival and received exceptional service from Jonathon and Erika throughout our meal. The food was beautifully prepared and delicious. Many thanks to...More

1  Thank 69ems69
Reviewed August 15, 2017

The food at The Restaurant at Sopwell House is Michelin star quality. We had dinner here twice during our stay, and both dinners were top of the bill. The service was spot on, the food very subtle and the accompanying wines of superb quality. We...More

1  Thank gsiertsema
Reviewed August 11, 2017

I visited Sopwell house as part of an Incentive Event with The Body Shop at Home. A wonderful reward. Everything from start to finish was spot on, the staff where very attentive and food and drink all of a vey high standard. We enjoyed a...More

1  Thank Cheryl b
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

The hotel, food and bedroom was superb. When we arrived we went straight for lunch in the summer restaurant, they did forget our lunch.. but.. the 2 dinners we had were superb, the staff in the restaurant were lovely. A little expensive on drinks but...More

Thank Esther4982
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Booked here for a Sunday family lunch. Julianne coordinated everything perfectly. As there were 21 of us (adults and children), we had to pre order for ease on the day. The quality of the food was superb! We had the roast Chicken/Lamb, gnocchi, beets salad...More

Thank princepatel2016
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Good varied menu, superb service and slow paced. Enjoyed country setting and friendly staff. Good value.

Thank Janet J
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Fabulous food and excellent service on both occasions. Highly recommended. The waiting staff are very professional and explain the menu with style and ease. Lovely atmosphere.

Thank PAF17
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Audrey B
September 5, 2016|
Response from Yannick M |
Dear Audrey B. Yes we are open for Lunch from Wednesday to Friday and Sunday Lunch. Please call the Hotel directly to make your reservation, they will be delighted to assist you. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$47 - $80
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sopwell House | Cottonmill Lane, St. Albans AL1 2HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St. Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 864477
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  • This restaurant is at Sopwell House
The Restaurant at Sopwell House is located in a stunning Georgian country house in St Albans. With its high ceilings and classic, sleek decor and AA Rosette award-winning status, The Restaurant serves modern British and European cuisine. Opening Hours: Lunch: 12:30pm to 3:00pm on Sunday, Wednesday & Friday. Dinner: 7:00pm to 9.30Pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday.
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