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Harvester Garston

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St. Albans Road | Garston, Watford WD25 0LL, England
+44 1923 672061
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My family and i visited this restaurant over the weekend for both tea and breakfast. We found that both times the staff were lovely and we were seated very quickly, to say it was mothers day and we hadnt booked! We loved the fact the salad bar was free and our tea arrived promptly and tasted lovely! Again at breakfast... More 

Thank BeckyJayneWood
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited last minute for Mother's Day the food was much as expected, while well cooked and tasty not well presented it always looks like the have simply 'dumped' it on the plate. The salad was a little on the poor side full of cheap stuff (pasta, carrot, onion etc) and the chips were cardboardy. Service was good and our server... More 

Thank Kim F
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Popping out for the day to celebrate Mother's Day so booked a table for breakfast before we left. Firstly we waited almost 10mins before anyone acknowledged we were waiting. We were then seated and waited a further 20mins for our hot breakfast order to be taken. Went up for the continental breakfast and: •Toaster only toasting one side and burning... More 

1 Thank CameraGeek
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very busy when we arrived but we were assured we would have a table in no longer than 15min, was a lot longer than that. We had to ask to be served.Then a long wait for our food. The food was pleasant but the surroundings were not. It was messy. Every chair on our table had food crumbs at... More 

Thank Tweezeandbubble
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant today very slow service as VERY understaffed. The buffet breakfasts need topping up several times why we were there the cooked breakfast left us waiting for 24 minutes The food arrived cold and not at all tasty and had no baked beans on the menu which goes to show that this restaurant seriously needs to sort its... More 

Thank bricky36
Le Thoronet, France
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very very slow service tonight! And it's a Monday night and the place is not packed. Their drinks machine broken and all the tables around us also waiting for service. It's unusual but still frustrating. The main meal took almost 35 minutes to arrive.

Thank Panos F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table on line for 3.30 and was seated at that time. However we were informed that most of the desserts had ingredients missing from them and was told 'it was just one of those things'. We then ordered drinks and my sons was the incorrect drink when it turned up. We were seated in an area near... More 

1 Thank HR0811
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food has massively improved at this Harvester. There is a good selection of good when meeting up with friends. The salad cart was well stocked and there were fresh rolls available. The unlimited drinks has improved as there are drinks with a dash of flavour such as strawberry, vanilla, lemon and cherry. Makes Pepsi more interesting!! I did have... More 

Thank Char I
GarstonHar, Manager at Harvester Garston, responded to this review

Char, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with Harvester Garston. We hope to see you again soon. Many Thanks Lisa More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived and waited sometime to be acknowledged and seated. Once seated the waitress was quite friendly and attentive. My husband ordered the Cornish-kiln-smoked St. Louis ribs but was very disappointed as the ribs were mostly fat and gristle which turned his stomach preventing him from eating his meal. I ordered sirloin steak med/well but was more med/rare and also... More 

1 Thank YP1996
GarstonHar, Manager at Harvester Garston, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to contact us regarding your visit here, I was very sorry to read that you did not enjoy your food, Please be assured that we will continue to monitor this and take action if required. I am glad that the waitress dealt with this for you on the day and I do hope you... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good meal with tasty food. Service was good and attentive but not over the top. Use of the tastecard made it more affordable. The surroundings were comfortable and we would be happy to return for a midweek meal.

Thank Vera G
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester Garston, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review!! and glad you all enjoyed your visit to Garston Harvester. Kind Regards, Fiona More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $28
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Albans Road | Garston, Watford WD25 0LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 672061
At Harvester Garston in Watford food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.If you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Watford, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to Abbotts Langley, Leavesden and Bricket Wood, our restaurant is a great choice for anyone who loves tasty grills, indulgent desserts and eating out in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Plus we've loads of choices for young guests.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?