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The Load of Hay

) #99 of 209 Restaurants in Watford $$ - $$$ , British,
207 Pinner Road, Watford WD19 4ET, England
+44 1923 441113
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“mash” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
207 Pinner Road, Watford WD19 4ET, England
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed June 2, 2017

This pub has to be one of the best in the Watford area! The staff, food and price is amazing! I would highly recommend that people visit this fabulous pub!

1  Thank Aaron U
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

It's a great little pub! The staff are fantastic and if you want a good Sunday roast then the Load of Hay is the place to go! The food is brilliant!!!

Thank readie35
Reviewed April 16, 2017

When the pub has special events on this can be the best place to go out locally. It is hit and miss though, they had a folk group one Saturday night, a real disaster.

Thank nicknack32
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Booked a table at last minute, we were not disappointed, staff were nice and friendly the pub had a good atmosphere, the food was nicely cook just like home cooking, not Expensive we will come again

1  Thank Brenlaw
Reviewed August 24, 2016

We mostly come here on the odd Sunday for a roast dinner with friends, and are never disappointed. The staff are friendly, the food is yummy, there are proper ales, and the little bit of garden is a nice sun trap. This is a LGBTQ...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed July 1, 2016

A good meeting place not assisted by the busy Oxhey Lane with limited parking, but worth the effort.

Thank Philip M
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I visit this pub on a Sunday for the fabulous roasts...the gravy is lush 😊 but last Sunday 19 June they had a bbq for Father's Day. The food was lovely and plenty of it, a great choice not just burgers and sausages but a...More

Thank Mandy S
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Although this place is supposed to be welcoming to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community, when my wife and I visited, we found some damned decent ale (Tring Brewery, Side Pocket for a Toad) and a lot of local people just all together having...More

2  Thank Michael D
Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

The load of hay is a friendly local pub in Watford/Bushy. The staff are pleasant and welcoming, there are a number of themed nights, including drag etc. Whenever we're in Watford we usual find ourselves having a drink at the load of hay.

1  Thank Tonlol
Reviewed March 20, 2016

I popped into THE LOAD OF HAY voted the best out of town pub , on St Patrick's Day and had there home made Irish stew ,, it was delicious - very tasty and a generous portion ,,,,

2  Thank jeff278
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 Pinner Road, Watford WD19 4ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 441113
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