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The Roaring Meg Harvester

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London Road, Stevenage SG1 1XN, England
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited this restaurant for lunch there was only 8 of us and the place was half empty but we were still there 2 1/2 hours for just main and desert, the place was disgusting the toilets stank you could smell them across the restaurant the whole place needs a make over.. the food took ages but was nice once... More 

Thank Clare D
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well what can I say, we came In for lunch, we were greeted and sat straight away, when we got to the table it was only half layed and did take a while for someone to lay it for us, we waited 20 mins for a drinks order to be taken once the drinks had arrived we had to fill... More 

Thank Pauldavidson321
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few different times and each time different experience. Staff lovely and helpful and polite Sadly our food was left on serving hatch for 10+ minuets meaning it was warm when we received it. Ours wasn't the only one. They explained they were short staffed but other food was taken out but ours left. The food was sent... More 

Thank Rachel C
General Manager A, Manager at The Roaring Meg Harvester, responded to this review

Hi Rachel, Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit to us. I'm disappointed to read of the shortfalls that occurred on your visit to us. I have spoken to the team and we have come up with an action plan of how to rectify this to make sure this issue doesn't happen again. I'm pleased to hear that... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out shopping 3 of us decided to pop in here for lunch , not a bad place on arrival , waitresses friendly and helpful . Floors chair and table few crumbs but we were quite late 3pm so thought probably they been busy . Drinks all came fine and salad bar a little depleted but still nice and fairly fresh... More 

Thank christie67
General Manager A, Manager at The Roaring Meg Harvester, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I have relayed your comments back to the team. The waitresses for there good service and the kitchen manager for the poor quality of food to ensure the team use all feedback good and bad to improve. I hope you will give us another chance to get it right. Hope to see you soon. Assistant... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant on Sunday starters mushrooms was so oilly mane meal sent back twice very poor service chips wer cold will not be going back would not recommend to any body

Thank Paul B
General Manager A, Manager at The Roaring Meg Harvester, responded to this review

Hi Paul, I'm disappointed to hear of your visit to us. I have taken the time to investigate the issues you have brought to my attention in detail with my team to make sure these shortfalls don't happen again. I do hope that you will come back and allow us to show you that we can get it right and... More 

Stevenage, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

O dear poor old HARVESTER , it used to be good, the main menu has gone down, with the prices going up, and the selection on the menu is restricted. But the salary bar is good, not the selection there use to be.

Thank sleepalot44
General Manager A, Manager at The Roaring Meg Harvester, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your visit to us. I'm pleased to see you did overall enjoy your visit to us at Harvester. I have passed your comments about our menu onto our development team for you. The team and I look forward to welcoming you again shortly. Regards James Moulton More 

Stevenage, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my boyfriend and once arrived we waited for about 20mins to be seated, food was over cooked, chicken was really dry and hard, no knives on tables and took ages for someone to bring us some. I could understand if it was busy but there were 2 other tables thats it. My first time at a harvester... More 

Thank Charwii
General Manager A, Manager at The Roaring Meg Harvester, responded to this review

I am very disappointed to hear from you that your visit to the harvester stevenage was not up to the standards we strive to deliver. we appreciate the feedback and will use this to improve our standards. we hope that you return in the future so we can show you we can get it right. kind regards stephanie assistant manager More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Without the service received from the amazing waitress MARINA this resturants wouldn't even get a rating from me! Shoddy reception from one member of staff whose meant to great and seat people couldn't take a second to explain that pretty much 3 quarters of the menu wasn't available! Barely a selection in the salad bar and overall under average food!... More 

Thank Greg W
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a lovely breakfast today. This was my first visit to a Harvester breakfast and chose the ''all in''. I had pretty much everything on the menu, little realising that portions came in two's - tomatoes, hash browns, mushrooms (large)....... and not wanting to waste anything I was full to bursting. Really well cooked food, very pleasant server and... More 

Thank thirty-thirty
General Manager A, Manager at The Roaring Meg Harvester, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. I'm glad to hear that our high standards we strive to deliver have been met. The team hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Stephanie Assistant manager More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice big platefuls of food, tasty but in my opinion the menu needs to be bigger, more choice required. My main problem is that they had run out of a few things, also had the same problem with another harvester before, it's really bad. And the salad bar isn't all that, not very fresh.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $19
British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
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: London Road, Stevenage SG1 1XN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Stevenage
  • Phone Number: 441438743391
At The Roaring Meg Harvester in Stevenage 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.About our Harvester restaurantIf you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Stevenage, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to Knebworth, Aston End and Todd's Green, 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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