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The Grove Hotel, Chandler's Cross WD3 4TG, England
+44 1923 888637
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sun 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the glasshouse where the main food was all that good to be fair. The main issue was the desserts and the attitude of the waitress to our complaint. Can you believe after telling the waitress who im not going to name and shame! The desserts where all covered in fruit flies she said" our desserts are so... More 

1 Thank sn71
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time I've had the Glasshouse buffet and it is always fresh and delicious. The meat from the carvery, as always, was sublime - pink and falling apart. I was there with some newbies who are already planning return trips with other friends and families. Again I found the staff to be super attentive and friendly. Even... More 

Thank LillyScot
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Glasshouse last night and I felt it had lost its magic and class. Food is becoming repetitive and the dress code is ridiculous for a five star hotel. If they allow people to wear jeans and trainers it is slipping. There were diners in there last night that had dresses in that we're so short there was more... More 

Thank angellni
Watford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointed very over priced had a lot better down the local pub for a lot less money. Very basic roast dinner and staff started to clear the table away before we had even finished felt like we were being rushed not good.

Thank byrnesgbyrne
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Grove Glasshouse buffet is always of a very high standard. There is a great variety to choose from and the food is delicious. The staff are charming and friendly

Thank ColinandDiane
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with a friend, used to look forward to dinner here, things have changed!! Walked into bar, no ambiance at all, no atmosphere, had 1 drink and was told we needed to be seated, I don't know why as restaurant was not busy! The Glasshouse used to have an amazing array of buffet cuisine, the selection is not as... More 

Thank Julie H
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Started out at the bar with a customised cocktail overlooking the beatiful gardens then went on to indulge in the buffet. Spoilt for choice delicious ranging from sushi, cold and hot sea food starters, to roasts and veggies and a great range of puddings and desserts... as good as a buffet can get...

Thank Al R
London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here 4 or 5 times a year for a meal , and this time was just the two of us for Hubby's birthday. It is busy, so book in advance if you can : done easily on the web When you arrive resist the temptation to stop in the bar for drinks and head to the restaurant. They... More 

Thank Samanthkc
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Grove for the weekend and were planning on eating at the glasshouse for the first night only. The food was great, huge selection and very high quality. The staff were brilliant and our 15 month son loved them (who decided to launch the majority of his dinner onto the carpet). We enjoyed our meal so much... More 

Thank Greg B
London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We eat at the Glasshouse restaurant every few weeks, attracted by the variety and quality of the buffet on offer, together with the relaxed surroundings and convivial atmosphere; hungry children are able to tuck in without unnecessary delay. Our recent dinner here for our extended family party confirmed the restaurant's relaibility and consistency. We had a wide range of dishes,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$51 - $76
International, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grove Hotel, Chandler's Cross WD3 4TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Chandler's Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 888637
The Glasshouse restaurant is tucked away inside The Grove at Chandler's Cross - a luxury country house hotel set in 300 acres of woodlands in Hertfordshire. This lively, informal restaurant is nicknamed the 'theatre of cooking' as its chef prepare British, Asian and Mediterranean dishes in spectacular style, then serve them buffet-style for everyone to enjoy. The Glasshouse is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the dining room is decorated with contemporary chandeliers, a backlit bar, floor to ceiling windows with views of the hotel's formal gardens, and designer chairs. Popular with fashionable hotel residents and locals for breakfast meetings, business lunches and relaxed evening meals, The Glasshouse is a fun and stylish dining destination.Please note this restaurant only takes bookings one month in advance.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?