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The Marchmont Arms

Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Piccotts End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AT, England
01442 254320
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for years and have known it when the food was absolutely delicious. I had heard it had gone downhill and decided to try again only to find that it was below average at best. It's either a new chef or the old has got other things on his mind. The bottom line is... More 

Thank Ellie R
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had our wedding reception here. The staff were helpful and friendly and really accommodated us throughout the whole process. The communication was excellent, the food was lovely. We had our own little section in the conservatory bit so it felt very private. Lovely grounds, really pretty. Couldn't have asked for a better day. Very happy

Thank Deema A
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I haven't been for a little as it is quite pricey. Lovely atmosphere although it can get very noisy.

Thank HouseofFun
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was lovely and I would like to give it 4 stars if only the toilets were cleaner and the outside tables wiped down between customers. If it worked out mobility access to the garden better and even inside as there are a lot of steps and slope and if the service staff serviced outside as well as in... More 

Thank None Of Your B
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83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely old building, The menu on display outside is only half of the full menu. The place portrays itself as being upmarket with prices to match. Despite the impression they are trying to create the expectation is that you order at the bar and carry everything apart from food to your table. We walked into the place, found the... More 

Thank dinghyking
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a get together of eight old friends. I booked the meal so concerned that the meal and venue would be please everyone in our group. I need not have worried as the staff were very attentive but placed in a private area where we were not disturbed by any other diners. It was a hot day so we had... More 

Thank Coxy106
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub derived restaurant. Good service, food served hot and within a reasonable time. Probably not best suited to restless kids as it is quite upmarket but if you can get them to sit fairly still and behave for an hour then it's worth it! We went for Sunday lunch which was very nice.

Thank Jamo1974
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An enjoyable family gathering with good food and drink. We had a bit of a wait at times but we weren't in a hurry and there was11of us. The service was good but we were disappointed that there was only one rabbit special as two of us wanted it!

Thank Beverly W
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I took a friend of ours here for Sunday lunch. We all had lovely starters. I had the Bury black pudding potato cake with poached egg & whisky hollandaise sauce, my husband had the roasted Portobello mushrooms & our friend had the lamb koftas. We all ordered main courses from their Sunday roast menu. My husband had... More 

Thank Jill B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That was a very interesting meal. It was also very good and very well cooked. Had an exiting time there to. Although I must admit it is rather expensive there to have the full works ie starter,main course & sweet/pudding.

Thank Arlene B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piccotts End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: 01442 254320

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London, United Kingdom
hemel hempstead
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?