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Conservatory Restaurant @ Boxmoor Lodge

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Hotel Restaurant Boxmoor Lodge London Road | London Road, Hemel Hempstead HP1 2RA, England
+44 1442 230770
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Mon 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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239 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is no doubt: this is the best place in Hemel. Service is warm and effective while the food is amazing: great starter, home made bread and a very good meat. Ice cream above all. I've seen this place improving a lot and I am glad it is now constantly good. Highly recommended. M.

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Bidford-on-Avon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Friday for my mothers birthday, the restaurant was quiet, three tables in total -10 covers! On the whole service was good. The quantity of food per portion varied, some dished were massive (prawns/ croquettes) and some dainty haute cuisine like (beetroot/ chicken). The dishes were all tasty but I think the restaurant is confused! The wine is reasonably... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Two night stay and ate both nights in the restaurant, lovely meals on both occations, nom nom, Staff always willing to help and advise if you have special needs

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

This restaurant is in the Boxmoor Lodge hotel, which describes it as "traditional". I agree; it is good British cuisine, well prepared and presented. The staff are friendly and reasonably efficient. You won't find a gastronomic adventure here, but you are unlikely to leave hungry.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Took Mum and Dad here for there 65th Wedding Anniversary for Sunday dinner. The food was delicious and the service was great. Unfortunately there was a party celebrating a 60th birthday who absolutely ruined the atmosphere, trying to take over the restaurant, the level of noise they made you would think you were at a kids party. Also one of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Well what can I say I'm stopping at the boxmoor lodge hotel while working away yet again... this review is particularly for the conservatory restaurant.. I just ordered a sirloin steak new potatoes with pepper sauce wow just wow it was the first thing I have eaten all day and savoured every moment of it... Compliments to the chief I... More 

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Kings Langley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Went for Sunday lunch with family for birthday celebration. We could not fault the food or the service and the lovely surroundings. The grandchildren ate all their food ( which is unusual) which for children's portions were very generous. 12 year old granddaughter only wanted chicken which was not on the menu but the chef cooked a chicken breast specially... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Was looking forward to a celebration for my sons birthday but was telephoned in the preceding week to say my reservation was cancelled due to staff shortage and a wedding ! Obviously hadn't heard of agency staff! Never had this happen before ,would not ever bother with this restaurant again!

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Went for a quiet meal and was not disappointed. Lovely place, with good atmosphere. Food was very good as was the service. Staff very polite and attentive but not over the top. A very nice experience. Will be back

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

Took family visiting from abroad for Sunday lunch to the place we had our wedding reception and we could not have chosen a better place. The meat was just fantastic, a lovely piece of beef with lovely accompliments. Will definately visit for Sunday lunch again in the near future. Lovely staff and very attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Restaurant Boxmoor Lodge London Road | London Road, Hemel Hempstead HP1 2RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 230770
Description
The Conservatory Restaurant, at the delightful Boxmoor Lodge in Hemel Hempstead, is a friendly, family owned business with an exceptional modern British menu. The light-filled dining room has crisp linens, garden views and fresh flowers, and the service is faultless. The Head Chef at Boxmoor Lodge, Stuart Ambury, oversees a kitchen that prides itself on high-quality GM free ingredients and creative presentation. Starters such as a fine Crisp tempura tiger prawns, mango & mint salad with ponzu dipping sauce or Baked fresh figs with Cumbrian dry aged ham, celeriac remoulade and port syrup are bound to tempt you. And the main course selection includes some mouth watering treats like the roasted rack of lamb,beautifully presented with pea puree, fresh peas & lamb essence, the lamb is cooked just right, very succulent and seasoned well. Then there is also the local Aylesbury duckling from Mr Waller, using the breast which is roasted perfectly pink with a crispy skin, crisp leg croquette with a rich orange & honey sauce. The restaurant also has a wonderful wine list and a superb outside dining area for the alfresco experience.

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