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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
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Mon 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Markyate, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was very nice.and a very good service from the staff.however not impressed by poor access for disabled visitors. Steps up to seating area and more steps to access washrooms.sadly won't revisit.

Thank _cd_honour
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We had a great evening "Company Do". Lovely friendly staff made us feel very welcome on our arrival. The decorations on our long table were lovely as was the whole establishment. It is not easy to bring all the food quickly to a big table but this was accomplished with precision. All 3 courses were really nice, everyone really enjoyed... More 

1 Thank Nigel H
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Was looking forward to the Christmas dinner with all our friends but was left disappointed. The reasons for this are: Chairs far to close together no room to eat properly. Ended up passing all the plates,cutery etc over the table from each course to the waitress as she couldn't get behind our chairs,spent most of the evening doing this very... More 

1 Thank lordallgrove
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256 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 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.

1 Thank Maresciallonemo
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392 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

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 

Thank delacourt
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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

1 Thank Alyson B
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

Thank Sarah T
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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 

Thank Stuart G
Kings Langley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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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 

Thank Annie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
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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