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Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar

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Bar, European, British, Contemporary
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20-21 Hermitage Road, Hitchin SG5 1BT, England
441462433603
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 9:30 am - 1:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a few friends here for dinner and although we had been before I forgot how stylish the place is. It was an old dance hall and has kept so many great features, it feels special. The food is from an open kitchen so you can see what's going on. The food was delicious and the service was excellent.

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Thank John W
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We've have been here before but I gave it s better review previously. The efficiency and food have both waned since our first visit. Drinks order was wrong and also our food order - I could understand if it was a busy night but it was a Monday! The whole experience was just average I'm afraid so a little disappointed.

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Thank Tracey O
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for telling us about your recent dining experience, we sincerely apologise for your disappointment and can assure you that measures are underway to ensure that you do not have an average experience on your next visit. More 

London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A restaurant graduates from good to great when there is a happy marriage between great food and greater service ....the service here is letting the food down and badly Be prepared to wait for 10 minutes to be shown to your table and 35 minutes for the food to reach you as the kitchen and serving staff get flustered when... More 

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Thank fernweh56
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank your for taking the time to review your recent dining experience at Hermitage Rd. Please accept our sincere apologies that you experienced slower than usual service. WE hope to see you again soon. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Has a really good vibe, the food and cocktails where so yummy. Staff members friendly and helpful,a little pricey but good food for the price. Loved the open kitchen

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Thank Hazel W
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your 'Amazing review, so pleased you enjoyed the Hermitage Rd experience. Come back soon. More 

London
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78 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an old converted building with great atmosphere. But it is noisy. Food is good and a variety of choices. Great for parties, not good for intimate meetings

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Thank Kim163
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Hermitage Rd bar & restaurant. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went last week for a friends birthday Loved the venue but found the food and service average The staff where very friendly but nothing came out together a good example was the coffee I had finished mine before others got them! Hopefully this was just a bad day £75 per couple

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Thank n_lambert13
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Hermitage Rd. Your comments have been addressed and we do hope you will give us another try. More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My personal stance on writing any kind of review on TripAdvisor is that if I haven’t got anything good to say, I’ll say nothing. Hence I’ve had nothing to say about The Hermitage until now. From a good opening several years ago, my past experience of The Hermitage was that it consistently went downhill, with portions getting smaller and the... More 

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Thank Mike G
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you we are thrilled and very flattered that you have so many lovely thing to say about us. We move on constantly with our food offer, menu devised from the best local produce, and listen to what our customers say. We are thrilled that it is working. Thank you 'millions' from the whole team at Hermitage Rd and we... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great cocktails in the bar. Accommodating staff (half our party was 45 mins late - not a problem). Rabbit, prawns and crab were delicious starters followed by lamb, steak and a really really tasty open mushroom lasagne. Lots of smiley happy people, lots of hustle and bustle, great atmosphere. And our waiter gave us a history lesson on the origins... More 

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Thank Suzy H
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you from the Hermitage Rd team for your fab review and so pleased you enjoyed the great atmosphere which the team seem to 'conjure' up. We look forward towelcoming you back again very soon. More 

Potton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit last night and absolutely love this place. Great surroundings, atmosphere, food, music and the staff are amazing, really professional, friendly and helpful. Will definitely be returning!

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Thank 28JoanneH
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

So pleased you have found us, thank you for your very kind review. Please come back again very soon. More 

Letchworth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit here and it definitely won't be our last! Great food, service and a cosmopolitan venue more in keeping with London.

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Thank Roddy-The-Scot
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your 'Amazing venue and food' review and that you enjoyed the Hermitage Rd experience. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20-21 Hermitage Road, Hitchin SG5 1BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: 441462433603
Description
Restaurant food served: Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 14:00 18:30 - 22:00 Sat: 09:30 - 11:15 12:00 - 22:00 Sun: 09:30 - 11:15 12:00 - 18:00 Food is available outside of the hours from the Bar. Coffee shop open: Mon - Fri: 07:00 - 17:00 Sat: 08:30 - 17:00 Sun: 10:00 - 16:00

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?