Hertfordshire has some of the best pubs and restaurants in the Country. Whether you are looking for the classic country pub, pub food at its best, real ales, fine wines, great food or fine dining, Hertfordshire’s pubs and restaurants offer it all. The fabulous array of restaurants have food varying from delicious hearty meals and Sunday roasts to exquisite culinary delights with Michelin star ratings. Take a look and discover new pubs & restaurants set in some of the most idyllic settings.
St Albans alone has more pubs per square mile than anywhere else in the UK. Across Hertfordshire there simply are hundreds of pubs to choose from. You can search here for some fantastic pubs selecting your favourite criteria. Whether you love a pub with fireplace for those cosy winter nights or a pub with outside space for the family in the summertime, Hertfordshire has plenty to choose from. Many pubs specialise in real ales and most offer a good selection of wines. Some pubs now offer as many as 50 gins for you gin lovers. There are pubs that offer outside BBQ’s and relaxed outdoor eating to the good old-fashioned fish n chips served with a good pint. Choose the pubs that appeals to you here on hertfordshireonline.co.uk. From pubs that you can visit after rambling through a village or discover the perfect riverside pub with a unique and glorious atmosphere, Hertfordshire has them all. Some of the finest examples are right here.
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to restaurants in Hertfordshire. An array of multi-cultural restaurants spans the county and there are some gems to be discovered. There are so many different types of restaurants to choose from in Hertfordshire. European, Indian, French, Chinese, Japanese, British, Italian, Steakhouses and many others in most towns across the county.
Many of the pubs and restaurants are set in some of the most scenic surroundings you could imagine. With a plethora of fine restaurants set in some of the most beautiful hotels in Hertfordshire. You really can take yourself away for the most enjoyable of times. With so many pubs & restaurants to choose from, you will surely find what you are looking for. Culinary delights satisfy all taste buds, while drinks are to be had in glorious settings.
Many of the pubs and restaurants use locally sourced ingredients from food suppliers and work closely with these suppliers. This often means exciting changes to menus on a regular or seasonal basis, ensuring every visit has a new and fresh surprise. We all have our favourite pubs and restaurants and that is usually down to great food, drink, service and atmosphere.
Some of Hertfordshire’s pubs and restaurants are set in beautiful old buildings and Grade II listed buildings that are often hundreds of years old. If you’re looking for traditional old pubs and restaurants, Hertfordshire is about as historic as it gets. Even the Guinness Book of Records states that the oldest pub in England is in Hertfordshire. These old pubs often offer a very warm welcome, medieval charm, all in the cosiest and most atmospheric surroundings one could wish for. Sit there with your real ale and ponder who walked through those very doors and sat where you are sitting now, hundreds of years ago. Likewise, the restaurants that are based in these old buildings, offer a charm and beauty that is special for people of all ages. Some of the most romantic restaurants lay within the boundaries of Hertfordshire.
Many pubs in Hertfordshire are dog friendly too. How lovely it is to walk across the fields or alongside the river canal paths to end up at your chosen pub where your canine companion will be as welcome as you are.
Hertfordshire pubs often have unique and sometimes comical names and signs. This is a centuries old tradition where at one time only pictorial signs were in place as many of the customers were unable to read. Nowadays, in modern times, there are so many pubs in Hertfordshire all vying for brand awareness, but you can still find those pubs that have been around for centuries.
You will often find traditional and modern games played in pubs. These range from darts, cards, skittles, pool, bar billiards, dominoes, varying board games to fruit machines and various video games. Most will have music in the background, a duke box or band.
There it is. A brief outline of what Hertfordshire has to offer in the way of pubs and restaurants. All that’s left is for you to go and explore and we hope you find some new places that you love. You can use the search criteria at the top of the Pubs and Restaurants page if you know what you like best. If not, simply browse and stumble across some of the gems Hertfordshire has to offer in way of pubs and restaurants.
Happy exploring from the Hertfordshire Online team.