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St Michael's Manor

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Fishpool Street, St Albans AL3 4RY, England
+44 1727 864444
07:00 - 23:30
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Whitby, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff were very helpful keeping it all a surprise, dining room beautifully set out for us with a round table in the centre of dining room. All parties had excellent rooms, but it was a little disappointing that an upstairs room had been designated for my dad at 93 years of age, which I had mentioned when booking. He ended... More 

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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast was very good. Dinner was not the kind of food I was use to. Very nice setting and not too noisy.

Thank sassyone55
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good but it feels like the waiters have never done this job before. All very clunky, orders wrong, not offered a drink and not very attentive. Better places to go if you're spending this amount.

1 Thank Muddyfox85
St Albans, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Two of us made an impromptu visit to St Michael's manor for lunch yesterday as the Waffle House was overflowing. The greeting we received was just a little frosty. Our request for a light lunch was met with some confusion, and was eventually translated as we were there for bar snacks. We were told we would be "allowed" to sit... More 

Thank Celia G
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My husband and I stayed here for the night for his birthday. We arrived in the middle of the afternoon and were shown to our gorgeous room! Dinner in the evening was 5* and each dish was absolutly ! We were stuffed after three courses. Breakfast was included in the room, which was cooked fresh as we arrived at the... More 

Thank NaomiJames
Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful house in the heart of St Albans. We had an excellent family lunch service also was very good no complaints. Ignore any bad reviews this place is excellent - if you want superfast service go to McDonald's.

Thank Raphael P
Watford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The hotel is in a pleasant location with a pond next to the garden and the car park. The restaurant is spacious with high ceilings and extends into a conservatory. It all looked clean and tidy. Staff smartly dressed and polite and seemed knowledgable about the food. The food is artistically presented and there is not a great deal of... More 

Thank James T
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is such a beautiful house, and has very nice style. We went as a party of five before Christmas for lunch. The lunch itself was cooked very well and presented beautifully, you do not get big portions here, so do not expect it! Service was not too bad. Just after Christmas we had relations over from the USA and... More 

Thank Lesley C
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Don't need to say much more than that this was the best meal we can remember eating in a very long time. Service was excellent too.

Thank Conrad A
County Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

A sizeable group was gathered for a birthday and had agreed a meal which turned out not as was planned. The mistakes had to be covered by the customers rather than the owners. A first for me.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$94
Contemporary, British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fishpool Street, St Albans AL3 4RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 864444
Our beautiful orangery-style Lake Restaurant offers amazing views overlooking our fabulous garden and lake. Two rosette dining at it's best.

Offering a range of award winning modern British cuisine to suit all tastes, diners can choose from an A La Carte or Lake menu. The latter provides brasserie-style seasonal food, changed on a fortnightly basis from only £18 for two or £22 for three courses.

A wonderful place to celebrate and very popular for Sunday lunch. Great to relax and enjoy a delicious meal with probably the best views and location in Hertfordshire.

The Lake Restaurant opens daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Otherwise try a bar snack or one of our famous Afternoon teas in the hotel lounge.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?