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The Waggoners

Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
+44 1707 324241
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (35 reviews)
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“frog legs” (14 reviews)
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French, Bar, European, Pub, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great little pub. Very friendly staff, nice garden, food really good and dogs are allowed in, so we can now take them for a nice long walk then treat ourselves as well before heading back home.

Thank 391kath
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is long overdue as my wife and I have become regulars at this lovely pub/restaurant. It's a short walk across the woods for us, so we often pop in for a drink on a nice day. The place clearly has a very local...More

Thank Ratechaser
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a more in sorrow than in nager review. We love this pub, The staff are friendly the atmosphere is great the menu and food are usually outstanding . yesterday my wife and I opted fro the daily special of gammon steak fried eggs...More

Thank Trevor F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us dined here and it was a pleasant experience which I would like to try again and again. Both service and food were excellent. The wine list although at first seemed expensive on closer perusal was more than adequate. This venue is both...More

Thank Deluvian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a walk to the Waggoners and several drinks with our family. I enjoyed several glasses of champagne.

Thank 163anon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't been here for a long time! Guests of a good friend. Nice restaurant, polite and efficient staff. We had the set lunch, three courses which was really very good. Fresh and well cooked. My pal paid, even better so I cannot comment on value....More

Thank dakfifty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was lead to believe that this was a very good restaurant, but I am afraid that I was disappointed. On the occasion of my visit, I am afraid that it was but average. In fairness, it is known, locally, more as a pub with...More

Thank J P S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a walk nearby we were lucky to find a table at The Waggoners (which had been recommended by a friend locally). It's a very pretty pub with a few small dining areas and a bar. This means it is cosy and the noise levels...More

Thank iloveabruzzo
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The Waggoners offered goid value for a fixed price Sunday lunch. When nothing in the main course section of the menu took my fancy, our server was very willing to provide a double portion of one of the starters instead. My partner's roast lunch was...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was my first return visit to The Waggoners since I had Christmas lunch there in 2016. This time there was no set menu but the experience was similar, in that there was a buzzing 'family' atmosphere thanks to the large tables of big families,...More

Thank sarayvetteclark
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Laura E
16 June 2017|
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Response from derekmcl2015 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with the other answers. Not being a vegetarian of any degree, I have not enquired. However, the staff have been extremely helpful when my guest did have a dietary restriction.
4 December 2016|
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Response from J0hnGibbs | Reviewed this property |
I see no reason why not, unless they are already fully booked.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$52
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
  • Public Transportation: Welwyn garden city train station 2.5 miles.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 324241
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Idyllically set between pretty houses and cottages around a beautiful English green, The Waggoners is a refurbished 17th century coaching inn serving unique and beautifully presented French cuisine, infused with international influences. Situated in Ayot Green near Welwyn Garden City, The Waggoners is run by Aude and Laurent Brydniak who have a wealth of experience and have been behind a number of successful restaurants over the last 16 years. As you enter the cosy homely atmosphere, with its dark red walls and stylish pictures, you will be greeted by the friendly French staff, who will show you to your table and help make your dining experience as delightful and pleasant as possible. Let the head chef tantalise your taste buds while you drink some of the best handpicked wines from around the world and for a more informal meal, there is also a great bar menu available.
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