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The Stanborough

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6DQ, England
+44 1707 391345
07:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 07:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stopped off for a late Sunday Lunch, yesterday. Now it's not The Ivy, which I knew before I went, but the staff were friendly and helpful, although they didn't agree to my blind dog sitting with me in the garden. They did say I could go in the front garden with her but the sun had passed by, and... More 

Thank Johnny P
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not impressed at all by the food or seating in this revamped restaurant. The menu has changed and not for the better I'm afraid. I has to send my meal back as it was actually inedible, it looked like the food has just been dumped on the plate and the taste was just as bad. If it ain't broke, don't... More 

Thank hertfordshireAli
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely family lunch here after visiting the nearby Stanborough lakes , manager and staff very friendly and couldn't do enough for us , food was hot and very nice , thanks to all the staff

1 Thank Andy R
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was booked for a party of 14, on arrival our table wasn't ready, in fact we were told they now don't have a table that can seat 14. 10 is the maximum ! We were given a round table and one that seated 4. This after being told by the manager ' can't you see we are busy'. We... More 

2 Thank Nannyirene69
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to stop off at The Stanborough to have a meal whilst on route to go on holiday. We have been there several times but this is the first since their renovation. I was very impressed with the layout and new furniture. Very user friendly. Just as important were the meals. We had a starter and... More 

1 Thank Keith W
Warrington, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for an evening meal, food was lovely. Staff and services was great too. Only downside was I thought it was a little over priced but that wouldn't put me off coming again as we all enjoyed ourselves

1 Thank sjam123
London, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

One of only a few places that are easily accessible and offers food and drink in Welwyn Garden. I use this as a stop off for meetings with friends. If you decide to have dinner make sure you book as it can get busy with the Premier Inn next door taking priority. Food is good and outside garden is lovely... More 

1 Thank iamRayRay
Moira, United Kingdom
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362 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had an early dinner here while staying at the adjacent Premier Inn. It was very busy with families, WGC is short of decent eating places for families. Its also a bit noisy due to the recent refurbishment which used a lot of hard decoration in an open plan restaurant. The food was good and the staff were friendly and... More 

1 Thank GandC_UK
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Very friendly staff who went out of their way to ensure that our lunch for 5 adults and 3 children was a great experience for all concerned even to the extent of having balloons on the table and arranging for the cake to be brought out. Food was very good with large portions and extremely good value. Would definitely go... More 

1 Thank Frederick R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

As regulars to the stanborough we took my dad there for his birthday lunch. Boy do I wish we hadn't. This was our first visit after their recent refurbishment. The whole dining area is open plan themed around cows, and has a retro feel. There is only one boothed seating area. The new menu was in operation, well some of... More 

1 Thank Sue W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 391345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?