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The Marchmont Arms

Piccotts End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AT, England
+44 1442 254320
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (12 reviews)
“pork belly” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Piccotts End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AT, England
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1 - 10 of 667 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice atmosphere, although a bit noisy, staff and service fine, but food didn`t live up to expectations. Very small lobster and tiger prawn pot starter, in a small kilner jar with deep clarified butter on top. Disappointing Lobster and Devon Crab fishcakes main had very...More

Thank DavidRHemelHempstead
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food here was simply divine! I had the salt and pepper squid as a starter and it was out of this world, possibly the best I have ever had. It was light and tasty, fresh and crispy, the added toppings of chilli flakes, salt...More

Thank Philip D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've visited the marchmont arms today as a group of nine mum's with their children. We had a great time food was lovely and staff were great, helping us to move buggies and even kindly take a photo for us! Lovely place for kids and...More

Thank Magdalena P
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Magdalena, Thank you very much for your review and for taking the time to visit us on TripAdvisor to inform future guests of your experience with us. We are glad you and your mommies and kids had a great time with us and enjoyed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have visited many times but don't think we will rush back after our last visit. Disinterested staff, dreadful starter - we tried the sticky platter to share but it was far from sticky, just very dry and tasteless - we mentioned it to the waiter...More

Thank MaggieWatford
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Maggie, Thank you for your time to leave us your review and raise your issues with us. As you mentioned, we have a lovely venue which boasts large spaces for dining and drinking alike. It is always disappointing to read comments such as those...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here a good few times particularly when celebrating family birthdays. Anyway good service and food quality good with excellent varied menu.More

Thank bertone
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your short and sweet review of your visit to us at the Marchmont Arms. We are glad you found our venue to be nice and pleased to hear you have returned to us several times and choose us when celebrating special...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went in on a Saturday lunch time and had a very relaxed lunch. We all had chicken,bacon and avocado salad.The service was good and the lunch was as well.More

Thank Dawn S
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Dawn, Thank you for taking the time to visit us on TripAdvisor and leave your feedback of your recent lunch with us here at the Marchmont Arms. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to us on Saturday lunch time. We are pleased to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite an imposing building with lots of room for dining, definitely a sense of being somewhere a bit different to the usual places. Good selection of gins on offer here too! Food wise went for the calamari which whilst not very crispy, was well cooked...More

Thank kecdfc
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your great review of your recent visit to the Marchmont Arms. Our large venue boasts many different areas available for our guests whether they are dining in our lovely restaurant space or just enjoying a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes a little noisy on a busy evening in the main dining room, but always excellent food and service! We visit regularly.More

Thank Holly M
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Holly, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your review of your recent visit to us here at the Marchmont Arms. As we are a busy venue we are often overwhelmed with the level of noise our guests create but...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent so long trying to find my husband a new pair of golf shoes that the dinner I had planned would have taken too long to cook. As the Marchmont Arms was on the way home, from the final golf club we visited, I...More

Thank Jill B
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Jill, Thank you for spending the time to leave us such a fantastic review. It is always rewarding when we receive feedback like this and all of your comments have been passed on to our team, especially your waiter Tom. Your comments about the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a large group (30+) and the The Marchmont Arms was fantastic, The food was lovely and hot. In fact many of my friends commented that we would like to return for Christmas. The staff were really helpful but also allowed us to have...More

Thank STEPHEN R
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Stephen, Wow, thank you for your wonderful review and thank you for taking the time to leave us your comments. All of your comments have been passed on to our team and we are all very glad you and your large group of guests...More

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beeswidow
13 August 2017|
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Response from hedleyk | Reviewed this property |
nearby? Hemel is a bit of a desert whem it comes to decent hotels. the nearest I can think of interms of good hotels is Pendley Manor. I have not stayed there but my daughter had her wedding there and said it was good. there... More
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rayandhazel
23 July 2017|
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Response from Gillingst | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed outside just not inside
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Roy M
9 March 2016|
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Response from Tomasz K | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Have have separated gluten free guide (MENU)' we use different dishes, boards, knifes. We make sure there is no contact with allergens. Also with nut and other allergies.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piccotts End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 254320
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