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The Pepper Hut - CLOSED

61 High Street | Old Town, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AF, England
+44 1442 233777
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
8 Oct 2013
“Sadly missed, but a great replacement returns as The Cochin in the same location.”
24 Sep 2013
“An unusual region specific Indian restaurant”
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61 High Street | Old Town, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AF, England
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Reviewed 9 October 2013 via mobile

For many years we loved the old Cochin, and to not quite so great an extent when it morphed into the Pepper Hut. Now the chef from the original Cochin has returned under new management - bringing the best Keralan food you will find outside...More

3  Thank sssamcz
Reviewed 24 September 2013

This is an unusual restaurant in as far as it is region specific and therefore a great find. The South Indian food is truly wonderful and so incredibly tasty. I always enjoy the prawn dishes as these are prepared so well. But whatever you choose...More

Thank Rosemary5757
Reviewed 8 June 2013 via mobile

Love the food here very Southern Indian. Variety of excellent fish dishes and beetroot curry is excellent. Had in Mumbai and it tastes the same

Thank Cowgirl52
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Turned up on spec' the other day for a meal but found the place closed. A notice has subsequently appeared on the door saying that a new South Indian restaurant will be opening soon. If the new restaurant is only half as good as the...More

2  Thank Welbred
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We eat here often as we have found this to be one of the better quality restaurants in HH. Staff excellent, attentive without being over the top and the Masala Dhosa is one of the best we have come across. Would highly recommend.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Small restaurant in the old High Street. Still has some Kerala style dishes on the menu, though most of it is taken up with standard Anglo-Indian fare. The Masala Dosa was quite good, though too bland; the rest of the party liked the Beet Cheera...More

Thank 11diner11
Reviewed 10 March 2013

Pretty awful food! We used to go there regularly when it was called Cochin and the food used to be great! This time the food quality was extremely poor - even the sainsbury chicken tikka masala is anyway 100 times better than the chicken curry...More

Thank Jaideep S
Reviewed 24 February 2013

This used to be called The Cochin not sure why the name was changed but the menu is very similar. Lots of fish curry dishes which is unusual. We had a fabulous meal and what really made the evening was how genuinely nice waiters were....More

1  Thank Nibs W
Reviewed 19 February 2013

I went to this restaurant in Old Hemel last Saturday, I have been to this restaurant many times before and have always enjoyed the food. It used to be completely different from other Indian Restaurants as they specialised in Kerala food. They have had to...More

Thank Jackwh1946
Reviewed 10 February 2013

Best curry we have had in ages. The choice was excellent - loads of unusual dishes. The food was really tasty and not full of fat like so many curries. Excellent and will be back soon.

1  Thank Andrea U
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  • Address: 61 High Street | Old Town, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 233777
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