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Valiant Trooper

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Trooper Road, Tring HP23 5RW, England (Formerly The Valiant Trooper)
+44 1442 851203
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good family lunch on a sunny day in the sheltered garden. Efficient and friendly service on busy Mothers' Day. Beer good and the Ploughman's especially delicious.

Thank randjtravel2016
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table for Sunday lunch while visiting my son and his family. Lovely atmospheric place - a Real English pub. Kids played in the garden whilst we had some good bitter inside. Then excellent roast beef lunch all round. Good service and reasonable price.All round good visit.

Thank Hazel B
Tring, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I LOVE this pub, I grew up in aldbury and my grandparents live opposite the trooper. The staff are welcoming, lovely and friendly..dogs and children are always very welcome as well. Food is delicious and it has a lovely back garden for in the summer. Would definitely recommend!!!!

1 Thank Laura-Bradding
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our walking group descended on Valiant Trooper having made a booking beforehand and pre-selected choices from emailed menu. Received a lovely welcome and although we were quite a large party were served with drinks and our lunch choices confirmed without fuss and with a smile. Having scraped off our walking boots on the scraper and brush provided we sat in... More 

Thank JanetB432014
London, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Friendly little pub, welcoming staff. We ate tasty home-made beef and ale pie with half a pint of local ale. The pie had a decent amount of beef in it which is unusual! Nice coffee afterwards too. A brilliant place to call in for refreshments after a long walk. Dogs welcome.

Thank PurpleBrolly
Sussex, UK
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We went for Sunday lunch, and booked ahead which apparently was necessary. Car park looked just about big enough if the place was busy. Inside there is a bar area and large separate area for dining. Staff OK. Five types of cask beer on offer, good. The ones we were served (brought to our table) were all 'flat' without any... More 

Thank SloeVodka
Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Our regular refreshment stop on walks from Ashridge and ivinghoe Beacon. A traditional pub with warm fires, mixed furniture and great atmosphere. Early arrival at lunchtime is recommended due to its popularity unless you are happy eating and drinking outside. There is a good range of food for all tastes including vegetarian at competitive prices. The local real ales are... More 

Thank biggreentravel
Luton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Out for a walk in Ashridge with my Spaniel and made a short detour, down the scarp-slope by an easy footpath from the Monument to the Valiant Trooper, because of the review here and their super informative web-site. Wanted a dog-friendly bar-lunch. To find a "specials-board" with at least half-dozen interesting items available on quiet weekday lunchtime was a nice... More 

1 Thank AlanJohnTurner
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201 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Nice Sunday afternoon lunch; decent choices of un-pretentious sounding meals which were served with good quantity of vegetables. Choices of ciders were great too.

Thank Meerkat_Man
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I have visited this pub a few times now and I can safely say that the food is average at best. The service however, particularly from one waitress, is just awful. She is consistently blunt, unprofessional,cold and unfriendly. The manager/barman isn't really any better. I'll be sticking to The Greyhound in future.

1 Thank Francesca D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trooper Road, Tring HP23 5RW, England (Formerly The Valiant Trooper)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Tring
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 851203

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