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The Cavendish Restaurant

Barnet Lane | Laura Ashley Hotels, Elstree WD6 3RE, England
+44 20 8327 4700
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good14%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
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Barnet Lane | Laura Ashley Hotels, Elstree WD6 3RE, England
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Tasty Bruschetta with Avocado Salsa for stater. Lovely Seabass with seasonal vegetables. Nice wine selection. Bright airy room looking out to rear of hotel.

Thank Tashabegood
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Beautiful place, great staff and service, really sad food. Went here for a 'celebration dinner' in a private room. The room was beautiful, clean and the staff were great, very kind and attentive. The building itself and the ambience was attractive and relaxed. But the...More

1  Thank tonytomoko
Anna A, General Manager at The Cavendish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Dear tonytomoko Thank you for your comments. I am sorry to see that you did not enjoy the food whilst you were attending a private event. Please rest assured that I will share your experience with my Head Chef. Kind Regards Anna General Manager

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Our family booked the restaurant festive meal. Mixed reviews from the family. Food generally okay, wine options poor. Would I book it again , not for what the charge, I thought the service was poor and rushed and the food okay, I would expect more...More

Thank twosteaks
Anna A, General Manager at The Cavendish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear twosteaks, Thank you for your comments and I am sorry to see that you had disappointed experience during Christmas. Please rest assured that I will share your feedback with my team. Kind Regards Anna General Manager

Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Attended two family occasions where we have rented out a room. Several gluten free options ordered and each guest was served half a scone for tea. They kept saying more were coming and after an hour the manager said they had run out. This has...More

Thank Kimberley S
Anna A, General Manager at The Cavendish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Dear Kimberley S Thank you for your comments and I am so sorry to see that you were dissatisfied with the quantity of your Gluten Free afternoon tea. All guests' feedback is taken immensely seriously so we can review and continuously improve our guests' experience...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

I am a regular visitor to the Laura Ashley Hotel but every time they deliver, from just a quick coffee, afternoon tea to dinner in the Cavendish. My wife and I enjoyed a really pleasant dinner a couple of weeks ago, I would say the...More

Thank K6332HSdavid
Anna A, General Manager at The Cavendish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Dear K6332HSdavid Thank you for your lovely comments. I am happy to see that you had a pleasant dinner with us and you enjoyed our food and service. See you soon!. Warm Regards Anna General Manager

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

I had heard great reviews of the afternoon tea here so booked it for a special occasion. It was a cold February day and we were looking forward to warming up and enjoying a scrumptious tea. Unfortunately it was far from it. It was colder...More

Thank Billiebella
Anna A, General Manager at The Cavendish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Dear Billiebella Thank you for your comments and I am sorry to see that you had a disappointing afternoon tea, please rest assured that I will share your valuable feedback with my team. I do hope we will able to welcome you back again in...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018

We've had afternoon tea here a few times and it's been fine, albeit the service is patchy. This time, I was here for a semi-formal dinner with two friends. Suffice to say, after three, expensive courses, I felt forced to offer to take them somewhere...More

Thank roarers
Anna A, General Manager at The Cavendish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Dear roarers Thank you for your comments. I am so sorry to see that you were let down with the size of the portions, please rest assured that I will share your experience with my team. I do hope you will give us another chance...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We met friends for the afternoon tea. As you’d expect, pretty Laura Ashley bone china and comfortable, attractive furnishings. There was a wide selection of loose leaf teas. I found the teapot wasn’t that big and I twice had the hot water topped up; on...More

Thank EmmaIndia27
Anna A, Manager at The Cavendish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Dear Catherine D Thank you for your comments. I would like to re assure you that we prepare all our products for the Afternoon on the Day for the Day since we take pride of what we are producing and delivering to our guests. On...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I first must say I am a trained chef so let’s begin , I brought my partner and daughter to have a birthday evening dinner, now before we came I sent a Lillie note to say that we do not eat shellfish , had a...More

5  Thank adam m
Anna A, General Manager at The Cavendish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Dear adam m Thank you for your comments and your observations. We did have an issue with our server so some of the orders did not go through to the kitchen, I am sorry to see that this was not handled properly and of course...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Come here for my mothers birthday today. I would give less than one star but that’s not possible. We came into the restaurant at 7pm waited half an hour for our starters and than almost two hours for our mains. Spoke to the manager and...More

3  Thank Katie G
Anna A, Owner at The Cavendish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Dear Katie G Thank you for your comments. We did have an issue with our server which means some of the orders did not reach the kitchen. I am sorry to see that this was not handled more efficiently and please rest assured that I...More

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b0ffy
25 May 2018|
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Response from twosteaks | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is definitely a hit or miss experience! I like the the hotel and restaurant in general but they certainly need to work on their dining experience!
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carolcollier
26 July 2015|
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Response from Nimo A | Property representative |
Hi carolcollier, With enough notice we would be able to cater for you dietary requirements. It would be helpful if, when you make a reservation for Afternoon Tea, you ask one of the team to call you so we can fully... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$31
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Saturday
3:00 PM - 5:45 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barnet Lane | Laura Ashley Hotels, Elstree WD6 3RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Elstree
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8327 4700
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  • This restaurant is at Laura Ashley The Manor Elstree
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