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The Highlander

) #19 of 141 Restaurants in Hitchin $$ - $$$ , British,
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
+44 1462 454612
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit The Highlander after reading so many good reviews. It looks like a very popular pub and it serves good quality home cooked food. Good choice of usual pub fare, with added specials of the day. We chose Seabream and a King...More

Thank ValS14
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This was a group of 21 adults who study Portuguese locally. We booked for Sunday lunch and it turned out to be an extremely hot day. I had roast pork at £11.95 - excellent value. My husband had roast beef and was not quite so...More

Thank 334kathh
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Been going to this pub for many years and every time everything is spot on! Service is friendly fast and professional! Food includes delicious different specials and classical dishes that always impressive! Couldn't recommend this place more even if I tried!

Thank TimmmyMaguire
Reviewed 8 May 2017

So the Highland and I go back nearly 40 years, it was a regular Haunt of mine and friends before I moved away but it was just a Pub back then. Now it's changed into well almost a 'Gastro pub' but not quite, It's a...More

2  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Once again we enjoyed a lovely meal at The Highlander. The service, as usual, was excellent. We would always recommend it for a good, non expensive, place to eat.

Thank Dudley G
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The Highlander offers a secret kitchen experience influenced by French cuisine combined with excellent service and friendly staff. Since we found it we regularly visit the pub on weekends and we're never disappointed. Tasty food all round, excellent service, clean toilets and nice small pub...More

1  Thank Matan D
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in on a Thursday evening for a couple of drinks and an evening meal. Very pleased, great service and the food was brilliant. We will definitely be returning 👍

Thank Ben_Tayl0r
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Spent a lovely evening in this traditional/contemporary pub. First warm evening of the year meant sitting outside for drinks in the spacious outdoor area before moving in for dinner. Great choice of food catering for all tastes. Choice of portion sizes too. Nice friendly atmosphere...More

Thank scotland89
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We did not book for Saturday night but they were kind enough to find a nice place for us. We were so pleased. We had a lovely meal. perfect service - nice atmosphere. We will be back. Thanks.

1  Thank SunshineWalker01
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal at the Highland for Mother's Day. Even though an obviously busy day, the staff were attentive and the food was delicious. It has a lovely homely feel and nice atmosphere in the pub. A lot of my family have always driven...More

Thank Katherine B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 454612
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