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The Woodman

Closed Now: 11:30 - 14:30, 17:30 - 23:00
Open today: 11:30 - 14:30, 17:30 - 23:00
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The best pub on the planet

I travel a lot with work, and visit pubs on every continent, but I haven't found one anywhere in... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Brookmans Park, United Kingdom

A mighty fine cider Its a bar full of locals Great old fashioned atmosphere Beer garden Spacious... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
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9 Jun 2018
“The best pub on the planet”
1 Aug 2018
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Hours Today: 11:30 - 14:30, 17:30 - 23:00
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45 Wild Hill, Hatfield AL9 6EA, England
+44 1707 642618
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

We actually thought we might try this for lunch we hadn't been back to this pub for about 21 years! Ijust pleasant stafft has barely changed it was so lovely to see just an old fashioned "proper pub" which has stood the test of time...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Little pub tucked down side road nit massive menu and no food Sundays or evenings! May have this wrong but its what it said on door We had ploughmans as it was hot £5.50 very good value nothing fancy but fresh foid and good cheeses

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

I travel a lot with work, and visit pubs on every continent, but I haven't found one anywhere in the world to match The Woodman, Wildhill. In fact I always time my return flights to ensure that the taxi gets me back to The Woodman...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A mighty fine cider Its a bar full of locals Great old fashioned atmosphere Beer garden Spacious car park

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I live quite close and come here every month or so with friends. This is a an old fashioned, country, pub. Don't expect fancy drinks or loud music; this is pub that knows how to look after its beer and customers. Open fires, nice people...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

What a great pub this is. You will be hard pressed to find cask ale in better condition. We also had a tasty and filling lunch sandwich at a great price. Our American visitors were blown away by the quality of the food and drink...More

1  Thank AbbeyFlyer
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is a small pub but with perfectly kept ales. If you like real beer, this is the place to go. The food is basic pub food, but beautifully cooked and served. The atmosphere is fantastic.

Thank angelatB2836AQ
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This place is great. No frills, stuffed full of really diverse characters and waggly dogs and bar staff ready with a smile and some friendly banter. Drop in, you'll love it, like what I do.

Thank IrishMimi
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Cute and cosy with a countryside feel, The Woodman proved perfect for a weekday lunch - and a beer of course. The staff were very friendly, there was plenty of choice when it came to ales, and as well as the usual lunch menu of...More

1  Thank IndigoStar79
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Recently visited with a party of 9 service was exceptional and food very good ....a can do attitude from all the staff Highly recommend for all age groups

1  Thank flashgrandma
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