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Hermit of Redcoats

Redcoats Green | Stevenage, Little Wymondley, Hitchin SG4 7JR, England
+44 1438 747333
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (26 reviews)
“chicken pie” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Redcoats Green | Stevenage, Little Wymondley, Hitchin SG4 7JR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First visit to the Hermit for a little while - so many eating places, so little time - and overall we were very happy. My wife ordered rabbit croquette with bacon jam followed by chicken and wine pie while I went for scallops with celeriac...More

Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been using the Hermit for a number of years now and it is a very nice pub with a modern feel to it. We have not eaten there for a while so we decided to take advantage of the new(ish) pie night specials,...More

Thank PJsTips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us went for the Thursday pie night. I like a proper pie no gourmet stews with puff pastry lids. This was a real pie soft tender beef with a thick Guinness gravy served on a bed of mash and more gravy. Crispy onion...More

1  Thank mark170659
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been here a couple of times now, gorgeous oldy worldy village pub with scrumptious food (particularly recommend pie night :-) Great atmosphere, lovely staff & efficient service too! this may seem a strange comment, but the tables are wonderfully sturdy & larger than in most...More

Thank Cinzanokid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have wanted to try Hermit of Redcoats for a while and so glad we did. We live in Hitchin and don't have a car so walked the hour over to this pub in the sunshine today. GORGEOUS country setting and the pub itself is wonderful...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and 2 friends went to the Hermit for pie. £10 for pie, side and a drink. It was so busy and you certainly knew why. Such great value and the pies were amazing. Such a great pub with great staff. Can’t wait to go...More

Thank beckg2085
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We have been going to the Hermit on and off for a couple of years and for the most part it has always been a great experience. Sadly not so this time. We received a menu each (no wine list) waited 10 mins for someone...More

1  Thank Ann A
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The Hermit is on the outskirts of Hitchin and Stevenage in a lovely rural setting. It was a Green King pub at some point although it is more of a restaurant now as there is no real pub/bar area unless you sit outside. A fairly...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Really lovely pub with a relaxing atmosphere and good food. We went for lunch and both our sandwiches were delicious and filling.

Thank howardfcohen
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Online menu was not the same as the menu I received at the table. Waitress said the staff hadn’t had their tasting day yet and so could not explain or elaborate on any dishes. Excellent oysters. Mains well cooked, nice purple potatoes! One pudding very...More

Thank danhamm0nd
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Andy M
14 February 2016|
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Response from SalMonela | Reviewed this property |
STARTERS Cullen skink 6.95 Scottish smoked haddock soup, nutmeg croutons Scallops 9.50 Scottish scallops & langoustine, chorizo, butterbean veloute Dorset crab 7.55 Texture of carrots, horseradish Taste of foie gras... More
15 January 2016|
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Response from Jon M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure , best to ring as we saw no children there. It is a pub so maybe not ?
9 January 2015|
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Response from dionblue | Reviewed this property |
Hi my only complaint was the menu because there is very little choice for vegetarians. Looking at the menu from my memory it hasn't changed. I even asked if the chef would do a mushroom omelette for me but the answer was... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Redcoats Green | Stevenage, Little Wymondley, Hitchin SG4 7JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin  >  Little Wymondley
  • Phone Number: +44 1438 747333
The Hermit of Redcoats has undergone a complete refurbishment to return it to its original rustic country style. We aim to provide a traditional pub atmosphere with great ales, wines and a hearty menu. We pride ourselves on serving quintessentially British food; locally sourced recipes from our country's culinary history made exceptionally well. Our team of chefs are passionate and talented so come and visit our gorgeous pub and gardens to sample a true taste of English country life. We hope to see you soon.
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