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Nomansland, St Albans AL4 8EL, England
+44 1582 832128
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came for Sunday afternoon dinner with 3 generations. Refurb is nice and I can see the outside area being good in warmer weather. However, the food seems still as it was before, just ok. The three adults had different roasts, my lamb meat was just three tiny pieces which for £17.50 was a joke. The rest of it was 'fine'... More 

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Thank Jenny D
Management response:

Good morning Jenny, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review, we take all comments on board. I will make sure I pick up with the kitchen team about the portion sizes of the Sunday roasts, however the lamb is not from a joint it is a rump. I will also make sure to get in touch with... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I enjoyed lunch with my 10 year old son who has a great appetite and is also particular about his food. He thoroughly enjoyed his meal; tiger prawns with sweet chilli and ginger for starter, king prawn crab and chorizo linguine for main, topped off with ice cream/chocolate chip cookie dessert. I had been searching in the local area for... More 

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Thank Debbie O
General Manager A, Manager at The Wicked Lady, responded to this review

Thank you Debbie!! I love this comment!! Thank you for your continued support! We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind regards, Nicola More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Was looking forward to a Sunday lunch to celebrate my wife's 40th birthday but unfortunately it didn't work out that way. After not cooking my son's meal, meaning he had to wait while the rest of us had our starters, we then all had to wait over an hour for our mains. The table beside us, which sat down after... More 

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Thank Dtboxer
Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am terribly sorry about your poor experience with us on Sunday. I would really like it if you could contact me so we can discuss the matter further. Kind regards, Nicola 01582832128 enquiry@thewickedladypub.co.uk More 

Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had lunch service was good. Unfortunately they had a problem with the gas so quite a few things on the menu were not available. Good interior design.

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Thank 953katy
Management response:

Thank you Katy. Yes unfortunately we have had some teething problems since opening but these are getting resolved. I am pleased, however that you like the new interior design. I do hope you come back so you can try other dishes from our a la carte menu as well as our delicious specials. Kind regards, Nicola More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at restaurant Service and food very good, will definitely be coming again. Thank you for a great evening. Brian

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Thank ORDOVIIII
General Manager A, Manager at The Wicked Lady, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Brian. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Nicola More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

came for Sunday dinner last week,12th march 18.30pm,with my wife and daughter,we all had the roast,which we thought was very good,we would totally recommend the wicked lady,I came to know this place by accident by driving by on the Thursday before and thought it looked a lovely place to eat,how right I was ,will differently come again.

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Thank Wayne H
General Manager A, Manager at The Wicked Lady, responded to this review

Thanks Wayne H, for leaving us this response. What a lovely review! So glad for us that you drove by past by accident. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind regards, Nicola More 

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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a glorious sunny day so we decided to have a lazy afternoon meal, and chose the Wicked Lady. Recommended by my friend and my first time there. We sat in the garden and had a lovely meal. The food was excellent and my one reservation was that the service seemed somewhat stretched: not quite enough staff for the... More 

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Thank Philip D
General Manager A, Manager at The Wicked Lady, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Philip. The good weather somewhat surprised us!! We will make sure we have enough team on the next time the sun decides to show! I am glad we have made your shortlist, thank you. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet. Kind regards, Nicola More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a good standard of food at this restaurant. Varied menu attentive staff good value pricing. Recommend

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Thank Gary C
General Manager A, Manager at The Wicked Lady, responded to this review

Thank you Gary for your great review!! I really appreciate your continuous support! We look forward to seeing you again! Kind regards, Nicola More 

Radlett, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After dining for many years at The Wicked Lady, since the recent disastrous refurbishment my friends and I will not be returning. Staff and food are good, however the new décor is awful, not at all in keeping, and the extra tables, with extra seating, make this once spacious restaurant to dine, cramped and noisy not at all condusive -... More 

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Thank MarionHertz
Management response:

Good evening Marion, Thank you for taking the time to review us here at The wicked Lady. I am pleased that you enjoyed the food and the service, which makes it such a shame that you will not be returning. With only reopening 4 weeks ago we are still working hard with table plans to make it comfortable for all... More 

New Malden, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the second time and the first since the refurbishment. Had high expectations. The place looks lovely and there is plenty of parking. The outside area has been done up nicely. Got shown quickly to our seats but had to be immediately moved due to the light fittings being at head height and fearful of coming out with sun... More 

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Thank Andybarnes12
Management response:

Good afternoon Andy, Thank you for your feedback. I am pleased that you like the refurb, even though there is still some tweaks to iron out (the lights you experienced). I am glad that there are so many positives with regards to your visit, and we do hope that we can rectify our shortfalls when you come and visit us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$69
Cuisine
British, Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nomansland, St Albans AL4 8EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 832128
Description
An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings, The Wicked Lady serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.

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