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The Brasserie at Sopwell House

) #52 of 259 Restaurants in St Albans ££ - £££ British, European,
Cottonmill Lane, St Albans AL1 2HQ, England
+44 1727 864477
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“sea bream” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Cottonmill Lane, St Albans AL1 2HQ, England
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

High quality food, and excellent service. We ate in the Brasserie for breakfast, lunch and dinner on a package at Sopwell House, and it was great. The only, minor, criticism is that the "package menu" was the same for both nights - it would have...More

Thank smaginn
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Our stomachs were well filled for breakfast. I would say extras I pricey. The staff extremely attentive.

Thank Charm M
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Sea Bream with linguine. A dry tasteless piece of fish with pot noodle would accurately describe it. My wife's Thai Red Curry was watery and sparse. Chocolate brownie was, yes, bland. That is a first. Asked waiter what the Gourmet wine was. He...More

1  Thank foodlovinghappyman
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This Brasserie is fantastic value and the food tasty and accurately prepared. Floor staff very attentive - top notch service and great value for money!

Thank Daniele O
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The food in the Brasserie is always excellent whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you want something special, book the restaurant but the Brasserie will not disappoint you. The breakfast and lunches are buffet so you can eat as much (or as little!) as...More

Thank Mrsbunny66
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I booked afternoon tea for the ladies in the family to celebrate my mum's birthday and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Lovely surroundings, comfy sofas, tasty sandwiches and cakes and a great selection of teas and coffees all for a reasonable price. Will definitely go again.

Thank Lawzie99
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The décor and view from the large windows is lovely, food great, especially breakfast, spoilt by the visitors to the Spa walking around in bath robes though, very off putting for my Husband

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Good choice and high quality food included in the dinner,bed and breakfast package. Nice relaxed atmosphere and service was good too.

Thank alexshiouxios
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went the week before Christmas, as part of a group of 10. Chose the 'festive menu' which was £35 per head for a 3 part meal. There was various choices available, including vegetarian. Given enough notice they said they could also cater for other dietary...More

1  Thank lori20968
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The room is modern and spacious with the kitchen partly on display. The menu offers good choices but the presentation is poor - my trout arrived on a plate wrapped in foil and the waitress seemed clueless how to sort this. For the first time...More

Thank Tania F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cottonmill Lane, St Albans AL1 2HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 864477
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The Brasserie at Sopwell House offers all-day dining in a relaxed, contemporary and vibrant environment yet in contrast is located inside a historic Georgian country house.The sophisticated yet laid back atmosphere is perfect for entertaining clients or relaxing with friends and family. The Brasserie was refurbished in 2008 to combine an expanded dining area that seamlessly couples with the kitchen space. Classic dishes are served alongside daily specials inspired by global cuisine with breakfast and lunch served buffet-style, and dinner chosen from an a la carte or set menu.The Brasserie at Sopwell House is open for breakfast from 6:30am to 10:00am Monday to Friday and 8:00am to 10:30am on the weekend. Opening hours for lunch are 12:00 noon to 3:00pm Monday to Friday and from 12:30pm on the weekend. Dinner is served between 7:00pm and 10:00pm daily.There is no dress code at the Brasserie to ensure that all guests are comfortable and relaxed.
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