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The Waggoners

The Waggoners The WAGGONERS AYOT GREEN Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
+44 1707 324241
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (40 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (14 reviews)
“frog legs” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
French, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Waggoners The WAGGONERS AYOT GREEN Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Right, where to start? First of all the location is lovely. You wind down a small country lane and there it is - pretty as a picture. The staff (Dave the Frenchman etc), are absolutely fab, a great laugh and hugely personable. AND the food...More

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pub is hard to find as located at the end of a dead end just on the side of motorway. Noisy in the gardens because of it btw. We were guided there by the Gourmet Society offer and discussed the discounts prior to coming...More

Thank Dima D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to this restaurant regularly and always have good food, good wine and good service. Their wine tasting evenings are informative and most enjoyable. Their chateaubriand is excellent, as are their Sunday lunches :)

Thank prof-robert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Business meeting and buffet lunch. Food amazing, far removed from usual spread of sandwiches and crisps. We enjoyed beautiful salads, arancini, pasta - visually very impressive and great tasting too. Restaurant was full , so clearly everyone else enjoys this place.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is fantastic, service is lovely and with a smile and a joke. Love coming here, although it’s a treat rather than a regular occurrence.

Thank xmx_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Waggoners for my wife’s birthday - perfect. Lovely atmosphere good service fantastic food nice setting - good wine. Not cheap but wouldn’t expect it to be with this level of restaurant. Thank you very much

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were 6 of us for this celebratory dinner. The a la carte menu offers a good selection of dishes, both English and French and there is also a good selection of wines. Our starters included goat's cheese, crab and Camembert with mains of hake,...More

Thank Matsudana
Reviewed 10 June 2018

The food is excellent here, we both had the crab starter, filet steak and a sweet. The steak was exceptional with a lovely red wine jus. Staff are attentive and service is quick, although a little too quick for us, we had just ordered and...More

Thank kenty
Reviewed 8 June 2018

we visited here some time back, so came again to see if it was as good as before - it is. We used a Groupon voucher for fillet steak with drinks - good value. The steak was done just as we liked and the prosecco...More

Thank HJPinBeds
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with my son after cycling along the ayot greenway from Wheathampstead. There is the formal restaurant and separately the bar area. We went to the bar area. The service and the food were excellent! Will be back again soon. Highly recommended

Thank stalbans25
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Laura E
15 June 2017|
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Response from derekmcl2015 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with the other answers. Not being a vegetarian of any degree, I have not enquired. However, the staff have been extremely helpful when my guest did have a dietary restriction.
3 December 2016|
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Response from J0hnGibbs | Reviewed this property |
I see no reason why not, unless they are already fully booked.
12 January 2016|
Response from IOMTTChris | Reviewed this property |
Yes and anything else you desire - they are rather flexible - horses are welcome too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$53
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
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: The Waggoners The WAGGONERS AYOT GREEN Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
  • Public Transportation: Welwyn garden city train station 2.5 miles.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 324241
  • E-mail
Idyllically set between pretty houses and cottages around a beautiful English green, The Waggoners is a refurbished 17th century coaching inn serving unique and beautifully presented French cuisine, infused with international influences. Situated in Ayot Green near Welwyn Garden City, The Waggoners is run by Aude and Laurent Brydniak who have a wealth of experience and have been behind a number of successful restaurants over the last 16 years. As you enter the cosy homely atmosphere, with its dark red walls and stylish pictures, you will be greeted by the friendly French staff, who will show you to your table and help make your dining experience as delightful and pleasant as possible. Let the head chef tantalise your taste buds while you drink some of the best handpicked wines from around the world and for a more informal meal, there is also a great bar menu available.
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