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The Thatchers

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Stortford Road, Hatfield Heath CM22 7DU, England
+44 1279 730270
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a brilliant find as we were passing through Hatfield Heath. Great service and lovely food. Child-friendly, separate area. The bar side was busy but not overcrowded, we were the only people in the restaurant side.

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Thank ClarabellMc
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Never tried this place before, however tried it this evening and was not disappointed. We were a group of four, the place was fairly busy, good selection on the menu, very attentive staff. We had a young waiter looking after us. He was brilliant and extremely polite. We had some starters which were lovely. The mains took a little bit... More 

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Cambridge
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Delicious three course lunch with friends. What a great menu- small but perfectly formed and something for everyone. Ham, egg and chips, butternut risotto, confit duck with dauphinoise potatoes, burger. Gorgeous desserts.Very relaxed and unhurried. Highly recommended. But please don't put crystallised rose petals on my halibut, squid ink risotto and crispy squid. Just plain wrong. Otherwise lovely!

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Thank LaBarraca
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently visited the Thatchers for a Christmas Eve lunch with the family ... A few points led me to review the pub on trip advisor. From the start you could feel the stress in the air as the new kitchen staff struggled to get the food out of the kitchen correctly. The waitresses were always on the defensive explaining the... More 

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Thank Roy C
Orpington
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely meal , food great , service , staff great, nice relaxing atmosphere.nice to see a good pub , clean And tidy,

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Thank Johndukebr6
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this lovely looking pub on Saturday, and what a little gem it is! we was greeted by well presented happy staff who waited on us hand and foot !. We came with a couple of friends who moved out the area and came back to visit and they were so happy and pleased with the food that they... More 

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Thank daneaton125
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After my visit half a year ago, I didn't expect to return to such a transformed pub, the menu has been revised superbly and I must say all the food looks sublime. I had the prawns and lamb, and my partner had the soup (WHICH WAS TWO IN ONE :O) where do they get these ideas?! wow. And for main... More 

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Thank Oli K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here last week, we had three courses and noticed the menu has changed somewhat. I see they have gathered a few not so great reviews, which seem to miss the point of the menu, which appears to be a very large emphasis on quality of the produce. Everything is made on the premises, even down to things like... More 

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Thank Chris S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My starter of duck rool was great cook but my main lamb was exellent and nice presented . The service vary helpfol I hope to come back soon.

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Thank Krakow2015
Essex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had not visited for a couple of months and previously Always enjoyed our food, so made a return visit. I had fish and chips , which was the smallest piece of fish I have ever seen, it was a child's portion! Appently, this is 'the way it is' . The fish and chips used to be a proper portion... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stortford Road, Hatfield Heath CM22 7DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hatfield Heath
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 730270

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