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The Thatchers

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Bar, British, Pub
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Stortford Road, Hatfield Heath CM22 7DU, England
+44 1279 730270
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We keep coming back... great place for a pint and love the Sunday lunch here especially the beef, came here with family recently and again were not disappointed. Food is well presented, perfectly cooked and staff always make you feel welcome. We loved the unusual coloured carrots which was a nice touch... highly recommend this place, there are many pubs... More 

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Thank Ian A
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely pub with a good range of beers. Quality of the food outstanding but I did find the starters limited. Although very nice I did feel it was a little over priced for what it was. I will be back to try the lunch menu though.

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Thank Daniel K
Henley, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a lovely little village pub. We popped in here on the recommendation of Melvyn Rutter from the Pit Stop. We were not disappointed. The food here is marvelous. My fiance actually stated that the burger was the best one ever! Staff were kind,helpful and friendly. If I am ever down this way again I would return (and that's... More 

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Thank DebenRichWoodbridge
London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for a roast today because we couldn't get a table at The Sow and Pigs but wished we hadn't bothered! Had to send the pork belly back because it was all fat and no meat! My lamb was tough and sinewy too. The roast potatoes were not roast or crispy! And piled on top of all that was a... More 

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Thank sueolszak
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food and brilliant staff and service ,walked in most tables were reserved we was lucky , will defiantly take the family next time

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Thank zaramustafa
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I shared the prawns to start - utterly delicious. For mains we each had the roast beef, one of the best roasts I've had in a long time. The beef was cooked to perfection, as were the roasties - cooked in duck fat, a giant homemade yorkie, a good selection of veg and rich homemade gravy. All... More 

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Cambridge UK
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326 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Thatchers advertises "food served all day" which isn't always a good sign with images of food staying in warming ovens for hours on end. Not so the Thatchers. Everything appears to be freshly prepared. A fairly limited menu, not in terms of variety but perhaps just a dozen main courses to choose from. But again there are sufficient options... More 

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Thank DavidBCambridgeUK
Hertfordshire
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68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I were staying nearby and recommended to eat here. The pub is warm, cosy and welcoming I wasn't particularly hungry so asked for a small meal, this was prepared no problem, it was delicious. The staff were friendly and the price was very reasonable, would visit again if we were in the area.

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Thank whereissummer
Chester, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent food with nice little twists making it more interesting and tasty. Good value too with excellent staff and a good selection of beer and wine.

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1 Thank MattyOakmere
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 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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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
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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?