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The Marchmont Arms

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Piccotts End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AT, England
+44 1442 254320
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Warm welcome, staff knowledgable on menus and specials as well as being friendly and attending well to table. Starters: scallops of the day- served with mashed potato and pork belly , absolutely delicious , spot on! The mash was creamy and buttery and the scallops cooked to perfection. My partner had the pan fried tiger prawns with garlic & parsley... More 

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Thank Honestreviewsfrankab
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments. We are really happy that you enjoyed all parts of your visit and glad you had a great night with us. Hopefully you had a fab time at Harry Potter Studios and we hope that we will see you again soon. All the best for Christmas and New Year! Kind Regards The Marchmont Arms More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had booked a table for the festive menu dinner for Sat 3rd Dec at 8.45pm. The table was not ready on time, we were asked to wait in the bar area, finally seated at around 9.20pm. Too few staff and over booked tables meant service and food was all not forthcoming or enjoyable. We waited 45 mins between starter... More 

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Thank Mbale63
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us and would like to look into this situation further. From your username I can not see which table you would have been linked to. If you could contact me directly with this information at:- enquiry@themarchmontarms.co.uk I will investigate this issue... More 

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

8 of us had the festive menu and it is fair to say that all 3 courses were on the small side. Service was good and waitress friendly. When we were served with our coffees we are told we had 10 minutes until we had to leave our table. This meant that the final drinks were rushed rather than enjoyed.... More 

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Thank Tracey W
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this review

Hi Tracey, Thank you for your comments. We are glad that your server was good and friendly, however we are sorry about the way the table being required back came across. I would like to look into a few points mentioned, so we can make sure that this doesn't happen again. If you could contact me directly at:- enquiry@themarchmontarms.co.uk with... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! Recently renovated interior and major changes on the menu has made me want to eat here again. I have eaten here on a few occasions over the years and never been very impressed by the food, in fact I may go as far to say that we would visit in the past for a drink but then go elsewhere... More 

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Thank AvidGamerWillTravel
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments. We are so happy that you like everything we have done to the place and well noted that we have changed pretty much everything! Your comments reaffirm that we have made the correct decisions during the refurbishment and revamp of the decor', menus and service. However, we've only been open a short while and... More 

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended The Marchmont Arms for a birthday celebration. Staff were very welcoming. The menu choice was varied and there was a choice of a set menu for 2 people on that particular evening, which 2 members of our group had. I need a gluten free menu and a seperate menu was available to help me choose my meal. Excellent food... More 

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Thank hellieb66
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments. We are glad you had a good time and enjoyed the food and service. You don't need to wait until another birthday, come back and see us soon. Many thanks The Marchmont Arms More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a Saturday night family party. The pub had only just been re-furbished and was not open to the public until the following week and was only occupied by a wedding reception and our family birthday party. The pub had been refurbished to a very high standard and had a great atmosphere. The staff were also very helpful... More 

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Thank baz383
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments. So you got the super early preview of the place after the remodel. We are glad you like what we have done to the place and had a great evening. sending our best wishes to your grandparent. Hope to see you again soon. The Marchmont Arms More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After leaving a poor review this summer we decided to visit the Marchmont Arms again as it has recently been refurbished and the menu changed etc. Tonight we made an impromptu visit and had a meal there, the service was very good and the food was also very good. So hopefully they've turned a corner and I hope they keep... More 

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Thank Ellie R
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this review

Hi Ellie, Thank you for your comments. Glad you notice we had done the place up and made some significant changes to menu and service. A lot of things have changed behind the scenes too, meaning we won't be going backwards in the future. Once again thanks for your comments, and we hope to see you again soon! Cheers, The... More 

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overcharged nearly £400 for a large family booking. Duplicates of both food and drinks. Took ages and several visits back to management to put right. Spoilt a lovely evening.

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2 Thank Becky G
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this review

Hi Becky, Thank you for your comments. Once again we do apologies for the isolated technical error that occurred only with your booking on the evening you and your party joined us for dinner. As was explained on the evening, we had no knowledge of how the system could duplicate all items on one bill and we'd never seen this... More 

Harpenden, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table for 7 for a birthday Sunday lunch. Shown to our tables quickly and politely. All the staff were polite and attentive. It was very cold due to all 3 doors (one after the other) between the entrance and the restaurant being held open, seemingly a permanent feature there. It took a long time for drinks to... More 

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1 Thank Family1251
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments. We are really sorry that the ambience and the food did not come up to yours or our standards. We have spoken to the kitchen team and made changes to ensure that this doesn't happen again. In regards to the crumble, we have not had these comments before, so we're looking at the recipe... More 

HARPENDEN
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took lunch today at the Marchmont and was truly delighted with the food and exceptional service from Claire. The food cooked by chef imi was exceptional. Thank you Marchmont

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Thank Harry C
General manager A, Manager at The Marchmont Arms, responded to this review

Harry, Thank you for your kind comments. Claire and Imi have both been told about your exceptional visit and really appreciate the recognition. Hopefully we will see you again soon! Many thanks The Marchmont Arms More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piccotts End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 254320

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