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Calzone Essential Pizza

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21 Dickinson Quay | Apsley Lock, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9WG, England
+44 1442 265100
11:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 18:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Watford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely location on the bank of the canal superb stop for summer bike ride lunch or supper. Great seafood salads, pizza's and pasta. Lovely service and ample portions

Thank kaypiper
Hemel Hempstead
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from a lunch time meal on a Saturday. Place was empty when we arrived and only two other tables occupied while we were there. We have been here many times and always enjoyed the meal and service. However, this time to start with there were no Olives and Feta Cheese to start. We opted instead for the Bread... More 

Thank crislin16
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being told that this location was excellent we decided to give it a bash for our Anniversary. We decided that it would be a good idea to book in advance and it was a good job that we did. The place was buzzing when we got there and the atmosphere was very good. The food was tasty and well... More 

Thank Les B
Billingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say I have been to a lot of Italians over the years but in my opinion this has got to be one of the best I have had. Great service. Great food and very reasonable in price

Thank Simon S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this evening with my Husband and Son, all the staff were amazing, food was excellent with the service to match!

Thank Olivia S
Ruddington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick bite to eat on a business stay over. Pleasant service and best Carbonara I've had the pleasure of eating.

Thank CAndrew188
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Eaten here many times always excellent food and generally good service, just the odd occasion it can be a little slack. One of the few places i regularly eat in, so must be good! plenty of dishes to choose from The massive seafood pizza being one of my favourites.

Thank Tickledtrout23
Chester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Visited Essential Calzone for take away pizza twice in December 2016, on both occasions I phoned though my order and was told it would be ready 20 mins later. When I arrived at the advised time, I waited by the counter for several minutes seemingly being ignored by the two busy staff before being asked what my order was and... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

My partner and I have eaten here a few times and always had a nice meal. The food is good and prices reasonable. The service has always been friendly and we will be returning again in the future!

Thank hayleyevans75
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Visited with work colleagues( 12 ) mid week . The food was of good quality and freshly cooked . Probably the best cheese and garlic bread I have ever had.Pleasant surroundings backing on to Apsley lock . One criticism would be the staff weren't on the ball as far as keeping drinks topped up and we had to ask for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Dickinson Quay | Apsley Lock, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9WG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 265100

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