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Valiant Trooper

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Trooper Road, Tring HP23 5RW, England (Formerly The Valiant Trooper)
+44 1442 851203
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11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Luton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out for a walk in Ashridge with my Spaniel and made a short detour, down the scarp-slope by an easy footpath from the Monument to the Valiant Trooper, because of the review here and their super informative web-site. Wanted a dog-friendly bar-lunch. To find a "specials-board" with at least half-dozen interesting items available on quiet weekday lunchtime was a nice... More 

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Watford
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168 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice Sunday afternoon lunch; decent choices of un-pretentious sounding meals which were served with good quantity of vegetables. Choices of ciders were great too.

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Thank Meerkat_Man
1 review
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I have visited this pub a few times now and I can safely say that the food is average at best. The service however, particularly from one waitress, is just awful. She is consistently blunt, unprofessional,cold and unfriendly. The manager/barman isn't really any better. I'll be sticking to The Greyhound in future.

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1 Thank Francesca D
Tring, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Having read the other reviews thought I'd give it a go. Sounds okay. It was a quiet Thursday night so we had the restaurant to ourselves (although we could have had the same menu in the busier bar). Nice ale but I'd imagine it would be better to be a cider drinker here. Food was good, I had the home... More 

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Thank Moz C
Tring, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting the Valiant Trooper on and off for several years as it is in a good location during a walk or just a few minutes drive away. I have to say that on reflection, we have mostly had average to rude service. Last weekend, I was a few minutes after lunchtime food stopped being served. I when... More 

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St Albans UK
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Amazing experience lovely people manager very friendly will visit again seems popular with ramblers birthday parties makes you feel comfortable will definitely go back

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1 Thank dominiqueStAlbansUK
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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89 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This pub has the feel of both a village pub and a lovely restaurant, as there is a bar as well as a separate dining area.The beer garden is perfect for the summer sun. We've been a couple of times for lunch and dinner and have never been disappointed with the food.

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We called in after a mid week walk and were pleased to hear that lunch is served until 3pm. There are two menus - one for sandwiches and the other with starters and main courses. ( There is also a dessert menu). The starter portion of haddock fish cake with wilted spinach and watercress sauce was delicious. Prices are reasonable... More 

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1 Thank Sils55
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Visited here for an informal family pub lunch and from the minute we walked in felt welcome. This is a real traditional country pub, with tiled floors and eclectic furnishings, but with a real warm welcome from everyone and a simple menu of traditional, home-cooked food. It has a good range of beers at the bar too. There is a... More 

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3 Thank John M
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330 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is the best pub in Aldbury, a pretty Herts village, not the 20th best restaurant in Tring! Tripadvisor be advised and sort it out. Lovely old building, cracking garden space and usually very busy, which is a great sign. Dog and walker friendly with ingle nooks and roaring fires. The owners are lovely people and have been on a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trooper Road, Tring HP23 5RW, England (Formerly The Valiant Trooper)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Tring
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 851203

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