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The Highlander

££ - £££, British,
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
+44 1462 454612
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sunday lunch for a family birthday celebration brought 10 of us to The Highlander and we enjoyed a relaxed, friendly and welcoming time. There were a number of dietary requirements in our group and the menu choice offered something for everyone. My nut roast was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank l0uisej2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fish and chips, Caesar salad, Cromer crab, and goat cheese salad - all excellent! Service great too. Thank you for a fab night.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AngelaS163
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrating a birthday brought 14 of us to our first visit to The Highlander and we were not disappointed. The Sunday Roast, served by a restaurant, was one of the best I have tasted in a long while. Several of us had starters which were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HR272013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a really delicious meal, whether from the Highlander classic menu or specials. the Cromer crab and the Thai fishcakes starters were excellent, this was followed by delicious Moroccan lamb tagine and Highlander Reblochon cheese burger. The food was excellent with lots of locally...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BAJ89
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, welcoming service and atmosphere. One of the best and most consistent eateries in Hitchin. Highly recommended, great with kids too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A friend bring me here and I had the opporrunity to know this wonderful place. The staff is very friendly and let us feel like at home. The food is amazing and good choises for vegetarians too. Italian dishes are really close to originals. Thanks.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank laseremi
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I haven't been for a little while, last time was a rainy Sunday and the lunch was just perfect. Given how local it is to me, I really must get back to the Highlander a bit more often. Lovely food, the staff are always charming...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Hugh P
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Visited on business as a recommendation, the food was excellent and the setting is lovely, I will be going back for an evening meal. The staff were really helpful and very pleasant. I would highly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jonnyd665
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

The Highlander has recently become our "local" and we have eaten there on a few occasions recently. Every time we have all really had an excellent meal, whether from the usual menu or specials. The crab starter is a firm favourite and also notable mentions...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LizM99
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We used the Highlander as a convenient Sunday meeting point for the family and what a good choice it turned out to be...the food and service was excellent and great value for money. Also love the fact it locally sources produce. Will go again in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jon S
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20 June 2018|
Response from TEF | Reviewed this property |
When I've visited there have been dogs both in the pub itself and in the garden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 454612
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