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The Three Moorhens

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££ - £££, British,
Hitchin Hill, Hitchin SG4 9AJ, England
+44 1462 459039
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good23%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
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“scampi” (4 reviews)
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Open Now
10:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Hitchin Hill, Hitchin SG4 9AJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

there was no carvery, should be on a sunday.ordered our meals. 2 came out then 2 more , after about 10 min. they never gave us the knifes/ forks. I went to the bar to ask were they are kept. I was told outside. went...More

Thank helendT5034KQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is fine, the carvery really good value for an occasional meal out without busting the bank. Service can be slow but thats cuz Green King dont hire enough staff, the staff there are always smiling & very good, helpfull & busy all the time...More

2  Thank hitchp2018
Jack M, General Manager at The Three Moorhens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello I really appreciate your very real and pragmatic view of the pub. I am also a little unhappy to think you may not come back due to a single regular of ours. I'm also happy to hear you enjoyed our carvery. We have not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a great local place to drink, eat and enjoy your stay, only problem is the ladies loo. Only one out of three working, and this has been the case for several days, in addition there are no functioning soap dispensers. Very disappointing,...More

1  Thank deblester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last week for a meal with some friends and I don’t have a bad word to say. The staff were very friendly, our meals were lovely and came out quickly. Overall the whole experience was excellent and we will definitely be returning.

Thank slf12422
Cody_Wareham, Guest Relations Manager at The Three Moorhens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, I’m very glad to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us last week. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and I hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us went along for some food and drinks. We were very disappointed with the food, nachos arrived first of all. Looked like no effort put into them, hardly no cheese and blobs of dips on the side The mains arrived, burger was like...More

Thank Mick H
Jack M, General Manager at The Three Moorhens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Mick I'm sorry to hear of your experience with us. The garden can at short notice prove to be a challenge for us. However, with the new weather comes new opportunity's and I look forward to the chance to make our garden great and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited on Thursday lunch time not many people eating but still had quite a wait for our food when it arrived asked for another drink and was told to get it myself at the bar food given to my 80 year old mother and she...More

Thank Wendy L
Cody_Wareham, Guest Relations Manager at The Three Moorhens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Wendy, I do apologise for the experience you had with us yesterday. Staff training is a top priority for us and I will discuss with the team on shift yesterday to create an action plan on how to improve service and food quality. I...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

So nice weather and therefore thought we would go here after work. Arrived at 6pm ordered at 6.30. Two staff. Our food still has not arrived at 8.30. We got no apology. We did get a refund when we asked but no explaintion and no...More

Thank Mandy G
Cody_Wareham, Guest Relations Manager at The Three Moorhens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Mandy, It was indeed lovely weather yesterday. As I’m sure you can appreciate that with warm weather it brings challenges to our team. Under these challenging situations our team do the best that they can. It would appear in this situation that we didn’t...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I organised a meal for 12 people with 3 young children. The restaurant wasn't that busy, yet it took an hour to get our orders taken and a further hour to receive our food. The children had a very long wait for their food and...More

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Cody_Wareham, Guest Relations Manager at The Three Moorhens, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

I am very sorry to hear about your recent visit to us. I will discuss with the members of the team what happened that evening and work with them to find a solution to ensure that service is sped up in the future. I hope...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

After a disappointing previous meal here, tonight was a delight! My husband’s Tikka Masala Indian Banquet was excellent ie back to its previous standard of quality as well as my hand battered fish and chips - very well done Luke 👏 thank you to Catherine...More

Thank sallyk142
Jack M, General Manager at The Three Moorhens, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you Sally Its wonderful that we have regained your faith in us. Its also lovely to hear that I have such loyal guest visiting us. I'm going to let my team know of your kind words and I look forward to seeing you on...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Came here after visiting a few pubs in Hitchen and it wasn't terrible but wasn't great. As a big table of 8, we ordered 6/7 small plates of food to all eat with whilst he had a few drinks. Service was average and the food...More

Thank Jordanwood2408
Jack M, General Manager at The Three Moorhens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hello Jordan Thank you for coming to visit us. I hope to see you again soon.

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Gemma Ellen R
14 February 2018|
Response from Graeme A | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t believe there is. They used to have a steam train 20 years ago, but that Is now gone. We went st night so couldn’t see much so they may have replaced it with some activities, but don’t know, sorry.
Wendy H
30 August 2016|
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Response from Rich W | Property representative |
Hi , we have price points to suit all budgets with main course meals starting from just £4.99
15 October 2015|
Response from madmichyLondon | Reviewed this property |
Hi the Three Moorhens is a bit hit and miss and not consistent - I have had very nice meals and experiences in there and I have equally had bad experiences!! I went there yesterday lunchtime and personally had a nice time... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hitchin Hill, Hitchin SG4 9AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 459039
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