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The Musgrave Arms

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16 Apsley End Road | Shillington, Hitchin, England
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mushy peas” (3 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
16 Apsley End Road | Shillington, Hitchin, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub has a very relaxed atmosphere and serves some very tasty ale. A nice beer garden and pleasant staff. Paul.

Thank PaulMint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Musgrave Arms is a 'proper' village pub, well used by locals and regulars; it is also very welcoming to visitors. Greene King ales - well kept. Food is very good quality, fresh, and well cooked. Chips (proper chunky chips, brown and crisp on the...More

Thank syspixie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mid. Herts. Footpath society had prearranged a walk from, and due to culminate in lunch, at a Shillington pub for 16th august 2017. Unfortuneatly, shortly before the planned walk, it was noted that the pub was temporarily closed. On the morning of the walk...More

Thank Roy4444
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Called about 3pm on a Sunday afternoon with son and granddaughter. They were expecting a large party and were going to stop general food service but pushed us in. We sat in the beer garden which was lovely. Food was excellent. Plentiful and amazing chips....More

1  Thank avidtraveller57
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We went here as it was near to our destination. Had read good reviews & was not disappointed. Very helpful staff, really good sandwiches with handcut chips & a nice side salad. The pub looked lovely both inside & out. Would definitely recommend.

2  Thank Angela P
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Really nice roast dinners and lovely burgers. The lunch menu is really great value . Would recommend to others. Damon and Lily are great hosts. The beer on tap if Greene King with regular guest ales.

2  Thank Poppy D
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Went down to see friends, first time ever eating there and was very impressed the garlic and chilli prawns were full of flavour and we excellently cooked, for mains had the belly pork and the meat was so tender with the black pudding mash being...More

2  Thank Jack H
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here, the onion rings and chips were the best we'd ever had. The homemade burger was delicious, with fast service. Also, the pub dog that greeted us when we came in was adorable! All in all this is a fantastic...More

Thank Tristan_Helen
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Had a very good mid week lunch here I had fish and chips with mushy peas, as has been described it was well cooked with crisp batter and the fish was skinless and boneless, the mushy peas were the real thing!The other meal was a...More

3  Thank city-crystal
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Been here three times now and the food is amazing. My expectations were surpassed each time and the prices are very reasonable. The barmaid is nice and polite and very attentive to your needs. All in all the best experience so far in a pub.

1  Thank Terry H
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Peter W
22 October 2016|
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Response from ThePrincess71 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this is late but you can get anything from a sandwich to a full meal at lunchtime - main dishes are around £10 and Damon has a delicious range of veggie meat and fish dishes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Apsley End Road | Shillington, Hitchin, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: 01462-71-12-86
The Musgrave Arms is a pub in Shillington, hertfordshire which also has a restaurant and serves excellent food. Newly taken over
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