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Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar

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20-21 Hermitage Road, Hitchin SG5 1BT, England
+44 1462 433603
09:30 - 01:00
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Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri 12:00 - 01:00
Sat 09:30 - 01:00
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I took my sales team of 54 here for dinner and the restaurant coped extremely well. The food arrived in a timely fashion mostly at the same time and was a pretty good quality although nothing special. They had written cards with everyone's choices which helped them serve everyone quickly. The service was friendly and helpful and I've no complaints.

Thank Chris P
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Second time I have visited this place , the first time being for dinner which was great. The occasion this time was to celebrate a thirtieth birthday. I can see why people go every Sunday. What a great way to start the day. The service was very good. All the staff are pleasant and helpful. The food was good. No... More 

Thank SamEHertford
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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447 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a snack lunch on Saturday, after the 12:00-1:00 rush. It was still reasonably busy though. This was our second visit to the restaurant. The young staff are lovely, pleasant and efficient. The restaurant upstairs has exposed brick walls, very high lofty ceilings, and has a warehouse look to it. The meals are quite pricey. We both had cauliflower... More 

Thank TravelBedfordshire
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have breakfast here every Sunday - so I thought it was about time I reviewed it! The staff are great and the service good; it can get very busy unless you arrive promptly. The breakfast menu is fairly large and varies from smashed avocado & poached egg on sough dough toast to standard English fry-up and smoked salmon etc.... More 

Thank Richard N
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hermitage is my favourites restaurant in Hertfordshire! It's not just amazing food, it's a great experience too!

Thank johnxx76
Hertfordshire, England
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116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food, great staff and we had a lovely evening. We will be back. We went on a Monday evening and it was not busy - we parked right outside.

Thank Mark P
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was really nice, but it is pricey! It is worth going at least once though and maybe starting a night out with a meal there. I had the pork ribs with sweet potato fries and my partner had a fish meal with roasted vegetables. For the price the sweet potato fries were probably about average. The fish meal... More 

Thank ShanRan22
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in to the Herm on Friday evening for a quick drink with my husband. Great atmosphere, fantastic bar staff - came away feeling great after a fun impromptu drink. Love this place!

Thank Clare B
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7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice cocktails at the bar, everyone enjoyed the meal. Very large rooms which make it quite echoey and noisy.

Thank Caroline F
Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

so deceptive, from the outside you will not beleive the size of the place once you go uptstairs, a great bar area & a buzzing restaurant area. Service was superb, and so was the table we sat at (up on the stage)

Thank BrettEmerson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
09:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20-21 Hermitage Road, Hitchin SG5 1BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 433603
Restaurant food served: Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 14:00 18:30 - 22:00 Sat: 09:30 - 11:15 12:00 - 22:00 Sun: 09:30 - 11:15 12:00 - 18:00 Food is available outside of the hours from the Bar. Coffee shop open: Mon - Fri: 07:00 - 17:00 Sat: 08:30 - 17:00 Sun: 10:00 - 16:00

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