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“Cheap cheerful and excellent value”

The Oakmere House Harvester
Ranked #38 of 59 Restaurants in Potters Bar
Price range: US$4 - US$20
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: At The Oakmere House Harvester in Potters Bar food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.If you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Potters Bar, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to South Mimms, Welham Green and Cuffley, our restaurant is a great choice for anyone who loves tasty grills, indulgent desserts and eating out in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Plus we've loads of choices for young guests.
Reviewed 24 March 2014

We popped in Saturday and although busy the staff were all friendly and on the ball. Our glasses of tap water arrived promptly. The salad bar was fresh and inviting, the brown roll I had was delicious and the pasta dish I chose was excellent value at a fiver and tasty and filling. Together with a nice bottle of wine this was a very pleasant meal.

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Thank Jacqy J
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Harvester_Restaurant, Public Relations Manager at The Oakmere House Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2014

Thank you for your kind review. All the staff here find it very encouraging to see positive feedback, and we are pleased that you enjoyed the experience when you visited us recently. We would love you to visit again, and have replied to you personally.

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Reviewed 11 March 2014

You get what you pay for.

Food took way to long to arrive and they weren't that busy. Food is average. Salad is quite simply tasteless. Initially we were overcharged but as soon as we queried it the waitress knew what was wrong without being prompted. Begs the question as to why she didn't get it right first time. One of the few times I haven't tipped

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Thank SirBagalot
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Harvester_Restaurant, Public Relations Manager at The Oakmere House Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2014

Thank you for your review, we do appreciate that you have taken the time to share your comments following your recent visit to Harvester The Oakmere House.

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Reviewed 9 February 2014

We have visited this restaurant many times, at the start the visits were good and enjoyable but the restaurant has steadily declined and now there is not much to recommend about it. After our last and final visit as a family of four with 2 friends on a saturday night we will not be returning.
On our arrival the staff appeared chaotic and confused and were unsure of how long the wait would be, there was a table for six empty behind the reception available but we were told we had to wait and passed some time in the bar. after approximately 40 minutes we were given the very same table that had remained empty since our arrival ?
Orders were taken promptly but it took another hour for the meals to arrive, we were asked if we would like to order some more drinks and did so - sadly these had not even arrived by the time we requested the bill.
When i commented on the poor service, the only response was that my comments would be noted..

In summary, the staff appear extremely disinterested, poorly organised, and lack any form of direction. Harvester food is always only average so considering these two components together - i can only recommend that you look elsewhere for an evening out.

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1  Thank DCB40
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Harvester R, Public Relations Manager at The Oakmere House Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2014

Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oakmere House Harvester. We have replied to you personally as it is our aim to give every customer the very best experience possible, and your feedback will help us achieve this.

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Reviewed 7 January 2014

Place is great to go with kids as it has plenty of room.
Ordered a burger which was ok but they got the potato mixed up with my friends chips and the sauce wrong. They don't serve sandwiches and there isn't much on the menu for lighter snacks -however I guess that's a decision at head office. I go because it's a convenient location and they don't mind buggies and car seats, not because it's the best place in the area.

1  Thank vj1203
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Harvester R, Public Relations Manager at The Oakmere House Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2014

Thank you for your review, we do appreciate that you have taken the time to share your comments following your recent visit to The Oakmere House Harvester.

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Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

Apart from waiting ages for someone to acknowledge us on arrival our food, drinks & subsequent service very good. Had steak & ribs jack Daniels combo - great! No sweetcorn on salad but that's little gripe!

Thank DrS_10
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Harvester R, Public Relations Manager at The Oakmere House Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

Many thanks for giving us your thoughts following your visit to The Oakmere House Harvester. We really do appreciate that you have taken the time to share your comments.

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