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Ranked #19 of 85 Restaurants in Harpenden
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$70
Cuisines: British
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Description: The Engineer Pub and Restaurant is ideally located on the edge of Harpenden Common. The Engineer is a friendly local pub offering great food, craft beers, hearty ales and delicious wines in a relaxed atmosphere. With friendly staff and great service, there is something for everyone. There is the Sports Bar with 4 large TV screens, showing all major matches and sport fixtures on Sky, BT Sports and ESPN. In the main bar we have plenty of comfortable seating, with the full menu available. Monday Night is Wine Club, with selected bottles at just £15. Tuesday night hosts our famous Quiz Night at 9pm. The Conservatory Restaurant is a fantastic area to enjoy lunch or dinner with family and friends, which serves food 7 days a week, including homemade Sunday roasts. The Conservatory can be hired out for parties and functions including birthdays, engagements, weddings, funerals and more.
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Whatever you are in the mood for the Engineer has the variety of sports bar, casual drinking/dining and more formal conservatory dining

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Reviewed 17 October 2013 via mobile

If you fancy a nice burger, a good pint, with a decent atmosphere, you cannot beat the Engineer. Only oddity was that waitress brought food but was not allowed to bring drinks, I guess because we were sat in the bar. Also, handily placed TVs, allow you to pretend to listen to the wife!

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Reviewed 12 October 2013

Eaten here 3 previous occasions no problem . Saturday restaurant empty yet no special board! Spicy Chicken wings over cooked steak poor and over done. Calls live Fab but bubble and squeak very poor. Overall something has changed not likely to eat there again. Good night due to the company

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Thank 186,969
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

During a recent weekend stay in Harpenden we ate here twice. On both occasions the food was excellent, as was the service. I thoroughly enjoyed the smoked haddock pot pie on the first occasion and the ham and eggs on the second, My sister and her daughter had the sharing platter and were only able to eat half of it as there was so much food, but the obliging staff provided a doggy bag, the contents of which were enjoyed later on by someone who had been unable to come with us. My husband - whose usual comment about burgers when eating out is 'Well, it was ok'.- rated the burger with black pudding and Stilton as excellent. On the second occasion we ate there the total bill, including puddings, drinks and coffee for 9 people was around £120 - amazingly good value. Oh, and when one of our party accidentally knocked over her coffee, it was cheerfully mopped up and instantly replaced.

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Thank Stewart0n
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Lovely pub and garden. Good atmosphere. Long wait for food and quality not really there, surprised given other reviews, perhaps we were unlucky. Definitely worth going for a pint though.

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Thank charlotteandcarl2013
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