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Summary

This “really great country gastropub”, in a hamlet in a secluded wooded valley, offers “carefully cooked food, much of it locally sourced, and a good atmosphere”. Only one complaint: “it’s difficult to get a table” – although drop-ins are always welcome, and the management insists nobody will go hungry.

£45
   ££
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4
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A “proper country pub” in a “lovely setting” that’s “back to its best after being closed due to fire” for six months in 2016; “the foods interesting without overdoing the inventiveness” and there’s a “buzzy atmosphere” (“best in the bar area”).

£50
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Following a fire and a six-month refurbishment, this “proper country pub” reopened its doors in August 2016; fans hope it “will be back to the usual standard” before long (ratings shown), serving “accomplished” and “interesting” food.

£49
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“There’s a high standard of food, and always a very warm welcome” at this “sophisticated pub in a lovely rural setting”. If there’s a downside it’s that it’s immensely popular, and at peak times it’s “rammed”.

£48
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3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
9.30 pm, Fri & Sat 10 pm, Sun 9 pm
50

The Alford Arms Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Alford Arms Restaurant in HP1, Frithsden by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Alford Arms restaurant.
Paul F
Consistently good food in a lovely country ...
Reviewed 11 months, 19 days ago

"Consistently good food in a lovely country setting"

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Frithsden, HP1 3DD
Opening hours
Monday11 am-11 pm
Tuesday11 am-11 pm
Wednesday11 am-11 pm
Thursday11 am-11 pm
Friday11 am-11 pm
Saturday11 am-11 pm
Sunday12 pm-10:30 pm

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