Harden's survey result
“What a discovery, hidden away in the beautiful Chilterns!” in “a remote rural setting far from the madding crowd” – this “very characterful family-run pub” is highly rated for its “well-presented and slightly unusual cooking”. “You feel like you’re a million miles from anywhere, when in reality it’s only a 40-minute drive from London”.
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.
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”).
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.
The Alford Arms Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Well organised for eating outside"
|Wine per bottle||£19.75|
Frithsden, HP1 3DD
|Monday||11 am‑11 pm|
|Tuesday||11 am‑11 pm|
|Wednesday||11 am‑11 pm|
|Thursday||11 am‑11 pm|
|Friday||11 am‑11 pm|
|Saturday||11 am‑11 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm‑10:30 pm|