RestaurantsHertfordshireWelwynAL6

survey result

Summary

£63
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The food in this small and atmospheric pub is unabashedly French – tasty, interesting and reasonably priced” with “just the right amount of an English touch”. “Splendid service from host Laurent (Brydniak) and his team, who pay a lot of attention to getting the details right”, adds to the appeal of a venue that is “often busy by midday as a walkers’ reward” after strolling around the neighbouring Brocket Hall estate.

Summary

£61
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Consistently lovely” French food and “helpful staff” led by “genial owner Laurent Brydniak” and his wife Aude ensure that a meal at this “fantastic restaurant is always wonderful”“I love the small rooms with just a few tables in each”.

Summary

£56
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “consistent, unpretentious and very welcoming pub/restaurant” under French owner Laurent Brydniak provides “a charming, comfortable environment” in interconnecting dining rooms, and an “excellent menu that delivers the promised delights”. “The wine list and cheeses are superb” and the overall experience is “far nicer than most similar places”.

Summary

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

“Friendly French owner” Laurent Brydniak oversees this “attractive” old boozer with separate dining room where the “menu changes regularly”. The set-up is fancier than one might expect for the genre, and the “very reasonable fixed-price menu at lunch” is a major draw.

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Brickwall Close, Ayot Grn, Welwyn, AL6 9AA

Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
Yes
24, 12, 10
No dress code

The Waggoners Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Waggoners Restaurant in AL6, Welwyn by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Waggoners restaurant.
Tamsin B
re-visited after a long time away and the f...
Reviewed 2 months,

"re-visited after a long time away and the food is just as good as ever and the wine list is really well planned with good value delicious wines. I eat a mainly plant based diet and they were able to accommodate my requests really well. Excellent experience (we ate as a group in the private dining room), superb setting and great fun & value."

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Michael K
Really nice to have this French gem on our ...
Reviewed 5 months, 19 days ago

"Really nice to have this French gem on our doorstep. The set lunch is a limited menu but as long as there are dishes which you fancy, then this is the place to go. Refined atmosphere without being daunting."

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Michael K
Exceptional atmosphere. Charming service. V...
Reviewed 10 months, 10 days ago

"Exceptional atmosphere. Charming service. Very good food indeed, as always"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £15.00  

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.00 £23.30 £4.00 £6.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Brickwall Close, Ayot Grn, Welwyn, AL6 9AA
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑6 pm

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