RestaurantsHertfordshireWillianSG6

survey result

Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Good-quality food and friendly service in an idyllic village” just off the A1 are the selling points of this pub with rooms. It also has a “fabulous, newly designed garden out the back, centred around an aged olive tree”.

Summary

£49
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Prettily located home counties pub (with rooms), just off the A1, that’s “cheerful and well-run”. Some reporters feel results here are “variable” but on most accounts its cooking – in the bar, and also with a somewhat more ambitious restaurant menu (majoring in steaks) – is well rated.

Summary

£49
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Prettily located home counties pub (with rooms), just off the A1, that’s “cheerful and well-run”. Some reporters feel results here are “variable” but on most accounts its cooking – in the bar, and also with a somewhat more ambitious restaurant menu (majoring in steaks) – is well rated.

Summary

£49
   ££
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Regulars disagree this year on this well-appointed gastropub-with-rooms just off the A1 in a pretty village with a duck pond: some feel “it seems more over-extended of late with cooking that’s not what it was”, but others praise “very superior” food and continue to rate it highly.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
Yes
No dress code
70

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£9.50 £23.00 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.50
Filter Coffee £2.90
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Willian, SG6 2AE
Opening hours
Monday7:30 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday7:30 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday7:30 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Thursday7:30 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Friday7:30 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Saturday8 am‑2 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Sunday8 am‑10:30 , 12 pm‑4 pm

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