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Fascinating old building

Worth a trip just to look at the decor. A charming old world inn. We called in for an early evening... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
via mobile
Canal View

Nice canal side pub/restaurant near a swing bridge, something to watch. Good selection of food... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Hemel Hempstead
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Pochen End Lane, Hemel Hempstead, England
+44 1442 862585
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Good drinks and a friendly atmosphere, lovely to sit by the canal and enjoy a pint, would recommend anytime

Thank seanj1985
Reviewed 26 May 2018

i was treated with dinner by customer at this what i thought a pub with tradition. I thought the location was very peaceful, but you would need your own vehicle , public services might be limited. I took beer and Grilled Tiger Prawn & Chorizo...More

Thank VikasSawant
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Worth a trip just to look at the decor. A charming old world inn. We called in for an early evening drink. We sat at a table for two right at the waters edge. This inn is idyllic except for the fact that the tiny...More

Thank Lilyoftheshire
Reviewed 10 April 2018

All I can say was that I was very disappointed.The food was very over priced and poorly presented and the staff didn't really want to be there they were more engagd with heir phones than they with he customers

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This pub is in the best spot in Winkwell in the lick. Sit at the Waters Edge and enjoy good food, drink and watch the boats and ducks. This is a dog friendly pub with bowls of water available. Enjoy.

Thank misspiggy1977
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Stopped in for food after being recommended at a car experience, lovely place and good food right by the canal.

Thank Izzy H
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Lovely location and a beautiful quaint country building. Had a delicious lunch and enjoyed a nice warm winter drink

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Nice canal side pub/restaurant near a swing bridge, something to watch. Good selection of food, well presented and fairly fast. Selection of ales, but also coffee and tea for the canal side break.

Thank DavidRHemelHempstead
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I saw this public house whilst walking along the canal bank, it said, "come for a meal" so we did. It was a nice sunny day and having ordered drinks, we had reserved a table, we asked if it was alright to sit outside for...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I have been coming to this pub with visitors for over 30 years, it's such a beautiful and peaceful setting. We have noticed a change over the years and we personally wouldn't do Sunday lunchtimes or late evenings....it gets to cramped and busy...but lunch times,...More

Thank JulesHemelHempstead
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