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The Bakehouse

Bessemer Road | Bessemer Road, AL7 1HH, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1HH, England
+44 1707 830196
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (4 reviews)
“cake” (7 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Bessemer Road | Bessemer Road, AL7 1HH, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1HH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been using The Bakehouse as a local since it opened over a year ago. For the first few months it was a good place to be. Attentive and pleasant staff. Now, last night, staff have to be found to serve, not particularly bothered and gave...More

Thank AHEnfield
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meet a friend for lunch and we both had the club sandwich. They were nice just nothing special. I had cheesecake for dessert which was lovely and a very nice size slice.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Neil R, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for your feedback and we are pleased the cheesecake impressed, it usually hits the spot. Neil Robertson

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I have driven past and seen the car park full . I thought I would give it a try we both had the carvery with turkey, beef, and ham and with a great selection of vegetables Yorkshire pudding and stuffing . I enjoyed it...More

Thank Tony6339
Neil R, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tony Pleased you enjoyed it! Look forward to looking after you soon! Neil Robertson

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mothers 91fat birthday Jason allways. Food and staff excellent can not fault this restaurant in any way what so ever manager was very polite can not remember her name Would recommend this restaurant 100 percent Will be back very soon

Thank vic C
Neil R, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Vic Thank you for your kind words. We are so pleased you picked us for such an occasion of a 91st birthday. It's excellent you had such a good time and we can't wait to see you again! Neil Robertson

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ve have eaten at bake house few times. It's been a while since we visited. Having lunch today we remembered why we haven't been there for a while. The carvery today was of very poor quality, carrots tasted disquasting, tasted of soap, potatoes, sweet...More

Thank monika111190740
Neil R, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Monika We are extremely sorry you feel this way about all aspects of our food. I will take your comments on board and pass these points to the kitchen team to work on. Thank you for mentioning the friendly team and environment and if...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Had a family meal ,poor choice on menu ,overcooked and a flat cider ,wasn't very busy for a Saturday night and I can see whyMore

Thank Brian7000
Neil R, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Brian Very sorry you felt this way. We are a carvery that also has a full menu so we are sorry that there was not enough to your liking. Historically fire works evening is usually quieter then most Saturday nights so you are right...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Went last night for a meal with friends. The service was absolutely terrible. Waited ages to be served a drink, one person behind bar then they walked away. About 15 people waiting to be served. When I went to order meal had to wait another...More

Thank Sue S
Neil R, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi Sue I am extremely sorry for the service you received on this evening. I would really like to speak to you about how we can make this up to you and apologise in person. Please give me a call on 01707 830 196 and...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

It was my grandsons birthday and he chose the Bakehouse. We arrived at 3.45 and the 6 of us were shown to a table. We sorted out what we wanted and my wife went to the bar and placed our orders for the first 2...More

1  Thank philip k
TheBakehouseWGC, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Hi Phillip We are very pleased that your grandson has such great taste! Wish him a very happy birthday from us. We always enjoy serving families for their occasions and we are happy you all had a great time. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Following a not so pleasant experience (and we are regulars,) The manager phoned me with a full apology after I left a disappointing email. He kindly gifted me with a voucher by email. I came here with my partner on Friday and we wasn’t disappointed....More

Thank Robert W
TheBakehouseWGC, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Rob and Lucy I am so pleased that we have made up for our previous slip up and you are back to use us in confidence! I am also pleased our new dish the yorky wrap is going down so well. I am looking...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great service and good selection of food. Staff are very friendly and helpful. A great cosy enviroment

Thank richardpitt
TheBakehouseWGC, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Richard We appreciate your kind words and we look forward to your return! See you soon Neil Robertson

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James L
7 February 2017|
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Response from TheBakehouseWGC | Property representative |
Yes We Have FREE WIFI ... Simply click on the Marstons link :)
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27johnboy
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Response from kty910 | Reviewed this property |
not sure what the question was as it just appears to be the sample menu - if the question is does this change - the answer is yes I understand the menu changes on a daily basis according to whatever is best from their local... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bessemer Road | Bessemer Road, AL7 1HH, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 830196
Description
The Bakehouse invites you to dine with us at our New Restaurant, We offer a Mouthwatering Carvery and a Delicious A La Carte Menu for all the Family
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