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The Waggoners

The Waggoners The WAGGONERS AYOT GREEN Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
+44 1707 324241
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (38 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (16 reviews)
“frog legs” (15 reviews)
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French, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Waggoners The WAGGONERS AYOT GREEN Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Since my last review in 2015, I am pleased to see that my recommendation for a single steak(filet@£26) has been introduced on the 'Al la Carte'. There is no doubt that the quality and presentation of the food is excellent. However on a weekday lunchtime...More

Thank michaelbird2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

No pinging of a microwave, tasty fresh food and innotative menu. Matthew behind the Bar gives you a warm friendly welcome, we ate from the bar menu tonight, succulent pork with creamy mashed potatoes very tasty. Excellent value and great at atmosphere in a lovely...More

Thank Kaycee829
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sole went to this place based on the reviews on trip advisor. Booked for Sunday lunch with parents and boyfriend and was expecting something really nice but was sorely disappointed. Had run out of roast beef which we weren't told until they came to take...More

Thank Madeleine H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Tucked away but worth the search this individual eaterie offered a superb lunch and on the first occasion we got the crepes Suzette on the lunch time deal. Service and ambiance good as well.

Thank brit1222
Reviewed 6 days ago

Four ladies for lunch. Had a warm welcome, great service and wonderful food. Restaurant had a very nice atmosphere.

Thank Suzina B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my mother for an early Mothers Day lunch The treat here is to have the tasting menu; makes it a very special occasion Frois grois; duck and warm pineapple being Highlights Nice to be in the first room as you go into the restaurant...More

Thank jonworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend visited on Friday and the food was exceptional! I couldn't fault anything with the meal, our waitress was very friendly and looked after us well! We had a Groupon voucher that is 100% worth the money! I recommend having the Cod...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We don’t live far away and never knew this charming pub and restaurant existed. We had a Groupon voucher which always is a good incentive to try something new! We both had the fillet steak which was up there with my “best ever” meal experiences....More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent menu, especially the fixed priced menu, cooking and service BUT: 1. looking forward to soaking up the atmosphere of a traditional pub we were put in a back room which was quite chilly; I managed to fix the radiator myself. 2. warm/hot milk with...More

Thank 722DavidL722
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived with a dog after a long,muddy walk from Wheathampstead along the disused railway line. We were made welcome. The dog was also offered food and water. The food was excellent including a vegan lunch that was quickly prepared. There was an impressive menu...More

Thank Sonia T
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Laura E
16 June 2017|
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Response from derekmcl2015 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with the other answers. Not being a vegetarian of any degree, I have not enquired. However, the staff have been extremely helpful when my guest did have a dietary restriction.
4 December 2016|
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Response from J0hnGibbs | Reviewed this property |
I see no reason why not, unless they are already fully booked.
12 January 2016|
Response from IOMTTChris | Reviewed this property |
Yes and anything else you desire - they are rather flexible - horses are welcome too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 57
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Waggoners The WAGGONERS AYOT GREEN Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
  • Public Transportation: Welwyn garden city train station 2.5 miles.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 324241
  • E-mail
Idyllically set between pretty houses and cottages around a beautiful English green, The Waggoners is a refurbished 17th century coaching inn serving unique and beautifully presented French cuisine, infused with international influences. Situated in Ayot Green near Welwyn Garden City, The Waggoners is run by Aude and Laurent Brydniak who have a wealth of experience and have been behind a number of successful restaurants over the last 16 years. As you enter the cosy homely atmosphere, with its dark red walls and stylish pictures, you will be greeted by the friendly French staff, who will show you to your table and help make your dining experience as delightful and pleasant as possible. Let the head chef tantalise your taste buds while you drink some of the best handpicked wines from around the world and for a more informal meal, there is also a great bar menu available.
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