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The Stanborough

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6DQ, England
+44 1707 391345
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun 07:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of only a few places that are easily accessible and offers food and drink in Welwyn Garden. I use this as a stop off for meetings with friends. If you decide to have dinner make sure you book as it can get busy with the Premier Inn next door taking priority. Food is good and outside garden is lovely... More 

Thank iamRayRay
Moira, United Kingdom
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357 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had an early dinner here while staying at the adjacent Premier Inn. It was very busy with families, WGC is short of decent eating places for families. Its also a bit noisy due to the recent refurbishment which used a lot of hard decoration in an open plan restaurant. The food was good and the staff were friendly and... More 

Thank GandC_UK
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff who went out of their way to ensure that our lunch for 5 adults and 3 children was a great experience for all concerned even to the extent of having balloons on the table and arranging for the cake to be brought out. Food was very good with large portions and extremely good value. Would definitely go... More 

Thank Frederick R
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As regulars to the stanborough we took my dad there for his birthday lunch. Boy do I wish we hadn't. This was our first visit after their recent refurbishment. The whole dining area is open plan themed around cows, and has a retro feel. There is only one boothed seating area. The new menu was in operation, well some of... More 

Thank Sue W
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been forced to use this restaurant for 5 years as I am away with work quite often staying at this Premier Inn adjacent to the restaurant. New refurbished interior but still the same miserable staff Food is ok- just keep it simple !

1 Thank Mizuno15
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on business and couldn't fault the friendly service from Debbie and Toni! Made the experience very enjoyable and the food was lovely! Would revisit, definitely!

Thank Aaron S
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As regular customers at the Stanborough we hoped the refurb. would refresh the whole area and maybe even update the menu. We were disappointed! All the booths had been removed so all you could see was a huge room full of noisy diners and harassed waitresses/waiters and the tables were much too close together! We understand it has been changed... More 

Thank LondonDimo
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love it here. Had a very nice 3 course dinner with my husband. Staff always friendly and joking. Large selection of food and drink. Deals are great too: had enough points for free starters and free desserts for both of us. We'll be returning soon.

Thank amanda a
Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family gathering in town - 25 people staying at the hotel adjacent. No reservation, but the staff accommodated the group nicely and were very helpful. Breakfast was not included in the room rate at the hotel, but 8.99 pp for the all you can eat buffet sounded reasonable. |Nice choices, all were happy. The menu for the other meals is... More 

Thank sharonwilkins
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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465 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in here for lunch today, unplanned. We didn't sit in the main restaurant, but could see that it was quite busy. It took a long time to get served at the bar and place our food order. It also took a long time for our food to come. I had Paprika Chicken with skinny fries. The chicken was... More 

1 Thank TravelBedfordshire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 391345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?