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Heron on The Lake

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14 Old Cove Road, Fleet GU51 2RY, England
+44 1252 812522
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11:30 - 22:30
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked a party for 17 people for my wife's birthday party. We were allowed to decorate the table with balloons etc. On arrival we were all greeted with enthusiasm from the waiters. The service wasn't rushed and the food was excellent and the waitress even put a candle on my wife's dessert and got us all to sing Happy... More 

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Thank Neil H
Fleet, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having decided to head out for a bite to eat to save cooking we hit the Heron on the Lake as being veggie the Haloumi burger with sweet potato fries can hit the spot. Wife, plus me, plus 2 kids (1 not eating). 3 pints of beer, 3 lemonades, 3 burgers, 1 side of onion rings, 4 desserts inc tip... More 

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Thank simonlala
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4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food was poor, View was lovely, Ducks, Swans, and water sports taking place. Cutlery and tables were sticky. Decor was all very mmm well not my cup of tea! TACKY comes to mind. Service was ok. We have not returned since, as very expensive and the Chef was not good enough to warrant the cost. Car park was big but... More 

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Thank Sharron C
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sunday 21/05/2017 . Arrived at 17.15 pm , waited for over half an hour for someone to come to the table to get our drinks order , so we placed our food order at the same time. An hour and a half later , still no food . When we inquired for the reason for the delay we wee told... More 

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Thank Julie F
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We love the Heron as the food is excellent, the staff are good and very attentive. The location is great overlooking Fleet pond and when the weather is nice gets pretty busy so book in advance.

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Thank HowardsPA
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Business lunch on a Monday, clearly popular place every day. Went for the pork belly with chips and egg. Great taste and beautifully cooked. Staff very pleasant and attentive. Not rushed. Lovely view over lake too. Recommended, reasonable prices.

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Thank bob a
Evesham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fabulous, room was perfect for our gathering and the lady waitress was exceptional. We pre-ordered in view of the size of the party but food was on time and options offered where it was not available on the night.

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Thank Teresa T
Hampshire
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the concept of sharing bundles of four dishes. If you're out with friends it's a very convivial approach and very tapas like. My favourite is duck croquettes and I love their triple cooked chips.as usual, warm and friendly service from Dee and her team, including Ben.

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Thank nubile26
Heron_Fleet, General Manager at Heron on The Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review so pleased you love the sharing bundles one of my personal favourites too. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Dee More 

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited around 2:30pm on a particularly sunny day without reservation. Took about 30-40mins to be seated, despite there only being two of us. Food was reasonable, but the service wasn't fantastic.

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Thank Ellie P
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a party of 4 and had a great evening, the food was very good the service was at exactly the pace we needed it to be. There was enough on the menu to keep us all happy it was reasonably priced and of good quality. I think we got lucky getting Ben as our waiter as he... More 

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Thank Shots1926
Heron_Fleet, General Manager at Heron on The Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your review always a pleasure to hear that we got it right especially with the northern humour! I will pass your comments on to Ben I'm sure it will put a smile on his face too. We look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards Dee More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Old Cove Road, Fleet GU51 2RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Fleet
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 812522

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Hampshire England
4 months ago
Farnborough, United Kingdom

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