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The Candlestick Pub

The Candlestick West End | Essendon, Hatfield AL9 6BA, England
+44 1707 261322
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Candlestick West End | Essendon, Hatfield AL9 6BA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Meal was rather basic, no bird option for a Sunday roast dinner on menu so mum and I had to settle for Cajun chicken, burnt Yorkshires but was recitified and sister's vegetarian dish was stone cold and that too was rectified. Overall, the staff just...More

Thank Ricky M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a stressful week visiting our dog at the Royal Veterinary college nearby we thought we'd try and find somewhere dog friendly for lunch when we picked him up on the Saturday. Finding this pub was a real bonus. The atmosphere was cosy and the...More

Thank Dogowner2018
Peter-Candlestick, Owner at The Candlestick Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dogowner2018, many thanks for your review we do appreciate your time. I hope we will be seeing you again when the weather gets better. All the best. Regards. Peter

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found The Candlestick after a country walk. We decided to make a visit for a birthday Sunday lunch. Lovely atmosphere, open fire and excellent food. We will be back, I imagine in the summer it would be even better.

Thank Daniel R
Peter-Candlestick, Owner at The Candlestick Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Daniel, many thanks for the review it is much appreciated. We look forward to you return visit. All the best. Regards. Peter

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

My family and I went to the candlestick shortly after Christmas. I am vegan and was worried about finding something I could eat but we called in advance and the chef made a delicious stuffed pepper dish specially. I know my family all thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank jemimahanderson
Peter-Candlestick, Owner at The Candlestick Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jemimahanderson, many thanks for taking the time to write us a review it is much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again. All the best. Regards. Peter

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Revisited today for a family lunch. A true hidden gem beautiful food excellent service. Recommend a visit will not disappoint.

Thank Jacqueline R
Peter-Candlestick, Owner at The Candlestick Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi Jacqueline, we really appreciate you taking the time to make your review. Many thanks. Have a good 2018. Regards. Peter

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Do go here during the week as often as we can so thought let's give them a try for Christmas day dinner. OMG from walking into the pub it was the best Christmas dinner we've ever had. The owner and his son made sure everything...More

Thank Phil S
Peter-Candlestick, Owner at The Candlestick Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Hi Phil, many thanks for taking the time to write your review, it is much appreciated. All the best for the New Year. Regards. Peter & Oliver

Reviewed 13 November 2017

Visited mid week with my mother and a friend. Very nice staff and the food is great. Have booked for Christmas for a family get together.

Thank StuCelte
Peter-Candlestick, Owner at The Candlestick Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi Stu, many thanks for taking the time to review The Candlestick, it is much appreciated. All the best. Regards. Peter

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Hidden away outside Essendon you would not know it is here Lovely countryside setting Wonderful for summers evening Serves food menu mainly meat

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Although this pub is somewhat off the beaten track and not easy to find our small group of 13 friends all enjoyed the food on offer which was well presented.

Thank Peter H
Peter-Candlestick, Owner at The Candlestick Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi Peter, many thanks for the review, it is much appreciated. Regards. Peter & Olivier

Reviewed 21 September 2017

Beautifully located, it seems to be popular with locals as well as walkers. For us it was well wroth a drive from Hatfield. It serves traditional pub fare with a twist. The highlight was a Scotch egg with black pudding. The Tia Maria creme brulee...More

Thank rh24
Peter-Candlestick, Owner at The Candlestick Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Hi, Many thanks for your review, we need more people to appreciate what we offer. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards. Peter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Candlestick West End | Essendon, Hatfield AL9 6BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hatfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 261322
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