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Calzone Essential Pizza

21 Dickinson Quay | Apsley Lock, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9WG, England
+44 1442 265100
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Dickinson Quay | Apsley Lock, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9WG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

decided to go to calzone for dinner with family ..garlic bread changed ..(.prefer the old style..) the new one is very hard and dry..pizza best like always, fresh dough the only thing wrong whit it was the tomato sauce.. the taste was not like usual..there...More

Thank steff q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife on Thursday evening and we got recommended from holiday inn , ohhhh my god the pizza was the best pizza I ever tried , got a bit surprised that we could fine this little place with beautiful view, my wife had...More

Thank Romans2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to calzone for a while, always got a positive service and food. Visited with friends Tuesday as I recommend was the best.penne arrabbiata carbonara best ever tasted in Hemel. Just a bit disappointed on the pizza as I told my friends was tasty....More

Thank UM Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Wednesday with family pizza taste not same.. garlic bread very thick and didn’t look very nice as usual. The dough tasted like sand.. like Paper Mills. I have been going to calzone for over 8 years their pizzas are the most fresh and tasty...More

Thank polinaattah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are currently on a canal holiday and passed Calzone on our way south and thought we would stop for a Calzone on our way back. It did not disappoint. Lovely service and wonderful food. The tomato and mozzarella salad was simple but tasty. The...More

Thank Penelope P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice freshly cooked pizzas I can highly recommend with plenty of choice to choose from. Pasta dishes were great too. Great bruschetta to start also. Enjoy!

Thank Lyndon T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant, staff are very friendly. The pizzas are excellent value for money, we had 2 meat feasts and they were delicious

Thank Trevor N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit and was very impressed. Staff were very friendly and the food was amazing. Will definitely go back again soon

Thank JJAH03
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Just celebrated my wife’s 30th birthday by having a surprise party at the restaurant. They accommodated 20 guest with ease. The food was amazing and well priced. We all had a great time. Thanks to everyone at Calzone 👍🏼

1  Thank SRkirby
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Normally eat in The Paper Mill Sunday lunchtimes but for the last couple of weeks they've been full, so wandered across the canal bridge and gave this a try. Food and service very good and reasonably priced. Much better than other Italian restaurants in the...More

1  Thank James B
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Questions & Answers
6 June 2017|
Response from Calzone Essenti... A | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, we do Gluten-free Pizza Base. unfortunately it's not Dairy Free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Dickinson Quay | Apsley Lock, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9WG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 265100
  • E-mail
Experience the taste of Italy...Why not visit Calzone at Apsley Lock by the marina and enjoy a delicious meal in a picturesque location. We have seating for 60 diners in our newly refurbished restaurant where all your meals are prepared fresh and made to order. Dining for two, a family gathering or party celebration? Whatever the occasion, we look forward to seeing you at Calzone soon See the restaurant's food hygiene rating at http://ratings.food.gov.uk/
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