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The Brocket Arms

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Ayot ST, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9BT, England
+44 1438 820250
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Ayot ST, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9BT, England
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

I have been coming to this pub, off and on, for over 40 years. It has changed in someways but not as drastically as other pubs. The essential elements of its charm have all been retained. Low level lighting, good real ales, charming beamed rooms...More

Thank Hornbeams
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Brocket Arms for past 20 years. New management arrived few years back and they changed it a lot. We hated to see trees cut around it and never understood why were they allowed to do it. Getting better now. Anyway, very expensive...More

Thank wulf2000
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I was recently invited for an afternoon drink at The Brocket Arms by a dear friend and client. As a professional in the hospitality industry, I cannot believe that it has taken me 8 years of living in Hertfordshire to find this place. It ticks...More

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A great find. The moment we walked in it was obvious how friendly the staff & the locals were. Even the 60 year old's motorbike club who were having a meeting & lunch in the garden were very friendly. The local beer was excellent. Lunch...More

Thank 293fluff293
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub and very friendly staff. We came for the beer festival and stayed overnight in one if the rooms. The atmosphere was really nice and we enjoyed the live music and good selection of ales and cider. The room was clean and the cooked...More

1  Thank janeybaby83
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I visited here with a group of around 10 friends on a day when the pub's cooker had broken down. This meant that our pre-booked meals had to be changed for things that could be deep fried, BBQ's or microwaved. I was so impressed with...More

Thank Nicky H
Reviewed 6 June 2017

First time visiting this pub and I was not impressed. The bar service I received was appalling by one member of staff. She was abrupt, rude and did no eye contact whatsoever. When sat outside in the garden, all you could smell was the stinking...More

1  Thank Squirley M
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Brocket arms is a nice country pub/bistro. Good beer selection as is the food a good selection too. Very much worth a visit

Thank MissTerryShopa
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We were staying locally with a friend who recommended this "family" pub for a nice atmosphere and a bite to eat but unfortunately it wasn't that great! In general the service wasn't friendly and quite poor. We ordered a bowl of chips and after asking...More

3  Thank Shaun G
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I have been visiting this pub from time to time over the years and today will be my last visit. Loud brash bar man, clicky, poor service. Stood waiting to be served and totally ignored whilst barman served another man who came to the bar...More

1  Thank tippytoes007
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Stephen E
12 August 2017|
Response from Stephen E | Reviewed this property |
The above was addressed to 'Shaun' my myself. Sorry any confusion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ayot ST, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: +44 1438 820250
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