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The Grove, Chandler's Cross WD3 4TG, England
+44 1923 296015
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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The Grove, Chandler's Cross WD3 4TG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, presentation, restaurant ambiance and comfortable dining. Great views. Staff offer efficient reliable and speedy service.

Thank PaddingtonBear63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been doing the glass house and stables for years and always loved so thought we would try Colette's. I was awful. The room was dull, empty and no atmosphere what so ever. We were there for 2 hours and the whole time we...More

Thank Rhe L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our evening at Colette's started with the most wonderful and original cocktails made by the very helpful Tadgh. We were then treated to the most delicious meal which was full of unexpected treats along the way - the 'pre-desert' lemon and ginger posset was delicious....More

Thank K315
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fine dining, excellent tasting menu's, very attentive service, great location. It does exactly what is says on the tin! No issues with catering for vegetarians or gluten free. Highly recommend.

Thank BillandEmma
TheGroveHotel, Front Office Manager at Colette's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear BillandEmma, Thank you for you recommendation and review following your visit to Colette's. All the Colette's Team were thrilled to read your wonderful feedback and look foward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Sally

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

It was my mums 80th birthday and she chose here for a fine dining experience instead of having a party. To reserve a table we had to book three months in advance and the lady who took our booking asked if there was anyone who...More

Thank Simon1892
TheGroveHotel, Front Office Manager at Colette's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Simon1892, Firstly, please pass on our thanks to your mum for choosing Colette's as the place to celebrate her 80th Birthday. Thank you also to you for your wonderfully informative review, it was lovely to read that you all enjoyed the Colette's experience, the...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

we really enjoyed eating here, the menu provides something for all tastes, our food was perfectly prepared and cooked, the wine list is excellent and the portuguese lady in charge was very helpful and attentive we dined twice colette's and we are going back for...More

Thank Castelski I
TheGroveHotel, Front Office Manager at Colette's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Castelski I, Following your recent visit to The Glasshouse, I was thrilled to read that you had visited and enjoyed our Colette's Restaurant and we look forward to seeing you again in the new year. Kindest regards, Sally

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Colette's restaurant for dinner on my birthday. We had a lovely evening with delicious food. We had the A La Carte menu, both choosing scallops to start which we both agreed were excellent. My pork main was delicious and Mille...More

Thank thirtyHerts
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We have just been for dinner to Colette after much recommendation from friends. We opted for the A la carte. The starters and wine/ cocktails were nice. I ordered lamb for my main and must say that although I was told it would be served...More

1  Thank Jeselle1
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Super meal, friendly staff and comfortable set-up. Choose off the A La Carte menu as the taster menu looked too much. Really wasn't disappointed, the memory of the duck and the blackberry ravioli will stay with me for a long time, absolutely delicious.

TheGroveHotel, Front Office Manager at Colette's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Dear JOHNOHUK, Happy Anniversary! Thank you for choosing to celebrate your special occasion in Colette's. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal and look forward to welcoming you back to Colette's soon. Kind regards, Sally

Reviewed 5 August 2017

The main restaurant at The Grove, Colette’s, was very nice – buffet lunch and breakfast there offered a varied and very good menu.

Thank Dave_from_MN
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3 February 2017|
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Response from TheGroveHotel | Property representative |
Hi, It is smart attire however it is relaxed fine-dining, so we want you to feel comfortable also. Thanks
4 August 2015|
Response from 529DebbieL | Reviewed this property |
Very! Glass of champagne was £18
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 70
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grove, Chandler's Cross WD3 4TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Chandler's Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 296015
  • E-mail
The Grove is a lavish, Elizabethan country house hote located just 40 minutes from London that used to be the historical home for the Earls of Clarendon. Tucked away inside this splendid setting is the discreet and elegant Colette's restaurant, which is renowned for its three AA rosette worthy cuisine by rising star Head Chef Russell Bateman and award-winning wine list. With views over Charlotte's Vale, the 18th century dining room at Colette's ��� which was described by the hotel's architect Martin Hulbert as "groovy-grand" - has been restored with chic table settings, contemporary artworks and an understated vanilla and coffee colour scheme. Popular with chic city-dwellers and fashionable foreigners, Colette's has a modern European menu, and the restaurant regularly hosts wine evenings themed on iconic wine regions.
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