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The Bean Tree - CLOSED

20A Leyton Road, Harpenden AL5 2HU, England
+44 1582 460901
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible8%
7 Sep 2013
29 Jun 2013
“One of the best meals out in ages!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, European, British
20A Leyton Road, Harpenden AL5 2HU, England
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Reviewed 8 September 2013

This has been replaced by Lussmans Lussmans worth a visit - this Bean Tree was not Although the food was decent the service was terrible

1  Thank Danelaw44
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Really nice meal, and great service... Never left reviews for any restaurant before, but this one really excelled, so thought I would! Perfectly cooked food, great presentation and really, really tasty! Great service and friendly staff - highly recommended!

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 28 May 2013

I went for lunch with a friend this afternoon and it was absolutely fabulous! The food was delicious and beautifully presented and the service was really welcoming. It was great value too- £12.95 for a 2 course set menu. I will definitely be returning soon!

Thank Jayne C
Reviewed 9 May 2013

Nice and cosy,good food,fair price,staff very friendly. Would recommend this restaurant and we shall return.

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Took my beloved girlfriend out for her birthday Sunday lunch, we'd always wanted to go to the bean-tree as it seemed to be the best restaurant in Harpenden. Whilst I can't fault the food, the service was pretty dismal. The restaurant was full of kids...More

Thank DaveyB101
Reviewed 17 March 2013

We had sunday lunch at the Bean Tree and we found it to be really good indeed. The service was excellent and the manager George was very pleasant and friendly and made us feel very welcome. The food was beautifully presented, tap water was on...More

Thank chelletom
Reviewed 8 March 2013

The place is charming, the food is tasty, but the menu is really narrow: dear cook, add a few more of your excellent dishes, and this restaurant will be number one in Harpenden! Promised, I shall return on my next visit.

Thank Pdefermor
Reviewed 25 February 2013

The Bean Tree used to be one of my favourite restaurants, expensive but a real treat. Recent visit was a bit of a shock as things have changed so much. Still very expensive, but not up to the old standard. I'll be giving it a...More

2  Thank LanceTrendall
TheBeanTree, Manager at The Bean Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2013

Dear regular customer of our...I am honestly sorry you did not like the different cuisine we have recently provided for a change. Nonetheless I'm really emphatic with you as do not like some of the cuisine myself either. However I'm in a puzzle regarding your...More

Reviewed 15 February 2013

I took a party of 16, by prior arrangement, to the Bean Tree for a senior birthday lunch; menu selections were made in advance from a Hungarian menu (a change from the usual French emphasis). Everything about the lunch - food, service, and ambiance -...More

Thank HKH54
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Lovely meal, great service, input into your choices of starts and mains from the waiter. Will be back for a special meal. Exceptionally great value - would happily have paid ,ore

1  Thank Andycoops7
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 65
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20A Leyton Road, Harpenden AL5 2HU, England
  • Public Transportation: Rail: Harpenden
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Harpenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 460901
  • E-mail
The Bean Tree is a beautiful 18th century cottage that has been converted into a stylish restaurant.Our menu changes with the Seasons and reflects the very best of modern English cuisine with a French influence.We have a range of dining options ranging from the lighter lunch menu through our evening set menu and a la carte. Sunday is a treat with a freshly cooked Sunday roast on offer.Please check our website for current offers and events
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