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The Anglers Retreat

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Bar, British, Pub
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B 489 Lower Icknield Way | Startop's End, Tring HP23 4LN, England
+44 1442 822250
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Researching the area for a possible short break for friends. Stopped here for a coffee mid Sunday afternoon. Very busy, but happy to sell me just a coffee as I needed a caffeine hit.

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Thank SingleMan50ish
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here after recently moving to the area. Met with a warm welcome from the very friendly bar man. Beer was delightful and i sampled a pint of the local ale from Tring. Although i didnt eat here the food smelt and looked delicious. The barman was very knowlegable about the pub trade and it was a pleasure to... More 

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Thank johnlocke1976
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this pub, cracking location and a superb beer choice. Today vale brewery Red Kite, top ale. Had Sunday lunch here again, good to see a pub full of locals. It is cosy that is why I like it. The food is superb the Sunday lunch is brilliant, superb selection of vegetables. This pub has everything looking forward to... More 

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Thank london_blue82
South East England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Beer's good but don't eat there. Last week we were given home made chicken pie with raw pastry, instant mash a teaspoon of peas. If someone doesn't like cooking then they shouldn't work in a kitchen. The owners should try sampling the food. Had many previous bad experiences. They seem to have had only one cook who was really good... More 

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2 Thank Seamonkey2016
Dunstable, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I've got to say that the team at The Anglers Retreat are brilliant. Can't have asked for nicer people who helped in any way they could. Nothing was too much for them to do to make our stay as easy as possible.

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1 Thank garyfloyd81
Washington, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Called in here with three friends we were visiting, on the chance that it might be nice, as it was by the canal. We were not disappointed. Lovely old pub with friendly staff and customers. Five different meals were ordered and they were excellent. Empty plates always tell a story! We would definitely return if in the area again.

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Thank KathyWFC
Tring, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

There was nine of us for a family meal my daughter had the roast chicken it was very nice big bit of chicken my partner and I had the warm duck hosin sauce on noddles it was very nice lots of duck the services was fantastic

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Thank cazsmith2016
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stayed here for three nights B and B while doing a show at the Court Theatre in Tring, We'd left our booking a bit late and went on a recommendation from another pub in the area, so we knew nothing about the place before we went - and how lucky we were! This place is so friendly! From the... More 

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Thank samanthafields
Ashendon, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A lovely little pub with an excellent heated outdoor area! Great food and the chips are unbelievably good! They taste like the seaside but the chef won't tell me how she does it! Thursday nights are well worth coming along to as they get Nick Price in to put on an open mic night. It always a great laugh and... More 

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Thank Adam R
London, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The pub is located just inside the Buckinghamshire border in stunning countryside by The Grand Union Canal. Accomodation is located upstairs in the pub and in the house behind it. My room was located in the house which was spacious, clean and had a separate large shower and bathroom. My bed was comfortable and the flat screened TV was fully... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B 489 Lower Icknield Way | Startop's End, Tring HP23 4LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Tring
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 822250
Description
A genuine Free House in an area of outstanding natural beauty. 80 Paces from the Grand Union Canal and 30 paces from Startops Reservoir.
This pub has a truly unique atmosphere which has been retained during the recent refurbishment. New cellar and bar equipment are delivering an extended range of fine ales, the kitchen continues with its favourites with a focus on a wide rnge of daily homemade specials.
Accommodation is available with 3 ensuite rooms.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?