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Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European, British
20-21 Hermitage Road, Hitchin SG5 1BT, England
+44 1462 433603
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (31 reviews)
“steak” (88 reviews)
“ribs” (31 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
20-21 Hermitage Road, Hitchin SG5 1BT, England
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1 - 10 of 1,027 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having enjoyed several meals here in the past, I was looking forward to the evening with friends. The squid starter was tasty but very greasy, then my main course arrived. A burger arrived that was so badly burnt that it was carbon on top. A...More

Thank pf442
Christine C, Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. Please accept our sincere apologies for the issues you encountered – as you will know from your previous visits this is not our usual style. Should you wish to discuss your visit further, please contact...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to love this place. One this occasion, we were informed at 6:30pm (dinner time) that the kitchen has run out of chicken and beef for their Sunday roast. We were very excited to dine here because we were celebrating a dating milestone but...More

Thank StellaBella17
Christine C, Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to hermitage rd. Please accept our sincere apologies for the confusion which occurred and we hope this doesn’t deter you from visiting again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday night, 3 couples for dinner. I had only heard great things about this place but was so disappointed. Drinks in the bar area beforehand were OK as it was mainly beer and prosecco, however one of the party ordered a...More

Thank groomio223
Christine C, Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. We pride ourselves on selling the best cocktails in town and can only apologise that the lavender essence hadn’t been used that evening. Your feedback on the squid has been passed to our kitchen...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Head to 'The Herm' for £5 cocktails and live music every Sunday. With so many places closing early on Sundays, it's great to have a nice venue with great music to head to. There's a wide selection of drinks and some tasty food. Yes, it...More

Thank PogoMonkeyTutu
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So pleased you enjoy Hermitage Rd Sunday music nights, we enjoy sorting a varied programme for all to enjoy. We have listened to your comments and look forward to welcoming you to our next event.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Hitchin and looking for somewhere for an evening meal we came across this place. There were 3 of us. I didn't particularly like the menu. We had chicken wings, trio of nibbles, flat iron steak, spatchcock, and sea bream. The mains were not great...More

Thank JackD1966
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the tie to review your recent visit to Hermitage Rd Bar & Restaurant. We strive to provide an interesting and varied menu created from locally sourced produce. Sorry we didn't com up to your expectations oaths occasion.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this restaurant - great setting, design, food and service! We visited for lunch once before and do I definitely wanted to return for dinner - we had a great meal with good wines ( I found out it’s the same group as Fox at...More

Thank FrancescaRea1
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So pleased you 'Love' Hermitage Rd Bar & Restaurant. We have 4 other individual styled establishments in Hertfordshire and 3 in north Norfolk - why not do a road trip! We really look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the hermitage with my family on a Sunday. I can honestly say it was the best experience in Hitchin I’ve ever had. The food was amazing and the service was second to none. The thing that made it for me was the...More

Thank Daniel L
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your 'Amazing dinner' review, it was a pleasure for the team to serve you. We can't wait for your return.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lucky to have the Herm coffee shop near to home.. fab for some me time on a Saturday. Great service, fab coffee and a very tasty piece of cake. Well worth a visit!

Thank Fiona M
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The best coffee, we love it - always good to have some 'me time' and glad you enjoy spending and drinking coffee at Hermitage Rd Coffee - as you say the cakes are always delicious too. See you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed on this visit arrived early to be told they only had a table for 4 and not 6 as I booked so had to wait . Then was told we couldn't have a booth . Then a to wait for half of the...More

Thank Mark F
Christine C, Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to hermitage rd. Please accept our sincere apologies for the issues you encountered and we hope that this doesn’t deter you from visiting again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here to meet a school friend I hadn't seen for 29 years. Waitress Rachel was very patient and polite...even when she had to tell us the restaurant was closing and we needed to go! Nice place with a good selection of tasty food and...More

Thank 88Lindsay88
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

How amazing to meet a friend at Hermitage Rd after 29 years, we are delighted you enjoyed the experience. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

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IAMlauzjp
12 August 2017|
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Response from ACInns | Property representative |
Yes, please discuss any dietary requirements when booking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20-21 Hermitage Road, Hitchin SG5 1BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 433603
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurant food served: Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 14:00 18:30 - 22:00 Sat: 09:30 - 11:15 12:00 - 22:00 Sun: 09:30 - 11:15 12:00 - 18:00 Food is available outside of the hours from the Bar. Coffee shop open: Mon - Fri: 07:00 - 17:00 Sat: 08:30 - 17:00 Sun: 10:00 - 16:00
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