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Martins Pond

) #5 of 57 Restaurants in Berkhamsted ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
The Green | Potten End, Berkhamsted HP4 2QQ, England
+44 1442 864318
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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The Green | Potten End, Berkhamsted HP4 2QQ, England
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Reviews (492)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I were vacationing in Europe for two weeks at the end of March and we have to say that our experience at Martin's Pond was amazing! The food was delicious, and the staff was great. The owners of this restaurant were more...More

Thank brittmully11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After trying the overpriced and disappointing Alford Arms at Frithsden stopped off for a coffee at Martins Pond. Was impressed with the menu and booked for the next day. Portions we very large and found that we over ordered. Landlady informed me that I could...More

Thank chris503869
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The current owners are keeping standards high to the very end; we had another fantastic meal. Looking forward to seeing what the new owners will do. Wishing them well, as this has been a wonderful restaurant for over 10 years now.

Thank Emyr1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Martins Pond many times over the years, but not for some time, so when I visited with two friends yesterday to celebrate our birthdays was blown away by our lovely meal. It was a very pleasant and welcoming atmosphere and even...More

Thank Berry E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Worst meal ever. Food awful and the land lady is incredibly rude and has a terrible attitude. She should not be in a customer service environment. And she isn't child friendly. Stay well away until she leaves which is apparently soon!More

Thank Graph2016
MartinsPond, Owner at Martins Pond, responded to this review

I have asked Trip Advisor to take this review down on the basis that this guest was barred because they made a threat that Mel 'ought to watch herself' and that she 'needs luck in the looks department' This being an obvious retaliation review Trip...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A mid week lunch for 4.Three courses for 3 and 2 courses for one,Only 2 small and one pint beer no coffee Bill with 10% tip £120 bit on the heavy side . Food good.Service good. Down side small main plates overloaded and at their...More

Thank dodoxy
MartinsPond, Owner at Martins Pond, responded to this review

Hi Dodoxy Thank you for your review and pleased to hear that our food and service are good I have written several responses regarding pricing and I can assure other readers that very rarely do guests feel that our fresh food from local suppliers, freshly...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a pleasant family owned and run restaurant which serves good food at a reasonable price. The welcome is warm ( with a log fire in winter ) and the staff are polite and friendly. It has a lovely garden with ornamental pond and...More

1  Thank 510ins
Reviewed 17 April 2017

After a number of years away it was lovely to be back at Martins Pond. One of our favourite restaurants and we were not disappointed. Food was as good as ever and service was friendly. The pub was looking really lovely - loved the outdoor...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect spot after a long walk. We booked a table for a late lunch and after showing up an hour late we were welcomed with open arms. Even our dogs got a treat with biscuits waiting for them!! The food was served with a big...More

Thank starieyessar
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our Son's small, informal wedding reception for 30, was held yesterday in the conservatory of this delightful pub. Landlady, Mel, understood exactly what we wished for & expertly provided us with a prettily decorated conservatory. Efficient staff served our delicious, three course Sunday lunch quietly...More

Thank JJays
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they have a set special offer meue and what are deserts like
26 January 2016|
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Response from JayBaillie | Reviewed this property |
They do offer daily specials and also currently have a special offer on their website. I have always found Martin's Pond an excellent place to eat out and have recommended it to numerous people who have then come back to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 65
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green | Potten End, Berkhamsted HP4 2QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Berkhamsted
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 864318
  • E-mail
Melanie, Neil, Daniel and the team warmly welcome you to Martins Pond. As valued guests to our home we aim to exceed your expectations in the delivery of everything from the food to the ale, the wine to the service all within a relaxed & informal atmosphere.Being passionate about our business we endeavour to provide the best quality produce and have selected local suppliers to ensure outstanding results.Following the reviews on this website we have also extensively refurbished the bar area as we honestly value our customers experience and listen to constructive criticism