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Martins Pond

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The Green | Potten End, Berkhamsted HP4 2QQ, England
+44 1442 864318
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Green | Potten End, Berkhamsted HP4 2QQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this pub for the first time today for a girls lunch with friends from up north and I would definitely recommend to others. The menu was really good with lots of options for vegetarians and we all thoroughly enjoyed our food. The service...More

Thank Purple35
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Perched on the edge of a charming village green and aptly close to a pretty pond, this pub has great beers well kept and an impressive menu and delicious food It is early days under new management and is worth a visit and then a...More

Thank N1cholasBB
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Had lunch here a couple of months ago and the food was very nice. It lacked atmosphere but the location partly made up for that.

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Places looks clean Staff friendly on arrival Service very slow Roast beef was under cooked wasn't told this when we ordered it Roast chicken would expect breast meat not a leg and thigh was under cooked waitress should of just taken back to kithen but...More

Thank Steven M
Chris B, Manager at Martins Pond, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hello there Thank you so much for taking time to leave a review of our pub. Sorry to hear we couldnt quite get it right for you on your recent visit. We are still in our first year of trading and so any feedback is...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018

We went to The White Hart in Whelpley Hill for lunch but unfortunately the kitchen was closed for refurbishment, but the Manager (Iain?) apologised and suggested that we visit his sister pub in Potten End. He offered to book us a table and would make...More

Thank PLM76
Chris B, General Manager at Martins Pond, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Hello there Thank you for taking time to leave us a review. We’re really happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal at Martins Pond. It was our pleasure to look after you. Hope to see you again soon as we now have a brand...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

Martins Pond used to be a local favourite with great reasonably priced lunches. However, since it changed hands, food and service standards have dropped and no longer the popular meeting place. I might be wrong and it might have picked up in last few months.More

2  Thank chrisecart
Chris B, General Manager at Martins Pond, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you very much for leaving your comments We very confident with the product we’re delivering and the service we provide. On the rare ocassion things dont go according to plan but we learn from all feedback we receive, and quick! Generally, the...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Starters pate and bread dry crumbled on use,Sunday roast over priced and poor ,it was not hot but Luke warm beef was over cooked. potatoes roasted ? Gravy very peppery. hosting not very attentive. Have ate here in the past will avoid in future. No...More

2  Thank jamesHerts
Chris B, General Manager at Martins Pond, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Hello there Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. We work very hard to ensure the food and service is top notch but its clear we fell short on this ocassion. I assure you we usually get things just right...More

Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I visited Martin’s Pond with my mother-in-law. We only wanted a light lunch so ordered the chicken liver parfait with ‘crusty bread’. The dish was very disappointing.. the pate was bland and watery. I was expecting a nice fresh French baguette or bloomer but the...More

1  Thank Jacquiberg
Chris B, General Manager at Martins Pond, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Good morning Thank you very much for your comments Your feedback will help improve our operations. The menu does have lots of choice and we do have some amazing specials that our talented chefs create on a daily basis so do try us again Best...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food well exceeded my expectation . The chefs went above and beyond . ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ curtis Jones thanks guysMore

2  Thank Curtis J
Chris B, General Manager at Martins Pond, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Good morning Thank you ever so much for your review sir! It was an absolute pleasure to look after you for this special ocassion. Hope you’ll think of us for any future celebrations. Lots of great events planned at the pub for 2018 too. Take...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Went here for a birthday meal. First the positives, the serving staff were all faultlessly polite and friendly especially the younger lad who served us. Most in our group had Sunday roasts which were excellent, decent quality food and very generous portion sizes even considering...More

1  Thank Chris W
Chris B, Manager at Martins Pond, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Good afternoon Thank you ever so much for your comments. Sorry to hear you didnt get the experience we strive to provide. All points will be taken on board immediately and this feedback will really help us to improve our service so thank you again....More

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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$ 11 - US$ 36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
Iain, Chris and the team warmly welcome you to Martins Pond. As valued guests to our lovely country pub,we aim to exceed your expectations from the moment you enter,delivering the friendliest service possible within a relaxed & cozy atmosphere. Being passionate about our business we endeavour to provide the best quality produce and have selected local suppliers to ensure outstanding results. We have extensively refurbished the pub to create a wonderful space for any ocassion, whether it be a leisurely lunch, family dinner, or just a few cheeky drinks!
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