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The stunning Abbey Church stands out on the horizon of the City of St Albans in Hertfordshire. It is known for the shrine of St Alban who was Britain's first christian martyr. The city was also home to the Romans and has a museum showing the everyday life of Roman city. Nearbby there is the remains of a Roman Theatre, which is one of the best preserved in Britain. Restaurants in or near St Albans The Restaurant at Sopwell House and Punchbowl are listed below.
20 Results In Or Near St Albans
1.5 miles from the centre of St Albans
This magnificent Georgian house is the former country home of Lord Mountbatten. Now it is home to the award-winning AA Rosette fine-dining restaurant and accomplished Executive Chef James Chapman. With its contrasting cream and aubergine tub chairs, dark wood panelled walls and porthole style circular mirrors, the dining room is contemporary elegance personified. Enjoy a contemporary British & European fine dining experience where simple seasonal dishes are served, created using locally sourc...
18.7 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Punchbowl is the second oldest pub in Mayfair, and it prides itself on offering a warm and welcoming space for customers to meet and relax. Its tucked-away spot belies its central London location, and inside, there are a few different dining options, including in the pub itself, the dining room or the private dining area.
18.9 miles from the centre of St Albans
A name that is synonymous with masterful techniques, confident Japanese flavours and picture-perfect presentation, Nobu London Old Park Lane and Nobu Berkeley ST are undisputed culinary jewels in Mayfair's crown. An instant hit from the opening in 1997 and the first European venture from world-renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Nobu London pioneered the way for Japanese dining in the capital.
18.6 miles from the centre of St Albans
Few restaurants can match the success of Pollen Street Social, which earned a Michelin star within six months of opening, along with 5 AA Rosettes. It's also ranked as the fourth best restaurant in the UK, by The Good Food Guide. The ambience is social and casual, and the food is simply stunning.
9.9 miles from the centre of St Albans
Raymond Blanc brings the sort of French elan that makes his Oxfordshire hotel and restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons' so magical to his group of affordable city centre brasseries. Set in a handsome Georgian building, the dining area is spread over several levels offering a choice of environments; there's even a patio for al fresco dining. You can watch the chefs preparing your hot smoked salmon with cucumber salad and horseradish cream or french classics like steak tartare in the open mez...
18.6 miles from the centre of St Albans
Jason Atherton and head chef, Cary Doherty, deliver menus that are bursting with fresh, British produce, with dishes showing just a hint of French influence.
15.3 miles from the centre of St Albans
Set in the pretty village of Willian overlooking a tranquil pond, The Fox at Willian provides a modern and relaxed atmosphere. Stripped wooden floorboards, soft grey walls, light wooden furniture and a feature glazed atrium ceiling make for a clean and contemporary setting. The food is a fusion of Asian and modern British cuisine with focus on seafood from north Norfolk, Expect Baked hake with celeriac puree, buttered king cabbage and bourguignon sauce. On sunny days, the secluded courtyard ...
17.1 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Fox & Hounds Hunsdon is a modern European restaurant and pub set in the Hertfordshire countryside. It is the only Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant in the county. The Fox & Hounds has been owned and run by James & Bianca Rix since 2004.
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18.6 miles from the centre of St Albans
Michelin-starred Social Eating House is on three levels, with a chef's counter for exclusive kitchen dining in the basement, the restaurant on the ground floor, and The Blind Pig, a cocktail bar, on the floor above.
18.2 miles from the centre of St Albans
Locanda Locatelli takes Italian cuisine to a new level. Opened by celebrity chef Giorgio Locatelli (revered by many as one of the finest Italian Chefs in the UK) over ten years ago, it has won numerous awards. It's a stylish, sophisticated venue with beige leather booths, etched glass screens and low lighting that attracts celebrities looking for a discreet night out. Portions are generous and exude freshness and quality demonstrated by the huge basket of home-made bread or mountain of black ...
18.8 miles from the centre of St Albans
CUT at 45 Park Lane, Wolfgang Puck's first venture in Europe, was established in 2011 when 45 Park Lane first opened its doors to the public. With a luxurious and contemporary design throughout, enjoy dining amongst Damien Hirst's artwork.
19.0 miles from the centre of St Albans
Zuma in Knightsbridge is an achingly cool fusion Japanese restaurant offering a sophisticated twist on traditional izakaya informal dining. To make the most of it, order a bunch of dishes to share and let the kitchen decide what's the best order to eat them in. This is an up tempo affair; the music will be loud, the place will be busy and the ambience excellent. But the food is no afterthought. The sashimi will melt in your mouth and the flavours of the wagyu beef will linger. The decor is s...
19.6 miles from the centre of St Albans
Experience outstanding cuisine prepared with the finest regional, seasonal ingredients in Minster Mill's restaurant, complimented by outstanding service.
18.5 miles from the centre of St Albans
This former bank with its expansive wood-panelled dining room is one of the grandest settings in London to enjoy modern Indian food. OK, so there's biryani and some tandoor cooked items on the menu and lentils, bread and rice are all present and correct as side orders, but you should put the local curry house firmly out of your mind when dining here. Instead, expected three courses of beautifully presented dishes such as pan-seared spiced scallops, sautéed cavolo nero with a pumpkin sauce a...
8.0 miles from the centre of St Albans
Saveur restaurant is a fine dining modern European restaurant headed up by Nigel Wright and Kerry Dutton who have maintained their 2 rosette credential for 3 years.
18.8 miles from the centre of St Albans
Alain Ducasse is one of the best chefs on the planet and his London outpost exudes glamour and style. The refined dining room is a quiet riot of beige with the private ‘Table Lumiere' providing a stunning centre piece with its luminescent fibre optic oval curtain. Arrive early for pre-dinner drinks in the legendary Park Lane Bar. To experience the full range of Ducasse's classic French cooking and exquisite presentation, indulge in the extravagant tasting menu where you can try seven courses ...
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19.6 miles from the centre of St Albans
Once The Blenheim pub, Tom's Kitchen Chelsea is a casual and welcoming restaurant serving comfort favourites, in tune with the seasons, all day, every day, from breakfast through to dinner. In the heart of London, it's a chic place to meet up with friend for great food and drink.
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19.0 miles from the centre of St Albans
If you're in the mood to seriously spoil someone special, then a meal at the Ritz is a grand gastronomic treat. The large dining room is one of the most opulent in the whole of London with swagged curtains, pink chairs and gilded statuettes and very well spaced tables. Service from smartly suited and booted waiters is second to none. There's an abundance of luxury ingredients including lobster, turbot, caviar and truffle and some serious old school skills on show like a whole sea bass baked i...
5.2 miles from the centre of St Albans
This converted hunting lodge on the banks of the Broadwater Lake in 543 acres of ancient parkland on the Brocket Hall Estate makes a romantic setting for acclaimed and talented young chef Marcus McGuinness dazzlingly modern and beautifully presented dishes. Set over four floors, Auberge du Lac includes a comfortable lounge, four private dining rooms, lakeside terrace overlooking Brocket Hall itself as well as the elegant main dining room where you can enjoy the likes of foie gras parfait with...
18.8 miles from the centre of St Albans
A name that is synonymous with masterful techniques, confident Japanese flavours and picture-perfect presentation, Nobu London Old Park Lane and Nobu Berkeley ST are undisputed culinary jewels in Mayfair's crown. An instant hit from the opening in 1997 and the first European venture from world-renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Nobu London pioneered the way for Japanese dining in the capital.
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35.8 miles from the centre of St Albans
Hartsfield Manor offers a spectacular location for any lunch, dinner or afternoon tea. The Terrace Restaurant serves a la carte dinner every evening with locally sourced, fresh ingredients cooked to perfection. Lunch & afternoon teas are served daily in the Bar or Lounge and in summer enjoy them on the terrace whilst enjoying views of the rolling Surrey countryside. Hartsfield Manor also has a number of impressive private dining rooms for special occasions.
36.3 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Mole Inn is a beautiful 2 AA Rosette country Pub & Restaurant set in the stunning Oxfordshire countryside just 5 miles from the historic and cultural city o
35.6 miles from the centre of St Albans
Celebrating its fifth decade of service and over 15 years retaining a Michelin star, L'Ortolan continues to be a beacon of Berkshire's fine dining restaurant scene offering a unique, luxury, timeless quality in its style and setting and impeccable attention to detail in its dishes and service.
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32.1 miles from the centre of St Albans
This handsome, white painted medieval building is home to Raymond Blanc-trained chef Martin Lee and wife Jayne, a couple with extensive experience of running successful dining pubs together with their partner Michael Moscrop. Low ceilings sporting exposed beams makes for an invitingly cosy atmosphere. The menu changes regularly to reflect the seasons and might include a sophisticated starter of seared scallops with cauliflower puree and caper and sultana dressing or a more hearty main of slow...
47.6 miles from the centre of St Albans
Serving a mix of classic and contemporary dining, The Conservatory restaurant is a light, bright and elegant space to enjoy dinner or afternoon tea.
52.3 miles from the centre of St Albans
Set in nine acres of beautifully maintained grounds, the Elizbethan period Ockenden Manor feels a world away from everyday life. In fact, you're just a few yards from Cuckfield Village High Street and a short drive from Gatwick. With its views across the gardens towards the South Downs National Park makes a romantic setting for acclaimed chef. Stephen Crane's highly accomplished French cooking. Inventive starters might include honey roast wood pigeon with crispy apple beignets, foie gras parf...
56.1 miles from the centre of St Albans
Nestled in the beautiful Candover Valley in Hampshire, the Woolpack is a rural country inn and a renowned destination for countryside pursuits especially for those keen on shooting and fly fishing. With seven beautifully appointed country style bedrooms and a hearty breakfast in the morning, you'd be sure to have a lovely countryside stay. The restaurant serves classic British dishes using the best seasonal and locally sourced ingredients whilst the bar offers a large selection of real...
31.7 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Latymer is our fine dining restaurant, offering bold flavours in dishes using locally sourced ingredients inspired by the seasons. Awarded a Michelin Star and 4 AA Rosettes in 2017, Chef Matt Worswick has created exquisite tasting menus for both lunch and dinner service. The Latymer is situated in one of the oldest parts of the original house at Pennyhill Park. It has an intimate and luxurious feel with wooden panelling, a beamed ceiling and rich plush fabrics throughout.
54.9 miles from the centre of St Albans
The 16th-century Griffin Inn oozes old world charm with low beamed ceilings and uneven floorboards. Guests are greeted with blazing log fires in winter or can enjoy the attractive terrace in the warmer months, where they can also watch lamb and steak roasting in the wood burning oven. The bar serves comforting food which is a step above regular pub grub such as char-grilled Fletching pork chop with roasted celeriac, pancetta, fennel and salsa verde. The restaurant offers a more tranquil se...
42.8 miles from the centre of St Albans
With its latticed windows, wonky ceilings and oak-beams, the Old House Inn is a 16th century converted farm worker's cottage has been recently renovated and is now home to a country dining inn with rooms. A series of inviting interlinking rooms are decked out in warm rustic fabrics, banquette seating and chunky leather armchairs with a roaring log fire to complete the homely picture. The Head Chef uses locally sourced ingredients and creates exceptional creative dishes alongside a select...
51.2 miles from the centre of St Albans
Many restaurants these days have a chefs table where you can watch all the action of a professional kitchen. At South Lodge Hotel, we've gone one better and put all the restaurant tables in the kitchen so no one has to miss out on any of the fun. The contemporary design features sumptuous leather stools, banquette seating and wall mounted monitors relaying action from the part of the kitchen you can't see from your seat. The food is as cutting edge as the concept, with between four and twelve...
31.7 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Latymer is a fine dining restaurant, offering bold flavours in dishes using locally sourced ingredients inspired by the seasons.
37.4 miles from the centre of St Albans
The quintessentially English Folly boasts an enviable location nestled in beautiful Northamptonshire countryside. With Head Chef David Horak at the helm, you ca
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32.4 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Clock House is privately owned by Serina Drake, who - together with the team and chef Fred Clapperton - has been instrumental in putting this lovely restaurant firmly into the fast track of the Surrey foodie scene. It has received wide critical acclaim and it won a Michelin star last autumn. The AA awarded it three AA Rosettes.
36.8 miles from the centre of St Albans
It's not just the views you will want to feast on at Nutfield Priory – the Head Chef is a taste perfectionist and sources the best local and seasonal produce.
37.9 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Miller of Mansfield is a modern inn set in an 18th century coaching inn. A warm welcome awaits. Partake in fine wines, well looked after beer, refined food and a sumptuous night's sleep. This pub-restaurant with 13 individually styled rooms celebrates the heritage of its building alongside a very 21st century take on savouring delicious food in hospitable surroundings.
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22.3 miles from the centre of St Albans
Hartwell House is a Jacobean and Georgian Grade I listed stately home, owned by the National Trust. 30 years, it was refurbished and opened as a hotel.
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50.9 miles from the centre of St Albans
Michelin Star Restaurant Interlude is a contemporary restaurant set within the historic woodland gardens of Leonardslee Estate. Chef Jean Delport and his team a
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45.1 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Hungry Guest is a family-friendly cafe restaurant open every day. They serve breakfast & lunch, an all-day Sunday brunch menu & dinner from Wednesday to Saturday evenings.
27.4 miles from the centre of St Albans
Dating back to the 16th century, Sheene Mill is an historic mill house on the River Mel. There are spectacular views over the mill pond and out to the Cambridgeshire countryside, and the venue is hugely popular for weddings and celebration events.
51.6 miles from the centre of St Albans
A splendid maple tree overlooks an adult only sun terrace and attractive gardens provide wonderful views of the South Downs at this nineteenth-century country pub. As many ingredients as possible are sourced locally with roasted breast of Horsted Keynes pheasant on pearl barley and smoky bacon risotto appearing among the main course choices. Pub classics such as local pork and herb sausages with mashed potato and bittersweet red onion jam are also done well. However, there are nods towards ...
37.2 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Herd is a restaurant with rooms in the centre of Pangbourne. Our steaks are matured on the bone for a minimum of 30 days and are cooked to perfection on an open fire! We are passionate about steak and have left no stone unturned in our quest to deliver the ultimate steak experience at The Herd. Thousands of steaks have been tasted and many farms have been visited throughout the world in order to create The Herd. Flavour and tenderness are of premier importance to us and everything w...
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21.8 miles from the centre of St Albans
Awarded an AA Rosette for culinary excellence, you will enjoy exceptional European and authentic Indian cuisine at Crowne Plaza Marlow's stylish Glaze Restauran
47.5 miles from the centre of St Albans
This 16th century Tudor manor house with Georgian and Victorian influences is home to two restaurants; the fine dining Equilibrium and this more relaxed option. Don't worry, there's no lack of luxury with linen covering the well spaced tables and comfortable upholstered armchairs to settle into. British ingredients are given a distinctly Mediterranean treatment on a lengthy menu that includes simple, well prepared dishes such as local asparagus, Parma ham, poached egg, hollandaise sauce and s...
26.0 miles from the centre of St Albans
Situated on the outskirts of Bedford, our river facing restaurant offers a simple, unstuffy service with delicious food and wines. We have something to start, something substantial and something sweet. With dishes for every palette. The WineGlass Restaurant features rustic wooden beams and a charming library area. A great way to spend the afternoon is to indulge in afternoon tea with homemade scones, an assortment of afternoon tea cakes and pastries and a wide range of speciality teas...
26.4 miles from the centre of St Albans
Tudor Barn Gastro Pub is the perfect place for not only a beautiful meal for two but casual dining as well as group celebratory bookings. Our seasonal menu includes only the finest and fresh ingredients making a delicious meal.
28.3 miles from the centre of St Albans
The award winning 1907 restaurant, bar & grill is named after the year the world famous Brooklands race track opened.
37.3 miles from the centre of St Albans
Hotel Felix a boutique hotel offering stylish accommodation & bistro dining. Set in beautiful, leafy gardens, just 1 mile from Cambridge city centre.
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63.2 miles from the centre of St Albans
The white weather board exterior gives the impression of a quaint country pub but the interior reveals something far more sophisticated. The panelled walls are painted in a classy blue-grey and the contemporary chairs are upholstered in brightly striped or in complimentary plain fabrics. The focus of the food is firmly in the modern British camp with an emphasis on good local produce. The menu changes constantly with the season.
45.6 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Wellington Arms, Hampshire Wellington Arms is a homely pub restaurant which serves good, honest, local food executed with understated finesse. Owners Simon Page and Jason King are living the good life keeping chickens, bees and even pigs on the premises and tending to fruit trees and their veg patch. Homemade honey from pub's very own bees and fresh eggs collected from the chickens are sold at the bar. The interior resembles your gran's living room with exquisite, solid Edwardian ...
38.7 miles from the centre of St Albans
This 16th century Kent coaching inn has been given a sympathetic contemporary make over, which contrasts original features such as oak beams and open fires with tasteful floral wall coverings and banquette seating. An equal amount of care and attention has been lavished on the daily changing menu that showcases simply prepared local free range, organic and sustainable ingredients. Even the beer comes from the Westerham brewery, less than fives miles away. Start with Ham Hock and parsley terr...
37.4 miles from the centre of St Albans
Midsummer common and the River Cam provide a serene setting for this converted Victorian villa. Ask for one of the well spaced, linen covered tables in the conservatory dining room and order the 10-13 course tasting menu to sample the latest of chef Daniel Clifford's daring creations. Dishes include parsley risotto, snail, yeast and Jabugo ham or a pre-dessert of “apple test tube”, but you'll also find more classic combinations such as slow-roast fillet of beef, shallot and celeriac with esse...
45.1 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Swan is an independent leading Kent restaurant bringing modern dining to the lively market town of West Malling. The restaurant and bar combines stylish design and bespoke furnishings, creating a relaxed yet vibrant atmosphere. Along with the sleek cocktail bar and restaurant, upstairs there is a lounge bar and three private dining rooms, perfectly suited for both social and business gatherings. In the warmer months, the elegant garden is open for diners, drinkers and events. The peacefu...
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30.3 miles from the centre of St Albans
For classic British dining with a modern edge, Woodland's restaurants offer the perfect setting for a tasty and relaxing meal in Cobham, Surrey.
29.7 miles from the centre of St Albans
A family-run restaurant with many awards under its belt, Canaletto offers fabulous Italian food in the tiny village of Kingswood, near Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire. For authentic Italian cooking prepared by talented chefs, and served by an experienced and attentive front of house staff, Canaletto is the perfect place to go.
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46.1 miles from the centre of St Albans
This 17th-century mansion set in 175 acres of Sussex parkland was once home to the poet Shelley. He'd hardly recognise the place now with its trendy “Reflections” brasserie and al fresco dining “Flames” courtyard. He might feel more at home in the elegant fine dining restaurant with its well spaced tables covered with linen and calming views of the grounds. The modern menu takes its inspiration from across Europe and might include a French-style starter of orange scented diver scallops with b...
40.2 miles from the centre of St Albans
Here at Nine Jars we are all about relaxing, socialising and having a great time. Whether you are eating or drinking with us we want you to feel right at home! Need anything, just ask. From the minute we open in the morning to the moment we close the doors at night we are dedicated to serving you fabulous food and delightful drinks. Our menus are all designed to complement each other, our range of on tap beers each complement dishes on the small plates menu and our charcuterie wit...
32.5 miles from the centre of St Albans
A lavender-scented footpath paves the way for a spectacular culinary fairy tale. Described as “a twist of imaginative genius”, Raymond Blanc's vision for Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons has always been one of world-class gastronomic flair and outstanding organic produce. Take your seat for a feast like no other.
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47.8 miles from the centre of St Albans
A wooden beamed 16th Century building, with contrasting modern touches, houses this restaurant, which is run by chef proprietor Tristan Mason. Tristan is an award-winning chef with an impressive pedigree, having trained under Marco Pierre White amongst others. His classical training has resulted in an intricate modern British cuisine with a strong French accent, and a desire to amalgamate the old and the new into carefully crafted dishes. Locally sourced ingredients of the highest quality hel...
51.2 miles from the centre of St Albans
The smart, chandeliered restaurant with its pristine napery opens out onto the terrace of this magnificent lodge with its beautifully maintained gardens. Head chef Richard Mann works with the hotel's local food heroes to produce a seasonal and distinctive dining menu served where possible from the well-stocked kitchen garden. Modern English dishes range from starters of beetroot and orange soup with coriander cress or smoked trout with new potato salad to main courses of pan fried seam bream...
45.7 miles from the centre of St Albans
Kettering Park Hotel & Spa is a hotel with a charming style and character, with rich oak panelling and a welcoming open fire. The hotel has comfortable bedrooms and small touches make them perfect for everyone. The hotel also boasts a rosette starred restaurant serving delicious food.
20.1 miles from the centre of St Albans
Set within The Woburn Hotel, Olivier's restaurant has had 2 AA rosettes for the last 10 years, which serves to demonstrate the venue's capabilities. The restaurant offers English and continental dining in an elegant and casual setting.
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37.7 miles from the centre of St Albans
Visit the Dining Room at Brandshatch Place in Kent for traditional and classic dishes served with a modern twist using local and seasonal ingredients.
46.0 miles from the centre of St Albans
The Anchor Inn is a quirky English country inn dating back to the 14th century. Situated in the heart of picturesque rural Hampshire, the inn offers charming accommodation, unique countryside dining and a warm, friendly service. Having been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for its modern twist on traditional British pub classics, the Anchor Inn's kitchen team pride themselves on sourcing ingredients from the surrounding rivers, farms and fields, so you can be assured of fresh fare and unique flavour...
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