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The Six Bells

$$ - $$$, British,
16-18 St. Michaels Street | AL3 4SH, St Albans AL3 4SH, England
+44 1727 856945
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“chicken kiev” (2 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16-18 St. Michaels Street | AL3 4SH, St Albans AL3 4SH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice old pub in a pretty part of St Albans. Had lunch there and it couldn't be faulted. My companion had liver and bacon - rather oddly served in a bowl, but it's the food that matters! I had chicken and mushroom pie - lots...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a family visit for the second time and the service before and during was just outstanding by the staff, the staff could not have done more for us to make our meal out comfortable and cosy. We were able to sit apart...More

Thank annieyeojo
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Went there a few weeks ago for lunch. It was freezing cold ouside but nice and cosy inside, the fire place is a nice touch. Loved all the well behaved doggies that are allowed in. Food was tasty and staff friendly. Nice deco. Next time...More

Thank Jotschumi
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped her for lunch on our way back To London from Milton Keynes. A great little find. Cosy fire place, my favourite Rhubarb gin And great value lunches.

Thank PaulMarc
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I have visited the six bells many times but on the last few occasions feel that the food has really gone downhill. On Mother's Day the roast lunch was the best I have ever had in a pub but the last two visits paper thin...More

2  Thank caz060163
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We hadn''t booked and got together with family for a last minute Christmas meal. We had our dog with us, a young baby and a gentleman with a learning disability. We were made extremely welcome and the staff accommodated us in their restaurant. The service...More

Thank janine2018
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere in main bar incredibly comfortable. Service always friendly. Food and drinks very satisfying. Thoroughly recommended!

Thank culinaryadventurer1
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch with friends, we had a variety of meals from fish n chips (my wife said the chips were amazing); burgers to steak & kidney pie.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This was a last minute booking after our usual restaurant of 19 years let us down. What an outstanding pub, great beer, food & staff. Alan is a warm friendly accommodating licencee and we will definately be back again in 2018.

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This is a pub we have walked past many, many times, but never visited. We popped in for a drink a little while back and on the strength of that we booked Sunday lunch. We’ve been missing a real treat! The atmosphere of a real...More

Thank hjpop
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Alan P
2 May 2016|
Response from Alan O | Property representative |
We welcome well behaved dogs in our main bar and extension areas as well as in our newly refurbished garden. Maybe you could get them a treat off of our new 'a la bark' dog treat menu! We look forward to seeing you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-18 St. Michaels Street | AL3 4SH, St Albans AL3 4SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 856945
Great pub in the centre of St. Michaels village offering everything one would want from a "local". Can't believe it's not one unless the owners have requested so.
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