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The Restaurant at Sopwell House

Sopwell House | Cottonmill Lane, St Albans AL1 2HQ, England
+44 1727 864477
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
“venison main” (2 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (2 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sopwell House | Cottonmill Lane, St Albans AL1 2HQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The food at The Restaurant at Sopwell House is Michelin star quality. We had dinner here twice during our stay, and both dinners were top of the bill. The service was spot on, the food very subtle and the accompanying wines of superb quality. We...More

Thank gsiertsema
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited Sopwell house as part of an Incentive Event with The Body Shop at Home. A wonderful reward. Everything from start to finish was spot on, the staff where very attentive and food and drink all of a vey high standard. We enjoyed a...More

Thank Cheryl b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel, food and bedroom was superb. When we arrived we went straight for lunch in the summer restaurant, they did forget our lunch.. but.. the 2 dinners we had were superb, the staff in the restaurant were lovely. A little expensive on drinks but...More

Thank Esther4982
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here for a Sunday family lunch. Julianne coordinated everything perfectly. As there were 21 of us (adults and children), we had to pre order for ease on the day. The quality of the food was superb! We had the roast Chicken/Lamb, gnocchi, beets salad...More

Thank princepatel2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good varied menu, superb service and slow paced. Enjoyed country setting and friendly staff. Good value.

Thank Janet J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous food and excellent service on both occasions. Highly recommended. The waiting staff are very professional and explain the menu with style and ease. Lovely atmosphere.

Thank PAF17
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

A friend and I booked a spa package on treatwell which included, a set menu dinner, breakfast and lunch the following day. The food was fine, nothing special. Dinner was good, the set menu selection was quite small but we both found dishes we liked....More

Thank DLTT2015
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I joined friends for afternoon tea here two years ago and was disappointed at the standard. However, visiting again today they have upped their game with much improved food (excellent patisserie and delicious scones) and wonderful Newby loose leaf tea - no more teabags! Saying...More

Thank jazza1957
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great food choice, excellent service, well looked after and nothing to find fault with. They catered for food sensitivities and knew their wines too

Thank NCpimlico
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were a a party of 12 celebrating my daughter's birthday,with almost as many dietary requirements. including a gluten free birthday cake which was the best we have ever tasted.. The kitchen coped magnificently with all our different diets and provided an apparently never ending...More

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Questions & Answers
Audrey B
5 September 2016|
Response from Yannick M |
Dear Audrey B. Yes we are open for Lunch from Wednesday to Friday and Sunday Lunch. Please call the Hotel directly to make your reservation, they will be delighted to assist you. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$78
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sopwell House | Cottonmill Lane, St Albans AL1 2HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans
  • Phone Number: +44 1727 864477
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  • This restaurant is at Sopwell House
The Restaurant at Sopwell House is located in a stunning Georgian country house in St Albans. With its high ceilings and classic, sleek decor and AA Rosette award-winning status, The Restaurant serves modern British and European cuisine. Opening Hours: Lunch: 12:30pm to 3:00pm on Sunday, Wednesday & Friday. Dinner: 7:00pm to 9.30Pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday.
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