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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
“cake” (6 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
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7:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Sopwell House | Cottonmill Lane, St Albans AL1 2HQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb. Romantic place. expensive but worth it. Great service. Would go again. Spa receptionist was a bit unprofessional-ignorant of rates to stay and kept saying we should look at the website. So whats the point then of having a receptionist! Why not have e a...More

Thank GreekEvangelist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife booked the lunch as it was my birthday and wanted to surprise me. Unfortunately, she was left rather embarrassed at her choice. A set lunch menu of 3 courses for £27, with four starters, four main course and four desserts. Whilst the menu...More

2  Thank Neil G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This meal was a highlight of our stay at the hotel! The food was beautifully prepared and presented, the young waiters attentive and smiling. Loved the format, three courses, and enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I ate at this restaurant with work colleagues and we actually had a set menu. However this did not detract from the quality of the lovely food on offer, everything was cooked and prepared to perfection. My colleague had chosen the vegetarian option which looked...More

Thank lizm54
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Thank you to Costa Edyta and team another special evening at Sopwell restaurant good food lovely atmosphere made to feel very special Clive & Gill Sparshott

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We had lunch here and enjoyed excellent food, beautifully presented. The lamb was cooked to perfection, one pink and one medium-well, as we had requested. The sea bass was also very good. The staff were most accommodating in allowing our granddaughter to order from the...More

Thank s3aview
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This was our first time dining in The Restaurant. Everything was highly professional and very friendly. We were warmly greeted by Julia on arrival and received exceptional service from Jonathon and Erika throughout our meal. The food was beautifully prepared and delicious. Many thanks to...More

Thank 69ems69
Reviewed 15 August 2017

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 11 August 2017

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 8 August 2017 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
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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$46 - US$79
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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