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Straw Hat

London Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0AJ, England
+44 1279 722434
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“wasabi prawns” (9 reviews)
“venison” (9 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
6:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly
London Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0AJ, England
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Having been to this restaurant a few times in the past I was looking forward to going again as the food was first class however on our most recent trip there to say we were dissapointed is an understatement. The food was not very good...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Came to the Straw Hat this week for a meal whilst working away on my own. Great first impressions with the large car park to the rear and lovely Asian inspired garden which has been well kept. Nice greeting from the staff when I arrived...More

Thank jonathangregory
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The food was generally very good, but the prices were, in my opinion, way beyond what one would expect to pay, in this area, on essentially, Chinese food. The service was ok, but we would not return, as we we came home hungry!

1  Thank gerigibson
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Joined friends for lunch on Saturday. I had creamed Wasabi Prawns and they were delicious, would certainly recommend. Good service except for the waiter reaching across the table rather than walking round to serve correctly, there was plenty of room and this was quite unnecessary...More

Thank Sawo1
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I wanted to take my wife somewhere a bit special, to celebrate her birthday. We have been to the Straw Hat a few times, and whilst expensive, the food has always been of a high standard. I think they have taken their eye off the...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is the third time we have visited this restaurant after it was recommended by a family member. We were so impressed with the food the first time that we have taken friends back twice. They were impressed with the food too. We go for...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Have heard about the Straw Hat for years and knew it was quite expensive so was excited to finally go. I Despite booking we had to wait. The food was ok but nothing special. The service was basic but nothing to write home about. The...More

3  Thank dillonboo1
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Have just returned from visiting this restaurant. Have been previously some 5 years ago and had a fab experience so was looking forward to emulating this again. I'm sorry to report the food was good but certainly not excellent nor original and the service was...More

2  Thank Nishma S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My boss was over from America and took out some colleagues from the company to dinner, when he came in this morning after asking him what the meal was like the night before he said the food was good, service was terrible, they were the...More

2  Thank Joan C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Fantastic Food, fantastic service, staff didn't have a particular wine we wanted but they suggested a more expensive bottle for the same price which was fantastic. Food as always, that little bit special. Not cheap, but worth every penny.

Thank Carlo010178
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Questions & Answers
26 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from derekv2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe this restaurant does have gluten-free options but you would be best to contact them direct. I only visited the restaurant and wrote my review following my visit and since I do not need to watch my intake did... More
12 September 2016|
Response from industryvet | Reviewed this property |
I am fairly omnivorous so I didn't pay too much attention to the vegetarian dishes but I recall that there were a number on the rather extensive menu. I have no doubt that their chefs can also improvise and prepare specific... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$96 - US$96
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Sawbridgeworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 722434
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