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Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar

20-21 Hermitage Road, Hitchin SG5 1BT, England
+44 1462 433603
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (31 reviews)
“steak” (86 reviews)
“ribs” (30 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20-21 Hermitage Road, Hitchin SG5 1BT, England
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1 - 10 of 1,016 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect menu and setting. Really enjoyed the food and rustic atmosphere. The roast was very good !!!!

Thank Samfarmer84
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We love Hermitage Rd Sunday lunch too! it's a great 'institution' to enjoy when meeting with family and friends. Come back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times now with a mix of people. Great atmosphere, staff are good, food is incredible. The only down side for me is the menu is quite limited. Not a massive issue because all the food there is delicious. Slightly pricier than...More

Thank paul b
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your 'Great place' review, the Hermitage Rd team are delighted with your comments. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

As we have found previously the service is friendly without being intrusive and the ingredients of a high quality. I would request though that the number of lighter/smaller size options on the menu be increased. Some members of my party with smaller appetities found the...More

Thank B_Teddy
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So pleased you enjoy your lunch visit to Hermitage Rd Bar & Restaurant. Thank you for your comments, we do listen and love seeing you. We look forward to welcoming you and your husband and family next time.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Came with my partner for an early evening meal and was impressed. We had Ribs which were amazing and a chicken burger. It was lovely and spicy and freshly cooked. My partners Ribs were succulent and a large sized portion. The staff were really friendly....More

Thank LeepyLoo
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review and high recommendation, the Hermitage Rd team are delighted with your comments. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a quick drink and a light lunch. I had the brioche bacon roll and my wife the smashed avocado with poached eggs. Both meals were served quickly and were very good. Washed down with a glass of prosecco. Very pleasant. The bar...More

Thank billobe1
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind review and so pleased you enjoyed the Hermitage Rd experience. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love eating out in Hitchin and had been looking forward to trying the Hermitage for ages, it completely lived up to our expectations. The restaurant is beautiful, with tall ceilings and loads of character. The staff were super friendly and gave us lots of...More

Thank clairejacksonxo
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind review and thrilled that we lived up to your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great variety of breakfast from traditional English, to waffle and maple syrup with bacon, and avocado chilli lime and egg. I had the last choice and it was excellent. Free filter coffee or tea with a cooked breakfast. Well worth a visit.

Thank Tim B
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we agree that breakfast with us is a great way to start the day. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the sweet potato gnocchi as recommended by the waiter. Was yummy and the sauce was delicious. Service was great and all staff had a smile on their faces which is always great to see. Very attentive.

Thank RessieMei
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

WE are delighted to ready your 'Excellent friendly service' review, it means a lot to the team. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice modern veune, very busy and buzzing. We were a big party for a Hen Do ,the service was very good , the food was lovely, I had the buttermilf batter coated cicken fillet in a bun with french fries followed by sticky...More

Thank Jo P
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your 'Excellent' review and so please you and your party enjoyed The Hermitage Rd experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place as we were walking around Hitchin and decided to go in for lunch. We sat upstairs in the bar area which was full of character, industrial look with super high ceilings. We were seated quickly and you had the choice...More

Thank lesley33333333
ACInns, General Manager at Hermitage Road Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind review and thrilled that you 'love us'. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

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11 August 2017|
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Yes, please discuss any dietary requirements when booking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20-21 Hermitage Road, Hitchin SG5 1BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 433603
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurant food served: Mon - Fri: 12:00 - 14:00 18:30 - 22:00 Sat: 09:30 - 11:15 12:00 - 22:00 Sun: 09:30 - 11:15 12:00 - 18:00 Food is available outside of the hours from the Bar. Coffee shop open: Mon - Fri: 07:00 - 17:00 Sat: 08:30 - 17:00 Sun: 10:00 - 16:00
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