17 of the best pubs in Hertfordshire
We have selected 17 of the best pubs in Hertfordshire. Whether you want fine dining or classic pub food, real ales or good wine, we have the pub for you in our Hertfordshire pubs guide
The Tilbury, Datchworth
The Boot, Sarratt
This traditionally English dog-friendly country pub is almost 280-years-old. It’s complete with cosy fireplace and real ales galore.
Hermit of Redcoats, Titmore Green
Making the most of seasonal produce, the menu at the award-winning Hermit of Redcoats is ever-changing to reflect the best in locally-sourced ingredients.
The Greyhound, Tring
The Greyhound serves delicious traditional pub food and has a changing daily specials menu. A lovely pub next to the village pond, you will want to come back again and again.
The Fox and Duck, Therfield
The Fox and Duck is a charming, award-winning village pub that retains much of its old style charm.
The Horse & Chains, Bushey
The family-run Horse & Chains is a beautiful 17th century inn that prides itself on good food and an extensive drinks menu.
The Waggoners, Ayot Green
The multiple award-winning Waggoners is a 400-year-old pub that retains much of its original features and serves excellent French-inspired food.
The George and Dragon, Graveley
The newly refurbished George and Dragon in Graveley near Stevenage is passionate about inspiring its patrons with locally-sourced and seasonal food.
The Foragers at the Verulam Arms, St Albans
The Foragers have been scouring the Hertfordshire countryside for delicious food since 2010, and their delicious food is served at The Verulam Arms in St Albans.
Rising Sun Pub, Berkhamsted
The Orange Tree, Sawbridgeworth
Catering to both meat eaters and vegetarians alike with delicious, locally sourced food that is inexpensive in an unassuming, friendly environment, The Orange Tree in Sawbridgeworth is definitely worth a visit or two or three…
The Unicorn, Kings Langley
With local bands playing often, and a strong focus on an upbeat and friendly atmosphere, The Unicorn is a social hub of the village.
The Oaks, Rickmansworth
The Three Tuns, Ashwell
The Chequers, Barley
Serving Italian and British fusion cuisine, The Chequers overlooks a valley in the village of Barley.
The Woodman Inn, Nuthampstead
The recently refurbished Woodman has a homely atmosphere. Dating in part to the 17th century, this pub has a log fire blazing in winter time and serves food made from the freshest ingredients all year round.
The Bushel and Strike, Ashwell
The Bushel and Strike in Ashwell is steeped in history and beloved by the locals. Visit for the inventive menu created by the head chef/owner who brings the experience of 20 years in Michelin-starred restaurants to the village.
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