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Grand Junction Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Bulbourne Road | Bulbourne, Tring HP23 5QE, England
+44 1442 891400
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish curry” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Bulbourne Road | Bulbourne, Tring HP23 5QE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here with friends for the first time for a Sunday roast. Immediately was surprised not to see a vegetarian option for the roast and there was only one veggie dish (ravioli) which I could see (we were with a veggie). We had a few...More

Thank nkotak
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to checking this pub out having seen it from the road on a previous trip and we made a journey of 45 min especially... After spending the afternoon walking at the near College Lake some of us fancied a hot...More

1  Thank BryanLuna
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, warm welcome by Manager as we walked in, had a lovely lunch and great views of the garden and canal, Food was excellent this was my second visit this year and will be going again soon, I enjoyed the meal I had on...More

Thank Maritsa P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What used to be an outstanding pub has now gone to seed under new management. Whilst the bar staff are very pleasant the manager is often very rude and blunt. Often running out of ale and closing early, though this is unsurprising due to the...More

Thank james p
mrtring, Manager at Grand Junction Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, I look after the beer oldering myself and we have never run out of real ale since we have taken over. As For the disenfranchised locals it’s true we have ask that crowd to use other...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beautifully sited pub next to the canal is well worth a visit. We dropped into the pub after a bracing walk around the nearby College Lake and were given a really warm welcome. A good value, varied menu was on offer, with the sausage...More

Thank John_SBiggleswade
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We went for lunch recently after quite a long time since our previous visit. We thought the food lacked the finesse (both in cooking and presentation) that we remembered. We also found the temperature of the room a bit on the cool side. Not quite...More

Thank Tim H
mrtring, Owner at Grand Junction Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, I can only apologise for the temperature of the restaurant in the day in question and will look into why it wasn’t at the correct degree. As for your review on the food; it,s true, we...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

They serve some excellent beers and food, but the star of the show has to be the huge beer garden right next to the canal, perfect for a warm summer's evening

Thank Marc S
mrtring, Owner at Grand Junction Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and I’m so please you enjoyed our surroundings.

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Thank goodness it was not a very cold day but you do not expect to eat your lunch in your coat. We did ask for the heating to be turned up but made no difference. Eventually we found a table near wood burning stove in...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Booked a table for a Sunday lunch. Not a great atmosphere and when the food came out there was 3 tiny potatoes which was just oily crust, a very crispy Yorkshire pudding and some very fatty beef! They offered to replace and tol us it...More

Thank debsed2017
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I was walking from Berkhamsted to Tring along the Grand Union Canal towpath. The day of Hurricane Amelia. 5 miles into the walk we decided on a pit stop. It was reasonable weather for October so we were able to sit in the lovely pub...More

Thank Caroline B
grandjunctionarms, Owner at Grand Junction Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thanks so much for your very kind review. Glad you enjoyed your sandwiches and chips, they are indeed very filling and delicious! I will pass on your compliments to the staff who were working that day. I'm glad your walk was not ruined by Amelia!...More

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Graham B
25 April 2015|
Response from grandjunctionarms | Property representative |
Yes we certainly do! We have quite a few gluten free dishes to choose from!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulbourne Road | Bulbourne, Tring HP23 5QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Tring
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 891400
  • E-mail
A traditional pub nestling alongside the tow path of the grand union canal. You can enjoy fantastic views of the water from the garden or inside the pub , plus there's a large carpark. Use the free WiFi, read the papers, enjoy a capuccino or a three course meal. Something for everyone
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