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The Anglers Retreat

) #11 of 34 Restaurants in Tring $$ - $$$ , British,
B 489 Lower Icknield Way | Startop's End, Tring HP23 4LN, England
+44 1442 822250
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
“noodles” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
B 489 Lower Icknield Way | Startop's End, Tring HP23 4LN, England
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1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had stopped on our way home for a quick bite to eat. We have lunch here before & it was good. Pre drinks went down well - Lunch of two Chilli & chips didn't unfortunately. The chilli was very taste less & watery &...More

Thank jazydel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned with our 2 Grandsons all very good the plates say it all nothing left. Great there is ice creams now, very happy children. A game of darts finished off our visit a treat. Very happy and helpful Staff.

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to try here for the 1st on the basis of the reviews on here but doubt I will return. A quirky pub in a nice location, strange mix of fixtures. Staff were friendly & on the day we went busy with locals but the...More

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were doing some filming in the area and we arranged to have lunch at this pub. The food was really good - happy cast and crew - and the staff was very accommodating to say the least. It has a lovely garden at which...More

Thank Gabriel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are friendly enough and the food is a reasonable price. The menu is comprehensive. The inside of the pub is very tired with worn out carpeting and furnishings. The mens loo is in an adjacent building to the pub. The pub always seems...More

Thank Pengor
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Well we entered as strangers and left as friends. What a great little pub. We visited Thursday evening which was a fantastic open mic night, walked in at 8.40pm and Lamb Shank was no problem at all and delicious and our 15 year old Golden...More

Thank Michelle C
Pauline P, Owner at The Anglers Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thank you for your review. It was lovely to meet you and we look forward to seeig you again

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in for Sunday lunch after a cycle along the canal from our campsite just outside Aylesbury - what a treat! Well kept ales, friendly staff, fast service and a lovely roast with TEN vegetables. Food was tasty and good value, eaten in the very...More

Thank Warwick B
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to stop and this pub came up. Camra listed with some good beer. A good but not excessive menu. We had the mussels which were great. The locals were friendly. A great find on our route but worth a detour...More

Thank ian59fisher
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Although I didn't eat here the food looks great and a very reasonable price. On a Thursday they have Live music and an Open Mic night and the talent was very good. A great beer garden too and hosts very friendly and accommodating. Worth a...More

Thank Antony J
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Passing by from collecting friends from Milton Keynes and seen the sign out side showing the Joshua _klitschko fight live tissue evening we quickly turned around at the roundabout and came back into the pub what a fantastic friendly atmosphere and it even haven't started...More

Thank bramblebug
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Questions & Answers
18 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Pauline P | Property representative |
Hi. we do have soya milk baked beans and will make sure I have wholemeal bread for toast x
26 April 2017|
Response from Pauline P |
Hi Nigel. our double. Twin and single are all ensuite
29 April 2016|
Response from TheAnglersRetreat | Property representative |
We serve food 12-9pm Monday to Saturday and 12-7pm on Sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B 489 Lower Icknield Way | Startop's End, Tring HP23 4LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Tring
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 822250
  • E-mail
A genuine Free House in an area of outstanding natural beauty. 80 Paces from the Grand Union Canal and 30 paces from Startops Reservoir. This pub has a truly unique atmosphere which has been retained during the recent refurbishment. New cellar and bar equipment are delivering an extended range of fine ales, the kitchen continues with its favourites with a focus on a wide rnge of daily homemade specials. Accommodation is available with 3 ensuite rooms.
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