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The Highlander

$$ - $$$, British,
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
+44 1462 454612
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here with three friends from work for one of our Birthday’s on our lunch break. We were worried about timings so we ordered at around 11ish to be ready for 12:15 when we arrived. The service was excellent and the food was ready...More

Thank Jordanwood2408
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Really love The Highlander in Hitchin. Totally unpretentious, the food and service is authentic and down to earth. We have been often and always find something new to try.Great to have pub with a village feel in such a central town location.

Thank Matty7773
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We visited for the first time recently after a recommendation. We liked the variety of the menu, the food was as good as promised, the service was quick, efficient and friendly and the welcome was warm. The environment was fine although old pubs often don't...More

Thank Unox85
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

After passing this place for years on my way to work I finally decided to pop in one weekend and give it a go. With a proper country pub atmosphere and fantastic service we will be returning customers. Nice simple menu with food executed to...More

Thank mrcena86
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for 5 years now as it's our local. Not once had a bad meal or service. Love the food love the staff love the atmosphere. Cannot recommend it enough. Book if you want to eat here on a weekend as it gets...More

1  Thank rinne1
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Great food - loads of veggies and roast beef done just right. Efficient, friendly service. Will definitely go back soon.

Thank Davina A
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for Sunday lunch as had popped in just for a drink at the previous weekend and the food looked good. Staff were very good. Efficient but not so that we felt rushed. The crayfish starter was excellent. At first sight the main...More

Thank TEF
Reviewed 27 January 2018

..what a treat. Great food, drink and company. Brilliantly organised with first rate entertainment - see you next year. We'll be back.

Thank Mick M
Reviewed 23 January 2018

In a January midweek we didn't think to book ahead, but the first question we were asked was "Have you a Reservation?" and it was obvious that quite of the other patrons had done just that. So that's a measure of the Highlander's popularity. It...More

Thank Elton_Bear
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Loved it , great service, stylish interior, lovely wine, great selection of drinks, cosy fire, knowledgeable staff.

Thank niamhbalf0ur
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21 June 2018|
Response from TEF | Reviewed this property |
When I've visited there have been dogs both in the pub itself and in the garden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 454612
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