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The Highlander

$$ - $$$, British,
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
+44 1462 454612
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
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1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I have never been before, but some of the group had been several times before and had said it was very good. We went as a group of 10 for a birthday meal. We prebooked which was the correct thing to do as it was...More

Thank Adrian R
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The owner is always very friendly and welcomed up with our elderly mum and grad child - Truly exceptional lunch today - highlights were the confit pork belly, lush chicken and ham pie, cheddar topped cottage pie and all the desserts! Food was faultless -...More

Thank Ballroom123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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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