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The Highlander

$$ - $$$, British,
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
+44 1462 454612
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always, had a truly fab meal here this evening. The prawn and chilli linguine was amazing, as was the cheese board. So many fabulous meals on offer! Lovely place to eat and chat with friends. Thanks so much fir the outstanding food! Taste explosion!!

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Sunday lunch with a group of friends. We didn't have starters as we wanted to save ourselves for pudding. Several members of our group had roasts which were excellent, one had salmon and there were 4 children's meals. The food was fantastic. Brilliantly cooked,...More

1  Thank tallulah29
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We loved this place. Calling in on the off chance on a Saturday, we were lucky enough to have the pick of the tables, eventually choosing one outside. I suspect that's unusual as, by the time we left, the pub was packed (and with good...More

1  Thank 233nickb
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Visited on a busy Saturday evening, but welcomed and shown to our table quickly. Drinks orders were taken whilst we studied the menu and specials board. Two had the calamari and two the goats cheese salad. The latter was delicious, being served with dates and...More

Thank OldieEastMidlands
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Took my mum out for a Sunday dinner This place surpassed our expectations ,excellent food and drink with really friendly service we had made a long journey too this place and it was totally worth it Will definitely go here again and thoroughly recommend it...More

Thank KGM65
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit The Highlander after reading so many good reviews. It looks like a very popular pub and it serves good quality home cooked food. Good choice of usual pub fare, with added specials of the day. We chose Seabream and a King...More

Thank ValS14
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This was a group of 21 adults who study Portuguese locally. We booked for Sunday lunch and it turned out to be an extremely hot day. I had roast pork at £11.95 - excellent value. My husband had roast beef and was not quite so...More

Thank 334kathh
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Been going to this pub for many years and every time everything is spot on! Service is friendly fast and professional! Food includes delicious different specials and classical dishes that always impressive! Couldn't recommend this place more even if I tried!

Thank TimmmyMaguire
Reviewed 8 May 2017

So the Highland and I go back nearly 40 years, it was a regular Haunt of mine and friends before I moved away but it was just a Pub back then. Now it's changed into well almost a 'Gastro pub' but not quite, It's a...More

2  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Once again we enjoyed a lovely meal at The Highlander. The service, as usual, was excellent. We would always recommend it for a good, non expensive, place to eat.

Thank Dudley G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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