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The Bakehouse

Bessemer Road, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1HH, England
+44 1707 830196
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (14 reviews)
“bake house” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
LOCATION
Bessemer Road, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1HH, England
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Reviewed today

We called in early evening and decided to go for the carvery. Food was good and plentiful. Staff friendly and helpful. A nice place to relax and unwind whilst enjoying a good meal.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sally_Steve_W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well what can i say, rubbish rubbish rubbish !!! The prawn cocktail (frozen prawns) had so much sauce on it was awful. The soups we ordered came out cold, we sent them back and waited half an hr to come back ( only luke warm)...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sukisue55
TheBakehouseWGC, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Sukisue55, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback, I am sorry to hear about your experience. I am sorry to read about your experience, I do remember your party as we spoke about the soup for which I had new...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bar service excellent. Table appearance really good. Starter was pretty bland. Main course via carvery self service, gammon really nice, beef was dry Veg ok Roast spuds in need of rosting. Choc tart was honestly the best part of the meal! Food quality has taken...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank iankirsop
TheBakehouseWGC, Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback, ill be sure to pass this onto the team for you.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Chicken goujon burger was really nice, halloumi fries were great, carvery excellent. Service a bit slow but staff all friendly and helpful, overall 4/5

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 128timc
TheBakehouseWGC, Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback, ill be sure to pass this onto the team for you.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Family lunch, this was my second visit. Had a good time, the food was great and the staff, especially Ben, were very friendly and helpful. Would go back there again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Linda D
TheBakehouseWGC, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi LindaD, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, I will be sure to pass this onto Ben for you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my daughter and neice for a carvery lunch, the food was lovely, we were sat right by the kids area which made our afternoon easier so when the kids got bored they could play. Our waitress was lovely and helpful and made sure all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Amy P
TheBakehouseWGC, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi AmyP, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, I will be sure to pass this onto the team for you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Regular visitors of the Bakehouse at lunch - staff are always lovely (shoutout to red headed Natalie and the cheeky chappy manager), it is a pub so the food is of that standard but they have a good range including vegan options. It can get...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LKtravels1
TheBakehouseWGC, Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi LKtravels1, Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review. The team and I look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Work Christmas lunch for 12, shocking service, took 2.5 hours from start to finish. All courses arrived in drive and crabs, those first were finished by the time everyone else got theirs. Took 40 minutes for all deserts to be brought out, soup starters were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Lesley W
TheBakehouseWGC, Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lesley W, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, I am sorry to read about your experience, Please accept my most sincere apologise. I will be sure to pass this onto the team. Kind regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I visited the Bakehouse in September and, apart from them forgetting the starter (which they brought out with the mains after being reminded), the meal was fine. Hubby and in-laws came here in November, about 7-7:30 and the only food left was a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Spacevamp1971
TheBakehouseWGC, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Spacevamp1971, Thank you for such a long and in-depth review, I am sorry to read about your visit and as a result I will be using this to help re-train the team and focus on the service and products we offer. Thanks for taking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in June and wrote a review stating the place was rubbish. Came back for a drink hoping, despite the continuous poor reviews, that things had improved in the last 6 months but alas no. Still dirty, uncleared tables, despite not being particularly busy, slow...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Julz1
TheBakehouseWGC, General Manager at The Bakehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Julz1, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback,. Over the last few weeks we have had a restructure and are now working hard to turn the business around. When people have finished their food we try to get to the table...More

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mick j
29 March 2018|
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Response from Crystal S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. ..opening times might be on their website.
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James L
7 February 2017|
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Response from TheBakehouseWGC | Property representative |
Yes We Have FREE WIFI ... Simply click on the Marstons link :)
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27johnboy
7 June 2016|
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Response from kty910 | Reviewed this property |
not sure what the question was as it just appears to be the sample menu - if the question is does this change - the answer is yes I understand the menu changes on a daily basis according to whatever is best from their local... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bessemer Road, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 830196
Description
The Bakehouse invites you to dine with us, We offer a Mouthwatering Carvery and a Delicious A La Carte Menu for all the Family
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