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The Waggoners

The Waggoners The WAGGONERS AYOT GREEN Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
+44 1707 324241
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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French, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Waggoners The WAGGONERS AYOT GREEN Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We bought a Groupon voucher which seemed a very good deal, and we went on to have a really good night. The value of the voucher was indeed a very good deal, the steak was one of the best steaks I have ever had, the...More

Thank Ecaterina C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Table of 4 on 9th Feb Could not find a fault with any aspect of our meal Superb service and best steak we have had for a long time The staff attentive without being to foreboding Cost was correct for the four excellent meals we...More

Thank freighterphil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Thursday evening for my husband’s birthday on a Groupon deal & were absolutely knocked out by the quality of the fillet steak. Truly excellent meal along with really good service. Even our adult children agreed it was the best meal they’d...More

Thank WendyCB22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Initially very disappointed on arrival as we were left for ages and had to ask for drinks. Once we'd ordered service improved although there was a huge gap between starters and main course. The steak was lovely but we felt in strange that the waitress...More

Thank CJH70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived with 5 for a Birthday celebration and a Groupon Coupon for a Steak Dinner with wine. We were put in a side room with zero atmosphere. Were not offered a pre meal drink instead were brought our glasses of red wine before any food...More

1  Thank KerrMcPhee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As I was walking around this area today the cold air and the warm sun and the general smell of spring had hit me, even though it is still February . As I approached this lovely country pub I could already smell the scent of...More

Thank Jan O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First the positive, the food was very nice. The negative, where to start? Six of us had a table booked and were hoping to try the evening set menu that we'd seen on the website before making the booking. According to their website 'Set menus...More

1  Thank Shelagh2401
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just wanted to get something to eat and drink off the beaten track. We found it “The Waggoners” it was a late lunch 13.30hrs. Drinks were ordered and the menu given to us and the specals board pointed out to us as well. Believe...More

Thank NigelEdwards31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for dinner on a Friday evening. We both loved the food and service. Everyone else that was in there that night sent there plates back clean and empty so that must be a good thing. Finished the meal with Crepe Suzettes that i...More

Thank Builder378
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Had a works Christmas lunch here and was really looking forward to it t as the menu sounded good. Firstly, the car park was covered in ice, but managed not to slip. The welcome was good, until we were told that the dessert some of...More

1  Thank 359Diem
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Laura E
15 June 2017|
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Response from derekmcl2015 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with the other answers. Not being a vegetarian of any degree, I have not enquired. However, the staff have been extremely helpful when my guest did have a dietary restriction.
3 December 2016|
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Response from J0hnGibbs | Reviewed this property |
I see no reason why not, unless they are already fully booked.
12 January 2016|
Response from IOMTTChris | Reviewed this property |
Yes and anything else you desire - they are rather flexible - horses are welcome too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$56
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Waggoners The WAGGONERS AYOT GREEN Brickwall Close | Ayot Green, Welwyn Garden City AL6 9AA, England
  • Public Transportation: Welwyn garden city train station 2.5 miles.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn Garden City
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 324241
  • E-mail
Idyllically set between pretty houses and cottages around a beautiful English green, The Waggoners is a refurbished 17th century coaching inn serving unique and beautifully presented French cuisine, infused with international influences. Situated in Ayot Green near Welwyn Garden City, The Waggoners is run by Aude and Laurent Brydniak who have a wealth of experience and have been behind a number of successful restaurants over the last 16 years. As you enter the cosy homely atmosphere, with its dark red walls and stylish pictures, you will be greeted by the friendly French staff, who will show you to your table and help make your dining experience as delightful and pleasant as possible. Let the head chef tantalise your taste buds while you drink some of the best handpicked wines from around the world and for a more informal meal, there is also a great bar menu available.
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