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The Wellington

€€ - €€€, British,
1 High Street, Welwyn AL6 9LZ, England
+44 1438 714036
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible12%
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Bar, British, Gastropub, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1 High Street, Welwyn AL6 9LZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We popped in for a quick drink and it was a lovely pub. It was really very warm, friendly staff and a good drink.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DangerousPaddy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just went for a quick meal. Menu is a little limited, but good wholesome food and the do have specials. It's a lovely venue and very nice surroundings. The service was excellent and friendly. We had the Venison pie that was really nice. Prices are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Harry K
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been here for most of our birthday dinners but this time it just didn't work. The food was average and overpriced considering the amount received. Two people said the 3 times cooked chips were soggy and not wanted. One of the steaks was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Heather L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a lunch and we were both disappointed. The food was served hot on hot plates, so far so good. My fillet of cod lacked taste especially as the description on the specials board highlighted the inclusion of chorizo, But the dish was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank U3392HIbarryc
wellywelwyn, General Manager at The Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning, i'm glad you are prompting others to express their feelings but may i add it should not just be disappointment that is promoted as you suggest, this should infact be a true reflection of the business for all customers to view. As the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent new year’s eve with great food, exceptional attentive service, and a great motown tribute act, we all really enjoyed our night - many thanks

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PaulJ623
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely building and atmosphere but really that’s where it ends. Every time we have been the service has been terrible food missing and getting the basics so wrong. Last visit for lunch was for two of us which resulted in slow service, incorrect drinks, food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank everblades
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked for a party of 4 , but 40mins before we were to get there , we phoned and cancelled one of our order. My mother was rushed to hospital the night before and we only found out she would not be let...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tatty-head29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly massively disappointed with a trip back to the wellington hoping for a return to what was once a fine restaurant. The Thai seafood chowder was a just a tasteless creamy soup with bits of prawn and spinach - no flavour of “ginger” or “Thai”...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank snowcrew
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with my parents and my family and was underwhelmed to say the least Firstly the beer was off so given the Wellington ale which was flat and tasted vile - this was swapped Roast option of beef or pork, both quite fatty...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank PIgsyLondon
Reviewed 2 December 2018

First visit to the Wellington last night (Saturday). We were a party of 5. Fabulous welcome. Great atmosphere and very busy. Very good menu with plenty of choice and chef's specials. Food was great. Very friendly service. Thanks to Dan and his excellent team. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JayneWGC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 High Street, Welwyn AL6 9LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn
  • Phone Number: +44 1438 714036
  • E-mail
Beautifully restored and renovated 13th century coaching inn with six unique bedrooms and award-winning food and quality yet friendly service. Situated in the village of Welwyn, North Herts, opposite the Saxon church of St Mary's, it is 'village eating, drinking and sleeping' at its best! Book in advance online or over the telephone to secure your table.
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