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Auberge du Lac

) #4 of 17 Restaurants in Welwyn €€€€, French, European, British
Brocket Park, Welwyn AL8 7XG, England
+44 1707 368888
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (36 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (23 reviews)
“petit fours” (22 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
DETAILS
Brocket Park, Welwyn AL8 7XG, England
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1 - 10 of 569 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Been here so many times over the last 2 decades and it never fails to impress. This is for serious food lovers who enjoy top old school service in a serene and classic atmosphere. An extra treat to sit on the terrace in the sunshine...More

Thank Valence D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Taster menu with accompanying wines delicious. Compliments to the chef. Attentive waiting team. Lovely setting. A massive success, thank-you very much Auberge du Lac!

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a launch today. It is a great place to visit. The Dessert is amazing. Definitely Would like to visit again.

Thank Meng X
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came here on the day so if my friends who dined here just after it reopened. I had the crab starter witch was a lovely combination of flavour with kohlrabi who would of thought they went together. My main course was hay smoked venison...More

Thank Antonella F
BrocketHallEstate, Manager at Auberge du Lac, responded to this review

Hi Antonella, thank you so much for your feedback, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was so tasty beyond expectations with lovely little touches. The staff could not do enough to please us and the views accross the lake were amazing.I would recomend this restaurant to anyone, you will not be disapointed. Well done for making it a...More

1  Thank Claire C
BrocketHallEstate, Manager at Auberge du Lac, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. It's a pleasure to hear such glowing feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to the restaurant several times, it never fails to disappoint. The food was amazing and the service was superb. Staff were very friendly and made our visit a pleasurable experience.

1  Thank charlottecollier
BrocketHallEstate, Manager at Auberge du Lac, responded to this review

That's lovely to hear, we're pleased you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you so much for your kind words.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, service, and setting were all very, very good. I understand a new team are in place , with chef Matt Edmonds who has a first class background. Flavour, texture, and presentation were all there in each course and the drinks , which can...More

1  Thank DinerHerts
BrocketHallEstate, Manager at Auberge du Lac, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words! We're pleased you had an enjoyable experience. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A last minute lunch reservation, which was booked through the website worked well. I am somewhat old fashioned and would have ideally liked the security of a confirmation call. But we were expected and all was well. We have dined here on numerous occasions and...More

1  Thank Paul B
BrocketHallEstate, Manager at Auberge du Lac, responded to this review

Fantastic to hear such wonderful feedback, your kind words are much appreciated. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been before despite living relatively close to the Auberge. We went for the tasting menu including the wine and did not regret the decision. The food was delicious, beautifully served and the wine was equally enjoyable Each course was well presented and...More

2  Thank David M
BrocketHallEstate, Manager at Auberge du Lac, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, we are pleased to hear you had an enjoyable experience! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Venue is lovely, take a touch in the winter, to find your car the paths not lit! Did I have a nice meal, yes, did I have a great meal no not really. I walked into the restaurant in April and it was literally freezing...More

1  Thank Melissa W
BrocketHallEstate, Manager at Auberge du Lac, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you did not fully enjoy your experience at Auberge du Lac. I have passed your comments on to the restaurant team and they will look into it. We hope to see you again.

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Sam M
Do you have a car park?
8 December 2015|
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Response from harpers555 | Reviewed this property |
They do have a car park but steps from it to the restaurant were very poorly lit and dangerous in the dark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$51 - US$116
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brocket Park, Welwyn AL8 7XG, England
  • Public Transportation: Rail: Welwyn Garden City
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Welwyn
  • Phone Number: +44 1707 368888
  • E-mail
Description
Auberge du Lac, Hertfordshire's award-winning restaurant, is set in the magnificent parkland of the Brocket Hall Estate in Welwyn. A former Hunting Lodge dating back to 1760, Auberge du Lac sits proudly alongside the water's edge in its own peaceful environment, overlooking the splendour of the Estate. Timeless elegance will surround you, enabling you to relax and enjoy our fine wines and superb dishes. Under the expert guidance of Executive Chef Phil Thompson, Auberge du Lac, the Estate's former 18th Century Hunting Lodge, has gained a national reputation as one of the most interesting out-of-London restaurants in the country. With private dining for up to 62 guests, Auberge du Lac can also be the ideal wedding venue only 22 miles from London.