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The Glasshouse @ The Grove

The Grove Hotel, Chandler's Cross WD3 4TG, England
+44 1923 296010
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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International, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Grove Hotel, Chandler's Cross WD3 4TG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here for a family meal when my parents stayed at the Grove. This is not my first time to the Glass House and will not be my last. The food is fantastic always fresh and plenty of it! There is such a wide...More

Thank Reg F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were greeted in the bar of the Glasshouse with stained and fraying chairs, a chipped floor, extra slow service and a dirty glass. Once in the restaurant the food was extremely mediocre. The starters were acceptable but average. The main courses were not up...More

Thank jeanniecon12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We can here on a Monday afternoon for a spot of lunch, we arrived around 2/2.30 so only the bar menu was available. The grounds are beautiful and peaceful. On arrival at the main entrance to the Grove, we where greeted and directed to the...More

Thank Stacey P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great location , good food but frankly 70 per head for a buffet and just one drink is over the top. Unless you have great big appetite or are greedy there are better options at a relatively local Michelin star restuarant.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had the buffet lunch with a friend as a treat. The food was simply fantastic, just read the sample menu on the website to see the great variety on offer. Believe me it is all good. The staters were great and...More

Thank Darryl L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful surroundings and quite contemporary internal decor. One of my favourite restaurants and often go for special occasions. It’s a set price buffet from £39 for lunch to £56 for dinner, drinks can be expensive. The atmospere is smart/casual. The tables are on two levels,...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the largest buffet but probably one of the best I have been to in the UK. The choice was reasonable and the quality excellent. The service was attentive and quick. I would come back.

Thank Huw222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met a friend for lunch, we were quite amazed by the variety of food on offer. The fish starters were superb, I had anchovies and King prawns, all excellent. Finger bowl provided too! The duck confit was just divine.. melt in the mouth, beautifully seasoned,...More

Thank KrisS100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant, always go on special occasions. Love the huge prawns ( wish we could have someone peel them for us ) . Nothing is too much trouble the quality of the food is wonderful. Beware drinks are expensive, but you would expect that. Beware...More

Thank D5958EMdavid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the staff couldnt do enough for you. what a choice of food on the buffet both at breakfast and dinner would highly recommend

Thank Delnmanda
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Sue W
30 June 2018|
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Response from Andrea M | Reviewed this property |
No not really. I’m never smart but there are some smart people
7 April 2018|
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Response from Rockashi | Reviewed this property |
Friday, Saturday & Sunday £56pp, otherwise £45pp
28 January 2018|
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Response from CLGCLG | Reviewed this property |
There is a child’s price. Suggest you either call them or check out their website for more detail to put your mind at rest.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$53 - US$79
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grove Hotel, Chandler's Cross WD3 4TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Chandler's Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 296010
  • E-mail
The Glasshouse restaurant is tucked away inside The Grove at Chandler's Cross - a luxury country house hotel set in 300 acres of woodlands in Hertfordshire. This lively, informal restaurant is nicknamed the 'theatre of cooking' as its chef prepare British, Asian and Mediterranean dishes in spectacular style, then serve them buffet-style for everyone to enjoy. The Glasshouse is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the dining room is decorated with contemporary chandeliers, a backlit bar, floor to ceiling windows with views of the hotel's formal gardens, and designer chairs. Popular with fashionable hotel residents and locals for breakfast meetings, business lunches and relaxed evening meals, The Glasshouse is a fun and stylish dining destination. Please note this restaurant only takes bookings one month in advance.
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