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The Three Horseshoes

) #27 of 134 Restaurants in Hemel Hempstead €€ - €€€ , British,
| Winkwell, Bourne End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 2RZ, England
+44 1442 862585
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“tapas” (8 reviews)
“pie” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
| Winkwell, Bourne End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 2RZ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here for a change and was not disappointed with the location y the canal. Only saw one boat go by but we saw the bridge open. Ale was ok and the food was edible. Would not rush back for the food but the service...More

Thank Malcolm D
Reviewed 6 days ago

The first thing that was noticed was the clean menus and the very friendly helpful staff. The choices on the menu are numerous and I bet you could go back many times without repeating what you had for your meal last time you visited. This...More

Thank peejay2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

After work birthday meal for six. It was a lovely evening, the pub was busy but the staff were professional and polite. The food was great, really enjoyed the evening, will definitely go again. Good range of vegetarian meals and even a vegan option which...More

Thank Rosieruby123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of us had lunch on a Thursday here and the food was excellent. The homemade beef and mushroom pie was superb with nice mash and gravy. It wasnt too busy either and has a great location right next to the canal. I would be...More

Thank Letsgo2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never understood why it was three horse shoes instead of four i.e. one for each leg. I gave this matter some thought when we were sitting outside, next to the canal, enjoying a nice lunch on a warm day. The Three Horse Shoes is...More

Thank cannopener
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a narrowboat trip down the Grand Union and moored south of the Winkwell swing bridge. Went here for a Saturday evening meal on a bank holiday weekend. Menu covered gluten free and vegetarian, as well as not. Dog friendly garden by canal....More

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a real old pub with lots of character it is set in a beautiful location in winkwell in Hemel Hempstead on the edge of canal the pub is quaint comfy and staff are very pleasant and helpful the menu is fab and the...More

Thank 12tj1975
Reviewed 8 May 2017

You know the drill, your driving along a road in an area that you don't frequent and there it is next to a side lane, the big sign directing you to "Ye Olde Black and white Pub" "half a mile" We had things to do...More

Thank rover901
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Had a nice family lunch today… Had made a reservation last night over the phone. I gave my mobile phone number but they had no details when we arrived ..and all the indoor tables had reservation signs on them. As outdoor tables were free we...More

1  Thank Mike A
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Tucked away down a narrow lane, the only drawback to this pretty historic pub was the entry and parking. The swing bridge was open to allow a barge through, which was great to see. We had booked as I imagine this pub would always be...More

Thank veejaybee625
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Greg W
Is it a dog friendly pub?
12 August 2016|
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Response from Andrew E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, when we were there they came out with bowls of water for the dogs. We were sat outside, not sure if they're allowed inside.
are you open on boxing day for family lunch
20 October 2015|
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Response from stephfromlondon_10 | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you just ring them?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
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: | Winkwell, Bourne End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 2RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 862585
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