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The Highlander

€€ - €€€, British,
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
+44 1462 454612
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed somewhere to stop for a quick lunch and saw The Highlander. The barman was very friendly and happy to service us. The was was tasty and reasonably priced.

Thank Malcolm P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great find - and, in my view, by far the best restaurant in the town, both in terms of quality of food and value for money. The first occasion, two weeks ago, we took friends there on a Saturday evening. The menu...More

Thank 95ray
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Ate here for lunch yesterday after a recommendation from a regular diner.What a lovely pub/restaurant , excellent service and food .Had starters and main course some from the menu and some from the specials board all were well presented , tasty and plentiful.Sadly didn't leave...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

A group of us recently visited The Highlander for a very agreeable Sunday lunch. The starters were exceptionally good and our mains were accompanied by a good choice of vegetables. The service was good and very friendly. We lingered a long time but were still...More

Thank KatyHertfordshire
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Went with 2 friends for lunch, having not been able to get in elsewhere, however, recalling a recent conversation about the pub, decided to try. Well worth it! Busy place and car park tight, but atmosphere, staff and food just great. Good value for money...More

Thank Petra A
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Went for lunch with a friend and we both had salads. I ordered the goat's cheese as a main course, however the menu did not state that it was a thin slice of cheese melted on six small pieces of French bread!! The bread was...More

Thank 720jackson5
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A local unassuming pub that offers gourmet food, great service and great Jazz music once a month... A wonderful night out, and place to catch up with friends...

Thank DDomo
Reviewed 6 September 2017

As always, had a truly fab meal here this evening. The prawn and chilli linguine was amazing, as was the cheese board. So many fabulous meals on offer! Lovely place to eat and chat with friends. Thanks so much fir the outstanding food! Taste explosion!!

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Sunday lunch with a group of friends. We didn't have starters as we wanted to save ourselves for pudding. Several members of our group had roasts which were excellent, one had salmon and there were 4 children's meals. The food was fantastic. Brilliantly cooked,...More

1  Thank tallulah29
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We loved this place. Calling in on the off chance on a Saturday, we were lucky enough to have the pick of the tables, eventually choosing one outside. I suspect that's unusual as, by the time we left, the pub was packed (and with good...More

1  Thank 233nickb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 454612
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