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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Upper Tilehouse St, Hitchin, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

..what a treat. Great food, drink and company. Brilliantly organised with first rate entertainment - see you next year. We'll be back.

Thank Mick M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a January midweek we didn't think to book ahead, but the first question we were asked was "Have you a Reservation?" and it was obvious that quite of the other patrons had done just that. So that's a measure of the Highlander's popularity. It...More

Thank Elton_Bear
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Loved it , great service, stylish interior, lovely wine, great selection of drinks, cosy fire, knowledgeable staff.

Thank niamhbalf0ur
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I have never been before, but some of the group had been several times before and had said it was very good. We went as a group of 10 for a birthday meal. We prebooked which was the correct thing to do as it was...More

Thank Adrian R
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The owner is always very friendly and welcomed up with our elderly mum and grad child - Truly exceptional lunch today - highlights were the confit pork belly, lush chicken and ham pie, cheddar topped cottage pie and all the desserts! Food was faultless -...More

Thank Ballroom123
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here last week. Nice and cosy pub with open fire serving good food but with a bit of a twist. Good chef with tasty produce. Reasonably priced and staff extremely accommodating. Would definitely eat here again. Easy to walk to from...More

Thank stephanie050
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Visited the Highlander yesterday for our office Christmas meal. Lovely welcoming atmosphere in a cosy setting. The staff were courteous, efficient and very friendly. I had the beef cheek with creamy mash and red wine jus. It was to die for. There was much plate...More

Thank JayneWGC
Reviewed 6 December 2017

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 10 November 2017

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

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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
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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