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The Crooked Chimney

Cromer Hyde Lane, Lemsford, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7XE +44 1707590905

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Much improved since last visit a few years ago.

Lena Green 18 April 2017
from Welwyn Garden City

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Surrounded by the picturesque countryside, particularly Brocket Park, The Crooked Chimney was previously a charming farmhouse with a distinguishing crooked chimney atop its roof, which remains. Its pastoral heart continues though, through traditional British pub meals, its welcoming hearth-fire and the appealing oak and cobbled brick design.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Crooked Chimney menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Crooked Chimney ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

In the village of Lemsford, The Crooked Chimney is just 7 minutes’ drive from Welwyn Garden City Train Station.

The Crooked Chimney

Cromer Hyde Lane, Lemsford, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7XE

Contact +44 1707397021
Reservations +44 1707590905

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Customer reviews for The Crooked Chimney

4 ((((* (based on 41 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (25)
  • dinner (24)
  • value (16)
  • child friendly (6)
  • private dining (6)
  • business (5)
  • large parties (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • breakfast (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • (**** 19 April 2017 by Amit Patel from Harpenden

    Burnt Yorkshire pudding and roast potatoes. Very disappointed

  • ((((* 18 April 2017 by Lena Green from Welwyn Garden City

    Much improved since last visit a few years ago.

  • ((((( 17 April 2017 by Barrie from Abbots Langley

    Very nice indeed

  • ((((* 14 April 2017 by Jean Harding from Hatfield

    2 items on the menu all gone by 7.30 but my alternative choice was very nice. Staff very helpfulll & friendly.

  • ((((( 27 March 2017 by Tim Coakley from Hatfield

    Lovely food excellent service

  • ((((( 27 March 2017 by Robert Botha from Saint Albans

    Lovely little place with a warm reception. The food was very good and the service was quick.

  • ((((* 23 March 2017 by Barbara Cobbett from Hertford

    Wonderful choices of menu excellent service lovely ambience would come again.

  • ((((( 23 March 2017 by David Hutchinson from Egham

    Pleasant surroundings, nice food and nice staff

  • ((((* 9 March 2017 by Chris Stokes from Saint Albans

    salmon salad v good
    steak sandwich and burger ok but could have been hotter

  • ((((( 24 February 2017 by Edward Blackley from Welwyn Garden City

    no comment

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