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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

Good service, freshly cooked food. The fishcake and salad was our favourite.

Val Squires 03 October 2016
from Midlands

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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

3.8 ((((* (based on 20 reviews)
80% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (13)
  • dinner (11)
  • value (8)
  • private dining (4)
  • al fresco (2)
  • business (2)
  • romantic (2)
  • child friendly (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • ((((( by from Cromer hyde

    Good food cheerful waitress and a nice old English INN.

  • ((*** by from Hatfield

    Not great, meal overcooked.

  • ((((( by from Midlands

    Good service, freshly cooked food. The fishcake and salad was our favourite.

  • ((((( by from Saint Albans

    Veggie Burger favorite dish ! Service Excellent.

  • (**** by from Hemel Hempstead

    Disappointed with our Sunday roast platter. We ordered two sharing platters (4 people)The lamb was missing and when we asked where the lamb was we were told that we had been given pork instead. We were told the lamb would be brought out. It was but just three of the tiniest slithers you could imagine bearing in mind this was for four people.

  • ((((( by from Wheathampstead

    We had a very nice evening at the Crooked Chimney. The menu was varied and our food arrived hot and attractively presented. Our waitress was friendly and attentive but not overbearing. The bill arrived promptly and we enjoyed a 20% saving on the whole meal.

  • (((** by from Hemel Hempstead

    Disappointing with the Roast Beef cuts which was full of fat, my partner had the same and could not even cut it as it was so tough

  • ((((( by from Hatfield

    Lovely surprise once we were inside! It has been re decorated since i was last there. many moons ago. Great selection on the menu, hard to choose which to have, so we are definiately going back soon.

  • ((*** by from Hertfirdshire

    Disappointed with food overall, two of our party had the fish and chips and the fish was dry and over cooked. On the day we visited there were several complaints from customers sitting in our area about the food. We had asked for easy access for a disabled person but was given a table in a tight corner and we had to ask other dinners to move to allow access, not a pleasant experience.

  • ((((* by from Welwyn Garden City

    Didn't know what to expect as not been there in 10 years. Pleasantly surprised. Good food. Great selection. Great service.

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