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The Clarendon

Redhall Lane, The Clarendon, Chandlers Cross, WD3 4LU

(((() British
  •  - Hertfordshire
  •  - Hertfordshire
  •  - Hertfordshire
  •  - Hertfordshire
  •  - Hertfordshire
Main course: £13
Food spend: £30
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 17:30 - 22:00. Sunday: 10:00 - 11:30. Chef's Table: Available for 6 people for 20:00, Thursday to Saturday.

Serving stylish British cuisine without the stuffiness, The Clarendon is a former pub that now offers so much more. The Clarendon is a destination venue with an eclectic menu and a carefully considered wine list.

The upstairs dining area has an elegant yet casual ambience. The downstairs is buzzy and informal. The straightforward British food with international influences is ideal for dinner with family and friends, and the modern look and feel makes it perfect for morning coffee, lunch or an early tea with the kids.

The bar and lounge serves a variety of real ales, modern beers, champagne and cocktails in an eye-catching setting, with open fires and contemporary British art throughout.

The Clarendon

Redhall Lane, The Clarendon, Chandlers Cross, WD3 4LU

Contact +44 1923270009

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Customer reviews for The Clarendon

4.4 (((() (based on 10 reviews)
80% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • romantic (8)
  • entertainment (6)
  • large parties (5)
  • luxury (5)
  • business (4)
  • child friendly (4)
  • views (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • lunch (2)
  • dinner (1)
  • ((((( 11 March 2012 by KatieK from Chorleywood

    Saturday evening - very enjoyable dinner

  • ((((( 30 January 2012 by Eda from London

    I went on a first date and the restaurant couldn't have made it a more comfortable experience if they tried! Loved it all and would definitely go back.

  • ((((( 23 January 2012 by cheecky from watford

    we went here for my partners birthday with friends we had a great experience the food was cooked to perfection and the staff new there stufff on food and drink and was able to recomend to us the staff were friendly and proffesional and even the toilets were worth a visit and good food at a good price

  • ((((( 25 December 2011 by Hetron from Watford

    Three of us dined at 19:30 on a Friday night the service was excellant[one should go if only to experince what service is about]attentive while getting the balance just so.The attomosphere was very good and although this is our first visit it definetly will not be our last.The most important part of the experince was the food and it did not let anybody down it was terrific,we would definetly reccomend it to all.Overall experince excellant.

  • ((*** 19 December 2011 by Moonbeam from London

    Lunch time, Sunday - called to book table as expected it to be busy. Half empty still had to wait 40 minutes between starter and main.

  • ((((( 19 November 2011 by H from Nottingham

    I used to live in Watford but moved away over 15 years ago and the last time i went to The Clarendon it was a pub frequented by "walkers" from whippendell woods. As chef i like to get recomendtions for Restuarants to eat in so my sister who had heard good reviews about it recomended it and as it was my wifes birthday and we were coming to Watford for the weeekend i booked a table online. well you can i magine my a surprise when we arrived...what a transformation!! The outside area is all candles and lights with a coverd seating area with a roaring fire and a "drinks service" bell. In side is sophisticated and decorated to a very high standard with mirrors, candles and printed walls all complimenting each other. The food fresh and imaginative and was also of an extremley high standard and a varied but not excessive choice and not over the top prices. A comprehensive wine list and very attentive(but not annoying)staff who made our evening 5*. even though we live 100 away we will be dining here again very soon.***** Dinning

  • ((((( 13 November 2011 by postie from watford

    we dined at 7.30 on 5th november. booked on line. probably lucky to get a table on the night because of firework displays. one of the best meals i've had, perfectly cooked. we had rib of beef for two with dauphinoise potatoes & green beans. the house white happened to be my favourite, sauvignon blanc. wonderful! service was great but slightly rushed until we asked to be left alone for a while! they did need the table back by 9.30. a fantastic dining experience.

  • (((** 19 September 2011 by JK from Radlett

    As a group of 8 we were obliged to have the set menu which is set at 3 courses for [$] whether you want all three or not which is not something I have ever encountered. The food was good but why should I have to pay for something I am not having?

  • ((((( 28 February 2011 by JR from Rickmansworth

    We had Sunday lunch and the food was delicious, well cooked with good quality ingredients.

  • ((((* 16 December 2010 by davmas from Amersham

    I prefer to have a table on the first floor as the ground floor is a little cramped and noisy.

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