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From Italian style bistros to modern Turkish eateries and classic British spots, Hertfordshire has a plethora of innovative restaurants. We have picked 20 top places to eat in the county

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Afternoon tea is a hallmark of British culture that these days comes in many varieties. With its green landscape, attractive towns and beautiful venues, Hertfordshire is a great location for this delight. Here are 32 of the best places in the county to indulge

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Our food and drink newsletter is brimming with all of your local foodie highlights.

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This Hertfordshire distillery has won the prestigious award at the 2019 World’s Best Martini Challenge

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March 2019

The new 34-seat eatery will be serving brunch, lunch and evening meals too

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March 2019

10 cosy pubs in Hertfordshire

Monday, February 18, 2019

Open fires, hearty food, local ales and a welcoming atmosphere. These are the things that make for the cosiest times. Find out where you can find all these things and more this winter with our Hertfordshire pubs guide

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Dinner, but not as you know it. Employing gastrophysics to heighten and alter our perception of food, this Barnet ‘experimental gastronomy studio’ is an experience

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February 2019

The touring festival founded by the celebrity chef has added St Albans to its list this year following the success of the four-venue tour in 2018

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February 2019

Take the whole family to one of these lovely Hertfordshire pubs, including your four-legged friend

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We spoke to Liam Goldstone at the recently restored 17th century pub and restaurant in the hamlet of Sleapshyde near St Albans

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Recipe by Bogdan Stanica, head pastry chef at Sopwell House, St Albans

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January 2019

Renovated and reinvented by two young locals, an historic Hitchin inn is serving British dishes with invention

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January 2019

Ad Feature Dog friendly pub walks in Hertfordshire

Thursday, December 20, 2018

After a long dog walk in the Herts countryside, nothing beats finding a spot in a cosy, dog friendly pub

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The Crosse family at Ickleford’s Holme Farm has been rearing turkeys since 1964. With the rise of meat-free diets, how is the traditional Christmas bird faring?

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December 2018

The Black Horse, Brent Pelham shares its hearty steak and ale pie recipe that’s perfect for winter

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November 2018

Ad Feature Winter dining in Hertfordshire: 6 festive places

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

As winter closes in, find a spot in one of these Hertfordshire restaurants for a Christmas feast or winter party

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If you don’t fancy slaving over a hot fire this year, head to one of these restaurants for a festive feast on Christmas Day

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A trailblazer nearly 30 years ago, this Hertford Thai restaurant is on the cusp of reinvention

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November 2018

Autumn recipe: cider apple turnovers

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

A warming bonfire night snack, easy and delicious and full of autumn flavour

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October 2018

Make the most out of autumn with these eight walking routes that take in a variety of Hertfordshire’s terrains and - most importantly – have a cosy pub along the way

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