Brasserie at Sopwell House Hotel

Sopwell House Hotel Sopwell House Hotel,, Cottonmill Lane , St. Albans,, Hertfordshire , United Kingdom, AL1 2HQ
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BREAKFAST
Monday - Friday 7am - 10.00am
Weekends & Bank Holidays 8.00am - 11.00am

LUNCH
Monday - Friday 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Weekends & Bank Holidays 12.30pm - 3.00pm

DINNER
6.30pm - 9.30pm Daily

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi

About Brasserie at Sopwell House Hotel

The Brasserie at Sopwell House boasts a vibrant, open plan kitchen serving delicious classic dishes, beautifully prepared by our talented Chefs. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is served a la carte with daily specials available.

The Kitchens closed barbecue Mibrasa oven is perfect for the grilled fish and steaks on offer.

Dinner is served à la carte - ideal for a Saturday night feast with friends, family celebration, a relaxing breakfast or a working lunch with clients or colleagues.

Cuisine: British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, BBQ & Grill, Buffet, Child Friendly
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Nice place for a last hurrah! before Lockdown 2.0.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

I want to say a particularly big thank you to our waiter who gave us incredible service and couldn't do enough for us. He was so helpful, friendly and efficient. I wish I could remember his name - it began with a G! Please thank him again from both my partner and myself. His warm friendly approach really made our evening! In addition, the food was superb and we were delighted to have been able to get a table on the last night before lockdown.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

A lovely meal supplied by friendly and attentive waiter.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

Nice lunch, though £13 for a glass of Shiraz was somewhat overpriced.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

We had a very enjoyable lunch. The hotel is immaculately clean. I was surprised that the tables were very close together and the room was very hot so it was unclear what ventilation there was. Excellent service . We will come again post-lockdown!

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 November 2020

Celebrated my daughter's birthday with afternoon tea at Sopwell House served in the library. Delicious food and teas. Fabulous service from Toby who looked after us very well. Great value for money as we could request refills of anything and we did. Definitely recommend afternoon tea at Sopwell House.

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Visited On Monday, 02 November 2020

Managed to book just before the second lockdown and so over the moon we did. The place is beautiful and spotless! For it being such a posh place, the staff we're so nice and couldn't be more friendly so we didn't feel out of place or like we (don't belong). The bed in the room was like sleeping on a cloud, desperate to find out what pillows are used so I can buy some for the house. The food and spa was lovely and couldn't fault anything. Overall our stay was extremely relaxing, we felt catered to at all times and will 100% be staying again.

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Visited On Monday, 02 November 2020

The service was best customer service I’ve received in a long time. Everyone was super friendly and respectful, so helpful throughout the day

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Visited On Monday, 02 November 2020

Stayed previously and it was amazing. Service from staff in all but the spa area was exception (reception area of spa was good. Really really dissatisfied in spa as couldn’t relax. Too loud too many people on the phone, speaking loudly and hearing text messages going off all the time including a few who were close RK ‘regular’ members of they could have even been staff ‘senior ish by the sounds of it’. It was that bad we left early and didn’t go back in this morning day of departure. For the price we’ve been left very disappointed. Reception, restaurant staff were really good. For the price really gutted especially as it was a birthday surprise and much needed retreat from work. Tranquil on this occasion it wasn’t unfortunately.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

Really enjoyed dinner on Thursday night; good choice and well cooked and presented food. Veggie especially enjoyed her Bombay potato. Wine list a little limited, cocktails good and service without fault. Breakfast next morning was chaotic, took time getting served, wrong food arrived for veggie (bacon on pancakes), but again food quality was good.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Brilliant service, delicious food and I’ll definitely be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Great food in the Braserie and wonderful cocktails in the cocktail bar.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Always lovely at Sopwell House. Beautiful Sunday Lunch, perfectly cooked and presented, actually one of the best I have ever had. It was a family meal for my wife’s birthday and everyone was very attentive. Our waiter looked after us well and even attended to our fussy kids eating habits. Not an easy task! Highly recommended. Thank you for another perfect meal.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Nice setting, nice food at extreme prices. An evening out for two was close to £150.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Staff were very welcoming and our waiter was fantastic 😀 food was delicious.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Lovely lunch in the brasserie as part of spa package. Starter amazing. Lots of little samples. Good choice of mains. Pudding very good. Nice atmosphere and good service. Drinks expensive as expected.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Had a table by the window with the blinds open. As the evening went on it got colder as there was a slight draft. Couldn't really be moved as we were halfway into our meal. At the end of the evening we had to wait an age when requesting the bill. Same happened on our previous visit. Kept waiting just when you're wanting to leave and be on your way home. Happy to stay as long as you want if you're giving us a free meal!!!!!

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Delicious food and very good service.

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Karen was excellent at the breakfast serving in the morning, she did a great job in very challenging times, thank you

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Very supportive and courteous to our didabled diner.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

We had a very enjoyable birthday lunch. Food was delicious and the personnel was very courteous.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

It would be very nice if spa guests where not made to walk from the front of the restaurant past normal day guests in the restaurant in our swimming wear and robes. Especially as there is a door directly to the spa available.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Wine a little expensive but rest fantastic

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Great place and lovely. Very expensive wine by the glass - bottles not so much but should be advised to go for a bottle rather than 3 glasses that cost £50. Rest of it was great. TV had bad signal and shower was not easy to work out or turn off and on but in general had a fabulous time and well worth the money - will book again soon

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Food was quite bland without much seasoning. We had an overnight break. We were told no robes allowed at breakfast so after the spa we had to get changed again however when we went to breakfast for 9am there were plenty of people in their robes. Absolutely ridiculous, we had to change so many times as it seems there are different rules for different people.

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