Great Northern Pub and Kitchen

Great Northern, 172 London Rd, St Albans, United Kingdom, AL1 1PQ
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Opening Information

Food:
Tuesday: 5pm - 9.00pm
Wednesday: 12pm - 2.30pm | 5pm - 9.00pm
Thursday: 12pm - 2.30pm | 5pm - 9.00pm
Friday: 12pm - 2.30pm | 5pm - 9.00pm
Saturday: 12pm - 2.30pm | 5pm -9.00pm
Sunday: 12pm - 4.30pm

*Arrangements can be made for weekday lunches/private events. Please contact the restaurant directly
Tuesday is Quiz night from 8pm. Food is served all evening.
Wednesday night is steak night! Buy two steaks and get £10 off any bottle of wine!
Thursday night is burger night - Buy one, get one half price!

Bar:
Monday - Tuesday: 4pm - 11.30pm
Wednesday - Thursday 12pm - 11.30pm
Friday & Saturday: 12pm - 12.30am
Sunday: 12pm - 10.30pm

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
  • Bar
  • Business Lunch

About Great Northern Pub and Kitchen

July 2020 Update:

WE ARE OPEN!

Following the re-opening of the hospitality sector we are now open to our customers from Tuesday to Sunday each week.

We have taken a number of measures to ensure the safety of our customers, including but not limited to enhanced deep cleaning and sterilisation routines, table service and a one way system to maximise distancing, including throughout our large garden. Our popular takeaway service operates as usual you can still pick up your Friday Fish and Chips, Sunday Roast, or any of our other delicious menu items throughout the week.

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We are an independent pub and restaurant serving home-cooked food made with fresh, seasonal, locally sourced ingredients.

On our regularly rotating menu we have a mix of hearty comfort food classics, such as burgers, wings and ribs, along with a selection of salads, fish and antipasti sharing plates.

We have a bar, large garden and also a separate restaurant area for a bit more tranquillity!

We have an extensive selection of wine and spirits to complement the range of real ales, craft beer and cider.

Our restaurant is open Tuesdays to Sundays.

We are also open Wednesday to Saturday lunchtimes between 12pm-2:30pm.

Our Sunday menu, including roasts, is available from 12pm to 4.30pm.

** Pre-Cinema Deal**
We offer a special pre-cinema discount of 20% off food for diners having 2 courses, booking between 5pm and 6.45pm Tuesday to Saturday and holding a valid cinema ticket for that evening's performance!

We look forward to seeing you!

Please note that we only accept bookings of up to 8 people on-line. We can accommodate larger parties and events - please call for reservations.

PRIVATE HIRE AVAILABLE - PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY

Bookings of over 5 people must now be supported by the retention of credit card details. Your card details will be kept securely and we reserve the right to charge your card a ‘no-show’ fee of £5 per person if the entire party fails to turn up without giving at least two hours’ notice of cancellation.
This will not affect your ability amend or cancel your booking at any point before then.

Cuisine: European, Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Casual,Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 04 November 2020

Great service, super friendly, excellent beer selection and food

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Visited On Sunday, 27 September 2020

Very friendly pub, with pretty decent roasts - a great place to hang out on a lazy Sunday afternoon. All our party of 4's roasts were served on the colder side of luke-warm but tasted delicious. Both the crumbles were also served luke-warm, one with cold custard (not on request), the other with warm custard but equally very appetising, sweet and crunchy. Service was fantastic, with very attentive staff we all felt well looked after. Would certainly come here again.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Excellent service thank you and well organised in these trying times.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 August 2020

Great friendly service.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Used this as a meeting place with friends for lunch - both coming from an hour away. The staff were so welcoming and brilliant with our 2 year old daughter. Some brilliant beers on tap and the food was lovely. 100% would recommend - again the staff were lovely!

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Visited On Sunday, 23 February 2020

Good staff. Sunday beef roast was good. Table was a little cramped.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Thank you so much for hosting us on Saturday! Everyone had a lovely time 😊 and all the little touches were very much appreciated! Great vibe and the lovely lady behind the bar was very patient with our hungover indecision 😂

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Visited On Sunday, 16 February 2020

We were able to be seated even though we were very early. Good food, nice choice of drinks, staff were friendly.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 February 2020

First visit to this pub lovely atmosphere and Lovely meal food was very good and value for money Staff were very helpful and couldn’t do enough for us to ensure we had a lovely afternoon

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Visited On Sunday, 02 February 2020

Very friendly and helpful staff. Great food. The roast pork was spectacular! Been a few times before and this was the best so far.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Dinner before the cinema. Lovely staff, excellent food and at decent prices.Will almost certainly come back again

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

We always receive a warm welcome and it is nice to be remembered "hello again!" - the pre theatre meal deal is a great inducement to always eat at The GN before a film next door. See you soon GN!

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

Great pub and great service !

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Fantastic evening! Thanks to all for making it such an enjoyable event

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

milk alternatives for coffee (oat, soy, almond etc) and more vegan dessert options would be great

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Visited On Friday, 29 November 2019

This was a pleasant surprise, food was good and the team were very helpful. Would definitely recommend this pub Mezan

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Visited On Sunday, 24 November 2019

We had a fantastic roast on Sunday. Food was excellent and the service was second to none. This is a great local pub, the staff and other regulars are very friendly! Great afternoon spent in great company, thank you!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Lovely staff but just not enough of them. Dinner took a hour to come, which was 5 roasts. A booking at 2pm and they had almost ran out of roasts. Understand things are hard to plan for Sunday’s, which is why I booked at 2pm thinking there would be enough choices still left. When it arrived it was not very filling. They did give us extra cauliflower cheese. Overall nice people but I sense the kitchen just couldn’t keep up with demand and quality and quantity suffered. I may try this place again as it could of been just a bad day.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Unfortunately we found the roast extremely overpriced and not substantial enough at all! Was in a party of 4 and we all felt the portions were not big enough. Disappointing unfortunately

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Super friendly, great food, good beers...what else would you want....

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Service and attention from staff was fantastic. Really vibrant and atmospheric pub. Food was ok! Standard pub fare from Brake Brothers frozen range. All in all a good pre cinema experience

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 November 2019

We popped in for a quick dinner before going to the cinema next door. We were impressed by the friendliness of the staff and the speed of the service. We'll definitely be visiting again!

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Visited On Sunday, 10 November 2019

Great 80s music, my 15 year old daughter loved it as much as I did. Great atmosphere. Fab food. Sunday roast to die for, had the pork, totally delicious. Great service.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 November 2019

Fabulous Sunday lunch and wonderful service with a smile as always...

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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

The food was lovely and the service was great - very attentive staff. We will definitely visit again.

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