Restaurant at Sopwell House Hotel

Sopwell House Hotel , Cottonmill Lane , St. Albans, , Hertfordshire AL1 2HQ, United Kingdom, AL1 2HQ
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Friday - Saturday:
6.30pm - 10pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi

About Restaurant at Sopwell House Hotel

For an award-winning fine dining experience, the AA Rosette Restaurant marries British and European cuisine to achieve an eclectic menu offering. Officially opened by footballing royalty, Arsene Wenger, the split-level space boasts striking pendant lighting and white linen tablecloths with deep armchairs. The Restaurant also offers an extensive wine list, grand piano and a feature wine wall.

The Restaurant sits in the heart of Sopwell House, nestled deep within the rolling Hertfordshire hills, located in the picturesque city of St Albans. The dazzling white 18th Century Georgian manor house, surrounded by acres of charming countryside, stands proudly at the end of a meandering driveway lined with blossom trees.

From special occasions to intimate dinners The Restaurant at Sopwell House provides a varied seasonal menu, live music and service worthy of the many accolades it has won.

Cuisine: Afternoon Tea, British, Contemporary, Fine Dining, High Tea, Locally Sourced, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Friendly
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 08 May 2021

Food and service were excellent. We had a lovely evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 May 2021

Lovely afternoon at Sopwell, looked after by Amands and Yavelle thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 08 May 2021

We had a fabulous afternoon tea. The staff were friendly, informative, attentive and discreet. The food was of a high standard and plentiful. We’ll be back. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 May 2021

The sandwiches were not to our taste however, the service was great and staff very friendly. it would have been nice to know that we could have taken what we did not eat home with us.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

I booked an afternoon tea for my wife's special birthday and requested sugar free cakes as we are both diabetic..... i rang and so did my wife, twice, so three points of contact. On arrival at our table we were told this wasn't possible you didn't do sugar free cakes. My wife understandably was very disappointed as this was our first outing for a year due to Covid. If it wasnt available why weren't we informed beforehand? We had to choose something from the menu and although the Waitress said she could see our request on the booking didn't in my opinion handle the situation very well. I would have expected the on duty Manager to have been notified? i paid our bill in full and we left as i certainly didn't want to upset my Wife anymore. This was handled badly on the day and although the staff were helpful and the food was good, it was very disappointing. I await your response.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 May 2021

I had the duck starter followed by rib eye Really delicious Had a lovely time Staff friendly and efficient

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Visited On Thursday, 06 May 2021

I always love it here. Apart from how wonderful the food and atmosphere is; the staff are so genuinely lovely. They do their absolute best to make you feel welcomed and pampered. One of my favourite places

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 May 2021

Good value , good atmosphere and very good service. Will go again

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 May 2021

Absolutely amazing service.

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 May 2021

Lovely staff. Had to move the heaters around a lot which made their job difficult. Hard to create any atmosphere in the tent outside but they did their best. Lovely food. Good choices and good value. Very short wine list

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 May 2021

Asked if we could have balloons as special birthday but advised we couldn’t. Was told staff would try to make the day special somehow but other than saying happy birthday there wasn’t anything. Bit disappointed in that point

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

It was our first time out after this latest lockdown and we were very happy with the way the staff looked after us. The food was very nice and we were perfectly warm and comfortable in the open-sided marquee with heaters everywhere. A really enjoyable evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

Staff could have been more attentive

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

Lovely afternoon tea great food service wonder

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

Have already booked again for 15 May Great restaurant and meal in trying circumstances, as close to normal as can be had

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

We had the most amazing afternoon delight for my husbands birthday. Staff are so welcoming and the service is impeccable. Looking forward to booking a night here soon to see how the spa is next.

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Visited On Friday, 30 April 2021

Very enjoyable time at Sopwell House Will definitely be returning and recommending to friends

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Visited On Friday, 30 April 2021

We had a wonderful time celebrating my brother’s birthday. The atmosphere, service -friendly staff, food everything was just perfect.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 April 2021

We came to Sopwell House for dinner to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we had a lovely evening. Because of restrictions we had dinner on the terrace - the weather was fine but a bit chilly however there were plenty of strategically placed patio heaters to ensure everyone was warm enough. Food looked and tasted great and service was impeccable. Definitely somewhere we will return to - inside or out.

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Visited On Monday, 26 April 2021

Thank you so much for helping us with my mother in the wheel chair. We all enjoyed the tea very much.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 April 2021

Lovely outdoor afternoon tea experience. Will definitely be back

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Visited On Saturday, 24 April 2021

My confirmation e mail said we had to give up Our table after one hour. This was a mistake and I queried it. I would have cancelled. Food was very good and we appreciated having sandwiches topped up. Waiting staff were attentive.

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Visited On Friday, 23 April 2021

Wondering evening at Sopwell house under the marquee . The service was excellent very friendly and efficient. Food was outstanding and loved the menu choice . A perfect first evening out after Lockdown. Can’t wait to visit again X

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Visited On Saturday, 24 April 2021

We had booked afternoon tea with champagne We were looked after very well with a personal greeting that was nice as we were celebrating our wedding anniversary and an extra dessert on a plate that said happy anniversary which was a lovely gesture from the hotel Cost is a little expensive not for a special occasion though A lovely experience the sandwiches and desserts were very nice and presented very well

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Visited On Saturday, 24 April 2021

The visit was very enjoyable and staff were very friendly. The food was very tasty.

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