The Abbey Restaurant

The Abbey Restaurant, 8 George Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, AL3 4ER
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Tuesday - Friday 18:00 - 23:00
Saturday 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday 12:00 - 18:00

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Bar
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About The Abbey Restaurant

The Abbey offers simple, seasonal and sustainable cuisine. Located on George Street, a short walk away from the famous St Albans Cathedral, this restaurant is reminiscent of old world designs where you can enjoy a beautifully curated menu and hospitable service.

We have a stunning conservatory dining room, a warm private room with rustic fireplace, and a gorgeous lounge area with comfy armchairs to sink into whilst being served amazing wines from all over the world or indulgent seasonal cocktails.

Our kitchen team creates delicious meals with fresh farm-to-table produce. The Abbey is a hybrid creation using international flavours to create a bespoke à la carte menu with every care taken to ensure sustainability and to promote local produce.

Cuisine: Contemporary
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 08 March 2020

Fantastic place for special occasions with family and friends.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Having been to the abbey a few times as a couple we expected a nice meal in a nice setting with good service and that’s exactly what we got when we took our friends on Saturday night. The food was lovely and everyone enjoyed their starter and main. Service was good but there was a bit of a long delay between starters and mains but we were offered a free drink to compensate for the delay. Total bill for 3 courses (although we shared deserts) for 4 people with one bottle of wine, a couple of beers, a cocktail and including tip £100 per couple, not bad and we will defiantly return and recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Lovely meal with my husband here, love the decor and atmosphere, nice and intimate even on a Saturday night, tables not too close together etc. Had been before for a family sunday lunch and that was also great. Excellent food and service throughout, and at a very reasonable price. Will definitely be returning.

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Visited On Friday, 28 February 2020

Food was delicious.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 February 2020

very good

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

Excellent food and atmosphere - so nice to have a good quality local independent restaurant.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 February 2020

Food is good. No wow factor but confident. Service was friendly. Good wine recommendations. We moved tables as original uncomfortable due to proximity of other dinners. Would come again.2

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Enjoyed the evening very much , lovely service, perfect for a pre cathedral event . Food amazing. Best steak I’ve had in a long time . Looking forward to trying Sunday lunch .

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Visited On Friday, 07 February 2020

Very good food & attentive staff thank you

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Visited On Friday, 07 February 2020

Amazing food with great service. Would definitely recommend to anyone & will certainly come back

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

Wonderful service. Very helpful and attentive staff. Great food also.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

Great menu and everything we had was delicious - would recommend to a friend

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

I had my baby shower at the Abbey this weekend and it did not disappoint. Maja helped make the whole experience memorable. The food and atmosphere was amazing, I would recommend this venue to anyone wanting a meal with a special touch. Thank you!

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Visited On Friday, 31 January 2020

Lovely atmosphere and gorgeous food

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Visited On Friday, 31 January 2020

The Abbey was fantastic! Great food, service, atmosphere, really made the birthday celebrations special.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 January 2020

Lovely food and attentive service. Would come back again.

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Visited On Thursday, 23 January 2020

Fine dining in lovely surroundings.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Great service, will be visiting again very soon.

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

Such a lovely restaurant with great service (just the right amount of attention!) and delicious food. Definitely a St Albans favourite for us, loads of perfect brunch/lunch options...will be back for dinner soon!

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

A really lovely dining room upstairs. Great pre ordering system and very friendly welcome.

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Nice cosy restaurant with very friendly staff. Good cocktails . Food nice but didn’t blow us away , did feel steak expensive without any sides to go with so additional cost on top required . Lovely dessert

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Very good starter and dessert. We were a little disappointed with our mains and the sauteed potatoes we had ordered weren't 'sauteed potatoes' or crispy. It would have been useful to be advised that one side of sauteed potatoes would have been ample for the two of us but we had ordered one each. The waitress was a little overbearing and haphazard. Overall, we did have a nice enough meal just slightly below expectations.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

Group of six festive excitable ladies enjoyed the wonderful bottomless brunch option. Food was beautiful as always with great service and lovely menu - our celiac friend was really well looked after as well, thank you so much :-)

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

Provided a great venue to celebrate my fathers 90th birthday. We used the private room upstairs which enabled us to talk freely while enjoying a relaxed meal of great quality. The service was very good with just the right amount of intervention. The only negative comment was that the toilets are in the basement which were two flights of stair more than my father wanted to negotiate. Thank you for helping provide a memorable event

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

We hadn't visited for a while, but are pleased we came back. Nice noise level, good short menu for both food and drink, tentative staff. Mains were generous, but not over whelming, and well executed. Starters and desserts seem a bit steep in comparison, the starters in particular lacked a bit of oomph, irrespective of the quality of the products. Wine list had some modern favourites eg Pecorino, whilst the ones we had we'd recommend (esp the Pinot Noir.)

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