The Alford Arms

Frithsden, Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom, HP1 3DD
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Opening Information

BAR:
We are open all day, every day from 11am to 11pm
KITCHEN:
Lunch:
12:00-2:30pm Monday to Thursday and 12:00-3:00pm Friday & Saturday
Dinner
6:30-9:30pm Monday to Thursday and 6:00-10:00pm Friday & Saturday
Sunday
12:00-9:00pm (All day)

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Business Lunch

About The Alford Arms

True to the traditions of a great British Pub, the Alford is a real hidden gem that has become a local institution over the last 17 years.

Whilst often described as a gastro-pub, it sits more comfortably in the classic pub mould, that just happens to do great food. So, tables in the dining room are available to book, but there’s also the bar for drinkers with tables available on a first come, first served basis.

The seasonal menu and daily specials balance originality with more traditional fare and we are firm believers in using local and foraged produce wherever possible. Happy to cater for any requirements we are past winners of the national ‘FreeFrom Food’ Eating Out award.
There’s a fab terrace for sunny days and historic Ashridge Forest is right on our doorstep. Ramblers, dog walkers, bluebell admirers, mushroom foragers and cyclists regularly emerge from the surrounding countryside ready to combine their activities with a refreshing stop at the Alford Arms.

Dogs, children and muddy boots welcome!

Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Fantastic atmosphere, very welcoming, smiles at the bar. Food was divine, service was top notch. Nice chilled atmosphere. Love the setting. Definitely be back time and time again. Makes such a difference having friendly bar guys & girls (hate calling them staff as they make it happen!!) Keep up the good work. Carly x

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Always lovely great atmosphere obviously very popular 👍👍

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

As always, an excellent lunch with equally good service. The sea bream was delicious and even though I had specific requirements due to diet, they were extremely happy to help.

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 August 2019

This is a regular haunt and never disappoints.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

Love this place and the food is constantly very good! Friendly welcoming staff. Highly recommend this gem of a pub and restaurant!

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

The food is always perfect and the staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

Food excellent as always. Service great in a friendly atmosphere.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

Fantastic food and staff who were helpful and attentive but not intrusive.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

Very friendly staff not keen on too many dogs inside

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

Have been a few times, but def not quite as good this time, the signature dish bubble and squeak was not so nice...and the spicy cauliflower a bit soggy!! But if a shame as celebrating exams results so was a special trip with the family ☹️

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

Delicious meal - never disappoints

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Our second visit to this great gem of a restaurant- nothing but good things to say about the Alford Arms. 5*in all departments - thank you! X

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

A great pub lunch!

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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

Really good evening, felt st home. Good food wine and service

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 August 2019

What a lovely evening we had. A friendly, happy atmosphere, delightful and efficient staff and great food. What more could anyone ask for?! We really liked where we were seated too. Very comfortable seating and the fresh flowers on the table were very attractive. Thank you Team, it was fab!

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Always excellent - we love coming- if only you were within walking distance

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Visited On Monday, 12 August 2019

Lovely pub - no wonder it's always so busy!!

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Another lovely meal, not to be faulted.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Very nice meal. Very friendly, accommodating staff. Prices a little on the steep side. When our bill arrived, we were charged for a dish we didn't have, which was the only major downside to our visit.

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Great food and service with a smile

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Really great lunch - thank you

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Another good lunch, only thing was bubble and squeak cake was to big! Couldn’t manage a dessert. It’s was very good though.

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

absolutely stunning piece of Fish.... I will deffo be backl

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

We had a delicious meal, as always.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

Lovely evening thanks to the staff

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