The Elephant and Castle

Amwell Lane, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, al4 8ea
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Opening Information

Monday - Thursday 12-23
Friday - Saturday 12-23
Sunday 1 - 22.30

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Play Area
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Children's Menu available
  • Car Parking
  • Baby Chairs

About The Elephant and Castle

The Elephant & Castle…

Located on the edge of Wheathampstead on the way to Harpenden in leafy Amwell, we are the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle - Popular with bike and horse riders along with walkers and those looking for a large open space where you can dine, drink and relax. Our traditional 18th century building is surrounded by two large gardens with plenty of tall trees, filled with cosy corners and two wood burning stoves.

We have a multitude of carefully selected wines from across England and further afield, exceptional award winning ales, craft beer & lagers. There is also a wonderful selection of gin, whisky and rum alongside our brand new menu. Our meals are made with fresh, local ingredients and served daily for lunch and dinner.

We have parking front and rear and are a children and dog-friendly pub. So, if it’s a special occasion, a refreshing pint after a long ride or you just fancy relaxing with some great food & drink we will be happy to help. Simply give us a call or pop in and see one of the team. We look forward to seeing you soon…

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Friday, 14 May 2021

All very happy with the e&c great food and service.

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Visited On Friday, 14 May 2021

Sharing platter needs more cheese etc not value for money. Few more choices of starters

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Visited On Friday, 14 May 2021

Absolutely fantastic in every way!

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Visited On Friday, 14 May 2021

We had a lovely evening. Staff were as ever super friendly and efficient. Food was lovely. Cod with crushed potatoes was delicious. Cheese board was a treat! My friends had not been before but loved your pub.

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Visited On Friday, 14 May 2021

Couldn't fault service which was quick and friendly. The menu looked nice and varied but was left disappointed by a lack of gluten and dairy free options which I found surprising given how common intolerances are these days. I was also slightly disappointed by my cheese and chorizo truncher which had very little toppings compared to the amount of bread, and all in all was quite basic. Wasn't a bad experience but won't be returning in a hurry.

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Visited On Friday, 14 May 2021

We had a brilliant experience. Old friends who haven’t met up for over a year and they he food / service was just great. Thank you for making our first meal out for 14 months 🥲

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Visited On Friday, 14 May 2021

Lovely young chap serving us in the marquee, just the right level of attentiveness. Nicely decorated Marquee made it a look cosy and welcoming. Food was great too. Keep up the good work!

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Visited On Friday, 14 May 2021

Excellent service and superb Farrs 1492 thank you. The food was brilliant and the staff were also spot on. Thank you, look forward to coming again soon 😊

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Visited On Thursday, 13 May 2021

Good to be out and enjoy your hospitality with great service from all especially your team member George

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Visited On Thursday, 13 May 2021

The tipee is lovely, food delicious and our waiter was very attentive. The only thing that would make it better is some patio heaters. Will definately be returning.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 May 2021

The team all made such an effort. Thank you

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 May 2021

The Scotch Egg is really really delicious!

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Visited On Thursday, 13 May 2021

Perfect place to eat with friends

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Given the Covid restrictions we had a great meal with friends. Great service and the food was just great.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 May 2021

More choice of wine by the glass would be good.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 May 2021

The team were so friendly and helpful, the food was delicious with the steaks cooked to perfection. All round a lovely evening.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Brilliant pub, excellent beer, beautiful garden space

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 May 2021

We had a lovely afternoon for my husband's birthday, Food was excellent, staff were polite and efficient. Our waiter Darius was excellent.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Really lovely pub, beautiful tipi with carpets, lighting and heating to shelter from British weather! lovely staff, great food. parking a bit limited at busy times.

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Visited On Monday, 10 May 2021

Beautiful garden setting with wildflower garden, tipi, kids playground and chickens! The service was excellent, friendly atmosphere

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Visited On Monday, 10 May 2021

Such a lovely atmosphere with really happy welcoming staff. Great outdoor venue . We were celebrating family birthdays and the staff put candles on the desserts for the two birthday “boys”! We had a great evening .

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Visited On Monday, 10 May 2021

I had the most wonderful lunch yesterday! The staff were absolutely amazing and despite the terrible rain - they braved the weather to ensure we had our meals in the tipi - they deserve medals!!!! Thank you the hamburger was scrumptious, abd my friends loved the fish n chips !

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Visited On Monday, 10 May 2021

Really well organised. George was lovely and food was smashing

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Visited On Sunday, 09 May 2021

Great food and service, served in the outside garden

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Visited On Sunday, 09 May 2021

Staff are super friendly. Despite parking being tight, staff were accommodating and found alternatives. The drinks are great and the olives are amazing.

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