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The Spotted Dog

The Spotted Dog, Flamstead, St.Albans, United Kingdom, AL3 8BS
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Opening Information

Monday - Closed
Tuesday 12.00 - 15.00, 17.00 - 23.00
Wednesday 12.00 - 15.00, 17.00 - 23.00
Thursday 12.00 - 15.00, 17.00 - 23.00
Friday 12.00 - 24.00
Saturday 12.00 - 24.00
Sunday 12.00 - 21.00

Food served daily at lunch time 12.00 - 14.30
Sunday lunch 12.30 - 15.00

Cafe - Coffeedog 0830 - 1200 daily

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Well Behaved Children Welcome
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
  • Dogs Welcome

About The Spotted Dog

The Spotted Dog, Located on the high street in Flamstead, nestled at the end of the Chilterns with great walking from the front door. For convenience however it is just of the old roman road of Watling Street and 2 minutes from junction 9 on the slightly more modern road, the M1.

Offering quality, wholesome, freshly prepared lunchtime fare and the best Sunday lunch in the area we welcome walkers, cyclists, business lunches and casual diners alike. We are dog friendly in the front bar and cope well with muddy boots!

Our free-house is different from most with a immediate sense of home and comfort as you come through the door, Claire is an artist so there is much to peruse around the pub. We have a good range of quality wines, first class ales along with draft Guinness, ciders and lagers. We specialise in Gins and have one for every taste.

From 8.30 each morning through to 1200 we open a wonderful cafe - called Coffeedog it has a great selection of cakes, croissant and other delights, and of course superb coffee and tea.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual,Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Excellent food, delicious beer, great atmosphere and they made my labrador very welcome. What more can you ask for in a pub?

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Lovely Sunday lunch with plenty of meat & a huge variety of vegetables. Friendly service

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Visited On Thursday, 28 March 2019

Nice menu

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Visited On Saturday, 23 February 2019

Excellent lunch.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Very helpful friendly pub. We celebrated a family party over lunch at a table for 12. Enjoyable lunch time. Vegetarian and gluten free diets were catered for. Jill

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Visited On Monday, 04 February 2019

They did us proud. Catered for 60 guests after our memorial service.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

Great sticky toffee pud pud

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

We came across The Spotted Dog after a Google search to find somewhere to meet some geographically distant friends for lunch. As soon as we walked through the door we were made welcome and were struck by the relaxed, friendly and community buzz that the owners very clearly encourage and nurture. The wonderfully tasty food and attentive whilst relaxed service added to a great lunchtime spent with our friends. We certainly plan to return again and can highly recommend.

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Visited On Thursday, 31 January 2019

Great food and fantastic personal service. To be fair we were so early for lunch that we were al most the first customers at midday, so only(!)4 star atmosphere.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 January 2019

Fantastic food and great service, thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 January 2019

Came to the first Bridge night, a bit nervous as I’m a beginner but was matched with suitable people. A really great evening (even though we lost!). Will be back next month !

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 January 2019

Beautiful setting, delicious food, excellent service - the perfect New Years Day. Thank you.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 December 2018

A fabulous Christmas meal with friends. Thank you.

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Visited On Friday, 14 December 2018

As usual, a warm welcome from Claire and an amazing dinner cooked by Tom. His roast potatoes are to die for😍 Every course was scrumptious. Lovely Christmas dining with friends.

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Visited On Friday, 14 December 2018

We're lucky to have the Spotted Dog as our local pub. Always welcomed and very special

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 December 2018

My favourite pub

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

We couldn't have asked for better, more efficient and friendly service, topped off with excellent quality food, that is very reasonably priced. We will definitely be making another visit!!!

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Visited On Sunday, 02 December 2018

Lovely friendly pub/restaurant. Cosy, warm atmosphere, good food, drinks & coffee. Dog friendly too ! Would definitely highly recommend

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Visited On Sunday, 02 December 2018

Good food good service and fair prices we will definitely see you again Lesley &Brian

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Visited On Sunday, 25 November 2018

Fast and friendly service in a smart and warm environment. Spot on, The spotted dog.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

Lovely staff and food always delicious!! Highly Recommended!!

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Visited On Sunday, 30 September 2018

Felt cosy and like being in someone’s house. Personal service and food was delicious. Definitely return.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 August 2018

The Spotted Dog Flamstead is our favourite Sunday Lunch stop. The food is so delicious. The staff are very natural and attentive- nothing is too much trouble. The ambiance is so relaxing we travel here often as we did on Sunday, and have never been disappointed. This family business leaves the competition standing. If you like my review, do try it - I’m certain you will be delighted. Stephen and Gillian

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 August 2018

So very pleased. Absolutely lovely. Food, ambience. Just great. Everyone was so impressed. Jean and family

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Visited On Sunday, 22 July 2018

We had a most wonderful Baptism day in a welcoming, hospitable atmosphere and food - excellent.

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