The Waggoners

Brickwall Close , Ayot Green, Welwyn, United Kingdom, AL6 9AA
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Tuesday to Saturday lunch and diner
Sunday lunch

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Waggoners

Owned and run by Aude and Laurent Brydniak since 2008, The Waggoners offers a good selection of classic pub meals as well as a seasonal A La Carte menu. Set menus are available lunch and dinner from 2 or 3 courses to our 5 course tasting menu.
The kitchen, run by our head chef, has created a menu inspired by classic French dishes with a modern twist combining great flavours together. We also offer an extensive and well balanced wine list as well as a range of premium spirits.
Our beautiful dining space made up of 4 interconnecting rooms fits around you, however large your party or whatever the celebration. From private meetings, lunch, dinner and cocktail parties to family re-unions, birthdays and anniversaries The Waggoners is the perfect setting for your function.
We have the facilities to accommodate smaller groups of 4 to 36 guests or larger parties of up to 90 guests. We have a car park for up to 70 cars. Guests can also enjoy our large outside seating area to relax on a sunny day. Or why not play a game of Petanque (boules) on our private pitch.

Cuisine: French
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 15 January 2020

The quality of the food and the service is always excellent. We have never been disappointed. Thank you.

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Service was welcoming, friendly and professional. We had a pub classic and ordered a side salad which actually we didn’t need as the dish came with salad so perhaps that could have been pointed out. 4* for atmosphere just because it was an early and quiet Wednesday lunchtime. Would definitely recommend this pub.

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Visited On Thursday, 09 January 2020

An excellent restaurant with truly enjoyable food. It is hard if not impossible, to find fault although if I had to - my husband did find the crumble somewhat sweet! Although rest assured, this did nothing to spoil the birthday lunch. I will definitely be returning. Not the cheapest but it is not what you pay, but whether it is worth it and The Waggoners is definitely worth every penny.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Shocking service - had to 'interrupt' the waitresses at the bar to take our desert order- appalling!!!

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Brilliant food and really friendly staff

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Love this restaurant and have been back today for lunch with a different group of friend. Another fab meal. Highly recommend. 😁

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Lovely food and evening, great service

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Visited On Thursday, 26 December 2019

Great restaurant and food.

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Visited On Thursday, 26 December 2019

Lovely family Boxing Day lunch, thank you very much.

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Excellent friendly service and sensible helpful touches like taking the children’s food order quickly first. Fantastic food. We had a great meal and a lovely time on Christmas Eve.

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

Our evening was fabulous - the only comment I would make is that we were disappointed that there was some miscommunication over the meal for the coeliac member of our party in spite of making requirements absolutely clear in emails and having written confirmation back that all was understood.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

Always a pleasure great staff always attentive .. Laurent and Matthew always remember you and add little touches ..the pub also very friendly with a nice warming fire and dogs welcome too x

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

A very enjoyable pre-Christmas lunch. Some great menu options and all the dishes were well cooked and enjoyed by everyone. Attentive friendly staff. We will be back.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 December 2019

Very enjoyable evening with excellent food.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 December 2019

As always, delicious food and excellent service. Thank you.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 December 2019

We brought friends as our guests but although the starters were lovely the beef mains were very fatty and not tender. We were very disappointed as we had told them what great meals we have had on previous visits.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Good food good venue good location

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Great service, food, environment. Laurent couldn't have been kinder helping my disabled Mum, really appreciated especially during such a busy restaurant time! Food was outstanding - a great experience, thank you.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Service was excellent. Food was excellent, plenty of flavour. The only down point was the very noisy man sitting behind us talking to the staff. I also would have expected some Petit fours with my coffee. Look forward to another visit in the new year.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

We love to go for lunch or dinner at the Waggoners. It is a special treat.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 December 2019

Love The Waggoners. Was introduced to it back in 2012. Always consistent. We had a 4 person get together mid week (Dec10th) everything, especially the food, was exemplary. We came again with another set of friends on Sun Dec 15th for lunch. The starters were perfect but the Rotisserie Roast was not. 3 of us had it, the potatoes too hard to cut into, macaroni mushy, Yorkshire puddings over cooked and gravy tasteless. Other vegetables & meat were fine. This to us was an isolated occasion...perhaps a different weekend cook? We will definitely be back and our guests said they would also. Thank you for your delightful hospitality. Best wishes, Annie

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

We had the Christmas 3 course menu, all were good except they forgotten to ask us how we prefer our steaks to be cooked? It came out more like well done than medium rare as we would like.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Service was poor, the restaurant was not particularly busy, staff need training or clearer direction. Food was ok, but not more than ok, potatoes were rock hard. You would expect more for the price you pay, we won’t be returning and certainly will not recommend.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Wonderful thank tou

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

A fantastic lunch!

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