Best Places to go for Dinner this Weekend

We feel that there is no better way to catch up with friends and family than over a drink and bite to eat. Dacorum has so many different cafes and restaurants to choose from it, the challenge is finding a place before everywhere gets booked up!

We have helped you out in this article by giving you a taste of what Dacorum has to offer. Remember this doesn’t even scratch the surface of what is available so make sure you explore the rest of our website to find the perfect place for you.

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  1. Orange buffalo, Hemel Hempstead Town Centre

Looking for a taste of America?

Look no further than Orange Buffalo in Hemel Hempstead. What started as a food truck in the heart of Shoreditch is now an award winning chain of restaurants. Having won the Best Pub Grub of the Brighton Restaurant awards in 2017 and Time Out’s Best Restaurant in Shoreditch and Hoxton in 2016, Hemel Hempstead are lucky to have one!

Click here for more information including how to book yourself a table.

  1. Nonna’s Supper Club, Tring

We feel like you can never go wrong with Italian cuisine and Nonna’s Supper Club proves us correct!

This Grandmother and Granddaughter team bring the spirit of Italy to Tring with a warm and happy environment providing fresh pastas, pizzas and cakes. They even provide a wine tasting experience through their Wine Club. Through this club, each month you’ll taste a selection of delicious wines accompanied with some delicious seasonal Italian produce.

To have a look at the menu and for more information on how to book click here.

  1. Oscars Pizza, Kings Langley

Oscars Pizza

We told you that Italian was a safe bet because here is another one for you to try!

Oscars Pizza Company is a Sicilian owned family restaurant founded in 1996 by The Russo Family. Nearly 25 years later the company is still thriving, serving a high standard of food with a friendly atmosphere. No wonder it has an excellent reputation!

It’s not just pizza that they specialise in, they also offer a wide range seafood, meat and poultry dishes. You will spoilt for choice when you visit here!

Visit here to find more information including booking information.

  1. Opuz kitchen , Hemel Hempstead Town Centre

Jumping from Italy to the Mediterranean with this restaurant in the heart of Hemel Hempstead.

Opuz Kitchen combines traditional Turkish-Mediterranean cuisine with fine dining flourishes and fusion riffs – think sumac and pomegranate martinis, exotic breads with Medjool date butter and inventive, rose-tinted desserts among its sophisticated offerings.

Complete with stone oven and charcoal grill, your mouth will be watering just thinking about this place.

Click here to have a look at the menu and find out how you can book a table.

  1. The Akeman, Tring

Are you looking for a warm setting that has captured the hearts of all the locals?

Founded in 2005, The Akeman offers a wide range of dishes including steaks, fish, pizzas, pasta dishes and even a 12 hour roasted pork belly. Speaking of which, for every pork belly sold they donate 25p to Epilepsy Society, surely that is a good enough reason to visit!

For more information including opening times and how to book click here.

  1. Chiang Mai Cottage, Hemel Hempstead Old Town

If nothing has taken your fancy so far than this taste of Asia surely will!



This Thai restaurant is located in the beautiful Hemel Hempstead Old Town and the food served here is just as wonderful. From curries to stir fried dishes this restaurant has it all and is served in a warm and welcoming environment.

If you are struggling to decide what to have from the mouth-watering menu then have the decision made for you with a range of set menus which cater for 2 or more people.

To have a look at these set menus and for details on how to book a table click here.

  1. The Gatsby, Berkhamsted

Can’t repeat the past? Why of course you can with this dining experience!

Serving classic modern European cuisine, The Gatsby transports you back to the Art Deco era including dining alongside the sounds of a pianist. Wash down your food with one of the many wines or cocktails from the bar.

The roaring 20s will truly be brought to life!

Click here for more information including the different menus on offer.

  1. Rose and Crown, Kings Langley

Rose and Crown, Kings Langley

Do you fancy sticking with a place that screams British traditions?

The Rose and Crown in Kings Langley is a wonderful village pub that serves a wide range of delicious food for all occasions. Whether it is a family three course meal or a refreshing drink after work with friends this premium pub has it all!

Plus, if the sun is shining, there is a lovely garden space which is the perfect place to enjoy al fresco dining.

To have a look at all the wonderful food on offer plus details on how to book click here.

  1. Banana leaf, Hemel Hempstead Town Centre

Are you debating whether to have Thai or Chinese? Well now you can have both!

The Banana Leaf in Hemel Hempstead offers a wide range of Asian cuisine from Thai curries to Chinese sweet and sour dishes. Plus, during the week they offer All You Can Eat deals for those who want to experience as much of this mouth-watering cuisine as possible.

Accompanied by a friendly service this restaurant is definitely one to try!

For all the details, including information on the All You Can Eat schemes, click here.

  1. Lussmanns, Berkhamsted

Do you want your food to not only be delicious but also sourced in a sustainable way?

Lussmanns does just that and has an abundance of awards to prove it! A wide range of food is on offer including coq-au-vin, fish and chips and even vegan cauliflower fritters. There are also seasonal and set menus on offer so you will be there for hours deciding what to have (or just keep going back to try something new!)

Click here to see what is on offer and all the details of how to book a table.


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