ABOUT THE GREAT NORTHERN

THE GREAT NORTHERN IS AN INDEPENDENT RESTAURANT AND PUB, SERVING LOCALLY SOURCED & SEASONAL MODERN BRITISH AND EUROPEAN FOOD, COMPLEMENTED BY A GREAT SELECTION OF WINES, ALES AND CRAFT BEERS.

OUR SMALL MENU, WHICH CHANGES REGULARLY, CONTAINS OF INNOVATIVE DISHES INSPIRED BY LOCAL SEASONAL PRODUCE, ALONG WITH MORE TRADITIONAL BRITISH CLASSICS. ROASTS ARE SERVED ON SUNDAYS ALONG WITH THE REST OF THE MENU, AND PRE-CINEMA DINING IS AVAILABLE FOR THE ODYSSEY NEXT DOOR.

GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO DINE IN OUR WARM AND RELAXED RESTAURANT AREA, “THE SNUG”, IN THE BAR AREA, OR IN OUR SPACIOUS GARDEN.

FOR BOOKINGS OF OVER 6 PEOPLE, PLEASE CONTACT OUR GENERAL MANAGER, SHERI EDWARDS ON SHERIDAN@GREATNORTHERNPUB.CO.UK, OR GIVE US A CALL ON 01727 730867. PRIVATE PARTIES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE. WE CAN CATER FOR SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS, INCLUDING GLUTEN FREE AND SCD DIETS

Wild garlic risotto, seasonal vegetables

LOVELY WILD GARLIC RISOTTO AND SEASONAL VEGETABLES

ABOUT THE PEOPLE

THREE FRIENDS TOOK OVER THE GREAT NORTHERN IN 2015, PROVIDING THE OLD PUB WITH SOME MUCH NEEDED CARE AND ATTENTION, RENOVATING THE BUILDING & GARDEN AND INSTALLING A NEW KITCHEN.

OUR NEW HEAD CHEF, HARRY LUMSDON, HAS WORKED AT SOME OF THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN HERTFORDSHIRE, INCLUDING ST. MICHAELS MANOR AND BROCKET ESTATE. HARRY WAS CROWNED YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR IN THE YOUNG MASTERCHEF OF BRITAIN COMPETITION. HE HAS TAKEN GREAT INSPIRATION FROM THE ABUNDANCE OF THE FANTASTIC SEASONAL PRODUCE WE HAVE LOCAL TO ST ALBANS AND LOVES PRODUCING BEAUTIFUL AND CREATIVE PLATES WHICH SHOWCASE BRITISH PRODUCE AT ITS BEST, INCORPORATING FRESH GLOBAL TWISTS.

THE TEAM IS LED BY GENERAL MANAGER SHERI EDWARDS AND ASSISTANT MANAGER EMMA PARKHOUSE. SHERI, PREVIOUSLY MANAGER OF THE AMBLE INN, HARPENDEN, PRIDES HIMSELF ON CREATING A WARM ENVIRONMENT, A GREAT TEAM AND A PERFECT WELL-KEPT PINT.

AS WELL AS SHERI, EMMA AND HARRY, WE HAVE A FANTASTIC TEAM OF FRIENDLY AND ATTENTIVE STAFF WHO ENJOY SERVING YOU AS MUCH AS YOU’LL ENJOY BEING SERVED!

WELCOME TO YOUR FAVOURITE NEW LOCAL RESTAURANT & PUB!

Artichokes

scotch egg

INGREDIENTS

WE SELECT THE FINEST, FRESH, LOCALLY SOURCED AND SEASONAL INGREDIENTS