The Crooked Chimney
Cromer Hyde Lane, Lemsford, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 7XE
Serving the Lemsford community for more than 200 years, the building was originally a farmhouse called Hornbeam Hall. Its use as an inn dates back to 1756 when it was called The Chequers. In 1777 Searanckes Brewery of Hatfield acquired the building which remained as The Chequers until 1968 when it was renamed The Crooked Chimney after its distinctive crooked brick chimney.
A country pub oozing rural charm and rustic character, our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
Whether you are planning dinner with friends or Sunday lunch with family, book a table online and enjoy some quality time with those you love the most.
Serving the local community for more than 250 years, our pub is near Stanborough Reedmarsh, a magnet for bird watchers. There's a nature trail that follows the River Lee and two scenic lakes.
There’s always a great reason to visit The Crooked Chimney in Welwyn Garden. Throughout the week we run Fixed Price Lunch and Dinner menus, and at the weekend you can enjoy special prices on sparkling wine on Fizz Friday or a delicious 3-course Steak Supper on Saturday. For a limited time only, we’re also running a Pizza & Peroni night on a Thursday - the perfect midweek treat!
Monday to Friday 11am to 11pm Saturday 11am to 11pm Sundays 11am to 10.30pm
Call The Crooked Chimney on: 01707 397021