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The Oak Tree, Harpenden - pub details

Address: Leyton Green, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2TG [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 9185) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Harpenden (0.2 miles), Luton Airport Parkway (4.6 miles), St Albans (5 miles)

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The pub closed suddenly about a year ago and looked as if the staff and customers had just vanished. After a refurbishment it re-opened this spring as the Oddfellows Arms. And it is a bit odd being neither a pub nor a café. Why do Europeans manage to pull the café bar concept off so much better? Felt rather cliquey and unfriendly when I visited. My pint was average but very expensive as was everything on their menu. Better pubs nearby.
StephenM123 - 23 Sep 2016 18:03
Snarling Mallard - the "free cheese" you mention (sorry, didn't see you on Sunday, did I?) relates to the Cheese Society established by the locals - who donate the cheese and port - to raise money for charity. It has been running for many years now.

If you had paid a quid, you could have joined in.
MartynG - 31 Aug 2011 13:17
An old man's Charles Well's house a little bit away from the main drag in Harpenden. Seems reasonable enough but the pint of Youngs wasn't up to a lot and the music selection appeared to be more for the staff than clientelle. Also looks like they have free cheeee for locals.
Snarling_Mallard - 28 Aug 2011 17:02
Went to pub for sunday lunch today and arrived prompt at 12.

Was told by a older guy working the bar that I was too early.

So I reminded him it was 12 and his response was well we can open when we like and we have decided to open at 12:10 today

I was shocked by his weird attitude.

He then asked me to wait outside until then..even there was no one in the pub!

I said I would rather not and left.

This pub has a nice setting but has a reputation for bad service and odd bar staff. Clearly this guy had forgotten that pubs are for punters and not self serving odd balls.

Avoid like the plague!
pubtruth2009 - 23 Aug 2009 20:33
Nice looking Charles Wells pub overlooking a small green, far enough away from the main road traffic and High Street shops to give the place the feel of a village pub. Decent pint of Bombardier, with Youngs Ordinary and Adnams Broadside on the other handpumps. No sign of the reported under-agers either.
rpadam - 8 Jul 2009 20:34

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