Welcome to the Rose & Crown

There’s something for everyone at the newly refurbished Rose & Crown in Essendon. Enjoy stunningly original food served in our sumptuous, modern restaurant. Or simply unwind with a pint in our relaxed, comfortable bar or garden after a walk through some of Hertfordshire’s most beautiful countryside.

Whatever you choose, you’re guaranteed a warm welcome.

Opening Hours

*restaurant closed lunchtime, bar open with food served 12-3pm
*restaurant closed lunchtime, bar open with food served 12-3pm
Sausage & onion roll with apple sauce from the Bar Menu
Navy blue Rose & Crown food Menu with gold detailing
Alex Parker, Head Chef at the Rose & Crown in Essendon, holding up a large fish

A word from our Head Chef

Alex Parker is a prime example of how patience, tenacity, passion and a bit of persistence can make dreams come true. Just before graduating from Catering College at 18, he set his sights on 3 Michelin Star restaurant, Gordon Ramsey. At the time it was under the careful thumb of award winning Chef Patron, Clare Smyth, and Alex literally walked in to his first job there…

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