The Engineer

12 St Johns Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 1DJ
01582 460 478


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For Bookings of 8 or more and for Buffets and Parties please call or email 

Under 18’s are not permitted in the Main Bar and Sports Bar, please book a table in the restaurant. Please note, dogs are not permitted in our restaurant

Nachos for One (V)


Add Chilli for £2.50. Tortilla chips topped with melted cheese and tangy salsa, with guacamole and sour cream and jalapenos

Hummus, Bread and Oils (V)


Served with sundried tomatoes

Chicken Strips


Served with sweet chilli dip



Served with aioli

Broccoli & Stilton Soup (V)(GF)


Homemade soup with a warm bread roll

Chicken Wings


Served with BBQ dip

Stuffed Peppers (V)(GF)


Sweet chilli cherry peppers stuffed with cream cheese

Potato Skins


Choose from: Sour cream and chive; cheese and bacon; chilli con carne and sour cream

Chilli Con Carne & Sour Cream


Tuna Mayonnaise


Cheese & Beans


The Engineer Fish & Chips


Hand battered hake fillet served with skin on fries and mushy peas

Pork Belly


Slow cooked pork belly with creamy mash, seasonal vegetables and gravy

Home Cooked Ham, eggs & Chips


Home cooked ham served with 2 eggs and skin on fries

Mac & Cheese (V)


Add bacon 80p. Homemade macaroni in a rich cheese sauce, served with garlic bread and seasonal vegetables

Glazed Chicken Breast


Chicken breast glazed with apple, honey and mustard, served with sweet potato and butternut squash mash and wilted spinach

Smoked Haddock Pot


Naturally smoked chunks of haddock bound in a rich white sauce with peppers and onion, topped with grilled cheese and served with warm bread

Chicken Ceasar Flatbread


Vegetarian option for £8.25 (V) A crisp flatbread topped with bbq sauce, mozzarella and sliced chicken, finished with rocket, Parmesan and Caesar dressing. Served with skin on fries

Homemade Pie


Please ask for todays's filling. Traditional shortcrust pie made in-house, served with creamy mash potato, peas and gravy



Beef and red wine lasagna, topped with bechamel sauce, finished with mature cheddar cheese and served with garlic bread

Whitby Scampi & Chips


Served with skin on fries and mushy peas

Goats Cheese and Caramelised Onion Tart (V)


Served with sweet potato and butternut squash mash and wilted spinach

Sausage and Mash


Pork and leek sausages served on a bed of creamy mash potato and rich gravy

Grazing Board


Suitable for 2-4 people sharing depending on how hungry you are. Scotch egg, pork pie, honey and mustard sausages, hummus, cheddar cheese, cream cheese stuffed peppers, silverskin onions, pickle, chutney and bread

Nachos for two (V)


Tortilla chips topped with jalapenos and melted cheese, served with sour cream, salsa and guacamole

The Original Engineer Beef Burger


Our own 10oz steak burger

Chicken Burger


Lightly spiced with cajun spices, with avacado and salsa

Mexican Melt Burger (V)


Spicy red and black bean burger with a red Leicester and mozzarella cheese centre

Mac and Cheese Stack Burger


10oz steak burger with a mac and cheese patty

8oz Sirloin Steak


Cooked to your liking served with a grilled tomato and mushroom and peas

Steak with horseradish and rocket


Sirloin steak cooked to your liking

Brie and Bacon


Smoked back bacon with warm creamy brie and cranberry sauce

Halloumi and Peppers (V)


Grilled halloumi with roasted peppers and pesto mayo

Tuna Melt


Tuna mayonnaise with melted cheddar cheese

Warm Goats Cheese and Beetroot (V)


Chicken and Bacon


Steak and Stilton


Fried Halloumi and Avocado (V)


Skin on Fries


Add Cheese 80p

Sweet Potato Fries


Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Mash


Dressed Mixed Salad


Seasonal Vegetables


Campagnola Olives


Garlic Bread


Honey Glazed Gammon


Topside of Beef


Leg of Lamb


Pork Belly


Roasted Vegetable Wellington (V)


Apple Caramel Pie


Chocolate Brownie (Gluten Free)


Sticky toffee Pudding


Fruit crumble


Please ask for today's flavour

Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake


Ice Cream


Vanilla or Chocolate



Mango or Raspberry

Macaroni Cheese (V)


Cheese Sandwich on White or Granary Bread (V)


With crisps and cucumber

Homemade Lasagne


With garlic bread

Fish Goujons


With chips and peas or baked beans

Ham, Egg and Chips


Battered Chicken Pieces


With chips and peas or baked beans

Sausage and Chips or Mash


With peas

Beef Burger


With chips and salad

Sunday Roasts


All served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding and gravy. Choose from: beef, lamb or gammon

Chocolate Chip Brownie


With vanilla ice cream

Wafer Boat


With vanilla and chocolate ice cream, chocolate sauce and sprinkles

Fruit Shoot


100 % Apple Juice


Orange Juice


Sandwich Buffet

£5.95 per person

A selection of freshly made sandwiches on white and brown bread, sausage and cheese rolls and a selection of crisps


£1.30 each or £150 for 125 items

Mini cottage pies, mini fish & chips, mini smoked salmon bagels, steak, Stilton & whisky rostis, grilled halloumi & avocado, roasted vegetable & goats cheese crostini, mini sausage & mash and mini chicken & bacon pies

Finger Buffet

£11.95 per person

Selection of filled ciabatta’s, vegetable spring rolls, honey & mustard sausages, breaded plaice goujons with tartare sauce, spiced cajun wedges, chicken wings and crisps

Fork Buffet

£14.95 per person

Selection of filled ciabatta’s, honey mustard sausages, spicy chicken wings, chicken & chorizo skewers, warm sausage rolls and cheese rolls, bread with hummus and oils, breaded mushrooms with garlic dip, buttered new potatoes and breaded plaice goujons with tartare sauce

Children’s Party Food

£6.50 per child

Chicken nuggets/Fish goujons and chips with unlimited squash

Unlimited tea & coffee can also be added to your buffet for a fixed price of £30

Why not pre-order your party drinks?

We have a number of drinks packages available, prosecco, beer bucket deals and also spirits and mixers. These are available at discounted prices if booked and paid for a minimum of 7 days in advance

Why not add a selection of desserts for £2.75 per person?

Profiteroles (GF)

With chocolate sauce or brownies (GF)


With cream and jam

Food service hours:
Mon - Thu: 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Fri: 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Sat: 12:00 - 21:00
Sun: 12:00 - 19:00

All Dishes May Contain Traces of Nuts - Please Ask for other Dietary Requirements

On the Buses......Show us your bus pass on a Thursday lunch for 25% off

Buffet bookings will incur a 10% service charge

Our Traditional Sunday Roasts are very popular......please book in advance to avoid disappointment