Among the things people are missing most during lockdown is a trip to the pub for some hearty grub.

If you're craving food from your local, and in need of a break from the kitchen, we've got good news for you.

There are plenty of pubs in Hertfordshire that are offering click and collect services during lockdown.

Whether you're in the mood for fish and chips, burgers, or vegetable curry, here's how you can get your pub fix at home.

1. Artichoke on the Green

The Artichoke, located on Croxley Green, is offering a click and collect service so people can continue to enjoy their favourite pub grub at home.

Collections are available from 3pm to 6pm on Thursdays and Fridays, and 10am to 1pm on Saturdays. Orders must be placed by 6pm the day before collection.

Once you've browsed the menu and chosen your order, just arrive at the Artichoke car park and staff will load your collection into the boot.

The pub is also offering isolation packs which can be sent to friends and family members in need of a boost. Options include the fruit and veg pack, BBQ pack and Eristoff Vodka pack.


2. The Compasses

A traditional family-run pub in Abbots Langley, The Compasses is now offering a takeaway service.

Call 07961 662 016 or 01923 262870 to place your order. Then just drive into the car park and pull up at the red barrier where you will see the drive thru window.

The menu include scampi and chips, chicken curry, pizza and Sunday roasts.

The service is available on Fridays and Saturdays from 5pm to 9pm, and Sundays from 1pm to 5pm.


3. The King Stag

The King Stag in Bushey is offering a call and collect service, with staff delivering the dishes to your car or bringing them to the pub's back door.

The takeaway menu includes battered fish and chips, burgers, and sausages and mash.

Call 020 8950 2988 to place your order.


4. The Three Crowns

The Three Crowns in Bushey is offering diners the chance to 'have a pub grub night in' with its takeaway menu.

Call 020 8950 2851 to place your order. You will be given a collection time and a member of staff will bring your order to you safely.

The service is available from 5pm to 9pm on Friday and Saturday, and 12pm to 5pm on Sunday.

The pub is also offering NHS and care home workers a 20 per cent discount on their orders.


5. The Boot

This traditional 18th century pub in Sarratt remains open for a drive thru service.

Email, call or text 01923 262247 to place your order with your desired collection time, and then simply drive up and collect from the drive thru window.

Options include vegetable curry, pie of the week, fish and chips and roast dinner.

The collection service is available from 5pm to 8pm Tuesday to Friday, 4.30pm to 7.30pm on Saturday, and 12pm to 5pm on Sunday.


6. George & Dragon

This gastro pub in Hitchin serves locally sourced food and is currently offering an order and collect service.

Call 01438 351 362 to place an order and visit the website to browse the menu, which includes pie of the day, burgers, sausages and mash, and vegetable wellington.


7. Two Brewers

Although the popular Two Brewers pub in Chipperfield is currently closed, they have decided to open a virtual pub, The Lock Inn.

With visits to the pub about more than just food and drink, The Lock Inn aims to help tackle loneliness by offering activities and entertainment, including a weekly interactive quiz on Wednesdays at 6pm and rock and roll bingo every Friday at 6pm.


If you know of a local pub offering delivery or click and collect services, email to add them to the list.