With the weekend here, lots of us are looking to book a meal out - here are the ten most booked restaurants in Hertfordshire, according to OpenTable. We have listed them in no particular order.

1. The Ivy, St Albans

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The Ivy Brasserie in St Albans offers all-day dining in a relaxed and sophisticated environment, with modern British cuisine, brasserie-inspired classics, and a wealth of vegetarian and vegan options.

2. Lavish Bar & Grill, Stevenage

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Lavish Bar & Grill focuses on Mediterranean-inspired dishes, transforming traditional meals by using new ingredients and marination techniques.

3. Hermitage Rd Bar and Restaurant, Hitchin

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Located in a former ballroom, Hermitage Rd Bar and Restaurant focuses on providing fresh and exciting food alongside specialty cocktails and excellent service.

4. Bill's, St Albans

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Bill's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an outside courtyard that comes into its own during the summer months.

5. The Fox at Willian, Letchworth

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The Fox at Willian is a gastropub with a superb wine list, offering up locally-sourced and seasonal dishes.

6. The Old Guinea, Radlett

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With a history dating back to 1826, The Old Guinea offers stunning views of Hertfordshire's gorgeous countryside, with more than 200 seats - including 150 in the garden. Their menu varies from pizzas - made with fresh dough - to salads and other special options.

7. Lussmanns, St Albans

Lussmanns is a fish and steak restaurant that prides itself on its "ethical dining". It even featured in the Sunday Times' list of the 100 Best Places to Eat in the UK.

8. El Bar de Tapas, Stevenage

Situated in the heart of Stevenage Old Town, El Bar de Tapas offers a range of traditional, small Spanish dishes. A family-run business, it combines quality imported products with locally-sourced ingredients.

9. Craft & Cleaver, St Albans

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Craft & Cleaver is an American-style barbecue restaurant serving a range of meats. They're also open for brunches - bottomless or otherwise!

10. PEACH., Hertford

PEACH. was founded during the first Covid lockdown, and has gone from strength-to-strength ever since. It specialises in brunch, burgers, coffee and cocktails, and has been awarded OpenTable's Diners' Choice award for two consecutive years.