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Magic Mushroom

Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
+44 1268 289963
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (18 reviews)
“pate” (9 reviews)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
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1 - 10 of 662 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I try to only visit on special occasions so it keeps its wonder, but I have always had a great time at the Magic Mushroom. Very welcoming inside and nicely laid out, looks very classy. The recent building work means the waiting area / bar...More

Thank Jalexscott
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a great meal. At 26.50 for a 3 course meal it's was great value. Lamb & beef were extremely tasty. Service was a little slow at first but they did have some big parties in. Others in my party commented that they are not...More

Thank FleurClarke
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, we are glad you enjoyed your Sunday Lunch, I will pass on your comments to the Kitchen. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Would highly recommend this restaurant. We went to celebrate our neighbour's 50th birthday and were extremely impressed with everything. The food was exceptional, the staff were exemplary and the overall setting of both tables and room was beautifully laid out and clean. Look forward to...More

1  Thank barbarali13
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you had an enjoyable Celebration & look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 4 days ago

A very pleasant experience, service and food were excellent. The mid week menu was well balanced and offered a choice for all the guests. We were a large party every part of your lunch went smoothly, the food was delicious. Yes if your thinking of...More

Thank Joan707
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you had an enjoyable Birthday Celebration & look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been eating at The Magic Mushroom for many years and have seen it grow and improve to what it is today. Most importantly, the team deliver consistently lovely food, with friendly, personal service. Last night was typical of their high standards. I had a...More

Thank TofferJesty
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you had an enjoyable evening and look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Prior to enjoying this fabulous Sunday lunch to celebrate friends Ruby Wedding I had not been to this restaurant for two years. The first thing that amazed me was how much it has expanded in terms of seating capacity, which has resulted in a beautiful...More

Thank Vince L
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to do a very detailed review of our Restaurant, we are glad you liked the new extension & refurbishment. Our Sunday Lunch Menu is very popular & we are glad you enjoyed your choices. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taken by my wife for surprise meal. First impressions on entering were good: the staff were welcoming and the room well laid out with good sized tables well spaced. The staff were excellent: attentive without being intrusive. Food was well cooked. She had scoops, I...More

Thank Romfordalan
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you had an enjoyable meal with us & look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an excellent meal at this restaurant. The food, service and atmosphere was very good too. However, I ordered a de-caff coffee as I am extremely sensitive to caffeine. The waitress said that they do serve de-caff so I drank what I thought was...More

Thank betsy770
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant we are glad you had an enjoyable meal. We are sorry the coffee served to you was not de caff coffee, we have de caff coffee available & herbal teas there must of been an...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I, along with her fiancé, travelled from Surrey to Billericay to meet with our cousin, who we hadn't seen for 30 years, and his wife; it transpired that it was their 48th wedding anniversary, so it was definitely going to be a...More

Thank Nigel M
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed the whole experience and had a special celebratory lunch. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our firm took over the restaurant for a dinner. The fixed menu was tasty, the wines pleasant and the service prompt and very good. For a large group dinner everything was well cooked and interesting.

Thank HansGH16
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience, we are glad yourself & your firm had an enjoyable evening with us, we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
Smart Casual....personally I would prefer to see men in trousers rather than jeans.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$54
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Billericay
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 289963
  • E-mail
Description
An excellent product starts with the careful selection of the finest fresh ingredients. We source local produce whenever possible, our meats are reared at Essex farms and our fish is delivered fresh daily with much of our fruit and vegetables grown at home in the kitchen garden.
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