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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)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
“pate” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
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1 - 10 of 621 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Three course Sunday lunch for £26.50 per head with a choice of approx. 7 starters, 7 mains and 7 desserts. Excellent quality, good sized portions, attractive presentation and great service. We ate as a party of 5. I had the mackerel and horseradish pate, followed...More

Thank David_B-Billericay
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, we are glad you had an enjoyable Sunday Lunch & we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening, can't fault the food and service. Each dish cooked to perfection and served with care & imagination. Deserts to die for. Service first class. Will be back soon.

Thank Kevin D
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant, with very attentive staff, very good selection of wine and most importantly delicious food, The Magic Mushroom has always been a good place to visit but since its had a refit and been decorated its excellent.

Thank tonyhammer64
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 Wedding Anniversary celebration and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 14 of us (including 5 kids) had a very enjoyable lunch celebrating a 60th birthday. Good choice of food for all including the kids. Felt like a bit of a wait between courses considering it was quiet for a Saturday, but that...More

Thank Robert-Joanne-132
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 Family Lunch celebrating a 60th Birthday. We do find our customers do not want to be rushed so we leave a gap between courses so you can enjoy each course. We look...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with friends on Saturday evening and it was our first visit since the major revamp and enlargement work had been completed. The bar area has been greatly enlarged and now offers more space for many more people to have a pre /post dinner...More

Thank DIYWINNER
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 liked our new extension & refurbishment. We are working hard to get the right balance of customers to members of staff so that the evening runs smoothly. We hope that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, excellent food, lovely place for a real special occasion. I would definitely recommend.

Thank Emma C
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited to celebrate her birthday and we were not disappointed! From the start we were warmly welcomed and the level of service that we received from the staff was superb. The level of service was only bettered by the food we...More

Thank davidtmahony94
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments we are glad you had a enjoyable Birthday Celebration with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fish menu, but little pricy. The staff are very nice and service is good. The reason for not 5 stars is the high price.More

Thank A B
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, all our produce is freshly sourced and of the highest quality so we can offer you the best dishes available. We are glad you enjoyed your visit & look forward to seeing you again. Regards...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went along as part of a group to celebrate a wedding anniversary. We all had three courses and were well looked after throughout. In terms of first impressions, driving past you might not think a restaurant was there, but inside it is well appointed...More

Thank HanaPeter
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner party last night in the new private room which has its own entrance, bar and toilets and rear double doors that we had open. The service by Danielle mostly on her own (perhaps there should have been 2 staff) was very good with excellent...More

Thank JOHN K
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, we are glad you had an enjoyable celebration in our Private Dining Room. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Darren

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Dean M
What is the dress code?
30 August 2016|
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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$33 - US$51
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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