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Magic Mushroom

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Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
+44 1268 289963
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's essentially an up market pub menu. Plenty of choices at reasonable prices with very quick and attentive service. Much of the food is pre-prepared. So the bread that came looked lovely but had that crunch of frozen bread that's been heated up. My lamb Bon Bon starter was a bit greasy but reasonably tasty. Pork main course was standard... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to the magic mushroom 5 times now and every time we have a great night. The atmosphere is great the staff are excellent and you never feel rushed. I would recommend the beef and the bread and butter pudding is the best I've had. This is not your average restaurant and is a bit more expensive than... More 

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Hockley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Made my booking request online for dinner for 4 and asked for 8pm, restaurant phoned back and confirmed for 8.15. Parking ok, welcome was friendly, our coats were taken and we sat in the bar where our drbimka order was taken, about 5 minutes later we were shown to the table. All our food was fantastic, my wife wanted a... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

CJS and wife have been to this restaurant a few times in the past but would not class ourselves as regulars. We have always had a good experience and that I why we took another couple there as a anniversary treat for them. As normal the service and atmosphere were excellent. However my Fillet of Beef (medium/well) was truly dire.... More 

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Thank BournemouthCJS
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we are disappointed that you were not happy with your Fillet of Beef, one of our most popular dishes. Our policy is to check with customers that they are happy with there meal whilst they are eating so we can rectify any problems at the time. We are sorry we weren't able to change your... More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our table was booked for 2.45 pm for Sunday lunch, when we went to order starters they had tuna carpaccio on the specials and my daughter ordered this but was told it was all gone !!!! We then went on to order the main again was told no cauliflower cheese !!!!! Thinking this could not happen with desert but my... More 

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Thank Lynda L
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, I am sorry that we seem to be short of everything your Daughter wanted to order. Unfortunately on busy days sometimes we seem to have a run on dishes and we only have so many portions available. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The food from starter, to main, to dessert was so enjoyable, makes my taste buds just tingle to think of the choice on the menu before I chose. No good saying best you go for this or that, as I am sure whatever you choose, you will enjoy, go online and look at a selection menu, they also have specials... More 

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Thank ianismyname
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this review

Thank you for kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed our menu & we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Darren More 

London
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173 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Beautiful meal in an modern style restaurant. Wide choice on the menu. Friendly staff. Fantastic food. I had the fillet of beef for main and it was cooked perfectly and was so delicious with a peppercorn sauce that seemed light and was so tasty! All the food was amazing and the rose champagne delicious!

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Thank Conslow
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this review

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

Wickford, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Everything about the evening went well. From arriving, being greeted and shown to our table, to having our serviettes placed for us, continually being asked and checking if we were ok, some of the food and all of the drinks. The whole ambiance of the evening was lovely. The staff really were attentive to our needs. It was just a... More 

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Thank h0lidayfuntime
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, we are disappointed that your Husband didn't enjoy his food & your Son's steaks were not correct either. We always have Staff checking that meals are meeting your expectations, we would rather sort the problem for you on the night than you go away disappointed. We hope you will come... More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Took relatives to this restaurant and wasn't disappointed. everything was good and so there were no complaints

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magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this review

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

Billericay, Essex
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303 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I brought nine friends and family here for Sunday lunch. We were greeted nicely by the friendly staff when we arrived at 13.15. Our friends arrived shortly after us. We were seated at our reserved table and offered drinks, the wine list and the Sunday lunch menus. I ordered a bottle of Pinot Grigio and a bottle of Shiraz, both... More 

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Thank terryrothery
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, we are glad you had an enjoyable Sunday Lunch. Regarding Service, we have it printed on the bottom of our bills that "Service is Not Included" and it is split between the Front of House & Kitchen. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Restaurant very soon. Regards... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$51
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, 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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?