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Galvin Green Man

Main Road, Howe Street, Great Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 1BG, England
+44 1245 408820
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good18%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
Main Road, Howe Street, Great Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 1BG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We live locally and have been going to Galvin Green Man since it opened, and it just gets better and better! The food is absolutely fantastic, and the service is impeccable. Staff are so friendly, polite and attentive, you can’t fault them. The menu can...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Traveller111292
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were celebrating friends and family get together and all i can say it was an excellent dining experience. The pre-dinner drinks were excellent and when we did sit down at out table fantastic choice of food available to choose from. Most of us had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Petros A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited with a group of friends (8), so had one of the private rooms upstairs. The pub is apparentley the oldest in essex, and the room was dressed and of a country pub, with the floor sloping down a bit making one side of the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Delboi8
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin Green Man, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the team. I'm pleased you saw the humour in the sloping floors, that's the beauty of a pub that dates back to the 1400's - it all adds to the quirkiness. I'm sorry...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everything was faultless. Not the cheapest of places considering not in London but still worth the money.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ben R
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin Green Man, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team. We use only the finest ingredients and spend a great deal on staff training, décor etc. We are constantly improving the pub, restaurant and outdoor space - and all aspects...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Returning customer - as ever, each element of the dishes provide tasty flavour combinations and are presented beautifully. Enjoyed the salmon/crab starter and plaice with brown shrimp main (the venison is also delicious). Service and atmosphere always friendly and attentive. We will keep returning.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ExploreMore42
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin Green Man, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Firstly we would like to thank you for your continued support which really means a lot to us. We were delighted with your lovely review which I have shared with the kitchen and front of house teams who work so hard to please our guests,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

this was our first visit and found food very good standard at acceptable price.Service was excellent and surroundings very pleasant;a good lively atmosphere

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank E7201DAannr
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin Green Man, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Best regards, Clare

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleased me and my family went here for dinner. Food was delicious and overall a very nice atmosphere

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank woodywoodrough
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin Green Man, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Best regards, Clare

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mum and Dad took me there for lunch and I thought it was beautiful restaurant in the middle of nowhere but really busy food was excellent staff was really friendly I would like to go again for Sunday lunch next time as I’ve heard that’s...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cathryn941
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin Green Man, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review which I have shared with the whole team. Our Sunday lunches are very highly rated so we hope to welcome you back again soon! Best regards, Clare

Reviewed 1 week ago

We all had a lovely evening, two of our party had never been to the green man before and were very impressed by the whole experience. We chose from the bib gourmand Christmas menu, the food was of a very high standard, well presented and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lorna P
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin Green Man, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted your enjoyed your visit and I have passed on your kind comments to the whole team - we look forward to welcoming you back in January. regards, Clare

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were shown to our early evening table. Tables for two were closely side by side along a wall. We opted for the end one hoping no one would be put right next to us on this midweek evening. It was too cold to take...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Abbie0000
Galvin R, Front Office Manager at Galvin Green Man, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I apologise that your experience was not up to our usual standard and that you felt that the tables were too closely positioned. We usually pride ourselves on the highest standard of service but I apologise if this was not reflected in your visit. I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Howe Street, Great Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 1BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford  >  Great Waltham
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 408820
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Description
Galvin Green Man is a return home for Essex-born Chris & Jeff Galvin, opening November 2016 in Howe Street near Chelmsford. Set in 1.5 acres of riverside meadow amidst beautiful countryside with the river Chelmer running at the bottom of the gardens, the Green Man is one of the oldest pubs in Essex – dating back 700 years. As an addition to the pub, the Galvin Brothers have added a stunning restaurant boasting panoramic views. Working with locally sourced seasonal ingredients, the menu concentrates on seasonal dishes of the highest quality and favourite pub classics, while the bar serves craft ales with a strong emphasis on working in partnership with local craft brewers. The Green Man hosts four private dining rooms, for up to 12 guests, each with their own style and created in partnership with local business’ and suppliers in the Chelmsford area. Since opening in November 2016, Galvin Green Man has been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand and 2 AA Rosettes and won many other awards.
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