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The Owl

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Lippitts Hill | High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AL, England
+44 20 8502 0663
11:00 - 23:00
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Loughton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited the owl on Sunday arrived around 5pm for our booking, we got taken to our table very promptly which I was surprised as they were extremely busy. Most of us had a roast dinner which were lovely and also had a cod and chips what was out of this world, I must say the pub was buzzing such a... More 

Thank glasses111
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Reviews of this pub were good and we had visited it many years previous so we thought we would re visit on the off chance early Sunday evening. They had sopped serving food which was fine as most pubs do on Sundays and on walking in the pub appeared lively which is always a good sign, however after a while... More 

1 Thank enaid42
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place on a Sunday drive out and what a find - food and staff were faultless and even better they are doggy friendly and by friendly I mean they welcome them with open arms - even have their own menu!!! Can't wait to go back!

Thank ChelmsfordFoodie987
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic afternoon, took the dogs, brilliant roast and a great selection of beers! Will definitely be back again when I walk the dogs on Loughton! Highly recommend!

Thank WRichardss
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Revisited this cracking pub after finding ourselves back in Loughton after a long dog walk. Originally came in for a couple of drinks but after seeing the roast dinners going past us from the kitchen, we decided to see if they had any tables free. We are so glad we stayed for lunch as the food was excellent. You can... More 

Thank n1cknick
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came up here Sunday with my family, I hadn't booked but the staff managed to find us a table which we were much appreciative of, I will be booking in future so there's no chance of disappointment! Now onto the food, we all had roast beef or lamb, the lamb was so delicious and tender that it just fell off... More 

Thank vwilliams67
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pub itself looks beautiful from the outside and as you walk in it's just as beautiful. The staff were friendly and attentive. So the positives over with.... We booked a table for 2 in advance and was taken from the nice, warm and welcoming pub to what can only be described as an old storage room which is used... More 

Thank Samantha O
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic looking pub from inside and out. Fabulous location. Although we did not eat food looked substantial and very well made. Senior staff not the friendliest. Young waitresses very friendly and polite. Real fire was very welcoming on a freezing day. Nice play area outside for the kids.

Thank Nick S
Woodford UK
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

When we first visited The Owl pub in Loughton, we were so impressed with the vegetarian roast. It was absolutely yummy! Being a dog-friendly pub we took our two furry friends along to sample the much-talked about Doggy Menu. The Furries loved their food and we were very happy with the excellent service and our delicious meal. Fast forward to... More 

Thank Lorna S
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Popular area within Epping Forest area. Great setting with outside seating looking towards open countryside. Great in the summer!!!! Roaring log fire welcomed us. Great menu. Superb Sunday roast and plenty of vegetables. Delicious desserts presented beautifully. Staff were helpful and thorough. The service was so quick. Definitely one to return to.

Thank Carole1102031

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lippitts Hill | High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8502 0663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?