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Sheesh at Ye Olde Kings Head

High Road, Chigwell IG7 6QA, England
+44 20 8559 1155
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (100 reviews)
“mixed grill” (36 reviews)
“chicken kebab” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Road, Chigwell IG7 6QA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The venue feels like a fortress, I don’t know if they are expecting trouble however doormen are everywhere. It’s a very swanky venue with a baroque atmosphere frequented in the main by the high rollers of the Essex scene. I don’t expect it’s everybody’s cup...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jah1959
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s mad to see all these bad reviews, don’t get it. Second time I have been here and it was just as good as the first time. It is a pain they won’t let you go straight to your table, bit of a blag you...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank oliverg169
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here several times and my last couple of visits will be the last . We went on Sunday lunch for a birthday and my partner was refused entry up stairs because he had “trainers “ on baring in mind they was all...More

Date of visit: June 2018
10  Thank Cydney27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I can say....crap service. Crap food. Cold food. Silly prices. Awful atmosphere. Been to far better takeaways. Needless to say all of us will never return

Date of visit: October 2018
6  Thank SuzanneG2418
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is very dark, cold and rather miserable. The decor is of dubious taste and ostentatious. We arrived with friends for lunch and could not hear ourselves speak due to load music which the waiter told us he could not lower. Food average and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
5  Thank lightening67
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here many times and enjoyed the food, service and ambience but today, I had arranged to meet up with 2 friends from Switzerland and 2 from Italy for lunch. Having booked a table for 6, I had to pay a £60.00 deposit,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank SimonIG2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a quiet lunch on Monday. Despite the restaurant being empty bar 4 other people we had to pay 60 pound deposit for our reservation. The disco music was so loud we spent the whole time shouting and staff refused to lower the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank suemike_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Sheesh last week with friends and was looking forward to a special evening, it turned out to be the most awful night. 5 of us spent 350.00 and we’re told by the owner, Dylan, that we needed to spend more and we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
9  Thank julesS66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food made even better by the attentive stavros!! Funny and charming made us feel special will definitely be returning xx

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty building. Ostentatious decor. Extortionate prices for average food. Tasty mezze and warm bread but mains were absolutely not worth the price tag. £22 for chicken wings. £35+ for a flattened filet steak. Great place for show off types who are more interested in posing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
5  Thank HanifeLondon
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June 11, 2018|
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Response from cburletson | Reviewed this property |
Darling unless your a Z list celeb with fake tan and blown up boobs and lips avoid!! Also if they thought you were having to ask the price of anything! They wouldn’t want you in there. Do yourself a favour and go somewhere... More
May 27, 2018|
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Response from Ali A | Reviewed this property |
They have some vegetarian startrters inc cigara burek and they have a vegetable moussaka as the only vegetarian dish I believe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Road, Chigwell IG7 6QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chigwell
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8559 1155
Postcode: IG7 6QA Tel: +44 (0) 208 559 1155
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