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Sheesh at Ye Olde Kings Head

High Road, Chigwell IG7 6QA, England
+44 20 8559 1155
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
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“lamb shish” (21 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Road, Chigwell IG7 6QA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely venue, excellent drinks, attentive staff and amazing food. Perfect for our weekend away for Valentines and definitely lived up to the hype! We bumped into Peter Wickes from TOWIE which was nice and overall cannot compliment this place enough. Even though we live over...More

Thank KSG84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is outstanding - I drive a good 1 & half hours just for the food! My fav restaurant on the food front BUT unless you are famous or make it obvious to them your worth a few bob the service is standard. The Famous/...More

1  Thank Bianx93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sheesh is beautiful. Have been many times, especially for birthdays. The food is perfect and the service excellent. Little disappointing that its a child free restaurant as my 6 year old daughter would love to visit with me. Maybe in future they can make this...More

Thank Alicia A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to wait several hours to eat if you book the later time!!! I've been to sheesh before (although an earlier sitting) and no issues however on this occasion as had a 9.30 booking....we were told we would have to wait a bit so...More

5  Thank Louiseemmad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pretentious place. Not worth a penny! Way overpriced! Lahmacun starter £9 Pepper steak £35 Monkfish £30 Peroni £6.50 No customer service and Staff are stuck up too. I got FOOD POISONING and they just fobbed me off. Horrible place. It is a joke! Would not...More

13  Thank mrsmlondon1
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

When we arrived we were greeted by a lovely lady at the door . The place does have a crazy bear feel. The service was very good the food fantastic,the main could of fed two, not complaining I took mine home in a takeaway box.however...More

Thank Pamella R
Reviewed 5 February 2018

service was very good here.The gut that looked after us was very good and made the visit even better.Even had a bit of banter which was good food was good not outstanding but not bad either.portions look massive but a lot of it is just...More

Thank jason s
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went to celebrate my nieces birthday and from the moment we arrived it was very special. Opulent surroundings, friendly and attentive staff and excellent quality food and drinks. Would deffo come back.

Thank southamptonscott
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit and I can not fault the place! The decor, atmosphere, everything is amazing! The food is incredible and portion sizes are great too. I recommend the secret dessert...to die for :-) I’ll be visiting again in a few months with...More

Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed 31 January 2018

I've been to Sheesh on numerous occasions and think the food is great! The lamb shish is always beautifully cooked and the dream cakes are ridiculously good! The only downside to this place is the publicity it has received over the past few years due...More

6  Thank Kristina A
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6 November 2017|
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Response from Pete W | Reviewed this property |
I was unsure on the answer to this question, as I hadn't noticed it being mentioned on the menu when I was there. After looking on various other review sites, they all state that Sheesh has confirmed it has a fully halal... More
6 August 2017|
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Response from Maureen E | Reviewed this property |
For four people drinks & 3 courses came to about £280 💛
Annie M
21 January 2017|
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Response from EssexJohn | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we went at lunchtime in the week and phoned an hour before and was OK.
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
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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