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The Bay Horse

189 Moulsham Street | Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM2 0LG, England
+44 1245 251371
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
189 Moulsham Street | Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM2 0LG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come in the Bay Horse often. Lovely staff, atmosphere and surroundings. The outside area is beautiful in summer.

Thank Zack G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an unexpected treasure of a pub. Set in bustling Moulsham street, the Bay horse is large pub with gardens and a delightful restaurant. Waiting staff were attentive and super friendly, our food was everything you want from a pub/restaurant , tasty, plentiful and smartly...More

Thank Wahayes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see the live music Simone and Clive. Asked for a specific table to turn up and be given a table the other side of Restuarant where we couldn't even see the band. Struggled to order anything but got recommended the burger by the...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped off to have a drink before meeting friends for dinner. Bar staff were very friendly. Nice relaxed feel to the place. Great seating outside especially on a warm day.A nice welcoming place.

Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend.....menu,quality,presentation....service very good.....friendly helpful servers. It is a Jewel in Historic Moulsham Street. Lots of competition with the multitude of new eateries.....worth stepping out of the City Centre....

Thank Spencer1102
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Visited today for Afternoon Tea for 2 (a late mother's day treat for my mum) I called before we went to ask if my daughter can also join us and they were more than happy to accommodate for her. When we arrived we were greeted...More

Thank Leanne D
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Absolutely smashing welcome really friendly people easy on line booking, excellent setting, well it was when they put the heating on which they were happy to do, nice balanced menu not extensive but enough to choose from and good parking on site was another bonus,...More

Thank lamppostchris
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Although it tends to be quiet, I have visited midweek. At least it is reliable in staying open which tends not to be the case for many such places early in the week. A smallish but pleasant restaurant which seems to be good value and...More

Thank RoseAMike
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Just passing by this pub on a Saturday afternoon I noticed the menu and it looked very yummy so we booked to bring my mother in law for her birthday later that evening. Full access for a wheelchair which was a big must in where...More

Thank Sandie9440
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Bought my Mum an afternoon tea with Prosecco voucher from Groupon for Christmas and finally got to use it today! Well it was definitely worth the wait the sandwiches were freshly made and we were asked if we had any dietary preferences...we said to "hold...More

Thank Gottaloves
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Moulsham Street | Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM2 0LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 251371
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Come and enjoy our homemade, fresh British food and drink set in a modern decorated Tudor building in the heart of the historic city of chelmsford. We offer an exciting menu as well as an extensive wine and cocktail menu. We provide waited table service and bar service for those just looking for a refreshing drink. Also come see our fantastic live bands every Friday and Saturday. Comfortable and relaxed setting for food, nights out and family visits.