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The Castle at Great Leighs

Main Road, Chelmsford CM3 1NE, England
+44 1245 362630
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Main Road, Chelmsford CM3 1NE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had an excellent evening dinner for a party of six which was made even better by our waitress Shelley who was outstanding.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roboreviews
thecastlepieandp2017, Guest Relations Manager at The Castle at Great Leighs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Roboreviews, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are thrilled your party all had a great experience with us here at The Castle. We have passed on your comments to both Shelley and the rest of the team and we look forward...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Good service and tasty food. A thankyou to our waiter Shelly who was kind and was on point the whole night!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank woodywoodrough
thecastlepieandp2017, Guest Relations Manager at The Castle at Great Leighs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear woodywoodrough, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are really pleased you enjoyed the food and service. I have passed your comments back to both Shelley and the chef team. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Each visit to The Castle is a great meal. Shelly our waitress last night was very attentive and good fun. We are going back tonight.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Derek a
thecastlepieandp2017, Guest Relations Manager at The Castle at Great Leighs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Derek a, Thank you so much for your lovely review of your meal last night, we are really pleased that your party had a great time and hope that you have another great experience this evening at The Castle. We have passed your comments...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A spur of the moment decision to grab a dinner as it had been a busy week. Glad we got there early as the place soon filled up with all the tables occupied by 8pm and some of those were Christmas party bookings. We both...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kosher22
thecastlepieandp2017, Guest Relations Manager at The Castle at Great Leighs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Kosher22, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review about you and your wife’s Friday night with us here at The Castle. We are truly thrilled that you both enjoyed the specials and the half price offer on...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Club Christmas meal our table was well looked after by Shelly and Vicky, very friendly and helpful, Gluten free options and other allergy’s catered for. Food was good, would recommend a visit.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank M5009JJjohnc
thecastlepieandp2017, Guest Relations Manager at The Castle at Great Leighs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear M5009JJjohnc, Thank you so much for your kind words, we are really pleased that everyone had such a great time. Our chefs will always try to accommodate all dietary requirements and we are happy they were able to do so for you on this...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food lovely Excellent service from Shelley and Vicky - Nothing was too much to ask for - even with our allergies and gluten free options! Definitely recommend to dine here - excellent service!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RABAbbo
thecastlepieandp2017, Guest Relations Manager at The Castle at Great Leighs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear RABAbbo, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your large Christmas party at The Castle. We are thrilled that you had such a good evening, and have passed on your lovely comments to Shelley Vicki and our amazing Chef team. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic Christmas meal which wowed us all. We were served by the wonderfully attentive Shelley who couldn’t do enough for us and made us all feel so relaxed. Then there’s the exceptional food!!! Just wow I had the sea bass of the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ambamrowe
thecastlepieandp2017, Guest Relations Manager at The Castle at Great Leighs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ambamrowe, Thank you so much for this amazing review of your Christmas party menu booking. We are thrilled that you and all of your party enjoyed the food and service so much. We agree the sea bass is amazing and we are really pleased...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed another visit to The Castle. Their Christmas tree looks beautiful. I took some friends for their 1st visit and they instantly fell in love with the place. We will be back for a Christmas Party meal soon. Keep up the good work

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Markys91
thecastlepieandp2017, Guest Relations Manager at The Castle at Great Leighs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Markys91, Thank you so much for taking the time to review. We are thrilled that you and your friends enjoyed your experience with us so much. We very much look forward to you dining with us again over the festive period.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the castle last week for lunch with a friend. Was recommended the smaller plate option by our lovely waitress Grace. Found the small plate portions are still big enough for smaller appetites but still filling, and still leave enough room for afters. Food always...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cruiser20891878349
thecastlepieandp2017, Guest Relations Manager at The Castle at Great Leighs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cruiser20891878349, Thank you for your lovely review, we are thrilled that you and your friend enjoyed our smaller plate meals and had room for dessert. We have passed on your comments to both Grace and the kitchen team and look forward to your next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Castle is a really friendly and welcoming restaurant - it’s local to where I live but I would go out of my way to eat there. The staff are great particularly Shelley our waitress on last visit who was especially helpful and friendly. Worth...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank X6344LPwills
thecastlepieandp2017, Guest Relations Manager at The Castle at Great Leighs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear X6344LPwills, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review, we pride ourselves on being a welcoming and friendly place with great food and so greatly appreciate this feedback. I have passed on your comments to both Shelley and the chef...More

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sarahlouise55
March 28, 2017|
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Response from thecastlepieandp2017 | Property representative |
Hello We are open from 8.00am until just before midday for breakfast. From midday onwards we serve our lunch and A La Carte menu. We do offer a full English breakfast as well as eggs benedict, pancakes, bacon/ sausage... More
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helmergary
December 29, 2016|
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Response from will_cri | Property representative |
You just need to come along, we reserve the larger tables but for two it's first come first served, if we're particularly busy you might need to have a drink at the bar while we arrange a table for you but rest assured... More
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chasoc
November 24, 2016|
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Response from will_cri | Property representative |
Good evening, We do reserve the larger tables here as there aren't too many of them but smaller parties, such as 4's, would just be a case of coming along on the day and we'll seat you on arrival. If we happen to be full... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$31
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Chelmsford CM3 1NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 362630
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