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Russells Bell Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JS, England
+44 1245 478484
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Russells Bell Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It’s a great little restaurant, it’s been there for years but can never workout why there isn’t a three month waiting list to eat there ,food is excellent,menu constantly changes ,just gets better every time I go.Owner is a lovely guy who has a lot...More

Thank crazyjacko007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again Barrie an excellent meal and service. We always enjoy our visits here and over the years we have never experienced poor quality food or service We highly recommend this restaurant for the food and service. You know the food is cooked to order...More

1  Thank BrianF201146
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner was very attentive but I would expect him to be since we were the only two people in the restaurant on a Tuesday evening. We had starters and main and whilst my starter of mussels was lovely my main of mushroom Wellington wasnt...More

1  Thank 5smithrenwick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over one hour for main course to arrive , the waiting staff realised there was a problem and then spend that time avoiding us, and after all that still left the service charge on the bill . don’t waste your money go somewhere that know...More

2  Thank ian89674
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If a review could include the taste of food in s restaurant then stars would not be enough. Maybe a Milky Way, or a cosmos would help. The chef and staff here cannot do any better on the quality of ingedience, cooking, presentation, attentive service...More

1  Thank Steve K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our second time here and really enjoyed it. Great menu, super wine list, and really nice staff. Service was outstanding. Highly recommend.

Thank RealEscape
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time here and we enjoyed it. Good menu, polite service and not bad wine list. One of the wines wasn’t available but we was offered a replacement. Will be back.

Thank Carrie_S1987
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Lovely food and really great service. Had a enjoyable evening and will definitely go back. So pleased we’ve now discovered this restaurant.

Thank Ali O
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to the restaurant and I will definitely be returning. My friend and I dined on the mid week set menu and found it to be excellent. Well priced and a great selection on offer plus a wonderful wine list. Really...More

Thank vgelfling
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Had a lovly evening at this resurant, the cheif went out of his way to accomadate a member of the family, who only eats limited plain food. He and the waiter was very profeshinal in there work. Food was plentyful piping hot and very delicious....More

Thank Lin S
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Questions & Answers
April 19, 2017|
Response from SRV2003 | Reviewed this property |
I have not required vegan options myself but would be surprised if they were not accommodating.
Kevin D
September 28, 2016|
Response from Ali R | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do the are very accommodating
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Russells Bell Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford  >  Great Baddow
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 478484
  • E-mail
The heart of the restaurant is a magnificent timbered barn. Originally built in 1372 it is listed as being of architectural and historical importance. As you walk in the restaurant the spectacular high ceiling and the gallery overlooking the main dining area creates a wonderful dramatic impression as you enter a world of elegance and fine food.
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