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The Brantham Bull

The Street | Brantham, Manningtree CO11 1PN, England
+44 1473 328248
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
“liver” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Street | Brantham, Manningtree CO11 1PN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The staff are lovely! I had Brie lots of it with a beautiful salad that had sun dried tomatoes in, red current sauce & bread it works perfectly. Fish was was perfect chips very tasty. Treacle tart lush!

Thank lyni69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very accommodating for a group of 12 just turning up on a Saturday night - the food was lovely and the staff were really helpful with letting everyone pay separately ! Really lovely cosy pub, thank you very much

Thank Linda-GRP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful steak and kidney pudding and steak and onion..sumptuous crammed with meat..very good and friendly service

Thank Normanjordy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a party of 50 here for lunch on our way to Ipswich, and it was just superb. The staff greeted us when we came in and we had plenty of seating. The bar staff dealth well with the sudden influx of people. Our...More

Thank les s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many thanks to Gemma, Paul & their team for an excellent lunch today. The warm welcome from the staff was greatly appreciated & nothing was too much trouble.

Thank AJM_11
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We visited the Brantham Bull for Lunch yesterday and was welcomed by one of the staff. The restaurant is lovely and clean and the service good. The food was very good also. We have booked again for a fortnights time to take our visitors.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We had two old friends visit from Havering, Essex, so (wishing to impress) we booked a lunchtime table at The Brantham Bull. We requested a 'window table' so our friends enjoyed looking across to The Stour estuary! The lunch menu offered a delicious selection and...More

Thank PECK843
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Had lovely lunch ..scampi and chicken schnitzel with prawn cocktail to start ...beautiful food,good service, very friendly owners and chef..a delight here .best food for miles .highly recommended

Thank Normanjordy
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

First time we have visited on a steak night I must add it was lovely steak cooked exactly how I like it. Thankyou

Thank relax21_10
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect Sunday lunch visit. Staff were attentive but not pushy and we didn't feel rushed at all. The roast I had was the roast Beef... cooked to perfection. My husband had the combo roast and is quite a fussy eater but loved it. Lots of...More

Thank Lad1988
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Lin L
17 April 2017|
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Response from happytohelp21 | Property representative |
Hello Yes we are, we have our smugglers bar where we allow dogs and also our garden as long as they are kept on a lead Hope this helps
27 February 2017|
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Response from happytohelp21 | Property representative |
Sorry for delay, yes we do have highchairs , not many tho so better to book ahead
Dennis S
6 September 2015|
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Response from Dennis T | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Brantham, Manningtree CO11 1PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Manningtree
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 328248
  • E-mail
A beautiful 16th century pub and restaurant on the Essex/Suffolk border with stunning views of the garden and the River Stour. Offering traditional pub classics in a light and modern restaurant, it is perfect for a pub lunch, celebration or dinner with friends.
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