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OAK House Bar and Cafe

) #31 of 78 Restaurants in Maldon $$ - $$$ , Cafe, British
35 High Street, Maldon CM9 5PF, England
+44 1621 859965
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“ciabatta” (2 reviews)
“risotto” (2 reviews)
“open fires” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
35 High Street, Maldon CM9 5PF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Whilst in the town having spent time at a museum we had particularly wanted to visit the pangs of hunger gotbtomus, this looks attractive from the outside and we willingly slumped on to the sofas just in side of the door. We looked at the...More

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All in all this was a bit of a naff experience. Surely waitresses who could hardly be bothered to serve. They didn't even know what beers they had on offer. I'd give the food a 3 Star, but the service drops the overall experience to...More

Thank KarlWiggins
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I will often grab an hour in the Oak House to break up the monotony of my home office. With it's extended glazed front it's my favourite Maldon venue to people watch!!The coffee is excellent (Monmouth Coffee Co) and the seating comfortable too. I like...More

Thank FozzieMCC
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Last time I visited the Oak House a couple of years ago it was decidedly in pub mode serving exclusively drinks and a number of lunch items chalked upon a blackboard. Now the bar area is shared with a coffee machine cakes and pastries. Individual...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 13 March 2017

At the top of the High Street you will find this cafe near the florist & they have some very comfortable tables & chairs where you can sit & relax. The staff there are friendly & can provide you with hot & cold snacks or...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have been visiting the Oakhouse for a few years now usually meeting for breakfast, which I have always enjoyed. However recently the service has gone downhill. We met there on Sunday, the place was not very busy but the service was appaulling , we...More

1  Thank jds182
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I have been going in the oak since they opened, but in the last year or so it has gone down hill in my opinion, and I do believe it is because it is been run by younger people (I´m young myself) previously it had...More

Thank MLDN-Reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Visit around every 6 to 8 weeks with friends. Service is always friendly. Music not too loud in the week allowing normal conversation. Have never been for food here as always visit after 8pm. Always a nice atmosphere.

Thank JDS321
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I visited The Oakhouse today for a coffee and tea cake. Found a table near the window which was empty but needed to be wiped down, after 5 minutes my order was taken. Nearly 10 minuets later my coffee came out and I asked to...More

Thank Ginny T
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We are quite regular visitors to the Oak House because the food and coffee are good and there is a nice ambience. Unfortunately of late the service has become slower and erratic even when not busy. However on our last visit at a lunchtime it...More

Thank Ladyrhodes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 High Street, Maldon CM9 5PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Maldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 859965
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