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Horse & Groom

Roxwell Road | Roxwell, Writtle CM1 3RU, England
+44 1245 420245
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Roxwell Road | Roxwell, Writtle CM1 3RU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited today to check out the new brunch menu. Chef & Brewer breakfast was wonderful and service by the delightful Hayley was first class! Going back to try the waffles next week!

Thank droid577
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Extremely understaffed, had to wait at the bar for our booked table and there was nobody serving for ten minutes. All staff were visibly stressed and overworked, I felt especially for the guy that served us that had been on the receiving end of many...More

Thank danchapman1990
Tom O, General Manager at Horse & Groom, responded to this review

Hi Danchapman, I am really sorry to here that you have been let down when you visited our pub. From the date of your post I believe you came during the week when we were overwhelmed by the amount of guests that wanted to visit...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

good menu, excellent drinks and great service. Hayley, waitress was extremely efficient, helpful and friendly. Good atmosphere in pub.

Thank sandra b
Reviewed 5 days ago

Pub restaurant; reasonable food, service variable. OK for ordinary visit, but wouldn't use it for anything special.

Thank janet p
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Thursday evening for a dinner catch up with a friend. Our waitress Hayley was very polite, friendly and helpful. The food was great and arrived very promptly. We ordered from the set dinner menu (2 courses each) and the portions were a...More

Thank Hayley W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place as it's around the corner from Writtle Uni and is handy after visiting an exhibition. The cod and chips were tasty and the desserts never disappoint.

Thank Minihexi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Turned up at 8pm only just got a table, packed. We both ordered a main and one dessert, the food was excellent and very tasty. Service was good and wine excellent. Molly our waitress was excellent and very friendly

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to this place many times before and wanted to finish of day on a high as it was my wife's 50th birthday and had been celebrating all day with various things, on all of the other times we have been here they...More

Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another visit to this fantastic pu with my wife and daughter and yet again, a thoroughly good evening. Food was excellent as was the service. Friendly staff and a decent, friendly manager. Our waitress, Daisy, couldnt do enough to make sure our visit was an...More

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Thank r_millard817
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant staff. Hayley the waitress was extremely helpful and a very polite young lady. Would recommend this to others.

Thank Caroline H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a direct email address please
23 February 2017|
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Response from Coolhandlukegbr | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you look up the website. I don't give out my contact details needlessly.
Vivienne L
I'd like to see sample menu with price for weekday lunch please
21 February 2016|
Response from Louvanuk | Reviewed this property |
There is a menu on the pub's website.
Vivienne L
Is there a supplement available with prices, possibly for lunchtime in the week.
21 February 2016|
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Response from barryd397 | Reviewed this property |
You have part of the answer from Phil H. There is a specials board which is regularly refreshed and that's outside the menu of course. If you need more information, call the manager. In my experience of this and other Chef... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roxwell Road | Roxwell, Writtle CM1 3RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Writtle
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 420245