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The Stag

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Bar, British, Pub
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Brentwood Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9DH, England
01277362598
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Epping, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

A real log fire on a chilly day is always a plus in my book and we received a warm welcome from the lady behind he bar. We ordered a vegetable lasagna and a chicken panini that came with a small salad and chips. The fare arrived in quick order but the cheese topping of the lasagna wasn't the melted... More 

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Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stop of for a quick bite the food was good but it was cold inside the pub there were quite a few people in and they do offers for pensioners at lunch time

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Thank P0rkie
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Always good pub food, good hearty portions a nice environment lots of parking and large garden for the kids, nice mix of ales and beers def worth a visit, Sunday lunch is good and probably best value in Ongar

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Epping, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We have visited many years ago & thought we would give it another try. My mum had lasagna. The first one was cold in the middle. We returned it for another one but this time it was incredible oily & over done. The veg was also overdone. My meal was ok. Free parking, inside & outside seating, outdoor play area,... More 

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Epping, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The weather was appalling with rain bucketing down. Walking through the door of The Stag was like walking into an oasis of warmth with a beaming smile from the barmaid. We ordered lamb shank and a vegetable lasagne. The lasagne came with a bowl of the most delicious chips that were red hot and as crispy as you could wish... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Excellent service. I had Beef cop iousbeef and veg verygood. Wife has Alxheimers and eats very little.She had a small portion of lamb etc, As a sweet I had a crumble which ws excellent. Wife had 1 scoop of ice cream. Two large Merlot. Received the bill, And they only charged £3-00nfor the Wife.s main I was surprised at the... More 

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2 Thank maurice c
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best pubs in Ongar. Good choice of beer and decent food- although offered at limited times. Great to sit in the garden this time of year. Interior is modern and welcoming. Service was quick and pleasant. We live locally and this will always be our number one choice

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Visited the pub on the way home from Brentwood for a Sunday lunch. The service was OK, but the lunch itself was not very good. Whilst the vegetables were quite nice, the beef my wife had and the lamb I had were tasteless and bland like eating the meat you get when you buy the previous coked and sliced from... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

After visiting the outdoor market at north weald airfield. We decided to revisit the Stag for lunch.I had the chicken dish and my partner Trevor had the fish cakes with mash potatoes. My roast half chicken with chips and peas. we both had J20s to drink with it.We decided to sit outside as it was a warm day and the... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Food is o.k. and also service. Chilli was good also scampi. sweets also o.k.. reasonably priced. Good car park. No French Wines. Second visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brentwood Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Ongar  >  Chipping Ongar
  • Phone Number: 01277362598
Description
Country pub on the A128 Brentwood-Ongar Road, Ongar, Essex.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?