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Smiths of Ongar

Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England
+44 1277 365578
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (46 reviews)
“monkfish” (38 reviews)
“dressed crab” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My first taste of turbot and it was so good. My husband sat with his back to a busy walkway for staff and kept getting knocked by the waiters. A polite word was met with profuse apologies and a promise to never sit him there...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 6 days ago

A busy Friday night in many restaurants would see kitchens stretched and staff pressurized. This is not the case in Smiths. The standard of product from the kitchen is excellent and the care of the floor staff is brilliant.

Thank Lawrence M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I visited Smiths for lunch on a Tuesday, on recommendation from am acquaintance. We didn't book, just turned up and got a table no problem. I don't know where to start with praising this restaurant! The staff are totally professional, friendly, unintrusive...More

Thank CazD77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our daughter here for her 21st birthday. Food excellent as was the service. Worth a visit for a special occasion. Nice atmosphere and decor.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very nice meal at Smiths - bit more expensive than your average meal but very nice for a special occasion service very good would go again

Thank Charmaigne2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit to smiths and well worth it! A warm welcome and attentive staff. The flowers and balloon that were ordered were waiting on the table for us when we arrived. Drinks were swiftly delivered and our order was taken. The food when it arrived...More

Thank lyndiblue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming here for years but felt compelled to leave another review as have been here twice in the last month and loved it both times. Good quality food at reasonable prices in a relaxed calm atmosphere with good service you can’t go...More

Thank Anonymous200
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't get better than Smiths. I visit both the Wapping and Ongar branches of Smiths a few times a year and it's always sublime. The service is always exceptional, the drinks perfect and the food of a brilliant quality.

Thank Nicola S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy eating fish this is the place to , this time did the 3 course lunch menu such excellent value.The staff are consistently very well trained and it shows,very buzzie atmosphere just love it

Thank s d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After great reviews from friends, thought my new wife and I should visit. Our first evening together after our wedding and Smith's didn't disappoint. The food, although a little expensive than our regular, was all that we expected. Spot on and plenty of it. The...More

Thank Gary B
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Daisybulbulia
26 October 2017|
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Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Daisy, The Wapping Branch is catering for New Year NOT Ongar, Check the Site for further Information ( google Smiths of Ongar ) Happy New Year Regards, Brian.
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Mandy B
19 February 2017|
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Response from cozypubs1 | Reviewed this property |
Casual or smart.
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annclaretaylor
30 December 2016|
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Response from Joshua A | Reviewed this property |
We went for my younger sisters 18th birthday and we invited a few of her 17 year old friends which wasn't a problem. I would however, clarify with the restaurant their stance and it may depend on whether you were going for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 66
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England (Formerly Smiths Brasserie)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Ongar  >  High Ongar
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 365578
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