We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Punch Bowl

High Easter CM1 4QW, England
+44 1245 231222
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oxtail” (7 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
High Easter CM1 4QW, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (220)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 220 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always great food and excellent service, plus we bought some fabulous wine to take home, all in all a great evening.

Thank Charlice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service is second to none. The owner greets you and in on hand to ensure your dining experience is the best it can be. Food is excellent and as the menu is a set price you can comfortably order your favourite food and they...More

Thank glenkemp10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal, service and ambience exceeded expectations. Not inexpensive but definitely worth it. Our first visit but definitely not our last.

Thank GMS55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated our Silver Wedding Anniversary last Sunday at the Punch Bowl, along with 55 friends and family, trying to recreate our original wedding reception there held in 1992. What can we say! We had exclusive use of the restaurant after the main Sunday lunch...More

Thank AngelaHyams
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This time a family visit for Sunday lunch with parents, one in a wheel chair and teenage sons. Being an old premise (not sure how old) it is not in itself particularly wheel chair friendly but staff willing to help and seating arranged for comfort...More

Thank CharlieWallace59
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I had been hearing about the Punchbowl for years via favourable word-of-mouth reports independently from unconnected friends, and so was delighted to finally visit myself, for Sunday lunch, in celebration of my becoming a year older. I'm not a marvellous scribe of reviews and so...More

Thank HairyWinston
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We had Sunday lunch here with friends to celebrate my husbands birthday. We received a fabulous greeting when we arrived and were seated and given plenty of time to peruse the menu with nibbles and a cocktail. When David came to take our order he...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Got sat down on a dirty table with empty glasses from previous diners had to ask for them to be cleaned away after 10 minutes but it was busy... Food is lovely I won't fault that at all. Presentation is fantastic. And dessert trolley amazing...More

2  Thank Foodiexxxxxxoxxxx
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Humerus and attentive hosts who made sure things ran smoothly. A tour of the wine room seems a must for most guests, with a few sales taking place on route. Food was plentiful, well cooked and presented. The dumpling with the ox tail was massive....More

Thank CharlieWallace59
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We went here for what was supposed to be a lovely family Sunday lunch for 6. Sadly this was not to be. Starters were ok, however the mains that largely consisted of Sunday roast were not. My Father had ordered a mixed pork and beef...More

3  Thank squirrels12017
Nearby Restaurants
Bretts Bar Bistro
57 reviews
3.12 km away
The Spotted Dog
457 reviews
3.29 km away
The Leather Bottle
55 reviews
4.49 km away
Nearby Attractions
Langthorns Plantery
12 reviews
5.81 km away
Cammas Hall Farm
157 reviews
6.06 km away
The Beauty Manor
10 reviews
7.80 km away
Parish Church
7 reviews
7.25 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Punch Bowl staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Easter CM1 4QW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  High Easter
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 231222
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing