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Bretts Bar Bistro

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Chelmsford Road, White Roding CM6 1RF, England
+44 1279 876571
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Consistency always, never had a bad experience, food always fresh and a great selection. My wife and I visit here regularly, I didn't want to put a review on this place only because I always want to be able to get a table each time I go - I am so selfish. It also seems that all the best staff... More 

Thank Knoddy
Essex, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What I like about Brett's is that you can partake of lunch any day up to 4pm which allows customers very flexible eating times. We went there recently for Saturday lunch at 3pm. There was an extensive menu with a good wine list. Food was excellent as was the wine. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank Richard B
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped off hear for a light snack great choice and good value .I had a sandwich which included some crisps and a bit of salad my mum had a jacket potato with good portion of filling and some salad .

Thank Nicki M
1 review
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely location and pleasant atmosphere - ordered the lamb shank and scampi and the food was sublime - best lamb shank I've ever had! Service was good too, polite and efficient and not overbearing. And the desert was pretty damn tasty into the bargain :) Top quality all round.

Thank Mark R
Essex, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Came here yesterday for Mother's Day. There was a set menu, 4 courses for £24.95. Food was excellent and was great for the price. There was even a box of chocolates for all the mums. They made mother's day feel very special. The only complaint that I have, is some of the young waitress's were dressed very inappropriate with skirts... More 

Thank Sian R
Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had Calamari to start - it was so light and tender. We then had the roast dinner. The meat was so tender and flavoursome, the vegetables cooked perfectly and awesome roast potatoes and Yorkshire pudding! Best Sunday lunch we have ever had out! Service was faultless and friendly. Will definitely be going back :)

Thank Claire S
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98 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Was taken by family for a bite to eat when we visited the area yesterday, have to say this was a great choice of venue. Busy too which shows it has a good reputation, good selection on the menu and reasonably priced. The staff were very efficient and friendly and good with the kids too. Meals were good and very... More 

Thank Fulgrim
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Brett's Bistro is the place to dine if you are wanting a Steak cooked to perfection! I ordered the 12oz Ribeye that was hand sliced by Brett himself.. I have to say it has to be one of the best steak dinner I have ever had.. and trust me I have had my share of fine dining.. However if you... More 

Thank Cyril M
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Came here with sister and both had the veggie breakfast which was delicious, generous portions and well priced, stayed a couple of hours with 2 pots of tea as well, wasn't busy and this was a Saturday and felt relaxed, will probably make this a regular thing!

Thank jasonswife
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Mmm had heard great things about this place but on arrival the restaurant was freezing cold, toilet flooded with water but more importantly the food was pants and overpriced! My partner had the lasagne which was bland and reheated in a microwave - obviously not freshly cooked. I stuck with a cream tea - scones and jam flavourless. Sorry, this... More 

Thank Teresa B

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Restaurant Details

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British, Cafe, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chelmsford Road, White Roding CM6 1RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  White Roding
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 876571

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?