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The Cuckoo

Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT, England
+44 1245 248946
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this restaurant for the first time with friends who recommended it. We were not disappointed. The food was excellent - and filling - we couldn't manage a dessert; the staff were friendly and extremely helpful; the atmosphere was brilliant; although it wasn't an...More

Thank ambercat1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We all enjoy drinks and our lunchtime meal all us 4. Its a nice place to meet up and we bet this a lovely place to come in the summer.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety of wonderful options , even when full not noisy , prompt attentive service . Hard to beat !

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful place, lovely food,lovely service,lovely atmosphere would defiantly recommend the cuckoo, have been here several times and have never been disappointed

Thank Lorna Marie W
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We went here as a family on Friday 3rd November, atmosphere, food and service brilliant would highly recommend...

Thank CARO58
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across the Cuckoo online and couldn’t be more pleased we went. Food was amazing and atmosphere perfect. Will definitely return, loved it

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Came here for a Sunday lunch in the summer and thoroughly enjoyed it. A small place but the staff were very attentive and the food was lovely. The portions were big so didn't get to enjoy the dessert! Well worth seeking out if in the...More

Thank Nestacres
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Firstly,if you are put on the built in seating, it is so uncomfortable. Food was home cooked British pub food, just jazzed up a bit. Not sure we will return.

1  Thank lovesangria
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Phoned on the off chance as our original place for a meal was not suitable, managed to get a table for two at the 8.30 sitting and had a wonderful meal of steak and kidney pudding, wonderful ambience, wonderful food superb service as always.

Thank stevebillericay
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I had never been to the Cuckoo, but had heard good things about it, so was a little bit worried that it wouldn’t live up to expectations. However, my fears were misplaced as we were greeted warmly and all had 3 delicious courses of food....More

Thank Hugo C
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27 August 2017|
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Response from Mike G | Reviewed this property |
Greetings, I haven't seen any dogs when we have been there. probably best if you phone or email the Cuckoo direct.
17 July 2017|
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Response from ritacatwoman | Reviewed this property |
as far as I know it hasn't. sorry for late reply lots of things going on.
Sarah E
4 January 2017|
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Response from jprscarola | Reviewed this property |
Went last week and there was a lady in a wheelchair. So no problem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 248946
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