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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 1 week ago

We were lucky to get a cancellation as this restaurant is not somewhere you can just arrive hoping to get a table which tells you something straight away. The restaurant is small but very nicely presented, i believe it is roughly a 35-40 cover so...More

1  Thank Lee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this beautiful little hidden restaurant with friends in December (better start dating my visits,as I have been accused of eating in 6 restaurants in a single day )we were impressed by the polite greeting ,friendly service and the high standard of the food...More

1  Thank indianguy09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A home cooked dinner very well presented. The staff were professional but not overwhelming. We had a lovely evening

2  Thank Linda J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommend excellent food and service well worth every penny food is divine to die for in fact

3  Thank Dan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a caterer and baker I seldom give 5 star reviews, I will openly admit to being a very critical diner, but the Cuckoo is everything that one wants from a country restaurant. Lovely surroundings, comfortable and intimate with great service (not pushy, but very...More

3  Thank CaznHat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hidden away off the beaten track is a magnificient restaurant in a lovely setting. I cannot speak too highly of the service and the food is absolutely superb. To start I had the scotch egg, which was like no other scotch egg I had ever...More

3  Thank jumpingjohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to the Cuckoo but this time for lunch. Excellent food and service and such pleasant surroundings. Definitely worth a visit you will not be disappointed.

2  Thank Liz P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to The Cuckoo yesterday was perfect! The chorizo scotch eggs were to die for and the herb crusted cod was superb. My husband, not a fish eater, ate every last bit of it. The staff were very friendly, making our experience perfect....More

2  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Cuckoo for the first time this week and was very impressed! My home-made scotch egg starter was absolutely divine and I also really enjoyed my main of duck confit with creamy mash and a sumptuously rich gravy. My husband equally enjoyed his...More

2  Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hidden restaurant with a shabby chic/rustic feel Fast Good quality food Excellent service Lovely atmosphere

1  Thank Katiee L
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Questions & Answers
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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