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The Rose and Crown

Chelmsford Road | Great Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 1AG, England
+44 1245 360359
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“moroccan lamb” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 12:00 am Hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Chelmsford Road | Great Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 1AG, England
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Reviewed today

We ended up here one rainy December Sunday having first tried the Ship in adjoining Little Waltham (but they had no tables!), that was fortunate as we had the most amazing Sunday lunch and have been back a second time as it was so good!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from being to this pub for lunch drinks when on walks last night was a first for food. We had read the previous reviews and also spoken with friends who recommended so we booked for five people. We were told we would be in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at channels .Ended up here on a Sunday as it’s the only place open , it didn’t disappoint , a great roast and lovely vegetarian lasagne , friendly staff with great service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank baileysnake
K4316IHrobertm, Owner at The Rose and Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our Sunday Roasts are very popular.... we were so pleased we could accommodate you. Hope you enjoyed your stay in the area if you ever visit again our door is always open. Thank you for reviewing.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here many times and always enjoy the food and ambience. We arrived at 7.30 to find the car park full which says it all really. Huge choice on the menu, something for everyone. Our server was superb. We will return!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johnlloyd26
K4316IHrobertm, Owner at The Rose and Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review......so pleased to read you have always enjoyed our cosy, traditional pub....we look forward to hopefully welcoming you in the near future.

Reviewed 3 November 2018

We ate here with our 3 young children for our daughters 8th birthday. We only live in the next village (Pleshey) so not too far to travel. This pub really has had a great makeover. The staff were great from the moment we arrived. Very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lee F
K4316IHrobertm, Owner at The Rose and Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for such a positive review. We welcome all including young families and it is always a pleasure to host a special occasion. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back as Pleshey is only a short drive away. Again thank you for...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

A welcoming atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff. A wide ranging menu with traditional roasts but interesting alternatives. The food was served fresh and hot with no rush but no long waiting time either. Portions were generous and themes was very tasty. All in all,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ambassador34202
Ben J, Owner at The Rose and Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for your review....our Sunday roasts are very popular but as you state we also have a Specials Menu so we can offer options for all tastes....it is so important to us that all who visit enjoy their experience. Hopefully we will be able...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Our friends were visiting from Norfolk and staying in the Brentwood area and asked us to pick a place to meet for lunch. Great choice. The Rose was cosy and welcoming. We all thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. Food fab and staff great. Definitely will return....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kym R
Ben J, Owner at The Rose and Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review....it is always a pleasure to welcome new visitors to our cosy, traditional pub. So pleased you had an enjoyable lunch and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little pub, as soon as you walk in you are made to feel welcome here. Myself and my partner asked if we had to book a table here as it looked busy, they lady behind the bar told us she will...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LAWD91
Ben J, Owner at The Rose and Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for such a positive 5 star review what more can be said......we really appreciate you taking the time to review and what a wonderful title “Best pub roast dinner ever!!”. We look forward to welcoming you when you next visit Chelmsford....again thank you...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Just returned from an early evening visit for a Sunday Roast. Good selection of food and we went for roast beef and the roast pork. Nice portion size and selection if fresh veg. Partner had the sticky toffee pudding for desert which came up piping...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Essexlee1968
Ben J, Owner at The Rose and Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Our Sunday Roasts are very popular we always offer several choices of meat together with a Vegetarian option and a Specials Menu. So pleased you enjoyed the hospitality we have to offer and we look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

Our party of eight visited for the first time this evening. We were made very welcome, and the service throughout was excellent. There is a very extensive menu which includes many pub favourites, although we all felt these were of a much higher standard than...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Heather W
Ben J, Owner at The Rose and Crown, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you for your very positive review. Our chefs have taken time and effort in putting together our menus which we feel offer something for all tastes. We were pleased your party enjoyed their evening with us and we look forward to hopefully welcoming you...More

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William K
18 April 2018|
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Response from parconntravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is :)
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Glutenfree_essex
15 January 2017|
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Response from Lynny L | Reviewed this property |
You are better off calling and asking but staff are super helpful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chelmsford Road | Great Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 1AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 360359
  • E-mail
Description
The Rose and Crown is a traditional English Restaurant and Pub in the idyllic village of Great Waltham, Essex. On the outskirts of Chelmsford, the Rose and Crown offers a seasonal menu with a large variety of dishes at affordable prices. In addition to this, a selection of draft and bottled Ales and Lagers are available, and the friendly and inviting atmosphere is in-keeping with village life. Ben and the team look forward to welcoming you to the Rose and Crown soon.
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