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Horse & Groom

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Writtle $$ - $$$ , British,
Roxwell Road | Roxwell, Writtle CM1 3RU, England
+44 1245 420245
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Roxwell Road | Roxwell, Writtle CM1 3RU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

the food here was excellent, nicely cooked and very tasty. the waitress very efficient and helpful . Over all a good experience.

Thank tacanam123
Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived early 7:00pm on the day (Tuesday) and were not' expecting to find it so busy for the beginning of the week! However,because of the information received which said "they only had 3 waiters/res for the night?!" and that the kitchen was running 40...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited for an evening meal and well , the food and service fell short of some of the other reviews I've read! I started with a bubble and squeak with poached egg and hollandaise which wasn't too bad but the main Of lamb was, although...More

Thank Jenni0810
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a lovely few hours here one evening. Started having drinks outside in the sunshine, there was plenty of shade if needed. It was hot, and it was great to go inside to the air-conditioned bar and restaurant. The inside has good quality decor...More

Thank RussShaw
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went there for lunch with a friend.was given a seat promptly near the window.we ordered mushrooms with peppercorn sauce on muffin which was tasty .for main we had sea bass fillets with egg florentine which was yummy.service was quick.waitress was lovely.we spend 2 hrs there...More

Thank geeta d
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited here with a friend and we both had the lunch menu. The mushrooms in a black peppercorn sauce was excellent, lovely and tasty. Our mains was a sea bass florentine, the sea bags was very fresh and good quality, it was served on spinach...More

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service. Lovely and cool on a hot day. Great table in the window. A good family time. Thank you

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Thank lesleyc581
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as a family group for fathers day (my day). Bearing in mind that this was one of the hottest days this year, I was wondering if we would all be sweating (glowing for the women). It was 6.45 in the evening and it...More

Thank Don T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy, but still very attentive to ouri needs, and the food was lovely. It was great to be back and we'll definitely be coming again.

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I have been to this restaurant many times and every time we have been the service and the food have both been fantastic and this visit was not an exception. Our waitresses, Tracey and Molly, were helpful and friendly and made our...More

Thank Josie268
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a direct email address please
23 February 2017|
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Response from Coolhandlukegbr | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you look up the website. I don't give out my contact details needlessly.
Vivienne L
I'd like to see sample menu with price for weekday lunch please
22 February 2016|
Response from Louvanuk | Reviewed this property |
There is a menu on the pub's website.
Vivienne L
Is there a supplement available with prices, possibly for lunchtime in the week.
22 February 2016|
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Response from barryd397 | Reviewed this property |
You have part of the answer from Phil H. There is a specials board which is regularly refreshed and that's outside the menu of course. If you need more information, call the manager. In my experience of this and other Chef... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roxwell Road | Roxwell, Writtle CM1 3RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Writtle
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 420245
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