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Address: Blake End, Braintree CM77 6RA, England
Phone Number: 01376 344123
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timbers restaurant and Blake craft centre

Great lunch, really good choice of meats with the roast , other meal options available scampi being one. Good desert menu as well. Some nice little shops around the old cow sheds... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
david k
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
16 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great lunch, really good choice of meats with the roast , other meal options available scampi being one. Good desert menu as well. Some nice little shops around the old cow sheds Generally a worthwhile visit thumbs up be back soon

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essex
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Absolutely appalling. The young man who greeted us when we walked in told us to take a table and he would be over to take our order. The place was empty and the three staff were chatting in the kitchen. When I went back to the counter to ask if someone could take our order I was rudely told by... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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53 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

First visit to the restaurant. Strange opening times in the evening. Used Groupon voucher, so booked in advance, but the place was very quiet on a non-tribute act Thursday. Limited menu. Friendly service. Food was good. Big desserts. Would go back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Having been to the on site restaurant several times, I found the staff (the owner especially) very rude. The worst case being the owner talking about the party I was with in an extremely negative and offensive way whilst standing in ear shot of said people. It doesn't surprise me the place is always empty. Best avoided as it ruins... More 

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Halstead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Visited this restaurant after recommendation , but the food was awful and tasteless , they forgot half of the starter and to top it off over charged us! There was no atmosphere bitterly disappointed .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Ate at the timbers restaurant on a Saturday evening, friendly staff in a really nice old barn, had steak which was cooked to perfection, will definitely eat there again as couldn't fault the whole evening,,, Very Good

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We visited the Blake end Craft by just driving pass & thought we would call in .A few interesting shops there, but the one that caught my eye was Bijou Dolls Houses & Miniatures. A great little shop for miniatures & the lady was very friendly. Unusual little treasures. Worth a look at if interested in miniatures. Enjoyed our visit.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Hog roast and Torchlight maze, great price, great tasting food (it even made my Fiancée think about having a hog roast for our wedding), great band playing sone great music, needless to say a great time. Try it!

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london
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

There are several shops here but none are really craft shops; there is a farm shop, haberdashery, antique shop and other things for kids that don't interest me. On the whole not worth visiting.

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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173 reviews 173 reviews
53 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have been visiting Blake End Craft Centre since 2006 and it has been through a series of changes, as they used to have more shops that had home made crafts. There are very few businesses there now that actually make and sell their crafts on site. On the whole, most things are reasonably priced. Nevertheless, I still enjoy visiting... More 

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