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Magic Mushroom

Certificate of Excellence
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Mediterranean, English
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Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
01268 289963
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: An excellent product starts with the careful selection of the finest fresh...
An excellent product starts with the careful selection of the finest fresh ingredients. We source local produce whenever possible, our meats are reared at Essex farms and our fish is delivered fresh daily with much of our fruit and vegetables grown at home in the kitchen garden.
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Visitor rating
  • 207
    Excellent
  • 83
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Family Meal

Went to this restaurant once before and was not too impressed but it would appear my initial impression was wrong. Went along with my Wife and adult children and could not have been more impressed. We all had the fixed price 3 course meal and the quality of them all was amazing. Service level was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
TonyDingwall
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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347 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Went to this restaurant once before and was not too impressed but it would appear my initial impression was wrong. Went along with my Wife and adult children and could not have been more impressed. We all had the fixed price 3 course meal and the quality of them all was amazing. Service level was spot on - plenty of... More 

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London
Top Contributor
226 reviews 226 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I went here with my wife for a lunch treat after some serious competitive quad biking. The waitresses were very attentive and what's the restaurant was not too busy they also allowed you some space to chat together without interfering too much. The food was excellent with a large choice of starters mains and deserts and my wife thought the... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

2nd visit to this restaurant. Seems to have gone down hill in terms of service and quality of food. We were seated for he best part of 20 minutes before we were seen too in terms of a drinks order etc. After the order was take. Service definitely improved. Thought the food was cooked well but lacked real flavour. I... More 

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Billericay, Essex
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143 reviews 143 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We brought our friends here yesterday for Sunday lunch and had the round table in the middle of the restaurant as there were six of us. We were greeted and served quickly and our drinks order was taken. The straight forward Sunday lunch menu is priced at £24.50. I ordered the roast beef and asked if it could be cooked... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We celebrated my Mother's 75th Birthday at Lunchtime on Saturday 9th May. The food was faultless. The waitresses were extremely tentative. Lovely surroundings and relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely be visiting again! Thank you

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A good quality restaurant serving fine food in a quiet and relaxed atmosphere. There is nothing standout about this restaurant but there needs not to be, good food with friendly service is enough in my book. I dined with Flemish colleagues on a weeknight and whilst my colleagues were wary of some of the menu combinations they thoroughly enjoyed the... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We went to the Magic Mushroom on the 15th April 2015, it was early about 6pm for a Birthday. Everything was in place for the birthday girl (70th) Overall the food and general service was what you would expect! However between 3 servers they didn't know if they had a Kids Menu or if it was Smaller versions of the... More 

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Braintree, Essex, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I think that people writing reviews should always state lunch or evening dining as this will give an indication on how this restaurant copes with pressure. I went for lunch at 1 O'clock. Service was excellent. My wife is an ex chef working our own restaurant and me, front of house. My wife and my daughter's starters/main course was excellent... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Have eaten here many times and always been more than satisfied but; on this occasion was not at all impressed. Service poor, food not up to scratch, we will not be rushing back. Certainly not the fine dining experience we were hoping for!

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The restaurant he best we have eaten in even comparing it to cruise ship food it is the best.The waiting staff are clean tidy and very polite.The food was just excellent, well presented and you don't have to wait to long even as there was a lot of people.The ambience of the place was very happy and well decorated. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Billericay
  • Phone Number: 01268 289963

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 62
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Doing business, Large groups, Romantic

Description

An excellent product starts with the careful selection of the finest fresh ingredients. We source local produce whenever possible, our meats are reared at Essex farms and our fish is delivered fresh daily with much of our fruit and vegetables grown at home in the kitchen garden.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?