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The Locomotive

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Butler Road, Halstead CO9, England
01787
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Unassuming, unpretentious, but perfect.

I don't visit 'The Locomotive' very often, yet I don't know why. It doesn't look like much from the street but once inside it has a certain old world charm and warmth. The menu is extensive and surprisingly good. My most recent visit was with a large funeral party and the meal was served as a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2014
Bob S
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Lafayette, Colorado
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Lafayette, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I don't visit 'The Locomotive' very often, yet I don't know why. It doesn't look like much from the street but once inside it has a certain old world charm and warmth. The menu is extensive and surprisingly good. My most recent visit was with a large funeral party and the meal was served as a cold buffet, but that... More 

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We have eaten here several times and never had a bad meal. Every time it is superb, beautifully fresh and extremely well cooked. Yesterday we sampled the soup for the first time and it was just lovely. The flavours are superb and the amount of vegetables in it is incredible. Be warned though, this soup is filling so could easily... More 

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Halstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Generous portions for a typical pub lunch. I have previously had an evening meal here which was selected from a good choice of menu. The sizzlers are a specialty.

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Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This is the second time that we have been to The Locomotive. This time we had the mid week roast dinner which was plentiful, well cooked & very good value. Ok the food is a basic pub grub but it really can’t be faulted and the service is excellent too. The pub is small (but perfectly formed) and so at... More 

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

If you are looking for well cooked food using fresh ingredients then this is the place to go. The food is amazing, and the price is jaw dropping in a good way. The landlord is welcoming and considerate and there is a good selection of beers and lagers. The Locomotive is a true hidden gem and well worth a visit.... More 

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  • Address: Butler Road, Halstead CO9, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Halstead
  • Phone Number: 01787

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