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Rainbow & dove

hastingwood road | Hastingwood, Harlow, England
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Ranked #10 of 91 Restaurants in Harlow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Went to have a meal at The Rainbow and Dove with two friends this lunch time. Very oldie worldy and quaint. The food was first class, I had meat pie which was a proper pie made with short crust pastry which had a top and a bottom, not one of these things where you stab the crust with a fork... More

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Broxbourne, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We have been to The Rainbow and Dove many times over the past year and have always been impressed with the quality of the food and of the beers etc. This together with a really friendly welcome and attentive service means our visits along with friends are always a pleasant experience. The steak and ale pie is among the best... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We haven't been to the rainbow and dove for a year or more and as we only live up the road in ongar it was time to visit this lovely little pub again , as we drove into the car park it was quite full, always a good sign, the staff were very friendly and we sat down to veiw... More

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RainbowandDove, Owner at Rainbow & dove, responded to this review

As you can see I don't always leave a response for all of the reviews we are given. Unfortunately I don't always have the time but also I'm a firm believer in letting people decide for themselves what The Rainbow & Dove is about. From your review I am presuming you enjoy an establishment where the ethos is quantity over... More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

I must confess that I love this place. Always great food and amazing value for money. Great staff and the best real ales for miles.

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Epping, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Had lunch here a few weekends ago, just stopped by on a sunny Sunday afternoon and were delighted by our choice. We had heard good things about this pub, so happy that we finally visited. The host and hostess run the front of house, and were very welcoming; they seemed to know everyone by first names, so certainly got a... More

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Harlow, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We have been meaning to visit the Rainbow and Dove before but always seem to visit places that we know well instead. However, we set this right today and it was certainly the right decision. If you want somewhere posh the pub is not for you. However, if you need somewhere with real freshly made food and a warm welcome... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Great pub food. Dog friendly. Quaint pub with wonderful atmosphere. I loved it. Food was hearty and tasty. The ale only completed the experience. The man behind the bar was great and everyone had an awesome lunch.

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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262 reviews 262 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had stopped here at this charming pub, on occasion, before, but not for a couple of years. This time we needed something light, and being in the area, we decided to try it again. We were not disappointed. We were greeted warmly when we entered and the menus were handed out and the drinks provided, before we were quickly... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Three of us had lunch today in this charming little country pub. The food was excellent (home made steak and kidney) with vegetables nicely cooked, not turned into mush, and the service was welcoming and efficient, thanks Debbie. This is one which deserves to be tried, the locals certainly seem to like it. Really good with reasonable prices and a... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We visited this quaint little pub for the 3rd Friday running. We love the varied fish specials on a Friday. All the food is beautifully prepared and cooked. There is a wide variety of beers and wines. The staff are friendly and efficient and the prices very reasonable. Lovely setting. Could not ask for more.

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