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hastingwood road | Hastingwood, Harlow, England
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Ranked #12 of 102 Restaurants in Harlow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Would really recommend calling in and eating at this friendly pub. From the welcome as we all arrived, to the excellent service and food, the 8 of us had a very enjoyable evening. Will definitely to back again.

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London, England
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is my second visit to The Rainbow and Dove, and once again I was bowled over by the wonderful food and lovely atmosphere of this great little country pub. The staff are warm and friendly and the locals lovve to chat and pass the time of day.. just what you would expect from a friendly sociable pub. Well done

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Harlow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Called in on the offchance and secured the last table for two. Haven't been there for years, but will definitely be going back. Fantastic choice of veggie meals and hubby enjoyed his steak and kidney pie. Had the best sauvignon blanc ever!

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, it's always a massive boost for moral when we hear such positive, constructive feedback! We look forward to your next visit! Katie Keep More 

Sawbridgeworth
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Game pie and sizzling fish washed down with cracking real ales. Friendly service with a clear message that they really cared. One of our beers was 'off' (it happens in the best pubs - the test is how they react), it was taken back without hesitation and they brought over two excllent samples to choose from as alternatives. This place... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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essex
2 reviews
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
167 reviews 167 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 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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Additional Information about Rainbow & dove

Address: hastingwood road | Hastingwood, Harlow, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harlow
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: European

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