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Rainbow & dove

hastingwood road | Hastingwood, Harlow, England
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Ranked #9 of 90 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
england
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

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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Sawbridgeworth
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

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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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Great little country pub, with good pub food and excellent service. We went on a Thursday lunchtime, I had a sausage and onion panini, and my wife had a bacon and cheese toastie with some chips. All were large portions and beautifully served.The chips were especially nice! Would highly recommend!

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Cheddington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

After reading reviews of where to eat before a business meeting in Harlow we opted for the Rainbow & Dove, this traditional English pub is just off the M11, not that you would ever know as you feel you are in the middle of the countryside, we had a simple lunch from a very varied menu, both dishes were well... More

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Been here 5 times this month. As always the food is the best in the area and with a great choice of ales. Been with friends, family and as a couple and it's a great place no matter what the occasion.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Great little country pub, with some fine ales, good pub food and excellent service. We went on a Friday so the specials were all fish, but we opted for the normal menu choosing steak, chicken and the burger. All were large portions and well cooked (the chicken was a little dry but still tasted super).The chips were especially nice! Would... More

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Cheddington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

After reading reviews of where to eat before a business meeting in Harlow we opted for the Rainbow & Dove, this traditional English pub is just off the M11, not that you would ever know as you feel you are in the middle of the countryside, we had a simple lunch from a very varied menu, both dishes were well... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Found this pub by sheer chance on a trip down to London. Easy access from the M11 on junction 7, great to get off the busy road for a while into a different world. Great food, but most notably, really courteous service, a bit of a rarity nowadays. Extremely popular, and deservedly so.

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Sheering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

There are many country pubs in the Herts and Essex borders and not one for going to the same place twice I have sampled more than my fair share. The Rainbow and Dove is different however and we find ourselves back there time and time again. Staff are super-friendly as are the owners Andy and Katie. Having kids we typically... More

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Sheering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Lovely surroundings and lovely owners. Food always delivered with a smile! Always a friendly welcome and can never do enough for you. Even our dog Teddy loves it! One of the reasons we love it so much is that dogs are welcome! Even cook sausages for him and provide fresh water! Can't ask for more than that! Menu is great... More

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