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Dish Restaurant - CLOSED

13A King Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1HE, England
01799 513300
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Dish Restaurant in the heart of Saffron Walden, between The Common and Audley Park, has been a hit with local food lovers since it opened in 2004. An incredibly high standard, friendly neighbourhood restaurant, Dish features modern European cuisine in an historic setting, the refurbished mint building. During the day, the bright and airy dining room is ideal for cosy catch-ups with friends and their legendary Express Lunch menu is perfect for diners in a hurry. In the evening, Dish is transformed into a relaxed candlelit space, well suited to after-work gatherings and dinner dates. Using locally sourced produce wherever possible, the chefs create simple, full-flavoured dishes like mustard and pepper-crusted steak with dauphinoise potatoes, and crisp king prawn tempura. Dish lures its diners not only with excellent food, but also Mad Mondays with a ridiculously reasonable prix fixe menu, and a super two course pre-cinema menu on Monday, Friday and Saturday.

47 reviews from our community

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English first
Saff City
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

My friend and I were regular visitors to Dish as was my husband and I and all my family. This was our favourite place to eat in Walden and we are very sorry it has closed.

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

It was an excellent restaurant. Sadly, it is now closed but I had many happy evenings and very good meals there with friends.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
319 helpful votes 319 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

This restaurant closed in early 2012 - a shame as it was a good choice for proper cooking. So one more independent restaurant in a town dominated by poor pizza/pasta chains.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

The wine we got was vinegary and overpriced and the food average. I felt a little ripped off as I left and as usual just said it was OK when they asked. They really should encourage on line feedback like many good confident places do

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Our Groupon runs out tomorrow so thought we'd lunch today - but no reply to my calls - still hoping for reply early evening but not optimistic........! ARM, Wendens Ambo Now ex-regular diner!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

As returning customers we booked a table for 4 the night before we wanted to dine, they took contact details from us and then on the night our group arrived at the restaurant to discover a note saying they had closed earlier than planned due to a rubbish chef. We went to Lime Tree Court instead which was fantastic!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012 via mobile

We had a Groupon voucher, which made our overall bill quite light - even so, drinks (incl cocktails & coffees) still came out very reasonably. We brought our 4 wk old baby and were considerably accomodated by the friendly and thoughtful staff. Food was delish, service was v good. Go into the ladies loo to get a glimpse of the... More

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Food was very good for the prices paid, as we booked a deal through Groupon. Although the food was well cooked and very tasty, we thought the set menu was a bit expensive. Drinks, however, were very reasonable. Perhaps not enough choice, unless this is a frequently changing menu. Service was excellent.

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012 via mobile

We went here for lunch on a Saturday and had quite high hopes. However the experience while not terrible was disappointing. The resturant filled up. The service was slow and unattentive. The food was ok but rather bland and certainly nothing special at all. We felt it was expensive for what it was and there was nothing that would make... More

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Cambridge, U.K.
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Four of us shared lunch here on a cold, wet day in May and the experience certainly warmed us all. The ambience was relaxed, the service attentive and the fresh British food was so tasty. We savoured starters of broccoli and stilton soup and crab spaghetti with a lovely warming chilli (both excellent). Our main course was salmon and asparagus... More

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