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Horshoe Hill, Upshire EN9 3SN, England
01992 712 745
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations
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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good Sunday lunch shame about the table position!

The Sunday roasts on offer were excellent to eat and very good value. Good idea offering three meal sizes with prices that match the portions. Family group of five,all adults,of which four of us had the small meal and one a medium. The small meal was certainly generous with a large selection of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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West Sussex
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English first
West Sussex
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Sunday roasts on offer were excellent to eat and very good value. Good idea offering three meal sizes with prices that match the portions. Family group of five,all adults,of which four of us had the small meal and one a medium. The small meal was certainly generous with a large selection of vegetables and a large Yorkshire pudding! Very... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I was beginning to wonder if my standards were unreasonably high. Trying to find a pub that ticks all the boxes you expect is a rare thing. Most pub food is average at best.Most service, ditto. This pub is quite dinky in size which makes it feel intimate. There are two inside areas- the main part with some tables and... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Came on the recommendation of a friend and enjoyed this small, friendly, country pub. Staff were friendly, parking across the road was easy, food was tasty and was enjoyed by everyone. Portion sizes were a bit larger than we could manage so there was a bit of waste but nevertheless, it was good wholesome fare. We ordered the haloumi, crab,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We were looking for somewhere nice to take friends out after Xmas, and we wanted something in the countryside near Waltham Abbey. This pub looked ideal - a short drive, right by Epping Forest, looking out on trees and nature. It is lovely, old-fashioned and unspoilt inside - unlike so many modernised pubs. The Horsehoes has open fires, wooden tables... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Our perty of four had a great lunch here in the gap between Xmas and New Year. They specialise in fresh fish. Two of us had fish pie, one had haddock and I had an enrmous Dover sole. All excellent. Nice setting just outside the urban sprawl where the Essex countryside begins. Pleasant and efficient staff. And if fish is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We arrived at 2pm, and waited for around 10 minutes. Not so bad they were very busy. The food was great and reasonably priced. I would go back.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

food good (lunch), friendly staff, highchair provided without asking, all round satifaction, would call in again certainly.

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Orléans, Centre, France
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

the sunday lunch here is amazing like some other reviewers have said, so I would go back for that, but only that. We booked ahead of time but found ourselves in the restaurant with all the other tables taken by a very raucous and rowdy group of people celebrating a birthday- as were we. They screamed and shouted so much... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Had dinner with a friend who has dined here previously and I was very impressed. The homemade pate was delicious, as was the lamb kebabs, very reasonable & a great selection of fish dishes available also. The staff were welcoming and attentive and I will definitely be returning to try the other dishes. Great local pub with great food, service... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I booked for 4 people last Saturday evening, as we had friends from Australia staying with us and they wanted to treat us prior to returning home, for our hospitality during their 2 week stay. We had visited this establishment previously for a Sunday lunch and thought it was good. Unfortunately this was not our experience on the last visit.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Horshoe Hill, Upshire EN9 3SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Upshire
  • Phone Number: 01992 712 745

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?