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Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT , England
01245 248946
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Ranked #3 of 270 Restaurants in Chelmsford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Introduced to this restaurant by friends; comfortably furnished in a charming rural location. A large menu and the dishes that we selected were good quality and delicious. The rope mussels in cream sauce were not the usually bland offering but full of flavour but not over powering. The oriental fusion of slow roast belly pork with pak choi was excellent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We wanted to try somewhere different but still stay local. After looking on tripadvisor we found The Cuckoo. We were not disappointed, from the outside it look quirky and the feel inside was homely and welcoming. The food was very tasty and well presented. We will certainly be back and would recommend to friends and family.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The Cuckoo is nestled in the middle of the countryside and is a quaint, converted cottage which only serves a handful of covers (I believe up to 35) and therefore, feels intimate and cosy. The service was professional, yet friendly and warm. Once we had made our order, we were served fresh home made bread. I'm not usually a massive... More

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Epping, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

A calm, gentle atmosphere. A very wide Menu. Delicious food well cooked and presented. Adequate car parking facilities. The only thing missing was a smile on the faces of the waitresses. However, we shall return!

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Accomplished cooking at this tiny dining outpost former pub on the edge of Chelmsford,for which I have to say was a vast improvement for me from the constant mediocrity I've experienced with restuarants In this area,.....i've found it otherwise more reliable to stay at home and cook than to go out and be dissapointed. I won't bore you with all... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

A very cosy ex-pub. Very good food, feels like it's prepared individually (rather than mass produced). Will return.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Booked thanks to a review from a friend. Busy on a Tuesday, always a good sign. Great food and great service. Good value also - enjoy!

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Essex, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Had a last minute booking for a birthday lunch for my husband. Had read lots of reviews and the experience lived up to it. There was a great choice on the menu for such a small place and I could have selected many of the dishes which is unusual for me. We decided against a starter as we were unsure... More

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Tried this place for the first time this week and was surprised at how packed it was and the food was excellent. The service was great considering how busy it was,having said that it is only a small Restaurant/pub.Off the beaten track but well worth a visit if you can get booked.The cooks certainly know what they are doing and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Visited here midweek evening! After trying a few times before but always leaving it too late and them being booked already (they must be doing something right) the menu was very imaginative and clearly all cooked fresh! Such a variety of dishes! The service was flawless from start to finish and the treats with the coffee were such a lovely... More

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Address: Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT , England
Phone Number: 01245 248946
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
Cuisine: European

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