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Newney Green | Writtle CM1 3SF, Chelmsford, England
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Ranked #151 of 277 Restaurants in Chelmsford
Cuisines: English
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: 01245 421894
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Sadly after today's lunch we won't be coming back. This used to be our favourite place for a Sunday lunch but after today I wouldn't come back nor would I recommend which is such a shame. We waited 45 minutes for our food and then when we chased it up we received no apology, we were just told it was... More 

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essex
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We visited this pub on Saturday with our daughter and her family, of two small children. On arrival we were warmly welcomed and shown to our table, the waitress was very friendly and made an effort to talk to the children and really engaged with them, we ordered our meal and again she involved the children fully with choosing their... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Menus, serviettes and crevette could have been cleaner. Food okay but uninspired and could have been hotter. Service fine.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

A group of us had Sunday lunch here today. Service behind the bar at first was a little unfriendly, but the waitresses were good, if a little slow. Starters (cured meat platters, chicken pate, tarts and prawn cocktail) were good, though the prawn cocktail was missing the bloody Mary shot that it was supposed to be served with. 2 of... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Thirty hungry ladies out for their Christmas meal did not faze the chef or the staff at this gorgeous old country pub. The real candles and Christmas decorations added a lovely seasonal touch to the already beautiful interior, with its ancient oak beams. The food was hot, tasty and served to us all in a very short time, which was... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Just went here for Sunday lunch and have to say the food was as good as any top London resurant . Shame the staff let it down , left us as the table for. 30min and had to keep finding staff to take orders and clear the table. But the food was great and will go back to see if... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We visited the duck Inn Sunday evening and to be honest it was because we thought it was a good central meeting place and because our first two choices dont serve food sunday night. Still I had heard that this was a nice place to eat so thought , give it a try. Well it was very disappointing. It was... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I went there for a wee romantic dinner with my girlfriend, it was relatively quiet for a Saturday I felt but that did not reflect in the quality of the meal. We sat in a lovely little nook in the restaurant, the dividing beams throughout the restaurant and bar area is very cosy. The ales on offer were nothing to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our Saturday lunch at The Duck. Good beer, open fire & tasty food. Bar staff couldn't have been more helpful.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Luke warm soup with a slice of cheap brown bread £6.25! Reheated stale pie greasy chips cheap peas £12.95! Small bowl of cold Veg crumble with cold pots £12.95 Bottle of indiferent Rioca £24.50 Candles for heating due to blocked chimney. Staff who appeared not to care if we stayed or went. Probably worst value for money in Essex.

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Address: Newney Green | Writtle CM1 3SF, Chelmsford, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
Cuisine: English

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