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189 Moulsham Street | Chelmsford, Chelmsford, England
+44 1245 251371
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 28
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Really impressed

Had steak with all the trimmings another diner had ribs. Food hot, cooked well. Massive chips! Really impressed. Service was excellent. £18 for the steak and £15ish for the ribs.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
DeanV882
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Harwich, United Kingdom
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Harwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Had steak with all the trimmings another diner had ribs. Food hot, cooked well. Massive chips! Really impressed. Service was excellent. £18 for the steak and £15ish for the ribs.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The Bay Horse provides a very good dining experience. On arrival the greeting was very welcoming. Home made bread with butter and olive oil and balsamic was complimentary to start a very enjoyable meal. We will recommend and will be returning.

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The_Bay_Horse_Essex, General Manager at The Bay Horse, responded to this review

We were delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit, and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Went for some lunch on a weekday. Nice small simple selection on menu but everything was cooked perfectly. The service was great with nice friendly waitresses who couldn't do enough for you! Will definitely come back again.

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The_Bay_Horse_Essex, General Manager at The Bay Horse, responded to this review

We are so happy that you love our fish and chips, just as much as we do! More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

I've been coming to the Bay Horse lots over the years and my God has it changed! Food is fabulous! My last few visits have been great- excellent service, atmosphere and food. This time there was a new chef and the food was really brilliant! We got squeezed in without a reservation but in a prefect spot, we didn't feel... More 

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The_Bay_Horse_Essex, General Manager at The Bay Horse, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We were delighted to see you here, and that you enjoyed your visit so much. The whole team take great pride in their work, and we look forward to welcoming you here again soon. More 

Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I absolutely LOVE this place! Always have and always will! I have been coming here on and off since it first opened! I haven't ever had a bad meal here and the staff are always really friendly and happy to please! They have a gorgeous outside decking area which is always packed out in the summer! The cocktail menu is... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Although we have been here a number of times this was our first visit since their new chef and new menu. We were a little wary as when they had announced the forthcoming changes it seemed to suggest that they were aiming to provide traditional pub food. In fact the meal we had was distinctly superior to most pub food... More 

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The_Bay_Horse_Essex, General Manager at The Bay Horse, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit here, and that you were impressed with our new menu. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon! More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Went here for Sunday lunch 3pm as parents rave about it- quiet with 4 tables eating but nice feel to this small restuarant. Service excellent. Very reasonable. The beef roast was very tasty but too thickly sliced for my personal taste and the potatoes and vegtables tasted like they had been on "stand by" for quite a few hours -... More 

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The_Bay_Horse_Essex, General Manager at The Bay Horse, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We have now changed our Sunday Roast and we hope that you will come back soon to see the difference. We are sure that you will be pleasantly surprised! More 

London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This little pub is lovely. The live music was a bonus. Make sure you book a table and ask for one out of the way of the door. The restaurant is quite crowded and it's a lot nicer with a table out of the way. The service is good. The food is very good qaulity. Not too great if you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I can't comment on the food, as I wasn't there Ling enough to order any, as no Wi-Fi. Must be the only place in Moulsham Street without! Ironic really as their till receipts urge patrons to leave a review on Trip Advisor, yet they don't provide Wi-Fi to enable them to do so!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Can't comment on food as I didn't order any, but if you want Wi-Fi, go somewhere else. Ironic really as their till receipts ask for a review to be left on Trip Advisor, yet they don't supply Wi-Fi for you to be able to do so! Must be the only place in Moulsham Street without Wi-Fi.

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Address: 189 Moulsham Street | Chelmsford, Chelmsford, England
Phone Number: +44 1245 251371
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
Average Prices: USD 34
Cuisine: British

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  • Address: 189 Moulsham Street | Chelmsford, Chelmsford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 251371

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 34
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: British

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