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Russells

Bell Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JS, England
+44 (0)1245 478484
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Ranked #29 of 260 Restaurants in Chelmsford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $71
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cuisines: English, French
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The heart of the restaurant is a magnificent timbered barn. Originally built in 1372 it is listed as being of architectural and historical importance. As you walk in the restaurant the spectacular high ceiling and the gallery overlooking the main dining area creates a wonderful dramatic impression as you enter a world of elegance and fine food.
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English first
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Today I was very lucky to have lunch at Russell's with 2 very good friends. Having recently been disappointed with a couple of local restaurants, we decided to try somewhere new and I'm thrilled that we did. We chose the set menu and the food really was excellent. Perfectly cooked pigeon, delicious smoked salmon and a risotto for starters and... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

You always have a warm welcome from Barry and the expectation of a good meal to come....especially for our wedding anniversary!

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Essex, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

After living in Great Baddow for nearly 5 years we have often thought about going to Russells but never got round to it...... Wished we would of sooner!!!! We wanted some good quality food local and this was perfect and within walking distance! The restaurant itself is beautiful, decor and lay out is FAB! We had a drink up the... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Met friends here for a Sunday lunch,most enjoyable if a little pricey,attentive service from both waiters and chefs good well presented and tasty dishes,freshly cooked rare Beef ,roast potatoes and fresh vegetable selection.Would happily recommend.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We ate dinner there as a group. Having booked a private room. We found the décor and room was perfect for a group meal and it gave us enough privacy to celebrate a birthday there. However the food left a little to be desired. I thought the days of serving very tiny portions for a high price had gone out... More

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Attended sea food tasting evening. From the off we were made to feel very welcome and highly valued by the proprietor. The ambience is lovely, prefect for a romantic meal for two or a larger celebration. The food was excellent both in preparation and in the main taste. The owner was really keen to get our views to take on... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Went for a celebratory meal expecting to enjoy it and we certainly weren't disappointed. The quality of the menu, courteous and unhurried service and the distinctive interior, converted from an ancient tithe barn, all contributed to an enjoyable evening out. This must be one of the best restaurants I know.

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Edinburgh
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62 reviews 62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My son-in-law took my husband and I and the family out for lunch. The grandchildren had been before and were looking forward to it but had to work in birthday parties as well. We had an excellent meal but the family had to tear away to take the grandchildren to birthday parties but staff were very obliging and packed up... More

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We came for Sunday lunch with 3 generations of family members to celebrate a wedding anniversary. The venue was very pleasant, the staff just the right mixture of professional and friendly, the service was very good without being rushed. The starter and main courses was all very nice but the desserts exceptional. I thought the price for Sunday lunch was... More

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We arrived a bit early and were greeted politely and waited in the bar, we had a great choice of wines and as we were part of a large group had preordered, As a vegetarian often choice is limited but I was offered an extended menu and was delighted with the choice. My Starter was wonderfully presented, hot and wholesome,... More

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Additional Information about Russells

Address: Bell Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JS, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1245 478484
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 71
Cuisine: English, French

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