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The Orange Tree

166 West Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0BP, England
01279722485
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $69
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Our food is freshly cooked by talented chefs using seasonal and local ingredients wherever possible. We cook our own breads, grow our own herbs, butcher our meat and fillet our own fish, most of which is straight from the boat.We take pride that our dishes sometimes take longer to cook than other establishments as they are cooked to order.The place is famly-run, relaxed, casual dining in a clean, bright environment. Hope you can visit soon.
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English first
Kent
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Visited The Orange Tree for my wife's birthday. Food was superb throughout and service was perfect. The menu is good anyway, and the specials board gave some nice changes from the norm. Will return soon.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Lovely lovely restaurant with staff that are more than helpful to do anything for you! Food was really really nice, and high standards, would recommend to anyone! Restaurant has a lovely cosy atmosphere. Would go back again and again.... Thank you!

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TheOrangeTreeCM21, Owner at The Orange Tree, responded to this review

Thank you Sophie M for your wonderful comments. Hopefully you filled in our Feedback form which subscribes you to our ZEST! Club and gives priority booking for all the exciting events and offers we have coming up in the coming year. Hope to see you all very soon! Tom. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We met our friends who were already sitting down waiting for us because we were running late because we were in hospital with my mother.We were greeted by the owner he was extremely helpful nice and attentive and we sat down with our friend and had a very good dinner with great service spending around 300 pounds until we decided... More 

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TheOrangeTreeCM21, Owner at The Orange Tree, responded to this review

Before I address your comments can I thank you for your feedback on the service, the food and attention you received that night. Bit disappointed you only saw fit to give 1 mark for these but I guess you wanted to make a point about last orders. This was a very strange table on a busy night. Your table was... More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Its really more of a fine dining restaurant in a lovely old traditional country pub. We were well looked after the whole evening and the food was very very good.

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TheOrangeTreeCM21, Owner at The Orange Tree, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Valena18. Delighted you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again very soon. Best regards Tom & Sam. More 

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We organised our team Christmas lunch here and were all very impressed! The staff are so welcoming and really go far out of their way to ensure you have a great time. The food was really tasty and was all fresh and hot - we had no issues whatsoever (even with 13 of us!) and we weren't kept waiting between... More 

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TheOrangeTreeCM21, Owner at The Orange Tree, responded to this review

Hi Angharad J, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. Your fabulous feedback was shared with everyone concerned and they are all very grateful for your comments. Hope we see you again next Christmas - or preferably sooner! Tom & Sam. More 

Sawbridgeworth, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We are occasional visitors to The Orange Tree and this latest meal was lovely - we choose here if we want something just a bit more special than regular pub grub. We arrived with our 7 year old and 4 adults on a Satuday lunchtime - the restaurant was quiet which we quite liked as we had great opportunity to... More 

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TheOrangeTreeCM21, Owner at The Orange Tree, responded to this review

Hello Karen D and thank you for your feedback. Really glad you enjoyed your visit and that you hold us in such high regard. I'm also glad you appreciate that cooking food to order using fresh ingredients and presenting it with care and attention to detail takes a bit longer than other 'methods' and it's nice to know it's a... More 

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Very impressed, we had a fabulous time. We were a table of nine, and were warmly greeted when we arrived. The service was excellent and as we had pre-ordered, the staff had our names which they used throughout the evening. This made the service more personal. The food was delicious, well presented and we didn't feel at all rushed. The... More 

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TheOrangeTreeCM21, Owner at The Orange Tree, responded to this review

Hi Catherine. So glad your group enjoyed their Christmas get together. Our policy of using names with orders is very popular and makes life much easier (especially if your guests forget what they ordered!). We enjoy being on first name terms too as it makes us feel we are more engaged with the party which in turn makes the service... More 

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Staff warmly welcomed us, having decorated our seating area in the restaurant making this celebration even more special. We were a large family party, the service was excellent and everyone's wishes happily accommodated by the staff. The food was delicious and well presented, there was no pressure on time between courses so the whole evening was thoroughly enjoyable.

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TheOrangeTreeCM21, Owner at The Orange Tree, responded to this review

Hi Laura. Thank you for your comments which are greatly appreciated. Hopefully we can welcome your father and family back for many more celebrations in the future. Best regards Tom More 

Stansted
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I ate here last evening with two friends and I was very impressed. The interior was lovely; bright and airy but cosy at the same time and the Christmas decorations were tasteful. The tables were a good distance apart, comfortable chairs too. We immediately felt relaxed. The staff were very attentive and the food delicious and well-presented. I especially liked... More 

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TheOrangeTreeCM21, Owner at The Orange Tree, responded to this review

Hi Canine Friend and thanks for your lovely review. Glad you like the décor. Far cry from the dark we inherited and many people comment on how bright and fresh it is which delights us. Cheeky Squid is a popular choice and we're glad you liked it. Do come again soon! Tom More 

Harlow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I have visited The Orange Tree once before, a while back and was not that impressed. My gripe was that the food did not seem that special and high tables and chairs in the corner made it feel like we were getting bar snacks, not having a special meal. How things change. Gave The Orange Tree another chance and boy... More 

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TheOrangeTreeCM21, Owner at The Orange Tree, responded to this review

Hi Matt K Firstly sorry your fist visit wasn't too inspiring but I'm glad we've been able to get the balance back. The high tables though not ideal were originally a social area and only ever used when all other tables were full as a last resort but we became so busy they have been consigned to storage and replaced... More 

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Additional Information about The Orange Tree

Address: 166 West Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0BP, England
Phone Number: 01279722485
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Sawbridgeworth
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 69
Cuisine: Pub

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