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“Very nice place to eat” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Russells

Russells
Bell Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JS, England
+44 1245 478484
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Ranked #23 of 258 Restaurants in Chelmsford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $65
Cuisines: French, English
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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.
Essex,UK
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218 reviews 218 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 87 cities Reviews in 87 cities
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
“Very nice place to eat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Our lunch group ate again at this restaurant, this time sampling the set Xmas menu. Everything was very nicely presented and cooked, with just the right amount of gap between courses. The wine is very reasonably priced too. The staff are attentive and good humoured and all in all it is a good value and good quality restaurant. We will definately eat here again.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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bjww1231, Owner at Russells, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Dear Christmas diners

I’m so please you enjoyed your lunch.

Christmas was such a great success this year, we fed over 2000 customers without one complaint only nice complements. “So Thank You” and we look forward to seeing you next year.

Yours

Barry

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English first
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Special for special occasions”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We regard our trips to Russells as a treat. It is NOT cheap==but the food is excellent, the service unhurried and attentive and for the "one unit" drivers the house wine by the small glass is very good indeed.
We have never been disappointed and we know that if there was a problem we would only need to mention it.
If the menu doesn't suit--and it should-then ask the boss for a medium fillet steak--but please don't tell everyone as I would throw a hissy fit if it was all gone.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Very Good All Round”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012 via mobile

We have eaten at Russells three times now and have, on each occasion found the quality of the food, service and setting to be particularly good. The prices are, in our opinion, about right for the excellent quality and we look forward to our next visit very much.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

have been to this resturant on several occasions for diffrent family and friends birthdays annivasarys and christmas do's ect the food has always been 1st class and the manager and all the staff are very attentive nothing is to much trouble.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“First class”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

I have had several meals at this restaurant and it has always been great food, great service, great staff.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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