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The Green Man & Courtyard

School Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9SD, England
+44 1992 522255
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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British, Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
School Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9SD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for anniversary meal, Had not been to this restaurant before but though we would give it a try. New owners have completely transformed the standard of food which had apparently gone downhill. The food is now first rate (mixture of steak and chicken...More

Thank shane l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited The Green Man a couple of times midweek in the last month or so with my husband and have had a really pleasant evening both times. This pub is our local but we stopped using it some time ago. Hearing it was under...More

Thank LondonMac1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the pub on a quiet Sunday evening recently. The new owners have injected a much needed dose of hospitality at this lovely country pub. Over the years there has been many changes in management, and we've not particularly enjoyed our experiences there, despite...More

Thank Orionhb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The green man had been though many highs and lows over the last 10-15 year but since the most recent management and chef has been in place this is now much more like the original Green Man which had a very good reputation. We live...More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely evening , sun was shining Seafood or chicken and chorizo chicken paella being cooked outside In the courtyard , had such a lovely feel about it , with the music and the tables nicely decorated outside I felt like I was abroad...More

Thank dandavis2016
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Had a lovely Sunday Lunch here. Staff were lovely and food was pretty good. A good size meal, great roasties and lashings of gravy. All came out hot, staff were attentive but not too intrusive or over the top. Best to arrive early as they...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed March 29, 2018

There was nobody else in the restaurant for lunch and it was really cold so we kept our coats on. A small heater was plugged in at our request but was not enough to warm the area. We chose 2 dishes from the Lunch Menu...More

Thank Zeevogel
Reviewed March 26, 2018

My husband & I visited the green man as a mothers day treat. Lovely pub & restaurant. Very warm & welcoming. The staff are very friendly and our meals were delicious. Hope to visit again in the summer.

Thank Nic0371
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I would love to give this charming pub/restaurant another star, but it just missed out as, though Sunday lunch was good, the beef was overcooked and re-heated so my 'pink' beef was only just okay and my friends well done was very well done. Neither...More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Here we are again at The Green Man and its Mothers Day and a 5 pm sit down, it can't work can it? It's going to be over crowded, tired service and late food... Well it's not. It was fantastic, we booked late and the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $33
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: School Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Ongar  >  Chipping Ongar
  • Phone Number: +44 1992 522255
  • E-mail
The Green Man is a real gem of a pub in the English countryside, situated in the ancient village of Toot Hill, Essex.

Owned and run by parters Lee Wright & Tracey Watts and managed by Nikolaus Greig. Having recently taken over the running of The Green Man the team are bringing this country pub back to its routes. Concentrating on great food, traditional ales and a warm friendly atmosphere. We also boast a small cocktail list and a great selection of beers.

The Green Man is family & animal friendly, featuring a childrens play are, large outside covered courtyard terrace and ample car parking at rear of building. We are popular with walkers, cyclists, horse riders alike who love to stop for a cold beverage and lunch and of which many clubs choose to make us their stop off point on their journeys.

The Green Man is close to excellent golf courses. We pride ourselves as an ideal place to relax for locals, diners, wedding parties, birthday parties and other gatherings. As well as offering a fantastic courtyard restaurant for a wonderful dining experience we can cater for all sizes of parties with a made to measure service to satisfy the most discerning of requirements.

The Green man hosts regular live music evenings which can be found listed on out Twitter page, Facebook and website. We welcome you to join us on these free entry nights where you can enjoy some of the best local talents singing anything from blues, jazz swing to contemporary modern music.

The Green Man offers a large selection of dining options ranging from small bar snacks, to full formal dinner with a great wine selection hand picked by our in house sommelier Nik, formerly of Marco Pierre White restaurant group. Our chef Darren Andrews creates an international menu with influences on locally sourced and English classics.
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