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Smiths of Ongar

Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England
+44 1277 365578
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited last Sunday to celebrate my birthday with my best friend & partner... And what a treat it was!!! Firstly we were taken upstairs to the bar & enjoyed a good selection of cocktails. We were then taken downstairs to our table & a nice...More

1  Thank JaneBrook
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for my partner’s birthday lunch. It looks like a nice modern purpose built building with plenty of parking. From the moment you walk through the door you are greeted by very polite and obviously well trained staff. We were a little early...More

1  Thank andyscott12345
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to Smiths on a Friday evening with friends for a double birthday celebration. I have heard a lot about this restaurant but this was my first visit. I wasn't disappointed!! The food was superb and the service was impeccable (thank-you Tanya and colleagues). Nothing...More

Thank Manofthefoodworld
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sunday lunch, a wide and varied choice to cater for all tastes. Great service but drapes could cut down the noise level.

Thank unclegroves
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went with family to Smiths last week. It was a very enjoyable experience. The food was delicious and the staff were friendly and efficient

Thank ColinandDiane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smiths is an exellent restaurant. Fantastic food and exceptionally good service. It is a real treat to dine here 🍽🍾

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the food and service ius excellent. having the upstairs bar area is an added bonus. only little dislike is the amount of noise as the place ius so open planned.

Thank easter1966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard good things about Smiths and were surprised that you had to book in advance even for a Wednesday night! However it soon became clear that Smiths is heaving every night and deservedly so. The service is great - not too formal but...More

Thank cathynorris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent good and excellent service! Would recommend this restaurant if you looking to impress a special someone. Love the fact it's so swanky and beautifully set out. Looking forward to my return!

Thank mich170785
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took family members here for a Xmas meal (long story) on Monday. The place is immaculate! The service was spot on from start to finish. They never seemed short staffed and we ready to serve us within a moments notice. My favourite part about it...More

Thank Jason P
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Mandy B
February 19, 2017|
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Response from cozypubs1 | Reviewed this property |
Casual or smart.
December 29, 2016|
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Response from Joshua A | Reviewed this property |
We went for my younger sisters 18th birthday and we invited a few of her 17 year old friends which wasn't a problem. I would however, clarify with the restaurant their stance and it may depend on whether you were going for... More
November 19, 2016|
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Response from stewart w | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately i am not able to give you an honest answer as i am note a vegetarian and have never looked at any other options but the fish.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$27 - $66
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England (Formerly Smiths Brasserie)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Ongar  >  High Ongar
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 365578
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