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Smiths of Ongar

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Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England (Formerly Smiths Brasserie)
+44 1277 365578
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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Sun - Fri 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came today for lunch with my Niece for her Birthday treat as it was one of our favourite places to eat! Today we chose the set menu as only lunch, I ordered Breaded Camenbert with salad and vinegrette. My Niece ordered crispy tiger prawns sweet chilli sauce. As per usual the lunch sitting busy as usual, good to see business... More 

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1 Thank Clasinalauren
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been to this Fish restaurant quite a few times now and never disappointed. Good quality and well put together although pricey for what you get. That said its a place to go for a treat so cost is not that important. Well staffed all the time a a doorman on at weekends, Makes you feel almost special. Its not just... More 

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Thank MKR1603
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The product was excellent and choice was plentiful for the set lunch. The starters are large enough to be a main meal so you had better be hungry when you visit. We had mussels and meat skewers to start followed by fish and chicken thereafter panacotta and profiteroles. All the food was first class and the service magnificent. This place... More 

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Thank Lawrence M
Woodford, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

everytime I have visited the Ongar branch I always have the dover sole, this time I fancied a change and was recommended the lamb (nice change from when a waiter recommends the dearest steak on the menu normally!) and I have to say it was excellent. Service as always was brilliant, they all seem very well trained. cant wait to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As usual, a fantastic time! . Great food and service followed by an amazing cocktail! Excellent value for money. Can't wait to go back again xxxx

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Thank Claire M
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Special night out with my husband & mother-in-law, as it was my niece's last night staying with us before returning home. Special offer of 3 courses for £29.95, which 3 of us had, and a la carte menu choices by my husband, with a very nice bottle of wine and a mock tail. Service staff professional and attentive without crowding,... More 

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Thank Stephanie S
Ongar, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First class service, excellent food and elegant surroundings. The perfect recipe for my lunch-time birthday celebration with a close friend. I cannot recommend Smiths highly enough.

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Thank Biscuit28_12
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited Smiths for dinner with friends. We arrived about forty minutes before our table was due to be ready and we were taken to the first floor bar area where we had a very good selection of cocktails and drinks to choose from. The Restaurant and Bar areas were full and buzzing, drinks were served promptly, albeit there was more... More 

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Thank Jim G
Epping, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visit to Smiths Ongar and we will be returning. Outstanding food, great value if picking the set menu and lovely staff. Service and attention was impeccable. :)

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1 Thank justlauz
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first visit to smiths last night for my 25th birthday was lovely. Busy for a Wednesday nice which had a lovely atmosphere. Thank you for a lovely evening, I will definitely be back again. Perfect for a special occasion as it can be quite pricy if not ordering from the set menu but well worth it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$26 - $66
Cuisine
Seafood, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?