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Smiths of Ongar

Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England
+44 1277 365578
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (48 reviews)
“monkfish” (38 reviews)
“dressed crab” (13 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I brought my mum for her birthday lunch, I had seen the good reviews and thought we would try it. It was very busy but that didn’t effect the level of excellent service. The food was outstanding and we had a leisurely lunch without being...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food Cooked to perfection Brilliant and helpful staff A great night 5* service Will definitely return

Thank Leah B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch at this restaurant with my husband and mother. Food was amazing, as was the service. Highly recommend this restaurant

Thank 552LindaR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Smiths for my wife's special birthday lunch. We were a little disappointed with the table as it was tight in the corner and had to be moved out to allow my wife to be seated. The food was very good as was the service,...More

Thank Roy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lost count the amount of times I have been to smiths and I can say I have never had a bad meal,my wife and I go there because the food the staff and the atmosphere is just the way we like to eat...More

Thank markwp
Reviewed 1 week ago

5 stars for the place,the food and the staff. The owner has invested in staff and consequently the service is superb. Well done. We will definitely return. Happy Christmas to all at Smiths.

1  Thank Wyn T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Smith on Friday 24th November to celebrate my daughters 17th birthday, the menu has a great selection, service was very good and food was good.

Thank Teresa K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for Birthday treat. Friends and family been numerous occasions don’t really know why I’d never been before. I should have. It was really good. Genuine Grade A fish, relaxed formal dining which I like. Very well organised and great staff. Excellent.

Thank Mickiwinner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been Smiths for a few years, the place is always busy and the food was really good. Definitely return sooner rather than later.

Thank stujames84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to Smiths and I was impressed particularly with the quality of the food and the excellent service provided by the staff. Our group all had the lunchtime 2 or 3 course set menu that offered lots of choice. We all...More

Thank Alisharon
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Questions & Answers
October 25, 2017|
Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Daisy, The Wapping Branch is catering for New Year NOT Ongar, Check the Site for further Information ( google Smiths of Ongar ) Happy New Year Regards, Brian.
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$27 - $67
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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
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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