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The Owl

Lippitts Hill | High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AL, England
+44 20 8502 0663
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (37 reviews)
“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lippitts Hill | High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having not booked for Father’s Day, though it would be good to go to the owl. Arrived early and found a table, plenty of staff to help etc. The bbq was going and the food was great,and good value for money. Keep up the good...More

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Purchased a Groupon deal for The Owl following a recommendation from a friend and was not disappointed. Set in the middle of the country down a long winding road in a beautiful, peaceful spot. Warmly greeted on arrival by the friendly staff. Groupon menu was...More

Thank Julesy1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had nice meal , had the chilli myself but will be back for the crayfish prawn salad. They had power cut and electricity issues and ran out the goats cheese salad, nevertheless our meals came in good time. The real positive here was the polite...More

Thank Stevee17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hired the conservatory for my sons Holy communion and I cannot thank the Owl enough! The staff were attentive, the BBQ menu was fab and the Manager was extremely helpful. If you are looking for somewhere to hold your function, then look no further...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of choice on lunch menu - great quality, reasonably priced pub food, fish choices particularly good. We got a Groupon voucher 2 courses for 4 people with wine for under 50 quid. Bargain. Staff are super efficient and friendly. Dogs welcome too which makes...More

1  Thank Jeanette C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having last visited the owl back in 1986( used to be my local ).i decided to visit the pub with some friends to see how its changed..the bar staff even tho young was quick to serve us and were very friendly. Not ordering food but...More

1  Thank darren h
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Very welcoming pub. Staff attentive, friendly and efficient. Wide selection of food, a daily specials board. The food cooked and presented to a high standard. An added attraction is the pub is very dog friendly and even offer a menu to feed you dog. An...More

Thank Janice R
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Took a trip out here over weekend as it looked decent. It’s in middle of Epping forest up High Beech way. Car park is large but easy to miss, so keep eyes open. Walk up to pub but you can’t work out what is the...More

Thank G-J-T-AND-K
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

The food was very nice, the staff were very friendly. The potions were huge and most of my party couldn’t eat a dessert, which is extremely unusual. Two is is are extremely fussy but really liked the food and service. Will definitely be back !!

Thank dawnlack2014
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Visited the owl on a Thursday night, staff were sweet but were totally out of their depth. Of the options that I wanted to order they had run out of both the main choice and the desert. I would not recommend unless this is the...More

1  Thank catherine B
TheOwlPub, Owner at The Owl, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Dear Customer We are sorry you feel this way about our pub. As you can see from past reviews we are known for our quality of food and also value for money when buying a Groupon Voucher. I have just read this review and thought...More

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Caroline C
October 27, 2016|
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Response from swh61 | Reviewed this property |
Would suggest you contact the pub directly to get an accurate and up to date response.
José Emilio P
May 6, 2016|
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Response from Tracywillow | Reviewed this property |
They have an out door play area,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
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: Lippitts Hill | High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8502 0663
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