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Plume of Feathers

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
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Pye Corner | Gilston, Harlow CM20 2RD, England
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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm always a bit underwhelmed by this pub but as its close to where I live I pop in every six months or so in the hope that its improved. Don't get me wrong its not awful, but it is pretty average. On the last two occasions (April 16 and Nov 15) I've had Gammon, Egg and Chips which you... More 

Thank Hertsgirl99
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100 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely little pub set in a nice location. There is always something nice to choose from on the menu. I near enough always have steal on the stone, I love it. I think it's one of the only places around that does this sort of dining. Staff all friendly and it's always a good service. I would... More 

Thank carly_smith3
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from the plume and wasn't that impressed our chips were soggy same as the fish and the steak wasn't anything to write home about, left feeling like I'd just waisted £25 Won't be returning

Thank dilly-dally007
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here often, food is always good, not your standard pub chain slop! Black Rock grill is always yum. Landlady is great I wish the son who works here would cheer up though.

Thank Daniel H
A TripAdvisor Member
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location, nice garden but food was average unless you like grissly lamb, burnt Yorkshire pudding and tasteless veg, oh and forget to mention the lukewarm coffee that I complained about, they brought me another one and then charged me for both... go elsewhere, much nicer places to eat locally

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us visited go lunch on a Sunday and while the car park looked busy there was plenty of space. We ate outside because it was a pleasant day but inside was almost empty with plenty of tables to choose from. They have updated the menu since the last time we visited and were very pleased with the changes.... More 

Thank Russell P
Harlow, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Park up. Then walk up lane to left of pub. Take footpath across corn field (in summertime), through Gilston Park. Stop off at St. Mary's church and enjoy peaceful views across beautiful English countryside. On walk spotted a silently gliding barn owl searching for an early evening snack. Superb sight. Walk back to pub to enjoy a pint and chat... More 

Thank MeDC65
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Visited this place for 1st time with my wife and it had to be worst meal ever, we shared the Haloumi starter which was £5 it arrived and it was 2 skewers one had one bit of Haloumi and other skewer had 2 bits the Haloumi bits where no bigger than a slice of carrot and they charge £5 for... More 

Thank djmin
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I have visited here a few times over the last few months mainly on the weekends and I have really enjoyed it. I love the hot stone! The waitress staff are so friendly and helpful and when we had a little girl with us who refused to sit in her highchair the young waitress decided to tell her it was... More 

Thank carls86544
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Food was tasteless and cold, service poor and staff unfriendly. On arriving at the Plume I was quite impressed. It is an old building with lots of character, but that is where the character ends. There was no welcome when we approached the bar and I had the feeling that they were understaffed. We sat at our table and was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pye Corner | Gilston, Harlow CM20 2RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harlow
  • Phone Number: 01279424154

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?