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Plume of Feathers

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Pye Corner | Gilston, Harlow CM20 2RD, England
+44 1279 424154
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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274 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Living quite local, we have passed this place many times and always said " we should try there" so between Christmas and New Year, that is what we did. Three of us ordered paella, what came was rice, with peas, some prawns, some chicken and chorizo. This was not close to passing as paella, but i must say the rice... More 

Thank Chris C
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

We visited on Sunday for lunch, food was ok, but we waited 45 mins for food even though our table was booked for midday.

Thank Leigh M
Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Went here in the 60's with my then boyfriend when the food was a choice of ham or cheese toasted sandwich and the barmaid was a Hattie Jakes lookalike! Times have changed and for the better food-wise. Excellent menu and the food was nicely cooked. A most pleasant service too. Along with reminiscing about our times back then and wondering... More 

Thank MimiA165
Harlow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Service was brilliant and the food was tasty and hot. they even let us go for a cigarette while they freshly made our deserts. Hot Sticky Toffee pudding with ice cream anyone? ME PLEASE!! it was beautiful! will visit again with friends, family and my partner!

1 Thank dipdodgedive1
Hertford Hertfordshire UK
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170 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Had a very nice lunch here. It's quite a traditional pub with a good range of ales. Nice well priced food and a nice garden. Also plenty of parking.

Thank LindaMc108
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We celebrated my birthday at the Plume and both had delicious meals. The scollops and chirozo was very tasty as was the beef strogonoff. The service was efficient and friendly. We didn't have to wait for our food and the waitress was very attentive without being intrusive. We will certaimly return.

2 Thank Susan B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but I'm so frustrated with this place, it wasted what should have been a lovely day for my partner and I. We went today for the first time in 4 years, apparently the management haven't changed but something most definitely has. It used to be amazing food but I won't be returning again. We were... More 

Thank Mark R
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Went today for the first time after reading some good reviews, wouldn't waste your money, pub wasn't even that busy wait for food was long, food was cold,bland and small portions, staff were miserable and unhelpful, didn't even get asked how our meal was, so disappointing as its a lovely pub, also the toilets are disgusting my 5 year old... More 

Thank Ksg2011
London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

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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119 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

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 

1 Thank carly_smith3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pye Corner | Gilston, Harlow CM20 2RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 424154

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