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The Willow Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
Church Lane, Brentwood CM15 0NG, England
+44 1277 824342
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pate” (2 reviews)
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Church Lane, Brentwood CM15 0NG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

held my sons 18th birthday there , nothing was too much trouble for them they were superb , we have since had quite a few lovely roast dinners there aswell such as shame to hear they will be moving on

Thank stravasteve
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

The willow could be so amazing but it’s just so quiet in the restaurant Food is great service good but ambience lacking. Such a shame maybe it’s because it’s in the village. Come on guys do some marketing you deserve a better reviews

Thank EssexDavidos
Reviewed March 22, 2018

We have visited here several times and liked it so much that we decided to celebrate our Golden Wedding Anniversary with our family, as expected the food was excellent and friendly atmosphere, we certainly will continue to eat there, highly recommended

Thank grahamant2107
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

As we found out the willow has a new head chef we thought we would give it another go With the whole family for a birthday celebration. We went on a Sunday and we were not disappointed. The service was excellent, the menu and portion...More

Thank Caron B
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

It's our 1st time here for Sunday Lunch. Very Quite Village Pub with restaurant, although we did arrive about 12.45pm and was the 1st to be seated. On the whole the meal was Good ... but I found there was not enough bread to go...More

Thank marie h
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch, never been before and certainly NOT disappointed. Lovely well presented food, great service and all reasonably priced, What more can you ask for! The only half complaint from my group was lack of choice on the menu, other than traditional roast...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Ate in here for the first time today. Have visited for drinks a few times previously. Met with a friend and her 9 wk old baby. We were not rushed at all and had a really relaxing catch up. Food was lovely. My friend had...More

Thank Kp22Brentwood
Vivienne B, Public Relations Manager at The Willow Pub, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Thank you for such a lovely review and taking the time to write it. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Despite being an unprepossessing building the staff and the food make this an excellent local. Not often busy it is surprising that they can still make a living and maintain the quality of the food. Glad to support The Willow.

Thank Graham P
Vivienne B, Public Relations Manager at The Willow Pub, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thank you so much for such a great review, and we totally agree with your comments lol. We just wish more people would cross the threshold to taste the food. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 12, 2017

We didn't know about The Willows in Doddinghurst until our 14 year old grandson was given 2 weeks work experience there, organised through his school. He is special needs and has difficulty with reading and writing. They gave time to show him what to do...More

1  Thank grahamant2107
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

We had a beautiful meal here last Friday and couldn't fault the chef (who was happy to make changes to a meal to accommodate my fussy daughter). The food was good, the waitress was prompt with the drinks and the staff were very friendly. A...More

Thank Anita B
Vivienne B, Public Relations Manager at The Willow Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2017

Thank you so much for the great review, we are so glad that you enjoyed the food and hope to see you again very very soon. xx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane, Brentwood CM15 0NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Borough of Brentwood  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 824342
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Inside the main bar is comfortable and stylish, with a traditional log burner, there are tables for both eating and just for sitting and enjoying a drink. The Restaurant is open on Bank Holiday Mondays. There is a public bar complete with big screen for SKY and BT Sports and delicious bar snacks available on request. We offer competitively priced meals, Mon until 3pm, Thurs-Sat until 9pm, Sunday we serve Roast Dinner, Chef specials and bar snacks until 6pm. We have a huge beer garden. Childrens menu is £6.50 Including ice-cream. Our menu offers something for everyone. Whether you just want to relax with a pint and the paper or are looking for somewhere to celebrate a special occasion The Willow is just perfect! We hold regular Quiz Nights and events see website for details. Sports Bar is dog friendly and we have seating outside at the front for Dog Owners.
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