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The Cuckoo

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Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT, England
01245 248946
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very cosy with great food! Perfect for a catch up with friends or loved one! Friendly and helpful staff.

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Thank Chloee-w-x
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had lunch here with a friend. The food is good. Service good. It is like dining in someone's dining room.

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Thank Brrcldv
Essex, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

3 of us went on a Friday evening, although the staff were busy they were very attentive and the food was outstanding! We are looking forward to going back!

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Thank Rob J
Thaxted, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to lunch here a couple of weeks ago on the recommendation of friends and we had a lovely time. The lady serving us was very friendly and helpful and the food was really, really good! Can't fault the presentation and the flavours of each course. If there is any comment to make, it is that with no soft... More 

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Thank DJSharp
Witham
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice pub that has recently been refurbished to a high standard. Food and service were excellent and staff were friendly and welcoming.Nothing to complain about whatsoever, will be returning soon.

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Thank Simon H
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to this lovely restaurant and looking forward to returning again soon. We had an early booking as we phoned only a few days beforehand and the place was virtually fully booked. There is only capacity for 35 so gets booked up quickly. For a small restaurant there is a lovely bar area available with seating... More 

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Thank Vanessa A
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been enlarged but with no diminution of either service or food standards. My wife and I both started with filo pastry rapped prawns, an unbeatable way to start a meal. My daughter ordered scallops which were perfectly cooked. We followed with pork belly, veal chop and confit duck. Superb. My daughter and wife finished with their choice... More 

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Thank jenroswiss
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited our favourite local restaurant after the closure for an extensive refurbishment and am pleased to say that the Cuckoo has kept its exceptionally high standards while fitting in an extra few tables. Where the slightly old fashioned toilet block used to be is now a lovely extension with panoramic views over the local countryside. The bar area is slightly... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food and great service. The scallops were cooked beautifully and the Veal was tasty. Cheese board could have been bigger portions, but they were still great cheeses

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1 Thank AHelm1309
London
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late as our sat nav sent us the wrong way! We called ahead and were told not to worry - last food orders were not until 8:30pm and we should make it by then....and we did....just! The Cuckoo is set back off a country lane off the A414...its a beautiful setting which has been tastefully appointed to a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: 01245 248946

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