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The Dog and Gun

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Boreham Road | Little Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 3NF, England
+44 1245 360211
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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited on Tuesday 19th July, arriving soon after 6pm - shown as opening time. Only one person serving. Service was very poor, purely due to one person serving in the bar and waiting on tables. Waited for over 45minutes for our main course, after having starters. The food presentation was good and the food was enjoyable. After collecting the empty... More 

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Thank Doug W
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit after reading a glowing article in Equisite Essex. Whilst the surroundings, decor etc is ok, the "servicing" was intimidating and the food bland and average to say the least. We arrived for a late mid week lunch and although we were practically therefore alone in the place, we didn't like being watched like a hawk by... More 

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1 Thank AndreaBlush
Essex, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Someone recommended the Dog & Gun to us and thanks to that we went the other evening. The place is so lovely, the food excellent and the 2 lady waitresses couldnt do enough to please even one making me up some sugar syrup as I dont like dry wine. Wish I was like one of the other contributors and lived... More 

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Thank valeriek842
James H, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Thank you for coming in! We are happy you had a good time and hope to see you again. More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We took family for the first time to the Dog & Gun last weekend and they absolutely loved the place, from the beautifully maintained exterior to the excellent food and warm & friendly staff. We were very well looked after and will go back again and again. The seafood chowder is a must!! 10 out of 10! All round excellent... More 

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2 Thank paulthemoosh
James H, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Thank you! We are happy that you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to your visit again! More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

It was last Friday night when 9 of us dined at the Dog and Gun for a friends surprise 50th birthday treat. I booked the table and asked it is was ok to bring along our own cake on the evening as some restaurants can be funny about this, but the girl on the phone assured me it would be... More 

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1 Thank 247review
James H, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

We are happy to help and provide you with the service you needed. Andy did a fantastic job and is an asset to the team. He says thank you for the cheeses you brought him the next day! More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Considerate staff, good food, great ambience, good location - have booked again for a birthday celebration!

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1 Thank Linda499
James H, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Went with a group of friends for a Sunday lunch as a birthday treat. Food all came out at the same time and the staff were really helpful in informing us about the menu. Nice wine. Good lunch and good for groups. Sat both outside and in, lovely atmosphere.

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Thank amber4113
James H, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

I am happy to hear you had a pleasant Birthday lunch and hope to see you again in the near future for another family outing! More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We sat down at 1:15 and ordered starters and mains, the starters arrived 30 minutes later and the mains arrived at 2:30, we also were left for long periods with no drinks. The food did however make up for the poor service.

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2 Thank Jack_skinn
James H, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear of the service you had been subject to. The Dog & Gun is now under new management and new staff training is currently being held. We hope to see you again in the near future and give you nothing but the best we have to offer. More 

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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I live local to the Dog & Gun and enjoy coming here for dinner. The food is ALWAYS amazing, the staff are always so friendly and the decor/atmosphere is lovely. I have booked a table here for 20 people! All our food arrived hot and in time and they made us all feel very welcome. I will defiantly still be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Fabulous reception on arrival, attentive friendly smart and relaxed. We sat outside whilst the sun was still shiny and enjoyed home made pork scratching and a glass of Sancerre. The place was busy with a nice vibe. Ladies modern and fresh/clean Sat at our table with nice linen shiny cutlery... Now down to the food.... We had the fish variety... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $52
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boreham Road | Little Waltham, Chelmsford CM3 3NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 360211
Description
The perfect place to unwind with a glass of something chilled and enjoy delicious, freshly cooked food with family and friends. Our food is cooked entirely from scratch using fresh, seasonal produce. We have selected a range of fine wines, beers and spirits to accompany our menu. When the weather is good, guests can dine on the terrace which is covered with huge umbrellas and super-efficient heaters...Ideal for those long lazy al fresco lunches! PS...Whilst bookings are not mandatory they are strongly recommended.
Email reservations are not a definite booking unless we send you confirmation but we will try our very best to accommodate you.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?