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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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Hours:
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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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food Menu just does not change or get refreshed. The patio heaters outside don't work. Seems to need some leadership and love. Got a lot of potential but not where it should be.

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Thank 110AL_110AL
Nick B, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. We are always striving to make improvements to The Dog and Gun to bring it to it's full potential. We appreciate your comments and will keep them in mind for 2017. More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely modernized old building, good varied selection of food on offer. A good selection of mains and deserts, Staff very good.

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Thank Teresa K
Nick B, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Thank you We are very happy that you had such a great time with us and love the food we offer. Looking forward to 2017, new year and new beginnings to strive to make The Dog and Gun even better. More 

Essex
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at this restaurant many times and have always been impressed with the food and the value for money it offers. The last time we ate the food as always was good but the service was painfully slow but it was a summers evening we ate outside and as we were with friends not the end of the... More 

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Thank RubyroseEssex
Nick B, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Hello, I am so sorry to hear that your experience was not up to the standard you have come to know with us. We have spoken to the chef about the roll situation so this does not happen again and I am sorry to hear that the bitter ran out during service so you were unable to enjoy another pint.... More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Excellent food, service and ambiance . This is one of our favourite wasting places and when my son visits us from New York he always insists we visit this Restaurant not matter the length of his visit.

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1 Thank bigjohn981
Nick B, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback. We are delighted that we are a priority for your family when your son visits and long may this continue. We look forward to welcoming you all very soon. More 

Chelmsford
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Just popped in to test it out for a friends visit we have planned. Could not have been more pleased the food was great as was the service and setting. So yes we booked our next visit whilst we were there!

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1 Thank SRN2112
Nick B, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the feedback and fantastic it is so positive. It is great that you have re-booked so quickly with us and we look forward to welcoming you again. More 

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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Bright, inviting converted pub. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere with good service without being imposing. Tables are nicely separated so not too noisy or encumbered. The fish was perfectly cooked as was the rest of the food. Compliments to the chef.

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1 Thank James D
Nick B, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, these will be passed onto the Head Chef as requested. We are delighted that you had such a good meal with us and look forward to welcoming you back in hopefully not the too distant future. More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Ideally located for us to meet with two other couples we decided to return to The Dog and Gun having enjoyed previous meals here. Overall a good experience with the only disappointment being the slow service. Venue: 8/10 -Located between Great Leighs and Boreham this is a modern styled restaurant refurbished to a high standard. -Plenty of parking. -Outdoor tables... More 

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1 Thank DNA1972
Nick B, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback and we are delighted that you have now used us on a number of occasions. We have also noted your comments so thank you for that. Our website has been updated and has our new menus and upcoming events/Christmas and runs a lot more smoothly than before. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Whilst driving we thought we wanted lunch and thought we had not been to Dog and Gun for a long while very plesent had set lunch 2. Courses for £15 was very nice.It was quite but service was plesent

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1 Thank Anthony M
Nick B, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Hello Anthony, Thank you so much for your review of the Dog and Gun. I hope your experience was joyful and I am very pleased that you found our staff/service 'pleasant' and enjoyed our mid-week set menu. It is a fantastic offer and very popular. Unfortunate that you arrived on a quiet day. Hope you come back again soon. More 

Braintree, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Visited the Dog and Gun on Saturday with friends for lunch. The restaurant was not busy with only a couple of tables in but this suited us as we did not need to worry about how much noise we made once the wine started flowing! Was a little disappointed the menu did not match the website but nevertheless still plenty... More 

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2 Thank Joann K
Nick B, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Thank you for such positive feedback, I'm happy to hear you and your friends had such a wonderful time eating and (most importantly) drinking here. The menu on the website is an example menu as the chef changes items depending on the season and other influences. I am sorry to hear it was not as you expected and hope this... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Would highly recommend this place as the food was amazing and service fully accommodating for our requirements. They created a menu to suit our taste and budget, ordered in non alcoholic drinks in for my pregnant wife! We had a party of 28 and although the room was tight we all managed to sit, chat mingle comfortably.

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1 Thank Paul B
Nick B, Manager at The Dog and Gun, responded to this review

Paul, you were a pleasure to host. It is always a pleasure to hear when people/parties have a wonderful experience here. We are always happy to accommodate in any way we can. I hope your wife had a fantastic birthday and hope to see you all again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $51
Cuisine
British, European, Gluten Free Options
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
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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braintree
southend england
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?