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The Butchers Arms

Dunmow Road | North End, Great Dunmow CM6 3PJ, England
+44 1245 237449
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“rack of ribs” (3 reviews)
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dunmow Road | North End, Great Dunmow CM6 3PJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time my husband and I have tried here for food. Came here to celebrate my mother and father in laws birthdays. Made to feel welcomed by friendly staff. Very relaxing atmosphere. Food fantastic. We will definitely return and highly recommend as a visit.

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for ‘a sandwich’ but ended up with a proper lunch. Don’t miss the larger rear carpark, with a turning just before the pub, on the left, if coming from the south (Chelmsford). The main car park at the front is small. Well kept...More

Thank Stevethearchitect
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of 7 booking for a family get together for Saturday lunch was made having first read other reviews and visiting the Butchers Arms website to look at the menu. Suitably reassured, the booking made and we arrived to a bright, warm and cosy...More

Thank i8manutd2017
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Had a few drinks here after a funeral at the Old Meadow Burial ground, just a few mins walk away. Really nice old pub, apparently over 600 years old. Good range of beers, and nice friendly service, although our funeral party was literally the only...More

Thank MariaDavidRobinson
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Once again a fantastic meal this time Sunday lunch was the best we have had for a long time keep up the good work

Thank steveessex
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming and friendly staff. Good prices and service and very generous portions Have visited again since. We are local so nice to have this so close to home.

Thank sargey1970
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Stopped off on the way the Cambridgeshire. It's donkeys years since we went in. But we were in luck. It's been done up, where once a traditional old pub with dark beams, they have whitewashed the beams and lightened the place up. The food was...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed December 13, 2017

This visit we tried the food. I must stress that decor, staff, cleanliness are all tops. But the food: I had steak and ale pie with new pots and veg: low quaility meat, puff pastry lid, potatoes obviously not cooked fresh. My wife had scampi,...More

Thank Alan19531853
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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Visited the Butchers Arms on a Friday evening with my wife. The place was surprisingly quiet but was really a pleasant atmosphere. The staff are friendly and the service was good. Some good ales on tap and I would recommend the steak and ale pie...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent, great value for money, the service was really good and the staff were very polite, the size of the portions were really large, you have to try the ribs!

Thank Ken-4165
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September 19, 2015|
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Response from Francesca W | Property representative |
Hey the Sunday lunch prices are 2 courses £17 3 courses £20 Lots of choice on the menu too! As well as roasts they also serve fish and chips and burgers and have a good selection on the kids menu too! Does get very busy in... More
Francesca W
July 29, 2015|
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Response from Tipperary27 | Reviewed this property |
It seems genuine. Ring the Restaurant and confirm. I did not receive an offer like this though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dunmow Road | North End, Great Dunmow CM6 3PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Great Dunmow
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 237449
  • E-mail
The Butchers Arms is a 500 Year old country pub set in the lovely countryside of Gt Dunmow. Only 15 mins from Chelmsford and 10 mins to Stansted Airport. Perfect for Lunch 12-3pm or Dinner 6-9pm and Sunday Roast is served 12-7pm every week. We are a prime location for long country walks and secure parking while you ramble. We also offer camping facilities for those who really don't want to leave. You can find us on the B1008 between Barnston and Ford End. The X30 Bus from Southend to Stansted and the 42A stop outside the pub.
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