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The Owl

$$ - $$$, British,
Lippitts Hill | High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AL, England
+44 20 8502 0663
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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“pizza” (32 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
“beef” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lippitts Hill | High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AL, England
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had the most amazeing lunch at the owl pub in epping was fresh and tasty the staff where all smileling a lovely warm friendly place

Thank powdermill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this place by chance after my wife thought we should try it after finding it through Groupon. It appears to be a rustic style country pub that would seem to be frequented by locals rather than passing trade which is a shame...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

My first visit here was a chaotic experience from the moment i arrive. There is no clear direction as to how this pub works. We are directed to a horrible table at the doorway which was a coughing shouting area for every child that walked...More

1  Thank traceymod
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

After ploughing through trip for a nice place to eat we choose the Owl due to amazing reviews. We greeted by friendly happy staff and seated quickly. A variety of food was ordered and served up fairly promptly. But the food was just OK nothing...More

Thank MJB_Essex
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I had been walking in the woods with friends and they recommended The Owl as a good stop for lunch. The pub is an attractive building at the top of a rise and has a large, grassy garden with many picnic benches and a pleasant...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

So we visited here on a very busy bank holiday and it was a chaotic, food was good so was keen to try again. Saw a voucher on Groupon so took them up on the offer. We new it would be a limited menu but...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We ate at The Owl last night - there were 12 of us for a birthday, and have to say the food was delicious (the garlic bread stonebake pizza was sublime!) and the service excellent - there were a few girls who waited on us,...More

Thank elky555
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Had early booking so no problem with getting food or service. Steak was lovely and starter and dessert excellent. Only moan was about dogs being allowed into area where customers eating. So like to think it would be separate area for dogs.

Thank ritaed
Reviewed 18 September 2017

booked a table for my family of five people. we all chose different roasts and they came out in ten mins piping hot perfectly cooked. deserts were also very nice. would certainly eat here again.

Thank Steve-O1984
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We came here today as a party of 26. We sat in the conservatory and had very good service. We were asked if we could order our food in small groups so as not to overwhelm the kitchen. We tried but it ended up with...More

Thank CeeTeeandRay
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Caroline C
27 October 2016|
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Response from swh61 | Reviewed this property |
Would suggest you contact the pub directly to get an accurate and up to date response.
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6 May 2016|
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Response from Tracywillow | Reviewed this property |
They have an out door play area,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lippitts Hill | High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8502 0663
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