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The Dusty Miller Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow CM20 2QS, England
+44 1279 424180
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“vine tomatoes” (6 reviews)
“steak” (34 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow CM20 2QS, England
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1 - 10 of 339 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in on the off chance for lunch on Christmas Eve. Managed to get a table, and I'm so glad we did. Very friendly, welcoming yet efficient service and the food is absolutely marvelous at very reasonable prices. We've already booked to return with the...More

Thank Andy S
christopher c, Owner at The Dusty Miller Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Andy S Thank you for taking the time to post a great review, your comments are much appreciated. We look forward to see you again in the new year. All the best and have a happy new year. Christopher Cleary

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my third visit to the DM and I took two colleagues who had never been before. As a pub it’s very unassuming but wow does the chef know what he’s doing! We all had two courses and every plate of food was fantastic...More

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christopher c, Owner at The Dusty Miller Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your review....we are glad you enjoy your visits to the DM. Your comments are very much appreciated. We do hope to see you again soon and that you have a very merry Christmas and a happy new year. All the best...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

Visited here with my cousin and her cousin for Sunday lunch and we were all impressed by quality of the food and the friendly staff, The majority of the food is locally sourced. I had the lamb shank with the two ladies having roasts all...More

Thank Brian K
christopher c, Owner at The Dusty Miller Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Hi Brian K Thank you for your great review of the DM. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.. All the best Christopher Cleary

Reviewed 30 November 2017

Food was delicious and very well cooked. Pub could do with a refurb. staff were very nice. Not cheap but worth the money . Would recommend .

Thank toro212
christopher c, Owner at The Dusty Miller Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Hi Toro212 Thank you for your review and comments of the DM. Hope to see you again. Best regards Christopher cleary

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Have had many meals here and it's always good, the staff are helpful and accommodating even though they are beyond busy. We booked a table for 7 today and due to a frustrating journey we were late (missed last service) but we were welcomed and...More

Thank 369cor
christopher c, Owner at The Dusty Miller Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Hi 369cor Thank you for going to the trouble of writing a superb review. It is always a joy to read such positive comments and that your experience was enjoyed. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes Christopher Cleary

Reviewed 3 November 2017

Have been here 3/4 times now and never been disappointed. Last night's meal was very enjoyable, fantastic service, and fresh high quality food. Ordered fillet steak for main course and couldn't find fault just a shame we couldn't make room for dessert. Highly recommend

Thank Daveharlow
christopher c, Owner at The Dusty Miller Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Hi DaveHarlow Thank you for your 5 star review. We are delighted that you enjoy your visits to the DM. We do hope to see you again soon. All the best. Christopher Cleary

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Just back from the dusty miller and probably one of the best roast dinners that we’ve ever had. We both went for the medium rare beef & we weren’t disappointed but if you go for this choice, add the cauliflower cheese , superb. Add great...More

Thank bryan m
christopher c, Owner at The Dusty Miller Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hi Bryan m Thank you for your review. It is a pleasure to read that your enjoyed your visit to the DM, such positive comments. We hope to see you again soon. All the best Christopher Cleary

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on 27th . Very quaint old pub.Service was a little slow considering wasn't that busy but we weren't in a rush so wasn't an issue.Terrine to start was pleasant enough although very bare in garnish.just a slice of terrine 1 slice toasted...More

Thank Steven D
christopher c, Owner at The Dusty Miller Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hi Steven D Thank you for your review and for bringing your initial wait to my attention The terrine is a very basic dish and is very quick to execute during a busy service so I will investigate a 25 minute wait for a stable...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Looked at reviews & photos of food on here & thought yes lets go here looks really nice. Was greeted & shown to our table by a lovely friendly lady , asked what drinks we would like & bought us the Menu's , I was...More

1  Thank marion s
christopher c, Owner at The Dusty Miller Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hi Marion S Thank you for taking the time to review the DM and pointing out our Sunday roast choices. Sorry you feel disappointed with your experience but nothing was brought to our attention on the day of your visit, which is a shame. Some...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across the Dusty Miller when driving around to find somewhere nice to eat for the evening. I arrived early on in the evening without reservation, so there was just me as the only customer, within 10 minutes of me sitting down there wasn't an...More

1  Thank jonathangregory
christopher c, Owner at The Dusty Miller Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi Jonathangregory Thank you for taking the time to post a great review of the DM. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in the area. Best regards Christopher Cleary

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Aimeebeer
15 January 2018|
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Response from marion s | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I think you may have got a bit confused , we do not not own this establishment we are just reviewers like yourselves .
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Daniel F
19 January 2017|
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Response from Stephanie S | Reviewed this property |
Would probably take up most of the restaurant, you can but ask ;)
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colin t
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Response from Sashasosweet73 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't know. I am Italian and I know that Italians don't like complaints and don't take criticism easily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow CM20 2QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 424180
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