We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bretts Bar Bistro

Chelmsford Road, White Roding CM6 1RF, England
+44 1279 876571
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (14 reviews)
“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
British, Cafe, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Chelmsford Road, White Roding CM6 1RF, England
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
Write a Review
Reviews (48)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consistency always, never had a bad experience, food always fresh and a great selection. My wife and I visit here regularly, I didn't want to put a review on this place only because I always want to be able to get a table each time...More

Thank Knoddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What I like about Brett's is that you can partake of lunch any day up to 4pm which allows customers very flexible eating times. We went there recently for Saturday lunch at 3pm. There was an extensive menu with a good wine list. Food was...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped off hear for a light snack great choice and good value .I had a sandwich which included some crisps and a bit of salad my mum had a jacket potato with good portion of filling and some salad .

Thank Nicki M
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely location and pleasant atmosphere - ordered the lamb shank and scampi and the food was sublime - best lamb shank I've ever had! Service was good too, polite and efficient and not overbearing. And the desert was pretty damn tasty into the bargain :)...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Came here yesterday for Mother's Day. There was a set menu, 4 courses for £24.95. Food was excellent and was great for the price. There was even a box of chocolates for all the mums. They made mother's day feel very special. The only complaint...More

Thank Sian R
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had Calamari to start - it was so light and tender. We then had the roast dinner. The meat was so tender and flavoursome, the vegetables cooked perfectly and awesome roast potatoes and Yorkshire pudding! Best Sunday lunch we have ever had out! Service...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Was taken by family for a bite to eat when we visited the area yesterday, have to say this was a great choice of venue. Busy too which shows it has a good reputation, good selection on the menu and reasonably priced. The staff were...More

Thank Fulgrim
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Brett's Bistro is the place to dine if you are wanting a Steak cooked to perfection! I ordered the 12oz Ribeye that was hand sliced by Brett himself.. I have to say it has to be one of the best steak dinner I have ever...More

Thank Cyril M
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Came here with sister and both had the veggie breakfast which was delicious, generous portions and well priced, stayed a couple of hours with 2 pots of tea as well, wasn't busy and this was a Saturday and felt relaxed, will probably make this a...More

Thank jasonswife
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Mmm had heard great things about this place but on arrival the restaurant was freezing cold, toilet flooded with water but more importantly the food was pants and overpriced! My partner had the lasagne which was bland and reheated in a microwave - obviously not...More

Thank Teresa B
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Punch Bowl
207 reviews
3.12 km away
The Spotted Dog
433 reviews
6.18 km away
The Duke's Head
304 reviews
6.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cammas Hall Farm
117 reviews
4.62 km away
Langthorns Plantery
10 reviews
7.27 km away
The Three Elms - Chignal St. James
15 reviews
7.17 km away
Virgin Balloon Flights - Chelmsford
5 reviews
4.90 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
petessite
No it wasnt the restruant i wanted to comment on , bought a bag of spuds bout week 10 days ago , reporting back as to how they were , ok but very floury , when mashed need loadsa milk or there just fluff !! no good as roast cos they were all hard with no taste !!! no name or sort on the bag , so there we are Regards Pete scales.....
9 May 2016|
Answer
Response from maurice c | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you buy Maris Piper ..They mash very well with butter and a little cream salt and pepper. If you wish to roast them, peell and a[r boil fopr 15 minutes. Allow to dry. and bake with either goose or duck fat... More
0
Votes
maurice c
the menus for weekdays and Sunday lunch, also wine list details
25 October 2015|
Answer
Response from Jay J | Property representative |
All menus can be viewed on are website. Any queries please call 01279876571
0
Votes
maurice c
the menus and wine list
25 October 2015|
What is your answer?
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chelmsford Road, White Roding CM6 1RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  White Roding
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 876571
  • E-mail