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Hungry Horse - Roaring Donkey

316 Holland Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 6PD, England
+44 1255 812104
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible18%
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“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
“roast dinner” (4 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
316 Holland Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 6PD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

polite and friendly staff, manager welcomed customers in, helped clear tables which I think went a long way to create a brilliant atmosphere. The staff were polite and helpful. The food was hot, not piping hot which suited us as there was 11 of us...More

Thank gillcroydon
Reviewed 3 days ago

Foods always brilliant, staff are lovely and it’s reasonably priced, would recommend! Also they do really great onion rings

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank FinlayWoodland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was bad. Waited a long time between starters and mains. More staff is needed to cope with the volume of people ordebring food.

Thank DannyByrne
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's re-opened recently-much the same as usual.Bar staff with blank faces,kids running around,screaming karaoke-five of us and they weren't worried about serving us! So we went somewhere else.

Thank george h
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have taken off most of the popular favourites on the menu and changed all the mid week deals. Deserts were frozen in the middle and when I got replacement the spoon I was given had dry old pulled pork on it! :/

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Thank racheljeakins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

waited ages for starter then it turned up with mains and waiters very snappy rather not go back again

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Thank christinenI832PY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having driven past The Roaring Donkey a couple of times, my husband and I decided to eat there. There was a queue to be seated. We could see empty tables, but by the time we got attended to, we were told there would be a...More

Thank chamonix44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Roaring Donkey hopefull for a Friday evening meal, but sadly after waiting over 5 minites to be taken to a seat ( as per the instructions on the board) we were totally ignored so decided to leave! While waiting we noticed that...More

Thank les s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There sharing platter was lovely it was perfect for two people the staff were very friendly and the food came reasonably quick,the only negative the table we sat at wasn't wiped over but to be honest the place was very busy and the food was...More

Thank leolion123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant for years and years. The staff are as friendly and helpful as they can be. The food is excellent value for money. I have gone to many other more expensive restaurants that do not give you the service...More

Thank Nicola999
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Holland Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 6PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Clacton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 812104
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