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Horse & Groom

) #2 of 4 Restaurants in Writtle $$ - $$$ , British,
Roxwell Road | Roxwell, Writtle CM1 3RU, England
+44 1245 420245
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (37 reviews)
“mixed grill” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Roxwell Road | Roxwell, Writtle CM1 3RU, England
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1 - 10 of 580 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is great value, especially excepting Tesco vouchers. Nice location, in the country side, but also very close to Chelmsford.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank essenjay2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had another lovely visit to Horse & Groom for my birthday , fantastic service as always and food :) Well done Charlie :)

Review collected in partnership with Chef & Brewer
Thank elainesurridge
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't been for over a year, so made an unplanned visit mid week. Pleasantly surprised by service and spoiled for choice by the varied menu now, including superb value 2 course dealio .. Good selection of decent flat ales (like Ruddles !) as well as...More

Thank SpudSpuddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant atmosphere with friendly staff. Reasonably priced wines and good selection of ales. Extensive menu with something to suit all tastes.

Thank _heaton503
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly service, comprehensive menu, nice atmosphere, large car park. We stopped here for lunch on the way to Halstead. Good choice of meals and excellent desserts

Thank Downloader141
Reviewed 1 week ago

Generally good food, good selection and decent size portions. Although not much for vegetarians. Staff helpful and friendly.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank goddard135
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, ales, décor, service and atmosphere. I had a delicious chorizo and avocado beef burger with salsa and asparagus wrapped in prosciutto followed by ice cream. My wife had vegetarian burrito followed by Eton mess. It was baking hot, so we ate inside in...More

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely location to enjoy on a summer's day! It's a Chef & Brewer ~ Big menu with all the usual suspects ~ burgers ~ salads ~ fish ~ skewers. Very efficient on a busy sunny day ~ lots of indoor/outdoor seating ~ sunny/shade. Plenty of...More

Thank ET05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Horse and Groom has a traditional feel with loads of old exposed woodwork but has been kept in excellent condition. Clean, light and appealing. We were greeted, seated and offered drinks straight away by a very friendly waitress. Both she and the owner were...More

Thank LindiLou1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice pub. Eaten here a few times and food was wonderful. However, went there with family last time and service was slow and food not as good unfortunately.

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Thank te386
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Questions & Answers
23 February 2017|
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Response from Coolhandlukegbr | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you look up the website. I don't give out my contact details needlessly.
Vivienne L
21 February 2016|
Response from Louvanuk | Reviewed this property |
There is a menu on the pub's website.
Vivienne L
21 February 2016|
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Response from barryd397 | Reviewed this property |
You have part of the answer from Phil H. There is a specials board which is regularly refreshed and that's outside the menu of course. If you need more information, call the manager. In my experience of this and other Chef... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roxwell Road | Roxwell, Writtle CM1 3RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Writtle
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 420245
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