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Restaurants & Places to Eat

Restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. When dining out in and around Essex, you'll be spoilt for choice with a great selection of some amazing places to eat.

Restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. When dining out in and around Essex, you'll be spoilt for choice with a great selection of some amazing places to eat.

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The Star Inn Steeple

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Address: The Street, Steeple, Southminster, Essex CM0 7LF
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Phone: 01621 772646
The Star Inn Steeple is a traditional country pub serving great home cooked food, real ale's and 4 ensuite rooms ready to book alongside a touring and adult only camping field, based in the beautiful countryside in Essex! » More Info

The Edge

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Address: 6-8 High Pavement, Town Square, Basildon, Essex SS14 1EA
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Phone: 01268 280755
The Edge, Basildon bar is the best venue in Basildon for enjoying live music, relaxing lunches and fun evenings & weekends! » More Info

The Winged Horse

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Address: Luncies Road, Basildon, Essex SS14 1SB
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Phone: 01268 552628
The Winged Horse is a great British pub at the heart of the Basildon community. Whatever the occasion, our pub has comfortable surroundings, perfect for catching up with friends and family. » More Info

The Bull and Willow Room

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Address: 2 Maldon Road, Great Totham, Maldon, Essex CM9 8NH
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Phone: 01621 893385
The Bull is an award winning, leading destination restaurant, based in a 16th century coaching inn in Great Totham. The delightful Cottage in the grounds has been tastefully renovated to provide four beautifully appointed double ensuite bedrooms. » More Info

The Lodge Country Inn

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Address: Hayes Chase, Burnham Road, Battlesbridge, Wickford, Essex SS11 7QT
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Phone: 01245 320060
The Lodge Inn in Rettendon, Essex, near South Woodham Ferrers, is a friendly, family-run Pub, Hotel and Restaurant. » More Info

Winner's Tea Rooms & Terrace

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Address: The Green, Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4JX
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Phone: 01371 810605
Come on in to our traditional English tearooms located in the picturesque village of Finchingfield, Essex. » More Info

The Burrito-Comida Mexicana

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Address: 34 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-sea, Essex SS1 2ND
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Mobile: 07570201671
Authentic Mexican Restaurant-serving Burrito, Tacos & Tequila, Fajita,Quesadillas, Nachos, Enchiladas, Chimichanga, Mayan Curry, vegan food, churros, Tres leche, vegan lemon cake, burger, Taquitos, Chilaquiles, chili concarne, wines, beers, cocktails » More Info

West Street Vineyard

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Address: West Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1NS
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Phone: 01376 563303
West Street Vineyard brings the New World wine experience to East Anglia at the boutique micro-vineyard in Essex. » More Info

The Castle Inn

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Address: 92 High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1TH
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Phone: 01206 563988
The Castle Inn in Colchester, located immediately before the main gates to Castle Park on the High Street, is one of Colchester's leading bars. » More Info

The Oriental Pan Asian Restaurant

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Address: Fleming Road, Chafford Hundred, Grays, Essex RM16 6HH
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Phone: 01375 481268
The Oriental Pan Asian Restaurant combines classic recipes from Asia, but with a modern twist. » More Info

Poplar Nurseries

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Address: Coggeshall Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, Essex CO6 1HR
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Phone: 01206 210374
Being long established in the growing of plants and with roots running three generations deep, Poplar Nurseries has evolved to become one of the leading independent garden centres, renowned for its wide range of plants and customer service. » More Info

The Ostlers Cocktail Bar and Restaurant

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Address: 6 High Road, Horndon on the Hill, Stanford le Hope, Essex SS17 8LD
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Phone: 01375 642463
The Ostlers Cocktail Bar and Restaurant is open on Friday and Saturday evenings for dinner and cocktails from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, with the bar closing at 11.00pm, and for Sunday lunch from 1.00pm to 3.45pm. » More Info

The Victory

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Address: 4 Suffolk Street, Walton on the Naze, Essex CO14 8AR
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Phone: 01255 677857
A warm welcome to The Victory, a friendly traditional pub with a great atmosphere which is housed in an 18th century building in the heart of Walton on the Naze. » More Info

Pavillion Fish and Chips

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Address: Marine Parade, Southend on Sea, Essex SS1 2EN
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Phone: 01702 443400
We like to keep with the Great British tradition of eating fish and chips on Southend Seafront. We try to recapture how the national dish should and used to taste, so we don’t cut corners on quality. » More Info

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa

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Address: Keepers Lane, Leavenheath, Colchester, Essex CO6 4PZ
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Phone: 01206 262836
Whether you’re looking for a hotel break, a relaxing spa day or a round of golf on one of our two championship courses, we have something for everyone at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa. » More Info

The Black Buoy

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Address: Black Buoy Hill, Wivenhoe, Essex CO7 9BS
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Phone: 01206 822425
The Black Buoy is a 300-year-old inn located close to the River Colne in Wivenhoe, Essex. The pub was saved from closure by the local community in 2013, completely restored and re-opened as a free house. » More Info

Sands by the Sea

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Address: Icon Building, Western Esplanade, Southend on Sea, Essex SS1 1EE
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Phone: 01702 468123
Introducing Heritage Fish and Chips at Sands by the Sea. The new look and taste of the nation’s favourite dish! Enjoy a fresh coffee, a tasty light bite or delicious meal in this beautiful modern restaurant on Southend Seafront. » More Info

Black Rock Restaurant

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Address: 2 Marine Parade West, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 1RH
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Phone: 01255 222400
We pride ourselves in providing something different to our loyal guests from far-and-wide. With our signature Steak On The Stone, we’re confident that you’ll leave our restaurant having tried something new. » More Info

The Vine Inn

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Address: 105 The Street, Black Notley, Braintree, Essex CM77 8LL
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Phone: 01376 324269
The Vine Inn at Black Notley is a local village public house with restaurant serving classic British food, pizza's, burgers & steaks to eat in or Takeaway. You'll also find real ales, great beers, lagers, wines & drinks with bubbles. » More Info

Walton Tavern

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Address: 30-31 The Parade, Opposite Walton Pier, Walton on the Naze, Essex CO14 8AP
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Phone: 01255 317576
Walton Tavern is a traditional British pub and restaurant in Walton on the Naze. Serving classic dishes daily along with refreshing beverages, our establishment is a must visit if you are in the area. » More Info

Orsett Hall

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Address: Prince Charles Avenue, Orsett, Essex RM16 3HS
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Phone: 01375 891402
Situated in beautiful countryside Orsett Hall is a stunning 4 star Hotel set in 12 acres of landscaped gardens with 56 luxurious bedrooms, 5 bridal suites, chapel, elegant function rooms, on site hair salon, a spa and a gym. » More Info

The Rayleigh Arms

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Address: Owl's Hill, Terling, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 2PW
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Phone: 01245 233444
Located in the heart of Essex, The Rayleigh Arms is a family run business brought to you by an experienced team led by Tony & Debbie Baisden. Our aim is to offer a modern British gastro experience with a focus on British pub tradition. » More Info

The White Hart Hotel

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Address: Newland Street, Witham, Essex CM8 2AF
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Phone: 01376 512245
The White Hart is a family operated hotel and public house and has been at the heart of the community here in Witham for more than 600 years. » More Info

Clacton Pavilion

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Address: Marine Parade West, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 1QX
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Phone: 01255 224993
Looking for things to do in Essex with your family or friends? Come to Clacton Pavilion and let us entertain you long into the evening with a huge variety of affordable activities and fun. » More Info

Avenue Bistro

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Address: 145 Connaught Avenue, Frinton on Sea, Essex CO13 9AH
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Phone: 01255 675676
Avenue Bistro, set in the heart of Frinton on Sea, reflects the spirit of the village life whilst providing a relaxed and sophisticated environment in which to enjoy a family meal. » More Info

No1 Harbour Square

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Address: Harbour Square, Waterside Marina, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0GE
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Phone: 01206 305661
At No1 Harbour Square we bring you the perfect place to visit. Not only do we offer expertly made cuisine, we also boast one of the best views in Brightlingsea, overlooking the Marina and Colne estuary. » More Info

The Thatchers Arms

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Address: Hall Road, Bures, Essex CO8 5AT
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Phone: 01787 227460
The Thatcher’s Arms, boasts one of the finest views in North Essex. Serving food and beer since the mid-19th Century, the pub specialises in traditional British gastro pub cuisine with worldwide influenced dishes. » More Info

The Sun Inn

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Address: High Street, Dedham, Essex CO7 6DF
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Phone: 01206 323351
The Sun Inn can be found located in the heart of Dedham and has been a local watering hole for villagers and resting post for travellers for centuries. » More Info

The Rabbits

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Address: Stapleford Road, Stapleford Abbotts, Essex RM4 1RP
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Phone: 01708 688203
The Rabbits is a beautiful country pub just north of Romford in Stapleford Abbotts. We’re very proud to call ourselves a classic British pub. » More Info

Mimosa Restaurant & Lounge

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Address: The Crescent, Colchester Business Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 9YQ
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Phone: 01206 751555
Nestled in the heart of Colchester’s Business Park, Mimosa is a beautiful destination restaurant and bar with a unique offering. » More Info

The Mistley Thorn Hotel

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Address: High Street, Mistley, Manningtree, Essex CO11 1HE
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Phone: 01206 392821
Located opposite the River Stour, The Mistley Thorn offers award winning dining and accommodation in tastefully designed surroundings. » More Info

Greenwoods Hotel & Spa

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Address: Stock Road, Stock, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9BE
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Phone: 01277 829990
Escape the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy a visit to Greenwoods Hotel & Spa. » More Info

Marygreen Manor Hotel

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Address: London Road, Brentwood, Essex CM14 4NR
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Phone: 01277 225252
Marygreen Manor is a fine example of early sixteenth century architecture and was initially the home of Henry Roper, gentleman servant to Catherine of Aragon. » More Info

The Five Bells Public House

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Address: 7 Mill Lane, Colne Engaine, Colchester, Essex CO6 2HY
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Phone: 01787 224166
Situated at the heart of the pretty village of Colne Engaine on the Essex & Suffolk border, The Five Bells is proud to be a Great British Pub... come Rain or Shine, Boom or Bust, Good or Bad Times, we will always be here! » More Info

The Forest Gate Inn

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Address: 111 Bell Common, Epping, Essex CM16 4DZ
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Phone: 01992 572312
The Forest Gate Inn is situated on the edge of Epping Forest on Bell Common, ideally situated for walkers, half a mile from the town of Epping. The traditional pub serves fine ales and home cooked food. » More Info

Pavilion Lounge and Restaurant

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Address: 20-21 Middleborough, Colchester, Essex CO1 1QX
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Phone: 01206 918918
A unique restaurant, lounge, bar and dining terrace where luxury, elegance and sophistication meet a raw and inspired organic space, in a breath of fresh air. » More Info

The Lion Inn

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Address: Main Road, Boreham, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 3JA
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Phone: 01245 394900
The Lion Inn is an independent Gastro Pub and Hotel with 23 beautifully finished guest rooms. » More Info

Bikash Tandoori & Balti House

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Address: 25 Saint John's Way, Corringham, Stanford le Hope, Essex SS17 7NA
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Phone: 01375 643321
Come and experience authentic Indian Cuisine in Essex. Bikash Tandoori & Balti House is an award-winning restaurant specialising in Indian & Bangali cuisine, based in Corringham, Essex. » More Info

The Bay Horse

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Address: 189 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 0LG
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For almost 250 years The Bay Horse has welcomed guests to this beautiful Grade II listed Tudor tavern. Set in the heart of historic Moulsham Street, the building has been recently renovated, combining a modern rock themed design with period features. » More Info

Galvin Green Man

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Address: Main Road, Howe Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 1BG
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Phone: 01245 408820
Galvin Green Man, home to our full dining room & dog friendly pub but also a beautiful garden with children’s play area as well as bespoke private dining rooms. » More Info

Basil Spice

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Address: Unit 1 Adams business centre, Cranes Farm Road, Basildon, Essex SS14 3JF
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Phone: 01268 523526
As an authentic and professional Indian Restaurant, we dedicate our food to our family heritage and deliver fresh & traditional daily delicious authentic sub-continental dishes prepared to order for our guests. » More Info

Wivenhoe House Hotel

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Address: Wivenhoe Park, Wivenhoe, Colchester, Essex CO4 3FA
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Phone: 01206 863666
Surrounded by stunning parkland, yet only minutes from Colchester, Britain’s oldest recorded town, Wivenhoe House is a beautiful four-star luxury hotel, combining the romance and history of an eighteenth century Grade II listed house. » More Info

Tang's Oriental Buffet

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Address: Unit G22 & F46 Victoria Shopping Centre, Southend on Sea, Essex SS2 5SP
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Phone: 01702 469988
Come and experience a new concept in Oriental cuisine at our buffet restaurant. Just help yourself: purchase a ticket as you come in then enjoy as much as you want of our delicious food from the Orient. » More Info

Harbour Lights Restaurant

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Address: Titchmarsh Marina, Walton on the Naze, Essex CO14 8SL
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Phone: 01255 851887
Harbour Lights is an independent family owned restaurant offering the best quality menu options, in stunning and contemporary surroundings. We offer a great place to drink, meet, eat and socialise for lunch or dinner. » More Info

The Rosebud Pub & Seafood Restaurant

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Address: 66 Hurst Green, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0EH
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Phone: 01206 304571
The Rosebud is a family run restaurant overlooking Brightlingsea Creek and with views to the open sea beyond. » More Info