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Middletons Steakhouse & Grill - Chelmsford
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Steakhouse | Chelmsford
The New London Restaurant and Lounge
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British | Chelmsford
Preto Chelmsford
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Steakhouse | Chelmsford
Bourgee Chelmsford
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Steakhouse | Chelmsford
Brasserie Le Benaix
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French | Chelmsford
Pinchos Essex
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Spanish | Chelmsford
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Galvin Green Man
Galvin Green Man
(152)
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British | Chelmsford, Chelmsford

Fantastic meal at a fantastic location at good value More

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Black Rock Restaurant
Black Rock Restaurant
(99)
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Steak | Clacton-On-Sea, Clacton-On-Sea

Perfect. Food excellent. Service as always great and lovely evening. My favourite place in Clacton. More

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Afternoon Tea at Mad Dogs & Englishmen
1. Afternoon Tea at Mad Dogs & Englishmen
(493)
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English | Leigh-On-Sea, Leigh-On-Sea

The food is lovely, the staff are very friendly and catered for our food intolerances without hesitation and did not make us feel awkward about it at all. The staff put in a lot of effort with the decorations and making sure you are happy. More

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Haywards Restaurant
2. Haywards Restaurant
(428)
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Modern European | Epping, Epping

We always enjoy dining here. The food is imaginative , the menu constantly changes and the service is impeccable . More

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The Windmill
3. The Windmill
(200)
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British | Chelmsford, Chelmsford

Spot on as always ! Love this place ! More

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Ranfield's Brasserie
4. Ranfield's Brasserie
(241)
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Contemporary British | Coggeshall, Coggeshall

The restaurant is well appointed and décor and ambience good for special occasions. Food is very good and excellent wine list. Service is attentive but lacks small elements like clearing finished glasses but they carry out the service in a very agreeable manner. Would use this restaurant over and over again More

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Rubino Kitchen
5. Rubino Kitchen
(67)
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British | Maldon, Maldon

We had a wonderful evening at Rubino's Kitchen for my daughter's 13th birthday party. Gorgeous food, beautiful, cosy interior, and everyone was so friendly, the even let my daughters help make their own dessert when they found out that one of them wants to be a chef. Thank you so much for making my daughter's birthday so special. More

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Green's Steakhouse - Loughton
Green's Steakhouse - Loughton
Steakhouse | Loughton, Loughton

Green’s is so called because it was founded by Brad Green. Brad dropped out of school when he was 15 and began working in kitchens. By 2009 he was working for the illustrious Il Bottaccio in Mayfair, the venue which hosted Paris Hilton, London Fashion Week Closing Parties and private events for Chanel. In 2012 he made the decision to sell his home to buy a tiny, derelict pub in North London. The decision was fraught with many complications. It took every penny to restore the tiny pub to its former glory and beyond. “We started with a menu offering a choice of six starters, six steaks and six desserts, that was it” remembers Brad. “We don’t have much more on the menu today, but I don’t think huge choice is great, I think quality is, also if people want great noodles for example, there are some amazing places for that, but if people want great Steaks they should come to us, you should be excellent at a few things not alright at loads of things”. More

My Big Fat Greek Taverna
My Big Fat Greek Taverna
Greek | Clacton-On-Sea, Clacton-On-Sea

Welcome to My Big Fat Greek Taverna, we look forward to serving you our traditional Cypriot Mezze, or a generous plate of a customary delicious dish, cooked fresh!More

Ship
Ship
British | Grays, Thurrock

At The Ship in Little Thurrock, we pride ourselves on catering for all your needs in a warm and friendly environment.
Our caring staff will ensure that The Ship feels like your home from home – serving you with a great range of your favourite drinks and delicious food from our seasonal menu.
We’ll make sure that our pub is somewhere you’re always relaxed, whether by yourself, with friends or with family.
Come and visit us, drop in, feel at home…
We look forward to seeing you soon.More

Smokeout @ The Cherry Tree
Smokeout @ The Cherry Tree
Steakhouse | Witham, Witham

At Smokeout, we are dedicated to bringing you the finest smoked meats and sharing platters, whether it's a quick bite at lunch or a full meal. Traditional Sunday Roasts and vegan/vegetarian menu available every day. Every Saturday, why not bring the family along and let your hair down on the dancefloor afterwards. We advise booking in advance at the weekends. What bar would be complete without a few games to blow off steam? After you grab a drink, feel free to ask any of our staff to borrow a pool cue or set of darts and play away! More

Zara Bar & Grill
Zara Bar & Grill
Turkish | Loughton, Loughton

Welcome to Zara Bar & Grill. Authentic Turkish cuisine.More