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Best British Restaurants in Essex

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Grays Yard
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British | Chelmsford
Giraffe - Chelmsford
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Fusion / Eclectic | Chelmsford
Zizzi - Chelmsford
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Italian | Chelmsford
Pinchos Essex
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Spanish | Chelmsford
Middletons Steakhouse & Grill - Chelmsford
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Steakhouse | Chelmsford
The New London Restaurant and Lounge
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British | Chelmsford
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Grays YardGrays Yard
82 reviews
££££
British | Chelmsford, Chelmsford

Like to see more choice on the menu, otherwise a very nice evening out More

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Giraffe - ChelmsfordGiraffe - Chelmsford
6 reviews
££££
Fusion / Eclectic | Chelmsford, Chelmsford

Good lunch had with family and my children. Good tasty food and very friendly staff. Clean restaurant... Toilets accessible but would not have liked to be at a table near them as blinds to toilet area left open. Good views of the river and bars. Great drinks too. Thank you for a great lunch! More

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Galvin Green ManGalvin Green Man
117 reviews
££££
British | Chelmsford, Chelmsford

Good food. Good service. A little expensive. More

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Giraffe - LakesideGiraffe - Lakeside
17 reviews
££££
Fusion / Eclectic | Thurrock, Thurrock

Food was very reasonable especially with the 2 for 1 on both starters and mains. My chicken milinase was lovely - wasn’t too keen on my starter was abit to spicy for my liking - restaurant was quiet so got served quickly More

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Black Rock RestaurantBlack Rock Restaurant
59 reviews
££££
Steak | Clacton-On-Sea, Clacton-On-Sea

First time eating here and will definitely be coming again. Loved how welcoming they were with my little boy. More

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The Windmill1. The Windmill
92 reviews
££££
British | Chelmsford, Chelmsford

Everything about the Windmill is superb ! No complaints at all ! Love it! 😜 More

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Haywards Restaurant2. Haywards Restaurant
323 reviews
££££
Modern European | Epping, Epping

Wonderful food great service but no need for piped music More

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Smiths Restaurant Ongar3. Smiths Restaurant Ongar
670 reviews
££££
Seafood | Ongar, Ongar

Food was excellent as was the staff the ambience was very good prices are what you would expect for good quality food. We love Smith's at Wapping as the view onto the Thames is one of my favourites but Smith's at Ongar is so close to us and convenient to get there so that's an added bonus. More

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Afternoon Tea at Mad Dogs & Englishmen4. Afternoon Tea at Mad Dogs & Englishmen
206 reviews
££££
English | Leigh-On-Sea, Leigh-On-Sea

I love it here, this is my third themed afternoon tea at MD&E and it was one of best I've had. Can't wait for the next one! More

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Ranfield's Brasserie5. Ranfield's Brasserie
187 reviews
££££
Contemporary British | Coggeshall, Coggeshall

Everything was excellent especially the food and the ingredients More

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Essex restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Alishan TandooriAlishan Tandoori
££££
Indian | Colchester, Colchester

The Team at Alishan Tandoori serve up a wide range of meals inspired by traditional Indian cuisine. Established over 25 years ago, the family-run restaurant specialises in flavourful curries and tandoori dishes.They love it when patrons choose to eat in, but takeaway and delivery options are also available. Those celebrating a special occasion can opt for a choice of set menu.

Here at Alishan Tandoori we are constantly striving to improve our service and quality in order to give our customers the very best experience. As a result, we are finally proud to unveil and introduce our latest improvement, our new online ordering website! You can now relax at home and order your favourite, freshly prepared meals from Alishan Tandoori, online. You can even pay online!

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Jehan Curry HutJehan Curry Hut
££££
Indian | Brentwood, Brentwood

Welcome to Jehan Curry Hut, we look forward to serving you!More

Jessie-Lou'sJessie-Lou's
££££
American | Basildon, Basildon


TURN EVERY BITE INTO AN EXPERIENCE.
We are a contemporary rustic restaurant bringing truly special burgers to Basildon High Street. Our freshly made handcrafted 100% prime beef burgers use only the finest ingredients and with more than 20 options on the menu you will be spoilt for choice!

Tempted by something sweet, try a deliciously thick shake, a slice of salted caramel cheesecake or one of our other freshly made desserts. Dare to be different? join in with the latest food craze and try one of our exciting Dessert Burgers or Freak Shakes.

We are open from 11:30 am 7 days a week where you can enjoy music and cocktails in a relaxed family-friendly setting. You can even join in with the spirit of the Wild West by wearing one of our cowboy hats whilst you dine and use our photo props to upload your best Wanted selfies to our social media sites!

WE HAVE VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE AND DAIRY FREE OPTIONS INCLUDING DAIRY FREE THICK SHAKES.More

Pinchos EssexPinchos Essex
££££
Spanish | Chelmsford, Chelmsford

Pinchos is a friendly and vibrant wine bar and tapas restaurant in the heart of Chelmsford. It’s the ideal place to meet up to sample some truly delicious Spanish food and drinks. At Pinchos we import many of our ingredients directly from Spain to achieve the authentic Spanish taste. All our fresh produce is sourced locally. In January 2019 Pinchos came under new ownership and management dedicated to continuing not only serving the great food Pinchos has become known for, but to also maintain the warm and friendly atmosphere we pride ourselves on. With a background in corporate events and private dining, the new owner Christopher Jagger is keen to soon be launching some exciting and diverse new projects, tying in to the Spanish theme.More

The Chophouse BraintreeThe Chophouse Braintree
££££
British | Braintree, Braintree

A Chophouse is more than just a restaurant or pub; it’s a British Institution dating back to the late 17th century.

This traditional style of cooking was maintained in chophouses until the late 19th century. At this point, with the world growing smaller, influences from overseas began to bring exciting new styles of cooking and cuisine to British shores. Restaurants evolved and chophouses lost their popularity…

It isn’t until the 1800’s that our story truly begins. Originally operated as a home for ‘wayward women’, and later as a haberdashery, our building first served as an eating establishment in 1982. In the years that followed, she played host to many owners, each with their own unique vision.

She became The Chophouse Braintree in 2015. By embracing the peculiarity and beauty of the building, as well as taking advantage of the exceptional local produce on offer, we have been able to take the essence of the chophouse and give it new life.

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