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Best British Restaurants in Essex

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Middletons Steakhouse & Grill - Chelmsford
(729)
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Steakhouse | Chelmsford
The New London Restaurant and Lounge
(152)
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British | Chelmsford
Bourgee Chelmsford
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Steakhouse | Chelmsford
Preto Chelmsford
(21)
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Steakhouse | Chelmsford
Pinchos Essex
(18)
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Spanish | Chelmsford
Brasserie Le Benaix
(210)
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French | Chelmsford
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Galvin Green Man
Galvin Green Man
(150)
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British | Chelmsford, Chelmsford

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Fantastic dining experience. Would definitely go back again. More

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Aurum Restaurant
Aurum Restaurant
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Contemporary British | Southend-On-Sea, Southend-On-Sea

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Love everything about Aurum. By far, the best restaurant in Southend. Steaks, seafood, starters all delicious. Very friendly and attentive staff. Great for any special occasion or dinner date More

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Black Rock Restaurant
Black Rock Restaurant
(95)
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Steak | Clacton-On-Sea, Clacton-On-Sea

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First visit but will definitely come again. Food was amazing, generous portions, very tasty and our steaks were cooked perfectly exactly how we requested them. Friendly staff and lovely atmosphere good music playing without being too loud More

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Afternoon Tea at Aurum Restaurant
Afternoon Tea at Aurum Restaurant
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Afternoon Tea | Southend-On-Sea, Southend-On-Sea

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Aurum restaurant is a place of culinary and visual beauty, with an elegantly restrained palette setting the backdrop for lush interior styling. The result is one of Southend-On-Sea's most alluring and captivating restaurants.

A contemporary and irresistible menu based around the finest and freshest organic ingredients paired with a wine selection that exudes classic heritage and exciting discovery.

Our 70 seater restaurant is open all day for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. We take care to source produce from local suppliers and producers to preserve their traditions and heritage. Our menu follows the cycle of the seasons to bring regional cuisine and locks in the taste that Nature intended. We constantly source and develop our ingredients and techniques to bring high quality, fresh and flavourful dishes to your table.

Our menu at Aurum uses the best of the season’s produce and is locally sourced. More

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Essex's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Afternoon Tea at Mad Dogs & Englishmen
1. Afternoon Tea at Mad Dogs & Englishmen
(453)
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English | Leigh-On-Sea, Leigh-On-Sea

Was completely blown away by the place, the food and everything else that went with it. Have told all my friends and family about it and will most definitely be returning when the next theme is announced x More

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Haywards Restaurant
2. Haywards Restaurant
(416)
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Modern European | Epping, Epping

Fabulous food and service for a Friday lunch on our doorstep, we will be coming back More

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Rubino Kitchen
3. Rubino Kitchen
(61)
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British | Maldon, Maldon

This was our first visit to Robino’s following a recommendation from a friend. Great little restaurant serving good quality food. The fixed price menu was great value and even included a glass of wine or beer. Service also superb........highly recommended. More

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The Windmill
4. The Windmill
(191)
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British | Chelmsford, Chelmsford

Mick & Lydia have created a wonderful, warm and welcoming gastro pub. The food is outstanding, the service is spot on and the atmosphere is friendly and comfortable. Can't recommend this highly enough. More

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Lot Bar & Restaurant
5. Lot Bar & Restaurant
(268)
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Contemporary European | Brentwood, Brentwood

Service is excellent. Food is great too. It's our local place to eat and is a little expensive, but worth a visit. More

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Essex restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Maypole Chinese Restaurant
Maypole Chinese Restaurant
Chinese | Colchester, Colchester

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Mr Todiwalas Petiscos
Mr Todiwalas Petiscos
Portuguese | Buckhurst Hill, Buckhurst Hill

The Petisco or Petiscos is a gastronomical habit that has its roots in the Iberian Peninsula but is better known by its Spanish name Tapas. Translated, the tapa and the Petisco means a delicatessen or a snack, a ‘small’ thing prepared and cooked in a special way that concentrates more on quality than quantity: special little snacks that accompany drinks or make small delicious light meals or large meals made of small snacks.

​Petiscos are a large and integral part of Portuguese gastronomy and traditions, just as tapas are for Spain with one main difference, Tapas have become internationally known and are served worldwide, often in trendy tapas bars that specialise in Tapas and Spanish wines. Petiscos are still found mainly in Portugal and most people abroad are unfamiliar with the Portuguese culture so have never heard of them.More

The Chapel Inn Coggeshall
The Chapel Inn Coggeshall
Gastro Pub | Colchester, Colchester

Welcome to The Chapel Inn Coggeshall. All of our fresh produce is sourced locally, and is cooked to order by our Head Chef who has trained under and worked alongside a British TV Masterchef. We deliver pub classics alongside restaurant quality specials at affordable prices.More

Tokyo Sizzle
Tokyo Sizzle
Japanese | Colchester, Colchester

Tokyo Sizzle is a fast casual restaurant serving traditional Japanes and fusion food on a hort iron plate. More

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

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