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About The Queens Head Fyfield

Welcome to The Queen"s Head Fyfield, a traditional family run 16th century freehouse country pub, beautifully located on the banks of the River Roding. The Queen's Head uniquely feels like a pub where locals are comfortable nursing a pint of real ale, but is also renowned for good quality seasonal food in contemporary, comfortable surroundings, with friendly service and a warm ambiance. You can choose to eat at big wooden tables in the pub or, if you prefer, in the smart upstairs dining area. Ingredients are locally sourced and everything is made on site. We stock a good selection of real ales and lagers and have an extensive wine list.

Queens Street
Fyfield, Essex CM5 0RY
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Dining style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
British, Gastro Pub, Fusion / Eclectic

Hours of operation:
Tuesday to Friday: 11:00am to 3:30pm and 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday: 11.00am to 11.00pm
Sunday: Midday to 10.30pm

Dress code:
Casual Dress

Price range:
£25 and under

Payment options:
MasterCard, Visa

Phone number:
01277 899231

Website:
http://www.queensheadfyfield.co.uk/

Entertainment:
Occasional Friday night live jazz and blues.

Catering:
Small weddings and buffets.

Parking Details:
Small pub car park and street parking.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wine

The Queens Head Fyfield Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

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Food

4.7

Service

4.7

Ambience

4.6

Value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

97% would recommend it to a friend

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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (London)·Dined 2 days ago

Regular visitor, food is always superb, high quality restaurant standard. Large selections of beers & wines.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Great Beer
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Food5
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·Dined 7 days ago

Wonderful lunch as always
Never been disappointed
Regular user
First time i have taken friends there
They were really impressed

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion
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Value4

 
·Dined on 14 October 2017

Too many old pubs have missed the boat in updating to the current lifestyle of wining and dining. So many resort to full-on restaurants and lose the ambience and clientele for those who want their local pub. The Queen's Head is both a local pub and an exquisite dining venue. The warm, cosy atmosphere and cheerful, helpful efficient staff blended with superb food made this a night to remember for our special anniversary dinner. It may be small but it is a gem worth seeking out.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Great Beer
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Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value3

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 (London)·Dined on 17 September 2017

Yet another very tasty Sunday lunch at the Queens Head.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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Food5
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·Dined on 17 September 2017

The Queens Head lift the average pub Sunday dinner to a higher level. Okay it costs around a 1/3 more than other local pubs, but the quality of cooking, ingrediants, presentation and staffing levels take the meal to a different level. It made the date a really memorable occasion.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Great Beer, Good for a Date
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Food5
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Value5

 
·Dined on 12 September 2017

quality food quality service really good atmosphere try this place you will not be disappointed

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront
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Food5
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 (London)·Dined on 10 September 2017

Very good lunch, good value for money, would definitely recommend to friends, and would plan to return

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Comfort Food
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Essex)·Dined on 10 September 2017

Excellent in every aspect, as always. This pub/restaurant is first clsss and so glad to hear they have won Essex pub of the year. So well deserved as this couple and their staff put in so much hard work.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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Food3
Ambience4
Service5
Value2

 
·Dined on 3 September 2017

Recommended as a good food pub by my brother. Went for my partners birthday.
Ambiance and service good. Sunday menu only available and fish special all ready sold out.
Starters and desert were good but the roast dinner? If I had been to a commercial chain l would have been disappointed.
Meat grisly and tough, not real roast potatoes, broccoli more raw than al dente.
Side of cauliflower cheese was good.
Potatoes mentioned to staff with response of will let the chief know.

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Food5
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Service4
Value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 3 September 2017

We have dined at the Queens Head on a number of occassions over the years since we moved into the area and have always had a top class meal, compliments to the chef! (and the staff)

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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Food5
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Value5

 
·Dined on 4 August 2017

We had a fabulous evening celebrating our 27th anniversary. We had heard so much about the food etc but never been before. Was truly so happy with the food , and atmosphere, wine etc. Will be booking again very soon. Thankyou

Tags: Cozy, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
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 (Essex)·Dined on 1 July 2017

One of our favourites - we had a lovely evening with friends - food and service great as always

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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Food5
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Service4
Value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 30 June 2017

A wonderful meal as always. I went with a friend who hadn't been before and she was very impressed and intends to make a return visit. So lucky to live in this village with such a great pub on my doorstep.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch
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Food5
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Value5

 
 (Essex)·Dined on 28 June 2017

Good food lovely atmosphere a very friendly pub with helpful staff

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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Food5
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 (Essex)·Dined on 29 May 2017

My husband's birthday

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Food5
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 (Essex)·Dined on 26 May 2017

Went for lunch. Good selection on lunchtime specials board and food was nicely presented by very friendly staff, in fact, they were very helpful as one of our group is coeliac. Would definitely recommend the Queens Head.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients
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Food5
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 (London)·Dined on 19 May 2017

Although we were 10 minutes late due to road blockages, we were sent 'the long way round ' but when we eventually arrived, the front of house staff were very welcoming.
The menu was very interesting and diverse- then the specials were offered!!!!!
Spoilt for choice!
When the food arrived it was worth waiting for ( not that we had to wait long)
I even had pudding!!
The decor was sophisticated without being over the top.
The whole experience was very enjoyable.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive
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Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value3

 
 (Essex)·Dined on 25 April 2017

This is the third time we have eaten at this venue - once Christmas Eve - once taking my son and his family to lunch - once friends meeting for lunch - have not been disappointed once. Highly recommend this venue.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Cozy
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Food5
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Service4
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 (Essex)·Dined on 19 March 2017

It was our second visit and did not disappoint,
We took our family this time as we said we would and they raved about it.
Cannot wait to return.
I think the maitre de is called Rachel and she is superb,
My family commented on her welcoming and professional manner but all the staff were excellent.
Well done Queens head, now our favourite place.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Casual, Comfort Food
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Food5
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 (Essex)·Dined on 8 March 2017

Service and food was superb

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Food3
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 (Essex)·Dined on 28 February 2017

I used to love the food here, but my last 2 visits have been disappointing with regards to content on the menu. I didn't even have a dessert as there was nothing as exciting or interesting as it used to be. Food was cooked fine for a midweek. The staff looked bored and were not very switched on or attentive. A shame as it's a lovely place.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Business Meals
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Food5
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Value5

 
 (Essex)·Dined on 26 February 2017

Had late Sunday lunch with friends - great food as always, cauliflower cheese was sublime!
Fabulous service - although we were the last to leave we weren't rushed at all. Thank you.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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Food5
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Value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 5 February 2017

Got last minute lunch booking and very pleased we did, excellent food and service in front of the log fire.

Tags: Cozy
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Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 26 January 2017

Met friends for lunch. We all had the set menu which we all thoroughly enjoyed. The fish and chips were excellent. The staff were very friendly & efficient. Will definitely return.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food
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Food4
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 (Essex)·Dined on 8 January 2017

One of our favourites in the area - the food is consistently very good. Quality produce is used and it's always full of flavour. We went for Sunday lunch on this occasion - the chicken liver parfait with brioche, followed by roast beef with all the trimmings and then bread and butter pudding with custard were all delicious - one negative was the cauliflower cheese was a bit watery but the other vegetables were cooked to perfection still with a bit of crunch . The service is always friendly and efficient - Highly recommended !

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (London)·Dined on 20 December 2016

I can't speak highly enough of this little "neighbourhood gem". There is nowhere like it in the area for quality of food. It is simply sublime. The pub is cosy and full of character, albeit small, but there is now a room upstairs which would be good for a private gathering.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Romantic, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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Food5
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Service4
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 (Essex)·Dined on 4 December 2016

I don't like writing reviews so this is brief. Excellent. Excellent.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Disabled Access, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Outstanding Value, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great Beer, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food
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Food5
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Value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 17 November 2016

We went to the Queens Head as an alternative to cooking, we had fish and chips, one of the nicest we have had - Great food - good english menu - nice atmosphere

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date
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Food5
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on 23 October 2016

Superb from start to finish. Arrived late and they couldn't have been more accommodating. Staff were fun, friendly and knowledgeable. Food was superb. Truffle chips were the real treat.

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Food4
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 16 October 2016

Another great Sunday Lunch in the Queens Head. As well as good food it is a lovely, old country pub.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Business Meals
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Food4
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Value3

 
 (Essex)·Dined on 14 October 2016

Really enjoyed the lunch ... it was creatively prepared and the service was friendly and efficient ... I wouldn't say it was particularly good value for money but that did not detract from my enjoyment ... however I would certainly visit again ...

Tags: Great for Lunch
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Food5
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 (London)·Dined on 9 October 2016

Had Sunday lunch with my two daughers who were back from university. The Queen's Head has long been one of my favourite gastro pubs in Essex. It has the charm of an old country pub, a cosy atmosphere, excellent freshly cooked cuisine with a modern twist and the service is both efficient and friendly. The range of Sunday roasts is particularly good and the portions sufficient. The dessert menu is mouth watering. This restaurant is equally good for small family gatherings and romantic dinners. For non dinners there is also a good range of draft ales served at the bar.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch
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Food4
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 (London)·Dined on 30 September 2016

The Queens Head has a broad menu, all meals are well prepared and offer good value - the sweets were great with a twist.
Dining downstairs has more atmosphere.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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Food5
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 (Essex)·Dined on 6 September 2016

I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant to all my friends and family. Never had a bad experience.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Disabled Access, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating
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Food4
Ambience4
Service3
Value4

 
 (London)·Dined on 18 August 2016

Choice under set lunch option very good, service was ok once you got their attention despite their being plenty of staff on hand and the restaurant not being busy. I would go back.

Tags: Cozy
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Food5
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 24 July 2016

The Sunday lunch we had was delicious. Meat cooked just how we like it. Service good and attentive.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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Food5
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 (London)·Dined on 17 July 2016

EXcellent food service and ambience, will go back soon, love the garden with the stream

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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Food5
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Value4

 
 (Essex)·Dined on 26 June 2016

Had a lovely afternoon sitting in your garden having a quiet romantic drink then a delicious roast dinner. Will definately be returning in the near future

Tags: Romantic, Sunday Lunch
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Food5
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 (Essex)·Dined on 24 June 2016

Food always excellent. Lovely presentation. Staff could be more welcoming behind the bar.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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Food4
Ambience5
Service2
Value3

vip
 (London)·Dined on 21 June 2016

We have been here a few times, it was quite busy for a Tuesday night with only two dedicated waiting staff and one behind the bar.

Starters of tomato red pepper soup and tempura courgette flower was superb!

We shared chateau Briand, which was fine, not the best I've had but it was fine.

We had two glasses of red wine with dinner, one of which had an alarming amount of sediment in. I raised it and they took it off the bill, so no big issues there.

The service was slow though, we waited a long time for our table to be cleared and lost interest in dessert / coffee as a result . It was a shame but we like it here so no doubt will return at some point and give it another go...

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