RestaurantsEssexFairsteadCM3

survey result

Summary

£44
    £
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Good cooking, with locally sourced ingredients that will not break the bank” attracts solid feedback for this mid-1600s inn, which has held on to attractive original features and taps nearby estates for its hearty game-centric fare (villagers themselves contribute the vegetables).

Summary

£44
    £
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Good cooking, with locally sourced ingredients that will not break the bank” attracts solid feedback for this mid-1600s inn, which has held on to attractive original features and taps nearby estates for its hearty game-centric fare (villagers themselves contribute the vegetables).

Summary

£46
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Set, according to the pub’s website, ‘in the Bermuda Triangle of Essex between Chelmsford, Braintree and Witham’ – this nicely trad 17th century inn is a solid performer turning out hearty pub classics including game sourced from the surrounding estates.

Summary

£46
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Upbeat all-round feedback on this converted 17th-century pub 10 minutes’ drive from Chelmsford, where game in season is a feature of a traditional menu, whose ambitions run higher than standard pub-grub.

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Owner's description

The Square and Compasses is a traditional country pub set within the picturesque hamlet of Fuller Street close to Terling and Great Leighs. This 17th century freehouse has been sympathetically refurbished and offers a war and relaxing atmophere, delicious home cooked food, real ales and fine wines.

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£3.50 £11.95 £3.95 £5.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.25
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Bread £3.95
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

Yes
14
Fuller Street, Fairstead, CM3 2BB
Opening hours
Monday11:30 am‑11:30 pm
Tuesday11:30 am‑11:30 pm
Wednesday11:30 am‑11:30 pm
Thursday11:30 am‑11:30 pm
Friday11:30 am‑11:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑12 am
Sunday12 pm‑11 pm

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