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Unspoilt country local deep in rural Essex

At a glance

Bar menu
Beer festival
Open all year
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

Joss Ridley left London and a top job so he could snap up this pub to revive the family link with the former Ridley Brewery, and he hasn’t looked back. It stands in a sleepy hamlet and thrives selling tip-top ales straight from the barrel.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Opening times: 12–3 5.30–11.30 (Thursday to Sunday all day)
  • Lunch: Monday to Friday 12–2.30, Saturday to Sunday 12–9.30
  • Dinner: Monday to Friday 7–9.30, Saturday to Sunday 12–9.30

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Beer festival


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • High chairs


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant
  • Allowed in garden

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