Emphatically a traditional inn and not a restaurant (although it does sell quality food), the 17th-century Red Lion is best described as a ‘quintessential English pub’. The bar is decorated in burgundy and aubergine, the restaurant in coffee and cream.
Open all year
Open all week
Opening times: 12–11 (Sunday 12–6)
Lunch: all week 12–3
Dinner: Monday to Saturday 6–9
Food and drink
Restaurant menu available
Credit cards accepted
Coach parties welcome, notice required
Play area available
From Chelmsford take A12 towards Brentwood. Margaretting in 4 miles.