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Thatchers Arms

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Good food with lovely views

We ate at the Thatchers Arms recently and it was a pleasant experience. All,our meals were... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Martin D
Mersea Island, United Kingdom
Sunday lunch

Brilliant pub, food is excellent. Staff very friendly and service is good . Never had a bad meal... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
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“lovely meal”(2 reviews)
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Hall Road, Mount Bures CO8 5AT, England
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Booked a table here by phone last Tuesday for four people and one small dog for Sunday lunch at 1.15pm. We requested a table in the bar (due to having a dog with us). Duly turned up on the Sunday with friends, all ravenously hungry...More

4  Thank Susan D
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Brilliant pub, food is excellent. Staff very friendly and service is good . Never had a bad meal here and plenty of it

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We ate at the Thatchers Arms recently and it was a pleasant experience. All,our meals were excellent. The fish and chips that I chose was very good and the other members of our party also enjoyed their chosen meals. An added bonus at this venue...More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This is our second time here this year, we came for Mother’s Day and dinner here on Friday evening. I had the steak, it was fantastic! My husband had the burger and he said his was fantastic also. Couldn’t ask for better service or food,...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Having driven from Liverpool to visit friends in nearby Halstead, they had chosen the Thatchers as the venue for a Saturady evening meal upon arrival, the car park was very busy - there was a wedding on apparently we found a space so no worries...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 26 April 2018

hit the spot many thanks . Beer well kept. lovely views across the stour valley river good car parking easy access from Colchester Sudbury, halstead Braintree

Thank herbertp640
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My daughter took 17 of her friends to celebrate her birthday, all from Bures. The meals had to be ordered a few weeks before the occasion. Unfortunately my daughter got 3 of the orders wrong. She admitted this but the waitress got very, very angry...More

3  Thank arnoldsm2018
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We went to this public house because we had been given a 35 pound voucher for my birth day,when looked at it by a stafff member he said it had had a date altered he did this at the bar in front of a full...More

1  Thank jean h
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We often come to thatchers for Sunday lunch. It’s really excellent and unlike some others they have put a lot of thought into veggie options which are nice and rotated regularly. You get the veg served family style so you can pick your favourites out....More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I have now been to the Thatchers twice in 3 weeks. On both occasions the meals were superb and the staff very attentive. As soon as we sat down, the barman asked us if we would like anything to drink. Friendly atmosphere and well looked...More

Thank G8BDY
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We had the pre-booked Christmas lunch menu Saturday with family and friends. Every course was just delicious from the breaded cheese/soup starters, the turkey and salmon main course choices and the Christmas puddings with amazing custard. Very generous portion sizes and lovely friendly staff as...More

Thank Belinda A
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