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The Green Man & Courtyard

₹₹ - ₹₹₹British, ,
School Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9SD, England
+44 1992 522255
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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British, Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
School Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9SD, England
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Reviews (144)
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have often visited for the great Sunday lunch but I finally tried something other than the roast beef, a tough decision to make on a Sunday. The skate wing in lemon butter was well worth it, perfectly pan fried, a beautiful piece of fish....More

Thank p009199
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another well modernised local pub that has kept its original charm while retaining many original features. The food is excellent, though standard and service wise it is more restaurant than pub, which is reflected in the pricing. The fish and the vegetarian lasagna were excellent...More

Thank Bronwen T
QuitoxKing, Manager at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review......

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having read other reviews I was looking forward to attending this lovely country pub. The staff were very welcoming. When my G&T arrived there was a lipstick mark on the glass (not mine!) the waiter changed is straight away. I had leek and potato soup...More

Thank Carol C
QuitoxKing, Manager at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your lunch experience with us. Your comments are valuable to us as we use these positively to ensure we can constantly strive to improve both food & service levels. Thank you for your review. Team Green Man.

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Came here for Saturday lunch - courtyard is stunning . Service was excellent and the food was good - freshly cooked and good sized portions. Would definitely go back

Thank jg34
QuitoxKing, Owner at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post your review.

Reviewed 5 September 2017

My mother and father-in-law booked a table for 10 of us to celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary. The staff were absolutely lovely and made every effort to make the occasion extra special. The tables had been decorated beautifully, the food was delicious and our waitresses,...More

Thank shaddsfamily
QuitoxKing, Owner at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely review which is greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Met up with a group of friends for Sunday lunch. Lovely atmosphere and service was really good. Friendly, helpful staff. Lots of choice on the menu - had the sea bass which I would thoroughly recommend. Will definitely go back.

Thank tinam602
QuitoxKing, Owner at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 28 August 2017

We visited this beautiful pub restaurant with friends for lunch. The food was excellent, especially the chicken kebabs, Skate and sirloin steak. The only thing that lets this place down is the service. The young people serving seem totally disengaged with the customer. We had...More

Thank Pauline186338
QuitoxKing, Owner at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your lunch. We generally have experienced staff and we pride ourselves on our level of service. However, in order for us to develop our staff there are occasions when we have to teach young...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Lovely friendly staff, fresh quality food, excellent service and reasonable priced dishes ... we will definitely be returning soon.

Thank Susibell24
QuitoxKing, Owner at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for your lovely review

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We visited for my wife's birthday , best food we've ever eaten , best service ever !!! Really made lovely day better than it already was !!! - we will definitely be back !!!!....with friends !!!!!!

Thank Andrew K
QuitoxKing, Owner at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you. We enjoyed meeting you & your family and we hope you enjoyed your Presecco toast!!

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped for lunch, we enjoyed tuna & sweet corn banquette and salt beef banquette served with French fries. It was nicely presented and very fresh.

Thank Keith H
QuitoxKing, Owner at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for taking time to write your review. We hope to welcome you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: School Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Ongar  >  Chipping Ongar
  • Phone Number: +44 1992 522255
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Description
The Green Man is a real gem of a pub in the English countryside, situated in the ancient village of Toot Hill, Essex. Owned and run by parters Lee Wright & Tracey Watts and managed by Nikolaus Greig. Having recently taken over the running of The Green Man the team are bringing this country pub back to its routes. Concentrating on great food, traditional ales and a warm friendly atmosphere. We also boast a small cocktail list and a great selection of beers. The Green Man is family & animal friendly, featuring a childrens play are, large outside covered courtyard terrace and ample car parking at rear of building. We are popular with walkers, cyclists, horse riders alike who love to stop for a cold beverage and lunch and of which many clubs choose to make us their stop off point on their journeys. The Green Man is close to excellent golf courses. We pride ourselves as an ideal place to relax for locals, diners, wedding parties, birthday parties and other gatherings. As well as offering a fantastic courtyard restaurant for a wonderful dining experience we can cater for all sizes of parties with a made to measure service to satisfy the most discerning of requirements. The Green man hosts regular live music evenings which can be found listed on out Twitter page, Facebook and website. We welcome you to join us on these free entry nights where you can enjoy some of the best local talents singing anything from blues, jazz swing to contemporary modern music. The Green Man offers a large selection of dining options ranging from small bar snacks, to full formal dinner with a great wine selection hand picked by our in house sommelier Nik, formerly of Marco Pierre White restaurant group. Our chef Darren Andrews creates an international menu with influences on locally sourced and English classics.
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