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The Three Willows

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327 Birchanger Lane, Birchanger CM23 5QR, England
441279815913
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to The Three Willows for a week day lunch. The food and service was excellent. I had the smoked haddock from the specials board and would definitely recommend it.

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1 Thank Wendy F
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly atmosphere welcoming staff. We all enjoyed our various lunchtime meals not overpriced and pretentious food just good old pub grub.In my opinion do study the menu if it looks like it could come out of a packet do not order it made the mistake with the calamari otherwise all very good no real complaints.Plus side staff were happy and... More 

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Thank Paul L
John T, Manager at The Three Willows, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you were happy with the vast majority of your meal and the service that you had here at The Three Willows and we are also very glad to hear that you would return to us in the future. I would just like to clarify that none of our food comes out of a packet... More 

powys
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were staying one night at the Travel Lodge just up the road....and decided on dinner here. No regrets! Pleasing exterior appearance, old world ,well kept....as was the inside! Very clean, warm , & cosy inside. Spacious. Meals all cooked to order. No fast food. Polite staff. Good menu. We enjoyed it.

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1 Thank sollady
Elsenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Seabass we had only one tiny fillet my daughter had rib eye tomato cooked in microwave steak was tough been before was ok maybe try again but it did put us off

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Thank car0larran
John T, Manager at The Three Willows, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with the meal you had with us here at The Three Willows. We do not actually sell Sea Bass here anymore; we do however sell Sea Bream so I would assume that is the dish you are referring to. The Sea Bream is a 200g fillet which is accompanied with... More 

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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Came for the first time yesterday and had a lovely time! Even though we were in a big group, food came out really quickly! My dinner (smoked haddock in white wine sauce, potatoes/salad) was absolutely delicious! Would definitely return! Very friendly and welcoming staff!

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Thank Rosie S
Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

So enjoyed the food here. Really nice menu, loads of slightly 'different' stuff. Go! Good attentive service as well.

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1 Thank Cathy C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We enjoyed a lovely meal. Friendly staff, great service, great food and good value. We will be back with our family and friends.

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1 Thank Mark S
Stanmore, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Have been before and was not disappointed. Great fish selection and the food was really good. Our young waitress deserved the big tip.

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Thank Dale M
Rainham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this pub prior to going on holiday. The food was superb, staff were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about dishes offered on the menu. There is a wonderful atmosphere in this place. This is our second visit and I'm sure we will make it an annual trip as we tend to book into a hotel near Stansted airport prior... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Off the beaten track this little place is hidden. The fish on the menu is beautiful, good wines and the staff are very friendly. We have been a here a few times, for food and or drinks and have never been disappointed with our visit. The Landlord is a lovely guy; he overheard me telling our group i had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 24
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Birchanger Lane, Birchanger CM23 5QR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Birchanger
  • Phone Number: 441279815913

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?