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1 Prince Charles Avenue | Orsett Hall, Orsett RM16 3HS, England
+44 1375 891402
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07:00 - 21:30
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Sun 08:00 - 18:00
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Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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Wickford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we had to wait for our table which wasn't a problem and was told to go to the bar. There was no staff in the bar and the tables hadn't been cleared of glasses. The orsett hotel was really busy in general so if you are looking for something cosy avoid it like the plague there was even... More 

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Thank Diane L
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to leave a review as all feedback is very important to us. I have taken your comments on board and apologise that on this occasion you did not enjoy your Afternoon Tea. We do receive lots of lovely comments about our Afternoon Tea but it is shame that you were unhappy on... More 

Hatfield, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is lovely, but the menu is dull. Definitely needs to be more seasonal and to offer local fayre. Surely Essex has good offerings and as a great hotel, can't the restaurant showcase this. Food currently is a bit ho hum. It needs to allow the kitchen staff free reign to demonstrate a wider more interesting choice. Taking up... More 

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Thank Rosemary5757
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review - feedback is very important to us, good and bad. Our Menu did change last week and we have had lots of good feedback from diners since the change. Perhaps we can tempt you back to try the new menu. Kind regards Andrea Ince Marketing Manager More 

Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had 29 for an Anniversary meal. Food was good with lots of choice.Staff where helpful but lax on attention to patrons but all in all a good experience.

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Thank Jonotter
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to leave a second review - feedback is very important to us. We do pride ourselves on our great Customer Service and I am sorry that you feel that on this occasion, your party did not receive the attention it should have. Kind regards Andrea Ince Marketing Manager More 

England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Extremely overpriced. Absolutely no ambience, no background music. Food was good but the portions very tiny! Wouldn't go back.

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Thank Sandra D
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review as feedback is important to us. We do receive many positive reviews and I'm sorry that you were disappointed on this occasion. Kind regards Andrea Ince Marketing Manager More 

Hatfield, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great staff and a wide choice of breakfasts too. All delicious and served hot. Will definitely visit again and hope to try dinner next time Im there.

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Thank Rosemary5757
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments. I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent breakfast with us and hope you come back soon for dinner. Best wishes Andrea Ince Marketing Manager More 

Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant within the Orsett Hall Hotel! Vintage decor that fits in well with surrounding grounds. I had a two course meal and food was served quickly and was piping hot! Staff were very polite and very friendly m. my compliments to the Chef! Worth a visit. They serve an amazing afternoon also, I'm going to have this at my... More 

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Thank Jean L
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments which I will pass onto our Chef. I hope you do come back for Afternoon Tea very soon. Best wishes Andrea Ince Marketing Manager More 

dereham
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

What a lovely place to sit and eat,wonderful food beautiful setting their were green parrots flying around the grounds,a wonderful place to go to.

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Thank peter m
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your Cousin's Wedding and the green parrots! There are quite a few in and around Orsett. Kind regards Andrea Ince Marketing Manager More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Orsett Hall to attend a friend's wedding. The evening before the wedding we had dinner in the Garden Brasserie. Great service in the bar and in the restaurant. The staff were friendly and effective. The menu offered a good selection. Food was nicely presented, hot and tasty. A very nice evening and a lovely setting for an... More 

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Thank Chris J
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments. I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit and hope that you come back and see us again very soon. Kind regards Andrea Ince Marketing Manager More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend the food was yummy and staff can't for enough for you and for 19.50 each I personally think it's a bargain

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Thank 471vickyl
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments. I am pleased that you enjoyed your Afternoon Tea with us - they are certainly very popular at the moment. Chef changes the Afternoon Tea every month, so please come back and see us again very soon. Best wishes Andrea Ince Marketing Manager More 

wickford
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105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

My sister and I had lunch in the bar here today for her birthday . We were booked into the spa so just wanted a snack to keep us going. We passed through the lovely light and airy garden brasserie to reach the bar area . Unfortunately this area is a little gloomy in relation to the brasserie , so... More 

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Thank eve r
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments which I will pass onto PJ and Chef. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit, please come back and see us again very soon. Best wishes Andrea Ince Marketing Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 23
Cuisine
British
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Prince Charles Avenue | Orsett Hall, Orsett RM16 3HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Orsett
  • Phone Number: +44 1375 891402
  • This restaurant is at Orsett Hall
Description
The Garden Brasserie at Orsett Hall serves British cuisine in a warm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. With its beautiful interior, relaxing ambience and attentive staff, The Garden Brasserie is the perfect setting and place whether you are planning a breakfast meeting, celebration for two, a family get together, Afternoon Tea, a business lunch/dinner, or simply a coffee with friends while the children are at school. Set within Orsett Hall, the Brasserie overlooks the 12 acres of landscaped gardens of the Hotel. The surrounding countryside affords the Hotel a stunning rural backdrop, yet is within easy access and surprisingly close to the M25. Head Chef Robert Pearce delivers scrumptious brasserie style daily menus to ensure diners have a wonderful range of delightful food to select from. Robert is an experienced and creative chef who is always dreaming up new and exciting dishes as well as recreating traditional recipes with a new twist. He thoroughly researches his menus to guarantee they are of the highest standard and, along with his kitchen team works to ensure the dishes and their ingredients are in keeping with current trends - he's even been known to start a few new trends of his own!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?