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The Punch Bowl

High Easter CM1 4QW, England
+44 1245 231222
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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High Easter CM1 4QW, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went with friends not been for a while. Champagne on arrival was lovely. Starters very good main course was okay but no sauce served with the salmon which was dissapointing and was very dry. Dessert however again was very good. Lovely evening.

Thank v-essex
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Came here again last night with friends. From Champagne on arrival until coffee before we left, everything was excellent. We had a large selection of starters, mains and desserts to pick from. All the food was cooked fresh, nicely presented and well cooked. Very good...More

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We haven’t eaten at the Punchbowl for a while but it’s fair to say it hasn’t changed much. It’s a lovely building with good table settings and glassware. The Saturday night we went was very busy and the team were clearly a bit stressed but...More

1  Thank PaulofPleshey
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Exceptionally busy even at 6.30 on a sunday. But with only a small staff we all had good friendly service and an enjoyable meal. Thoroughly enjoyed our day in the country with echoes of 500 years of food and drink. Memorable place.

1  Thank NormaJulie
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

A party of six went on Friday, 3 November 2017 this is our sixth time what can I say this is the best restaurant in the world food is superb the owner and staff go out the way in every way we would definitely go...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I really don't know where to begin with this review, 4 of us visited The Punch Bowl on Sat night just gone for a double Birthday celebration meal, firstly we were shown to the reception area where we were served drinks, please beware as the...More

6  Thank Laurinal
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Our party of eight enjoyed a wonderful evening with David and his team. the food and drink were of a very high standard and their fine reputation continues to be be very well deserved.

2  Thank Sap3468
Reviewed 7 September 2017

As always great food and excellent service, plus we bought some fabulous wine to take home, all in all a great evening.

1  Thank Charlice
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The service is second to none. The owner greets you and in on hand to ensure your dining experience is the best it can be. Food is excellent and as the menu is a set price you can comfortably order your favourite food and they...More

1  Thank glenkemp10
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The meal, service and ambience exceeded expectations. Not inexpensive but definitely worth it. Our first visit but definitely not our last.

Thank GMS55
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Easter CM1 4QW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  High Easter
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 231222
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