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The Bay Horse

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189 Moulsham Street | Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM2 0LG, England
+44 1245 251371
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
“cream and jam” (4 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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189 Moulsham Street | Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM2 0LG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

visited on Wed 17 Jan 2018.Thank you for a great afternoon tea today, everything was fresh and delicious. The sandwiches were so tasty with the best bread we've ever had, and the scones especially were so light. Will definitely be back. Don M

Thank JeanDon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took, two requests before the heating was turned on, we were cold and noticed other customers were sitting with their jackets on! One of our guests had to request her presented roast dinner was heated up in the microwave. Doesn't help when a meal is...More

1  Thank mary w
The_Bay_Horse_Essex, General Manager at The Bay Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Mary, I am so upset you did not enjoy your visit. Maybe i can be of assitance, would yuou email me at info@bayhorse-chelmsford.com so i can investigate this matter Kind Regards Jon Hine

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Held a very rare family reunion here. Was very disappointed. Staff and service ok but food was awful, the worst being the apple and cinnamon crumble, it was inedible. This may just have been a bad night although not very busy but would not recommend.

3  Thank Hilary C
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Really good quality food and friendly service. Had the fish finger sandwich which comes with fries. It was delicious. Others had different and everyone enjoyed theirs and said they’d return for the food. Lunch for 4 plus wine came to £77.

Thank tutticutey
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Groupon deal for Afternoon Tea (with a glass of Prosecco!). Welcoming staff, lovely ambience & a feast of food to share. Thank you for a relaxing and enjoyable experience.

Thank Busybeegale62
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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

A brilliant afternoon tea. The staff were so lovely and couldn’t do enough for us. We stayed for ages and never once felt rushed. The food was beautiful and there was so much of it we took some home with us! They asked us what...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

10 of us came yesterday for afternoon tea. Wow- can not fault it😊 From initial phone call to leaving we found the whole experience seemless. Staff were freindly & so professional. Food was fresh and plentiful. The never-ending offer of tea ensures that all the...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 6 November 2017

What a nice place for mid week dinner, I met a friend here for dinner, the food was really nicely prepared and presented the staff just could not do enough, over all as definite return trip is on the cards, the only down side is...More

Thank LenHowarth
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a drink and to listen to live music with Clive and Simone . Great atmosphere everyone really friendly and music was superb . Will visit again for sure .

Thank Elyse1972
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A little disappointed with our first visit for some time. Despite the advertised "free ample car parking" we found the car park full. However, the restaurant itself had only about a dozen customers, which would suggest shoppers in the area are using the car park...More

Thank Ron and Beryl C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Buffet, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Moulsham Street | Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM2 0LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 251371
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Come and enjoy our homemade, fresh British food and drink set in a modern decorated Tudor building in the heart of the historic city of chelmsford. We offer an exciting menu as well as an extensive wine and cocktail menu. We provide waited table service and bar service for those just looking for a refreshing drink. Also come see our fantastic live bands every Friday and Saturday. Comfortable and relaxed setting for food, nights out and family visits.
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