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The Woodbine Inn

Honey Lane, Waltham Abbey EN9 3QT, England
+44 1992 713050
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (14 reviews)
“roasted veg” (2 reviews)
“halloumi” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
British, Pub, Fusion, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Honey Lane, Waltham Abbey EN9 3QT, England
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place is dog friendly, has excellent green tea and the staff are lovely :-) We would love to come back

Thank HappyBunny778
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this pub today for a family lunch and it was lovely! The roast dinners come in different sizes e.g medium/large which is a great idea! I had the lamb roast with all the trimmings which was really tasty and then had apple...More

Thank Columbo42
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thank you very much for your kind review and comments! We are really glad that you enjoyed your meals with us and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this pub online as a halfway stop between Norfolk and Hampshire for lunch and what a fab place! Staff friendly & informative, the most extensive cider menu I’ve ever seen anywhere, great menu and fantastic food. We ate the mushroom & haloumi burger and...More

Thank Sarah L
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sarah thank you so much for your very kind review, we are really glad you enjoyed your visit to us and food! We hope to see you again next time you’re traveling our way!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this lovely pub due to the fact it was within walking distance from the Marriott in Waltham Abbey and couldn't have been more pleased. This traditional pub serves excellent homemade everything! We had the steak & ale pie and handcut fresh homemade chips which...More

Thank Dawn H
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dawn thank you for your great review and rating we are really pleased that you both enjoyed your visit to us from the Marriot and hope you both enjoyed the rest of your stay! Super happy that you enjoyed the ice cream it’s been...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With all the sub-par food one gets around England these days, with the way the lowest-standard pubs think they are restaurants and so lose the general plot, with the lack of choice everywhere and with the grime you usually find in local pubs, this place...More

Thank ikeonyeadi
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review and kind comments, we are so glad that you enjoyed finding our pub and appreciate our food and what we are doing! Please come back and see us again soon! Rob, Julie and the team!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not my usual review as we did not eat or have any alcohol and it was 11-30 am on a Monday morning. Let me explain. We were on our way to the Miller and Carter restaurant just up the road where we were meeting relatives...More

1  Thank Brian083
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Brian Thank you for your review and finding us after some 3 years! We are a truly independent family run pub that came to be after I started a burger van business in the pubs car park some 7 years ago, back then it...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely roast dinner, very friendly staff. Very busy but staff made sure we were happy and kept us updated about any delays etc. The roast was beautifully cooked good size portions and we were told that all food was locally sourced where possible. Cider sorbet...More

Thank Boxedo
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review, we are glad that you enjoyed your roast and visit to our pub, we are working on our baby changing facilities but due to the age of our pub and lack of space are finding it a...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

We arrived to a bustling scene of an overflowing Pub-Restaurant but quite clearly they had everything in hand and we were shown to our table in short order. Given just enough time to consider the 'Sunday Roast' Menu our orders were taken. We were told...More

Thank joeporterlawyer
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thank you for your kind review we are glad that you enjoyed your visit to us and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Having a Sunday Roast early evening meal before reaching M25, and returning up North. I had roast lamb with all the trimmings, parsnip, cauliflower cheese, string beans. The meal was fine except for the shortage of veggies. I couldn't believe what was plated as veggies,...More

1  Thank Nomiss
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi thank you for your review and coming to our pub, I'm sorry that you didn't get the right amount of vegetables on your plate, without knowing a bit more about what you ordered it's hard to know exactly what went wrong, it sounds like...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Four of us had a very good Sunday Lunch at The Woodbine, in their bright conservatory. They only serve Sunday roasts on a Sunday, and have a very good menu from monday to saturday. We had excellent starters,very good beef, lamb and pork roasts and...More

Thank gourmandise
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for your great review we are so glad that you enjoyed your meals with us and that we lived up to our reputation! It was really nice to meet you and your fellow guests yesterday and hope you come back again soon, from...More

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mr_mrs_essex
27 September 2017|
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Response from WoodbineInn | Property representative |
Hi last food orders are at 9pm
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Franca R
7 April 2017|
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Response from WoodbineInn | Property representative |
Bread sauce is available if you ask for it although it's so rarely asked for we have left it off the menu (I love it!) just Dk when ordering and we will make it!
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Jenfyk
2 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 22
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:45 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Honey Lane, Waltham Abbey EN9 3QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Waltham Abbey
  • Phone Number: +44 1992 713050
  • E-mail
Description
We are proud to be the Winner of CAMRA Cider pub of East Anglia 2017!! The Woodbine is a multi award winning real Ale & Cider pub offering a Traditional pub experience & great homemade food sourced from local farms & suppliers, we make all of our dishes including our desserts and ice-creams! We have between 7-12 Ales mostly from local breweries (and our own micro brewery!) 40 Ciders & Perry's including London Glider Our newly acquired cider company! A selection of 20 gins as well as locally produced spirits including malts from the highlands of Chelmsford!! We have live bands playing Rock, Blues or Soul on Saturday nights, open mic acoustic night fortnightly on Wednesdays, Jazz with Catherin Lima on the 1st Friday of the month, Den & Dave (ex- Iron Maiden & Manfred Mann) play a monthly gig and a new monthly Comedy Club "The Barrel of Laughs" on the last Friday of each month. We also have traditional pub games, pool, bar billiards, shove ha penny & darts!
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