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Goose Fat & Garlic - CLOSED

52 Bell Street, Sawbridgeworth CM21 9AN, England
+44 1279 722554
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
13 Oct 2017
“good place but now closed”
31 Aug 2017
“Ceased trading now unfortunately”
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Spanish, British, Fusion
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52 Bell Street, Sawbridgeworth CM21 9AN, England
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1 - 10 of 506 reviews

Reviewed 13 October 2017

always had a good night out here with friends,started to see the quality drop down,we went there on New Years Eve and was very disappointed and end up going home before 12.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank 304stewartw
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Ceased trading which is a shame as last time I went the food and service was really good .... Sad to lose such avoid restaurant

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Kim B
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Closed down and seized Trading.....since the Menu's were changed 3 months ago seems it never worked as a lot of choses were and the A la Carte menu was taken out and changed to a Tapas Menu and it really never took off... I delivered...More

Date of visit: July 2017
3  Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We have eaten here many times, (maybe two ro three times a year) going back to its incarnation when it replaced a restaurant called 'The Shoes' It is a few minutes walk from a close relative, whom we travel down from the WIrral to visit....More

Date of visit: July 2017
5  Thank fsharpminor
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This came highly recommended so possibly our expectations were too high but having to send 2 meals back didn't help. The Lamb was so rare that it was inedible and the paella was cold. To be fair they did send out new meals but just...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank Dave E
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Myself and 6 other girls booked a table for a Friday night, we hadn't been for a few years but had heard great things and wanted to try the new Tapas Menu. On arrival we had to wait quite a long time at the bar...More

Date of visit: June 2017
13  Thank Paula F
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Off the cuff visit on a Friday evening, was quite busy but we did see a few empty tables but were more than happy to sit at the bar. Ordered porn star martinis and tapas. The cocktails were not the best i have tried but...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Donnaw42
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Beautifully prepared new tapas dishes. Had several dishes tonight. Highlights we're paella with monkfish (ordered it twice) for, truffled goat cheese and almonds, prawns and aioli and the Spanish cheeses. Great crowd and ambience, lovely wines, and generally a top night out. We're locals, so...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank spursvern
Reviewed 29 May 2017

New menu, new direction, new energy great new idea for combinations of big or small tapas dishes, together with some Goose fat old favourites

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank ptetard1
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We visited last week & tried the new Tapas Menu. We had Mussels & Potatoes Bravas as well as lots of other exciting new dishes, Churros for dessert which was naughty but delicious! The new cocktail menu was great too, my favourite cocktal was a...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Joanne A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 48
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Bell Street, Sawbridgeworth CM21 9AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Sawbridgeworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 722554
  • E-mail
Situated in the centre of historic Sawbridgeworth, Goose Fat and Garlic offers something for every palate and every occasion. A range of menus caters for everyone from the casual diner looking for a quick lunchtime sandwich, to a business meeting over an a la carte dinner. A set price a la carte menu during the week offers a great dining experience at a very reasonable price, and an authentic tapas menu is a great causal eating option - ideal for groups. The bar attached to the restaurant provides the perfect meeting place for those just wanting a drink, or for pre and post- meal gatherings, and is known for its great cocktails and extensive wine and beer choices. The ambiance is smart but relaxed.
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