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Lovely country pub

Great atmosphere friendly staff and owners Highly recommended has a lovely beer garden with play... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Essex, United Kingdom
via mobile
Travellers rest!

What a perfect find! Hot. heatwave weather, cool welcoming pub. Ice cold drink and a tasty sandwich... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
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  • Terrible5%
11 Sep 2018
“Lovely country pub ”
26 Jun 2018
“Travellers rest!”
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Brentwood Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9DH, England
+44 7983 722394
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere friendly staff and owners Highly recommended has a lovely beer garden with play area for children

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Q9086LJmichellem
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

What a perfect find! Hot. heatwave weather, cool welcoming pub. Ice cold drink and a tasty sandwich served with attentiveness and a smile. Simple, sustaining food followed by a yummy desert. Coffee, just right! Thank you. Perfect respite for a hot, sunny lunchtime!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank NataniaCambridge
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Had a lovely lunch, food was great and the staff are very friendly. This is a lovely pub with a very well kept garden and relaxed atmosphere. We would highly recommend everything. We will certainly go back again.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank stevewF5628FD
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Popped here with a friend as she asked me to recommend a good place to catch up in ongar. The stag is definitely the best. With lovely friendly staff and great food. Sundays can be super busy so always remember to book your table in...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ashleighharriss
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Our lunch was fine but dining area was cold out food was hot and plentiful. The dining area is not very big a little cramped. We had to wait a while for our food as there was only one staff serving, she was very pleasant.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank P0rkie
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Me and my hubby took my Sister and Brother inlaw for an evening meal and it was first class, i didnt get to find out the young man's name who was our Waiter but he was very quick and nothing was too much trouble our...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Took friends for dinner at the Stag, there were 4 people in our party 1 vegetarian, 2 pescatarian and me who eats anything, the landlord Tony went through the menu and specials board and offered to cook and combine any dish how we wanted it,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Q6739LUdannyh
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Never stopped at this pub before, warm welcome service very good, the regulars that drink at the Stag were friendly, felt very comfortable and relaxed. The food was very good, loved the gammon steak with a soft fried egg and a pineapple ring plus chips,my...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Jean H
Reviewed 29 December 2015

My cousin was visiting from Wiltshire, and staying in a hotel in ongar,they had brought they're two lovely golden retrievers with them. So as not to have to leave them in the car,my cousin and I were looking for dog friendly pubs nearby, I found...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank doris061
Tony J, Manager at The Stag - Ongar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Thank you for your review but you forgot to say that the pub was very busy that night with 30 rugby men and girl friends and wife's and we had not long finished Xmas dinner's of 14 People and other customers that were drinking.yes your...More

Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Eat here a lot. Always great food and helpful staff. Sunday lunch is VERY popular so you will need to book. Mid week is also great - nice atmosphere and Tony and Rick are very entertaining.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank 840clivec
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5 July 2015|
Response from Tony J | Property representative |
Hi Tony j yes.quiz night is the 1st Wednesday of every month and starts at 8.30