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The Green Man & Courtyard

££ - £££British, ,
School Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9SD, England
+44 1992 522255
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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British, Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
School Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9SD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked this restaurant for my daughters birthday 9 adults 3 children very welcoming food was lovely steak and kidney pudding so filling all had different meals and everyone was happy with there food bread and butter pudding is a must also white chocolate creme brûlée...More

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Compliments to the chef for producing a superb lunch for 20+ ladies. The serving staff were very welcoming and friendly and provided everything we asked for. I opted for a prawn and avocado starter followed by grilled salmon, salad and chips which was well presented...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn’t book but they were not busy and fitted us in, good ambience and service, food was ok but a little expensive. Would go back and try a different selection on the menu.

Thank Peter444b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A couple of days ago while visiting friends who live in Essex they suggested going to this old style pub.for lunch It is situated out of the way and not on any main roads and would be hard to find for non locals. Well when...More

1  Thank Ken B
BethanyB806, Manager at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! We pride ourselves on our fresh homecooked meals. Our Bread & Butter Pudding is a customer favourite, we are so glad you enjoyed dining with us. We hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for accommodation close to Blake Hall for wedding guests and came across the Green Man by chance. The rooms are spotless, spacious and very well appointed. The breakfast was excellent with a lots of choice and the service was really friendly. Great...More

Thank 862roger
BethanyB806, Manager at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! We are really proud of our accomodation and appreciate you taking the time to mention your stay. We hope to see you soon for a stay and perhaps and evening meal this time around!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returned after two years as attending a function in the area and wanted to make a weekend of it. Enjoyed lunch outdoors in the Courtyard and dinner inside in the evening. Food was excellent and service first class and very friendly. A special mention for...More

Thank rabbitkey
BethanyB806, Manager at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thak you for taking the time to leave a review! Jade is an asset to our family business (also being family) and makes an undeniable effort to make everyone feel welcome and enjoy their visit to us. (She said thank you for your comment!) We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place by chance when driving through Ongar .. staff were lovely and friendly , the food was great the bread and butter pudding was just out of this world. Will definitely be visiting again soon !

Thank aj71107
BethanyB806, Manager at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for leaving your review. Our Bread & Butter Pudding is a true customer favourite! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s great to see such a well run family business. There were 10 of us that visited today and were all more than happy with the food and service. The menu is quite extensive so it did take a while to decide what to have...More

Thank FrankieBea2000
BethanyB806, Manager at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We are happy you enjoy your visit to us and we hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the previous owners' hands this pub was a regular of ours. However, it fell out of favour after the old owners left. But now it has new owners again and they are brilliant. The food is excellent and the best thing is they allow...More

Thank bevj123
BethanyB806, Manager at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you enjoyed our visit to us and we hope we see you and your dog again very soon! :)

Reviewed 4 August 2018

Stopped by here for a drink after visiting Greensted Church. Perfect sunny day to sit out on the patio and enjoy the company. Beautiful day out in the country, friendly spot. They had some type of violet gin my wife just loved, have to find...More

Thank AggieJoe79
BethanyB806, Manager at The Green Man & Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed visiting us- in regards to the gin it is a parma violet gin. Try asking around for Boe gin, im not sure if it is just British based but it doesnt...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: School Road, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 9SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Ongar  >  Chipping Ongar
  • Phone Number: +44 1992 522255
  • E-mail
The Green Man is a real gem of a pub in the English countryside, situated in the ancient village of Toot Hill, Essex. Owned and run by parters Lee Wright & Tracey Watts and managed by Nikolaus Greig. Having recently taken over the running of The Green Man the team are bringing this country pub back to its routes. Concentrating on great food, traditional ales and a warm friendly atmosphere. We also boast a small cocktail list and a great selection of beers. The Green Man is family & animal friendly, featuring a childrens play are, large outside covered courtyard terrace and ample car parking at rear of building. We are popular with walkers, cyclists, horse riders alike who love to stop for a cold beverage and lunch and of which many clubs choose to make us their stop off point on their journeys. The Green Man is close to excellent golf courses. We pride ourselves as an ideal place to relax for locals, diners, wedding parties, birthday parties and other gatherings. As well as offering a fantastic courtyard restaurant for a wonderful dining experience we can cater for all sizes of parties with a made to measure service to satisfy the most discerning of requirements. The Green man hosts regular live music evenings which can be found listed on out Twitter page, Facebook and website. We welcome you to join us on these free entry nights where you can enjoy some of the best local talents singing anything from blues, jazz swing to contemporary modern music. The Green Man offers a large selection of dining options ranging from small bar snacks, to full formal dinner with a great wine selection hand picked by our in house sommelier Nik, formerly of Marco Pierre White restaurant group. Our chef Darren Andrews creates an international menu with influences on locally sourced and English classics.
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