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Magic Mushroom

Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
+44 1268 289963
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (46 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
“pate” (9 reviews)
Closed Now
18:00 - 21:30 Hours
CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
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1 - 10 of 768 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quite frankly the food in our local pub has more flavour. How hard is it to cook a decent fillet steak? At £30 I would expect something half decent. Starters and mains were lacking flavour, texture and were thoroughly disappointing. To top it off we...More

Thank EJCOLE10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thank you for another wonderful evening. It was my husband's 60th birthday and due to the great weather we had the choice of sitting outside which we chose to do. It was fabulous. My husband had had a couple if teeth out prior to our...More

Thank alfiewynn
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a very good meal at this restaurant. Food quality is excellent and the service is pretty good

Thank fearthemac
Reviewed 4 days ago

A large group of us had dinner here recently for a family members birthday. I love everything about this place! A little on the pricey side but food, service and overall atmosphere is great so happy to pay!

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this restaurant on many occasions over the years and on several visits the bill has been incorrect. Tonight was no exception. The meal itself (set menu £25 for 3 courses) was excellent. Nicely prepared and presented. The lamb was lovely. It’s such...More

Thank Cally Y
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your comments, we are glad you enjoyed your meal with us and can only apologise there was an error on your bill, unfortunately these things happen and we are always happy to rectify any problem. Regards Darren

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hired the private dining room on Friday for a hen party for 19 of us and it was amazing, couldn’t fault it! Room was lovely (huge!) opening onto the courtyard, service was fantastic (the waiter we had was super friendly and on the ball..dealing with...More

Thank Charlkm
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you had an amazing evening celebrating your Hen Night and enjoyed the whole experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't complain about the quality of food served here. We went out to celebrate our anniversary. The irritating thing is that the waiters/waitresses are too intent on clearing your plates as soon as you are finished ready for the next course. It seems like...More

Thank Emi1982
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for reviewing our Restaurant, I am sorry you felt our staff were too visible, they are trained to be efficient and to give our customers great service. We have no intention of making customers drink more than they wish and normally one member...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a family of eight, the table and setting was lovely,the meal was excellent . The attention to detail was spot on. One of the best meals I have had and everyone agreed.

Thank Basildon64
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments we are glad you had an enjoyable Birthday Celebration with us & look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 11 celebrating 2 birthdays. A lovely evening, great food, particularly happy with being seated at a round table that works exceptionally well for our large party. Some of the party found it difficult to choose a main but decided on the steak...More

Thank diane g
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, we are glad you had an enjoyable Birthday Celebration with us. We would have been happy to take the Steaks that were not cooked enough back to be cooked more, we always check with tables...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous restaurant. Excellent service. SUPERB food. Never been here before but would definitely go again. Could not fault anything. My regards to the owner, chef and staff. JUST PERFECT

Thank susiehudson6
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed your Sunday Lunch with us & look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

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27 October 2017|
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Response from barbarali13 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, there were a few children in our party, some very young. Have a good time
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27 October 2017|
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Response from Nigel M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know as it wasn't relevant to my visit, but I didn't notice any high chairs.
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Dean M
30 August 2016|
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Response from NazH9 | Reviewed this property |
Jeans, shoes and a shirt for chaps I would think. I wore tights, a tunic dress and heeled boots when I was last there in December.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$34 - US$53
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Billericay
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 289963
  • E-mail
Description
An excellent product starts with the careful selection of the finest fresh ingredients. We source local produce whenever possible, our meats are reared at Essex farms and our fish is delivered fresh daily with much of our fruit and vegetables grown at home in the kitchen garden.
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