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Magic Mushroom

Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
+44 1268 289963
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Disliked the ambience, food presented in a show-off way but lacked the basics - Depth and flavour... just food with no substance or love. Wouldn’t usually comment on staff but our particular waitress was over friendly to the point of irritation and pestering whilst we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nomnomnom55
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food is always wonderful. They are very knowledgeable about allergies including coeliac disease. Great food, great wine. Higher end of the price bracket. Good for special occasions and adult dinners, dates and family birthdays!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank histead1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service. Staff very welcoming. For a Saturday lunchtime we were surprised how many people had booked the restaurant. Obvious sign of it’s popularity.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sally B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband took me here for my birthday in October. Definitely worth a visit, nice choice on the menu and cooked to perfection. Not a cheap menu, but worth every penny

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ShazzaH1962
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited the Magic Mushroom on a number of occasions we booked an xmas meal with confidence. What a mistake that turned out to be. The service was diabolical and they weren't even busy, the food was even worse and such small portions too. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Martin D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here a few times and the food and service has always been outstanding, our party of 4 arrived at 7.45 pm on Thursday 20th December which was my wife's birthday our party greeted with a smile , the service from start to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Essex1819
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited The Magic Mushroom previously for lunch and hence why I decided to book for a xmas meal. The menu was extensive and we decided to all have the turkey xmas meal. Having eaten all over the world I would expect bread/olives etc to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely Sunday roast with all the trimmings Yorkshire pud to die for so light and fluffy . And crispy roast potato’s . What more could you ask for . Well they do have a good selection of deserts

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 347jackid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times now and every time is just as great as the last. Lovely food and friendly staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dady89
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely environment, great service, good food. Class act in billericay. Good value fixed menu during the week

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sarahbc123
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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
27 October 2017|
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Response from Sally B | Reviewed this property |
Can’t say.
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$51
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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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
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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