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The Garden Brasserie

1 Prince Charles Avenue | Orsett Hall, Orsett, Thurrock RM16 3HS, England
+44 1375 891402
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (6 reviews)
“cupcakes” (3 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
British
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Prince Charles Avenue | Orsett Hall, Orsett, Thurrock RM16 3HS, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

They have a good chef who serves very good food. Beautifully cooked and lovely presentation. Portions are tiny though. 2 scallops for a starter. The service spoils it though; 2 staff to serve the entire brasserie so you can imagine how long you have to...More

1  Thank Power2014
OrsettHall, Marketing at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review - all feedback is important to us whether it is good or bad. I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit and have referred your comments with regard to the service to our General...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We visited the brasserie as part of a spa afternoon package which included dinner. The menu had enough choice, we had the chicken liver parfait and crab ravioli to start, followed by the monkfish Indian style and the fish cake finishing off with the carrot...More

Thank Kevin Y
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear Kevin Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments. I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit and we hope to see you again very soon. Best wishes Andrea Ince Marketing Manager

Reviewed 5 September 2017

The food was good & both the food & drink prices was very reasonable for such a class of hotel. We ate both lunch & evening in the brasserie & would be pleased to do so again.

Thank Jenny T
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear Jenny Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments. I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit and we hope to see you again very soon. Best wishes Andrea Ince Marketing Manager

Reviewed 31 August 2017

Unsure what to expect but great menu choices with interesting combinations. Had the scallop starter and roasted monkfish, both delicious and well presented. Staff are friendly and helpful. Beautiful decor bringing the garden into the restaurant. Can't wait to return!

Thank Sheila C
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear Sheila Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments. I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit and we hope to see you again very soon. Best wishes Andrea Ince Marketing Manager

Reviewed 24 July 2017

First time we have been there. Had Scallops for starters which were amazing. Then a steak which was very good and the dessert the Mess was the best I have ever had. Food was to a superb quality and would highly recoemmend visiting

Thank stevegoodwin
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Dear Steve Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments. I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit and we hope to see you again very soon. Best wishes Andrea Ince Marketing Manager

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely fresh warm scones, tasty sandwich and pulled pork ball. However cake selection looked bland and very disappointing. We were not the only ones that didn't like the look of the cupcakes with the daynurse tablet/blood tube in. Very odd choice of decoration I would...More

Thank Vikki B
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Dear Vikki Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review - all feedback is important to us whether it is good or bad. I have noted your comments with regards to the cake selection and decoration. We do get lots of positive comments...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

We attended the Garden Brasserie for an 80th birthday. Twelve members of the family attended on a Saturday evening. We assembled in the Café bar which was pleasant and the staff were welcoming. The location was pleasant. We then moved to have our meal in...More

2  Thank Peter A
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Dear Peter Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review - all feedback is important to us whether it is good or bad. I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit and have referred your comments with regard to the food to...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

We visited the Garden brasserie for a family dinner and thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The décor inside the restaurant is bright and lively and the views outside are just stunning. We enjoyed everything we ate. I had mushroom soup for starter, lamb cannons for main...More

Thank Mary B
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Dear Mary Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments which I will pass onto the team. I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit and we hope to see you again very soon. Best wishes Andrea...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

This meal was top class just like master chef felt like I was in an upper class restaurant in London it was fantastic can't wait to go backMore

Thank Mikki S
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments which I will pass onto our Chefs. I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit - please come back and see us again very soon. Best wishes Andrea...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner had a lovely afternoon tea here - the staff were attentive and the food was nice. I would recommend.

2  Thank Chloe A
Andrea I, Marketing Manager at The Garden Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind comments. I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent Afternoon Tea. Please come back and see us again very soon. Best wishes Andrea Ince Marketing Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Prince Charles Avenue | Orsett Hall, Orsett, Thurrock RM16 3HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Thurrock  >  Orsett
  • Phone Number: +44 1375 891402
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Orsett Hall
Description
The Garden Brasserie at Orsett Hall serves British cuisine in a warm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. With its beautiful interior, relaxing ambience and attentive staff, The Garden Brasserie is the perfect setting and place whether you are planning a breakfast meeting, celebration for two, a family get together, Afternoon Tea, a business lunch/dinner, or simply a coffee with friends while the children are at school. Set within Orsett Hall, the Brasserie overlooks the 12 acres of landscaped gardens of the Hotel. The surrounding countryside affords the Hotel a stunning rural backdrop, yet is within easy access and surprisingly close to the M25. Head Chef Robert Pearce delivers scrumptious brasserie style daily menus to ensure diners have a wonderful range of delightful food to select from. Robert is an experienced and creative chef who is always dreaming up new and exciting dishes as well as recreating traditional recipes with a new twist. He thoroughly researches his menus to guarantee they are of the highest standard and, along with his kitchen team works to ensure the dishes and their ingredients are in keeping with current trends - he's even been known to start a few new trends of his own!
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