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The Whitmore Arms

££ - £££, British,
Rectory Road, Orsett, Thurrock RM16 3LB, England
+44 1375 891259
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rectory Road, Orsett, Thurrock RM16 3LB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to lunch on a Thursday. The starters were ok but the mains were large and very tasty. I had the nut Wellington but with chips. The mushroom sauce was excellent and contained whole baby mushrooms.

Thank 516ronnied
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here with friends and family following my daughters graduation. Things were a bit slow to start with as we were in the restaurant at opening time but once the staff started taking orders, everything went like clockwork. The staff were friendly, efficient and...More

Thank tyrtns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and i booked the Afternoon Tea at the Whitmore Arms for a friends Birthday and get together.We all had a fantastic afternoon and could not fault any part of it. Sandwiches were delicious and plenty of them to suit all tastes, Cakes and...More

Thank 33,913
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lovley afternoon tea here, lots of choice of sandwiches and cakes, the staff could'nt have been more helpful, will look forward to going back.

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Whitmore Arms for Sunday lunch with my family, cannot recommend highly enough. The staff were welcoming and friendly, the food was excellent and we had a lovely afternoon. Will be booking a return visit soon.

Thank Vikky Y
WhitmoreArms, Owner at The Whitmore Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to visit us and for your kind review. Our team do work hard and strive for excellence. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards Victoria Steadman

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this for my Nans birthday- food was disgusting everything was freezing cold. The scallops with bacon consisted of tiny pieces of scallops wrapped in fatty flabby bacon The rest of the meals were not cooked correctly and as I mentioned above were freezing...More

Thank Jennic22
WhitmoreArms, Owner at The Whitmore Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We were very disappointed to read your review and apologise once again that you were not happy with your meal. Our fully trained and qualified team did their best to rectify your disappointment. As explained to you on Saturday evening all dishes are cooked to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got home from a fantastic afternoon tea at the Whitmore Arms, Orsett, Essex...it was the first one they have held and it was more than you could have wished for... make sure to take your appetite with you...we will definitely go again if they...More

Thank Richard W
WhitmoreArms, Owner at The Whitmore Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So pleased to read that we excelled your expectations with our Afternoon Tea. It was a pleasure to welcome you. We already have another planned for Saturday 24th November which is full! We shall be hosting more in 2019 so we do hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a critic when its comes to food . My background brought up in food business from an early age in the Caribbean and a very good cook. We are a family of seven called last minute on Monday night just 30mins before and...More

Thank natasha k
WhitmoreArms, Owner at The Whitmore Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very pleased we were able to accommodate your party and also for your review, especially as you come from a catering background. We source all ingredients locally. All dishes are freshly prepared here and cooked to order. Our team do work hard to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have heard friends speak highly of the pub/restaurant and decided to go today. We booked, which is advisable as it gets very busy. The staff were very welcoming and efficient. You an choose 1, 2 or 3 courses and there is a good selection. Four...More

1  Thank CheekyLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMG. Without doubt the best meal I have ever eaten at The Whitmore, the four of us had Chateaubriand everything about it was fantastic steak cooked perfectly, fat chips to die for and the sauce was made for the Gods. Why cant more pubs and...More

2  Thank lordtoad2018
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Teresa H
13 November 2018|
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Response from 516ronnied | Reviewed this property |
yes, right next to it. Large enough for about 20 cars but it does fill up. Hope this helps
12 September 2016|
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Response from shebilly | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't have the answer to you question. The best thing to do is call The Whitmore Arms, and ask them yourself. Good luck.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 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: Rectory Road, Orsett, Thurrock RM16 3LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Thurrock  >  Orsett
  • Phone Number: +44 1375 891259
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