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The Leather Bottle

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub, Soups
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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All reviews ham egg and chips burger haddock salad the pub small local pub great atmosphere excellent food ales chef landlord homemade chelmsford
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped in during a country walk to find friendly staff and fair range of beers. Timed it just right getting settled in before some live music and surge of regulars. Great atmosphere. Will definitely return with time to try out the menu.....

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank plus4man
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the setting of the Leather Bottle and would definitely go again. The beers were lovely and it looked a really popular place.. I can see why now. I'd definately go again and again and again!! Can't wait for the summer to sit outside and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is a small, friendly little pub in the heart of the Essex countryside between Chelmsford and Great Dunmow. They serve CAMRA approved ales and a selection of lagers etc. Food is served every day offering typical pub grub. Do yourself a favour and pay...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lesjennytaylor
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Very freindly pub,good food lovely atmosphere and the landlord is pleasant. Definitely recommend. five out of five!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 178AndyG
Reviewed 8 November 2018

A very pleasant surprise from a small local pub that serves excellent food. You can book a meal but having seen what was coming out of the kitchen the other day my wife and I ordered some food. Excellent does not cut it and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ToastmasterRichard
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Popped into this pub for some lunch as was caravaning up the road. They just opened for the day and was more than happy to start food straight away. Had a ploughman’s, jacket potato, ham egg and chips and also a BLT.All meals were awesome...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 497davea
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Group of five of us had the fish and chips special - the haddock was fine but cod didn't taste right. Not very busy for a Friday lunchtime. Pity as it's an old pub and still has many original features. Hope for its sake that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I was invited to Pleshey by old Friends. Walked down to the pub as there was a BBQ and live music. Great atmosphere, delicious hog roast and BBQ (even veggie Berger’s !) Helpful landlord and an excellent pint, then switched to water and coffee as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank anthony_lyster
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We arrived after walking a section of the Essex-way after the lunch time service, but they were very happy to do us a fabulous ham eggs and chips - All excellent! Thank you

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank karen r
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Went on the off chance and was pleasantly surprised. I had the ribs which were mouthwatering. They were accompanied by a bbq sauce which I think was homemade and also triple cooked chips. Absolutely delicious. Hope to go back soon.

Date of visit: March 2018
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30 April 2018|
Response from Bobleggs | Property representative |
We take card and cash
Angela S
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Response from Flossie957 | Reviewed this property |
From noon to late. Food is served between 12 and 3pm and from 6pm from Wednesday to Sunday. Hope this helps
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