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The Vine

££ - £££British, ,
Vine Street, Great Bardfield, Braintree CM7 4SR, England
+44 1371 811822
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (16 reviews)
“cheeseboard” (4 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
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British, Pub, Diner, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Vine Street, Great Bardfield, Braintree CM7 4SR, England
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1 - 10 of 319 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

3rd visit in recent times to The Vine and I am more impressed at each visit. Varied menu of pub classics, excellent home made and home cooked specials in comfortable surroundings. Lovely and helpful staff and really well priced. Only downside is small car park...More

Thank GrannyPea
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Went to the pet rescue place down the road, then found this lovely pub, the food was fantastic. Service was very good.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Ate here twice in the last week as we were in the area visit8ng. On both occasions the food was good! I had katsu curry and on the second visit they happily exchanged one item on the dish for me. My husband had cod and...More

Thank Valerie F
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Attended party in the pubs marquee. nicely set up with tables chairs and sofas. Hog roast laid on, excellent local band, gin bar and chocolate fountain as well as traditional bar etc

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A nice gastro pub with a good choice of food and a gins. Has a small beer garden and a car park and allows dogs in the bar area. Well worth visiting

Thank carol b
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Steve and his staff create an exceptional experience with his monthly taster menu and his wife’s matching wine flight was perfect, but sadly this third tater experience for me was damaged by environmental factors. A group of five adults and three children, the children were...More

Thank Hoppityskip
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We had read good reviews for The Vine and booked for lunch. It wasn’t very busy and were asked (eventually after a long wait at the bar waiting for a member of staff to appear) whether we wanted to sit outside in the sun or...More

2  Thank abletasman
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We had a wonderful Fathers' Day Lunch at the Vine. Food was excellent. There were six of us including two children. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. We really enjoyed our meals.

Thank SusanlLucibello
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We had dinner for our wedding anniversary on a Monday evening and we were the only customers. The place is very well looked after and furnished with great taste. It feel cosy but by the look of it the table are quite spaced between them,so...More

1  Thank Stefano S
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

A friendly welcome, delicious food, and a good wine - and gin - list: we had dinner here whilst staying nearby, and thought it so good we returned a couple of nights later. Recommended.

Thank Sara F
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10 April 2017|
Response from aymanelswaf | Reviewed this property |
I will have to agree with you and state that I seem to have selected the incorrect 'vine'. If I am able to withdraw my review; I will be happy to do so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$9 - US$26
British, Pub, Diner, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:59 - 22:30
11:59 - 23:00
11:59 - 23:00
11:59 - 23:00
11:59 - 23:00
11:59 - 23:30
11:59 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vine Street, Great Bardfield, Braintree CM7 4SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Braintree  >  Great Bardfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1371 811822
  • E-mail
Wine and food lovers are in for a special treat as an international connoisseur and her husband have just opened one of the first 'eno-gastro' pubs in Britain, just a stone's throw from London. On the last Saturday of each month we have a 8 course Taster Menu for just £35 per person. Sunday roast special £9.85. ....and lots more happening at the Vine, please call for more details.
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