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The Nags Head

££ - £££, British,
44 Brook Street, Brentwood CM14 5ND, England
+44 1277 260005
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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“salmon” (14 reviews)
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
44 Brook Street, Brentwood CM14 5ND, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I live in Brentwood and have been to the restaurant before several times. I have never noticed any parking restrictions previously. I cannot see why parking restrictions would be required as it is out of town and only patrons would use it! I have received...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went with some friends for 92 mins and have just received a fine from Euro car parks. I did not see any signs and was not told by any staff that you had to register your car. The fine states I parked for longer...More

1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was lovely on both visits but the Desserts a little flavour less, staff weren't briefed very well on menus and drinks and i saw the manager shouting at one of his young staff members which wasn't nice to see, Poorly managed in my eyes,...More

Thank lanajaynecopping
General Manager A, Manager at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Lana, Thank you for your review and thank you for bringing to light some areas which can be improved on. Have a merry Christmas and a happy new year The Nags Head Management Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good menu choice in early Dec with plenty of options . The roast beef was very good indeed and all members of the group thought the food v good. As mentioned elsewhere parking can be a bit of a problem . Service was fine, and...More

Thank Cliff K
General Manager A, Manager at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Cliff, Thank you for you review. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas. The Nags Head Management Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not one member of staff told me that l had to register my car in the car park, despite asking at the bar when l first walked in to see if l could leave my car over night (which l couldn’t) Fortunately, our friends who...More

Thank micksaxblack
General Manager A, Manager at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Micksaxblack, i am sorry about the parking system in place. As you get in the car park there are several signs indicating there is a parking system in place, also again as you enter the building. I am sorry that you were not informed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I met at the pub separately and both wrongly assumed that the car parking notices were for non-guests. It was our fault for not being more diligent but we were in a rush. I have to say this is the first parking...More

Thank nigelsergent
General Manager A, Manager at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Nigel, Did you call the restaurant about the parking fine? If you visited and received a fine then phone the restaurant and they can look into it for you and rectify the situation. It is unfortunate that we had to put the parking measures...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a reservation booked on a Saturday, and when we arrived the car park was very full, however this wouldn't have been the case if other customers had parked in one space, rather than taking up two spaces. There were at least 4/5 cars...More

Thank unknown908
General Manager A, Manager at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, We are sorry if you felt we weren't bothered about your cancellation, all our guests are important to us. We share your frustration in this issue. We are aware of it and taking steps to prevent it from happening. So far we have installed...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Visited for the first time Friendly staff cant fault that Food wasnt all served at same time so bit of delay V disappointing veg with roast Potatoes appeared to be frozen variety. Parsnips ok rest of veg sparce and gravy was just a dribble Beef...More

Thank Roseanne1
General Manager A, Manager at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your honest feedback. We pride ourselves in being a premium place to dine, your feedback will help us achieve this further. We have the festive season coming up with many great deals for you to enjoy if you were to come...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

Business lunch on a Monday, enjoyed the sticky duck salad, good service, fairly busy but had to push for choice of table when it was less than half full, also had to enter car reg into tablet at entrance?More

Thank Steve B
General Manager A, Manager at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hello Steve, Thank you for the review, pleased you enjoyed the salad. The restaurant may only look half full however the tables are already pre-booked, which is why we always recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. We have introduced the car parking enforcement due...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Wasn't impressed at all by the whole experience. Firstly we had been given dirty wine glasses, so bad that you would not of wanted to drink from them. Food took a long time to come so I was expecting an amazing Sunday dinner but In...More

1  Thank meganredpath1
General Manager A, Manager at The Nags Head, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hello Megan, Sorry you weren't impressed and your experience was not up to our standards. You should have recieved a check back so again this is not to standards so that you for bringing it to my attention. If you would like to dicscuss the...More

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Danielle W
24 January 2016|
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Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. but go early on a Sunday as it gets full quite quickly, especially if the weather is nice.
Charlene M
26 February 2015|
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Response from Kim0314 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't have any response. Would appear the service & food is hit & miss which is a shame we have been there many times & like the ambience very much.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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: 44 Brook Street, Brentwood CM14 5ND, England (Formerly Nags Head)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Borough of Brentwood  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 260005
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