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The Fox and Goose

Ongar Road, Chelmsford CM1 3SR, England
+44 1245 248245
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“liver” (19 reviews)
“pie” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ongar Road, Chelmsford CM1 3SR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A small group of us stopped here whilst cycling from London to Amsterdam recently. Despite being very busy, the staff were very accommodating and the service excellent. I was recommended the pie (it was Chicken & Bacon I recall) and substituted the mashed potatoes for...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is our second visit to the Fox and Goose and I can altogether recommend it. The atmosphere is lovely and the staff are very welcoming. However, what sets this place apart is the food! The pies are home made, deep and with a superb...More

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here on way home from a weekend away. Its a 'come in and wait for table'pub you cannot book unless table of 8 plus. Only had to wait around 15 minutes so sat in bar and had a drink. Had the cold meat sharing...More

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect dinner tonight couldn’t fault anything food was amazing service was good so glad we tried this restaurant definitely recommend

Thank Tanya C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just been here for my partners 50th birthday meal.. the starters were fantastic but the service went downhill from there!!! My partners main (Steak) was very nice, mine (Belly of Pork) well where to start there was no pork just fat!!! Yes I did complain...More

Thank Lois1967
Rustic P, General Manager at The Fox and Goose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Lois, I am very sorry we let you down when you visited us for lunch on Saturday. It would appear that Murphy's law was applied here, in as much as, if one thing goes wrong with a table, something else will soon follow....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether for coffee and cake or a full meal I have always enjoyed my occasional visits to the Fox & Goose. Situated on the A414 between Harlow and Chelmsford it is easily missed but is very popular with locals. The restaurant has a broad menu...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three couples had a very enjoyable lunch together. The ladies looking after us were first class - plenty of friendly banter, yet they stayed professional throughout. The variety of ales on tap was not huge, but there was something for each of us blokes. The...More

3  Thank revdmike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for a perfect relaxed Saturday night dinner. Great food, great service and the singer in the background was a great touch. Will be returning!

Thank RachaelF302
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had high expectations of the Fox & Goose. It was recommended by an acquaintance plus I saw it listed as one of the top places for a Sunday Roast in Essex. I’ve been wanting to visit for a long time and I am kicking...More

Thank Alethea C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch here at the weekend. The venue, staff and importantly the food was delicious. We were very impressed by everything and will most definitely go there again.

Thank Aussiegreek21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ongar Road, Chelmsford CM1 3SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 248245
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The Fox & Goose offers several dining areas; a mixture of old and new. Original features have been restored alongside contemporary additions that form the Gastro Pub that stands today. Our food is prepared using the finest fresh ingredients by our brigade of 10 chefs. Bookings are limited to parties of 8 more for most of the year, parties of less than 8 may arrive for Lunch 12.00-14.30 or Dinner 17.00-21.00 at anytime. During the festive season of December we accept bookings of all party sizes in addition to our usual walk-in service. Christmas Day, New Years Eve, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day & Valentine’s Day we operate a bookings only system for all party sizes.
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