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The Rare Cow - CLOSED

Jacksons Lane | Billericay, Chelmsford CM11 2DG, England
+44 1277 631979
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good15%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible25%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, British
££ - £££
Jacksons Lane | Billericay, Chelmsford CM11 2DG, England
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

I booked this restaurant completely not knowing what it was going to be like but I took a chance as we wanted to try something new for my Fiance's birthday and also our year anniversary of being engaged and it didn't disappoint. The service we...More

1  Thank kirstymontgomery
Management response:Responded 6 September 2016

Oh Kirsty stop it, you're making us blush! We are so, so glad you enjoyed yourself and we can't wait to see you again soon. All of us here are proud to be your friends. Come again soon! Everyone at the Rare Cow

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We went to the rare cow For my husbands birthday meal Friday 2nd sept the restaurant is small and there were very few people in. I had decided to ignore the reviews and see for myself and was really happy I did the steaks were...More

1  Thank Vickyowe
Management response:Responded 4 September 2016

Hi again! So glad you did enjoy the food, and of course helping with the wine was a joint effort. Our chef was so pleased with your comments. We really enjoyed having you dine with us and, naturally, can't wait to see you again! James

Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We came here just to try the cocktails and we weren't disappointed, the waiter, james was exceptional from start to finish! cant wait to come back

1  Thank Emily23056
Reviewed 23 August 2016

6 of us went for a meal here on Friday 19th August, to celebrate my husband's birthday. The booking was for 7.30pm and when we arrived there were only 2 oother customers inside. Worrying.....!!! However, the food was lovely, if a bit on the pricey...More

1  Thank GrannySmith16
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I booked this restuaraunt for a family celebration birthday, when we arrived we were the only car in the car park which should have given us some warning, as it turns out we were the only customers. In short the restuaraunt is either in the...More

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Just had dinner here with my family, after finding we was eating here I looked at the reviews and was not looking forward to it with the recent bad reviews etc.. So we got there sat down straight away and had a young girl asking...More

1  Thank Jonnybarr91
Management response:Responded 4 September 2016

Hi Jonny, Thanks so much for the review. We have ordered in some more bitter just for you and appreciate the kind words! Can't wait to have you back at the restaurant. Call soon and we can organise another great evening. The Rare Cow team

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Well The name suite it.me and my partner had the worse meal ever the steak was vile and there was a funny smell to it I'm so so disappointed as we went the a few weeks ago a the food was lovely the atmosphere was...More

2  Thank naughty96
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyable dinner experience. Food was tasty and hot. Staff were helpful. Tried to dine outside but became a haze of smoke and staff sorted a table inside with no hassle.

1  Thank jfwsw
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

My daughter and her partner visited The a Rare Cow this evening and were absolutely appalled at the quality of the food they were given. They picked at it and didn't stay for dessert. They complained about the quality and were informed they would still...More

5  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Absolutely terrible service, ruined the whole evening DO NOT GO THERE. I visited this place about 5 years ago and had a lovely evening so decided to come back a few weeks ago - worst mistake I could have made. We arrived and were seated...More

5  Thank lizziestaiano05
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$13 - US$64
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jacksons Lane | Billericay, Chelmsford CM11 2DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 631979
  • E-mail
Monday- Friday 5pm-11pm Saturday Open 11:45am -11pm Sunday 11:45am - 11pm We source our meat from Pure British traditional Rare breeds that roam naturally are grass fed and are not slaughtered until at least 30 months old.All farms we use are registered under the RSPCA freedom scheme and we are also registered under the scheme.Our fish is delivered daily by The award winning Rob Wing 'The Cornish Fisherman' as featured on the Hairy bikers and are thus subject to availability or change due to weather conditions etc. All our dishes including deserts are made to order nothing is bought in or frozen produce used except for our our Gigantic Prawns which are not available from anywhere in Europe and our ice cream which is Homemade locally by Jane Hadley who has won several Gold Great Taste awards.
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