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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 16 August 2015

Don't know what all the hype is about? Don't waste your money overpriced, tasteless and very decor is cheap and tacky. Went as a table of 13 for my sons birthday had to pre order our meals God knows why we only had steak, mixed...More

2  Thank kaynorth930
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Only booked because we had a Groupon offer of £80'worth of food for £39 initial outlay. Bill came to a total of £203 for 4 of us which isn't terrible, 1 bottle of wine 2 Cocktails and some sort drinks. All 4 of us has...More

1  Thank SimonY1969
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Steak was very nice and staff were friendly, they also took the desserts off the bill when they all arrived at completely different times over about 10 minutes - that was the end of the positives. Building is very tatty and need of a lot...More

2  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on 13th August with my partner and 2 very good friends and we were greeted by friendly staff. Wednesday's happened to be their 5 course's per person which was great value at £20 a head. We even witnessed a proposal during our...More

Thank Swm1971
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Went here for a birthday meal on the 12th August in a group of 7. It was a Wednesday so we had the Meatfest. We were all severely disappointed, i was expecting to have my own plate of food in a small portion at least...More

2  Thank Christina B
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Well the name fits its smells like a cow Shed The service is the worse I have experienced ever, they did not have a clue how to treat customers I wasn,t the Only One unhappy No Lobster No Jacket Potatoes No Bearnaise Sauce Cutlery Dirty...More

1  Thank Alfie L
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Went to the Rare Cow this evening armed with our Groupon voucher, We were treated with respect and made to feel welcome by the bar staff. I just cannot understand how people can put bad reviews on here about this absolutely fantastic eating place. The...More

Thank essexgirl1948
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Great honest food, service was excellent from start to finish. Lovely atmosphere, very friendly staff. Will definitely eat here again in the future.

Thank rach2327
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Went here for dinner with a group of friends to celebrate my birthday on Saturday 1st August. When we tried to order our starters, we were told that Hot Rock is no longer available as they have "changed the menu". So one of our party...More

4  Thank Vikky Y
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Went yesterday 6th August for lunch on a groupon offer.. Only a few other diners in there. The staff are lovely. The young man a delight. The steaks were very very good.We all had Rib eye. It stops there.After ordering our food the lovely waitress...More

2  Thank oldbid48
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$14 - US$70
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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