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The Harvard Inn


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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The Harvard Inn is located in the idyllic village of Stock, Essex. is a restaurant and wine bar, with luxury accommodation. Dating back to the 15th Century the building is a central part of the village history, and is full of charming character. Offering a selection of fine wines, alongside seasonal cuisine, The Harvard Inn is suited to a variety of occasions and celebrations. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, European, British, Pub, Contemporary
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First visit to the Harvard Inn last night and they have got it right! We had a drink in the bar before dinner and even though the bar was pleasantly busy the bar staff were focused (not chatting to each other as other places). Everyone...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Antiguatrip2012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights as I was going to a wedding close by. Lisa & her team were really friendly & helpful. The hotel itself & bar are lovely & the rooms & bathroom are spacious. Lisa even helped me with a local...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MissGem76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from a one night stay here and loved it. Great service, great food, lovely rooms. What more do you need? The food was really good - nice simple British classics with an elevated twist. I had the braised ox cheek with horseradish mash,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
9  Thank emilyluxton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here with friends on a Saturday after hearing mixed reviews. Must say that the meal and service was excellent. I ate the slow cooked beef which was outstanding.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sean1966squash
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 1pm for lunch and no-one to be seen at the bar or restaurant...had to ring a bell. We had reserved a table and were told on arrival that there was an exam happening behind screens in the restaurant so we could sit in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank chelseacarol
Reviewed 5 February 2019

Visited this pub yesterday and received a warm welcome from staff. Sadly food, was a disappointment, after a long wait , we were served our meals. My husbands spicy chicken thigh burger tasted ok, but was very skimpy on the chicken considering the price, my...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank delly56
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

I just want to say how welcome we always feel at the Harvard Inn. Food and choices are excellent. Cosy, clean interior. 5*

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Glendales14
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Poor check in. Following 3 hours in the car i didn't expect to be kept waiting with no one to check me in. I had to ring the hotel to get someones attention and was then treated poorly by the guy who said he had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Ella C
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Had a lovely meal here between Christmas and NYE, good was tasty and cooked well. Waitress was friendly

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank charlief525
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Book a last minute Sunday lunch and was a little apprehensive as not easy booking somewhere nice at a few hours notice and actually get in ! 4 adults and 3 kids so not that small a party, but we all enjoyed the food and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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29 January 2019|
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Response from Ella C | Reviewed this property |
Yes the rooms are bungalows separate from the main building with your own front door
2 February 2018|
Response from Lisa C |
Hi during the week you can have breakfast from 7.30 - 10.00 and at weekends from 8.00 - 10.00.
2 February 2018|
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Response from Glenn H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry dont know only dined there
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