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The Woodbine Inn

Honey Lane, Waltham Abbey EN9 3QT, England
+44 1992 713050
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Pub, Fusion, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Honey Lane, Waltham Abbey EN9 3QT, England
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1 - 10 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the best night for my grandads birthday, top marks for Roger for making the night special for all the family! Food and entertainment was amazing! Will definitely be back soon!More

Thank charlieross1212
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Charlie, thank you for taking time to review us, we are really glad you and your grandad enjoyed his party, food and entertainment, we will make sure that we pass on your praise to Roger as he doesn’t have a smart phone or internet!!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure about the food as we did not try it, but if it's cider or beer that you are after, this is the place to be. This multi award winning pub has a cider board with dozens listed as well as around 8 cask...More

Thank Jeff1903
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jeff, thank you very much for your excellent review we’re glad you enjoyed your visit to us and our range of drinks! Hope you come back soon and next time try our home cooked food! Rob, Julie and the team!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having grown up in the area but now living 30 miles away it is always worth a visit to the Woodbine. It is certainly more interesting tan it used to be and offers a wide range of entertaionment, a good menu, excellent beers and a...More

Thank Malcolm W
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Malcolm, thank you for your kind review we’re really glad you like what we’re doing here at the Woodbine and hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We spent an extremely pleasant afternoon with friends, enjoying a range of interesting ciders (£8 for 6 thirds) as part of a festival, good food including gluten free & veggie friendly (halloumi salad, vegan chilli) with dogs very welcome in the bar. A gluten free...More

Thank Ricardodesantaalbana
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Hi Ricardo thank you very much for you kind review! We are really happy that you all (dogs included) enjoyed your visit, food and drinks with us and hope that you come back soon! And I will pass on your kind comments to the rest...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018

Appearances can be deceptive. This is a great pub with excellent home cooked food and a great range of ciders. The hosts are very accommodating and went the extra mile to ensure our meal/experience was a positive one. Also had the added bonus of Honda...More

Thank CheesyP78
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Hello CheesyP! Thanks for taking time to give us your lovely review! We’re really pleased that you came in,tried us and enjoyed your meal. We have just started decorating the pub (well over due!) so hopefully next time you’ll be impressed!....spoiler alert!.... it’s going to...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We visited this pub after visiting another pub close by. The first thing that we noticed was that the people sat at the bar where locals and asked where we came from. The bar staff was very friendly and let us try before we bought....More

1  Thank Dave B
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you Dave for your lovely review! We are really pleased that you both enjoyed your visit to the pub and the scotch egg! (All our food is homemade!) We look forward to seeing you again, being a traditional pub we do sometimes get loud...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018

found the inn by chance in passing, stopped in car park and went in to speak to staff and ask whet had a her they were open in the evening and serving meals - all ok booked a table and had a glass of beer...More

Thank mnypaul
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Hi, thank you for taking time to review our little pub and coming in to try our food and drink, we’ve just been awarded CAMRA pub of Essex 2018 and Cider pub of East Anglia 2018 which we are really proud of! We are really...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The place is dog friendly, has excellent green tea and the staff are lovely :-) We would love to come back

Thank HappyBunny778
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

We love to see Happy Bunnies in our pub! And are delighted that you enjoyed our premium tea selection! (We have much more than great tea to offer!) hope you made it to the airport in time!

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I went to this pub today for a family lunch and it was lovely! The roast dinners come in different sizes e.g medium/large which is a great idea! I had the lamb roast with all the trimmings which was really tasty and then had apple...More

Thank Columbo42
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hi thank you very much for your kind review and comments! We are really glad that you enjoyed your meals with us and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Found this pub online as a halfway stop between Norfolk and Hampshire for lunch and what a fab place! Staff friendly & informative, the most extensive cider menu I’ve ever seen anywhere, great menu and fantastic food. We ate the mushroom & haloumi burger and...More

Thank Sarah L
WoodbineInn, Owner at The Woodbine Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Sarah thank you so much for your very kind review, we are really glad you enjoyed your visit to us and food! We hope to see you again next time you’re traveling our way!

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mr_mrs_essex
26 September 2017|
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Response from WoodbineInn | Property representative |
Hi last food orders are at 9pm
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Franca R
6 April 2017|
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Response from WoodbineInn | Property representative |
Bread sauce is available if you ask for it although it's so rarely asked for we have left it off the menu (I love it!) just Dk when ordering and we will make it!
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Jenfyk
2 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:45
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Honey Lane, Waltham Abbey EN9 3QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Waltham Abbey
  • Phone Number: +44 1992 713050
  • E-mail
Description
We are proud to be the Winner of CAMRA Cider pub of East Anglia 2018 & Essex pub of the year 2018!!The Woodbine is a multi award winning real Ale & Cider pub offering a Traditional pub experience & great homemade food sourced from local farms & suppliers, we make all of our dishes including our desserts and ice-creams! We have between 7-12 Ales mostly from local breweries (and our own micro brewery!) 40 Ciders & Perry's including London Glider Our newly acquired cider company! A selection of 20 gins as well as locally produced spirits including malts from the highlands of Chelmsford!! We have live bands playing Rock, Blues or Soul on Saturday nights, open mic acoustic night fortnightly on Wednesdays, Jazz with Catherin Lima on the 1st Friday of the month, Den & Dave (ex- Iron Maiden & Manfred Mann) play a monthly gig and a new monthly Comedy Club "The Barrel of Laughs" on the last Friday of each month. We also have traditional pub games, pool, bar billiards, shove ha penny & darts!
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