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Tim Allen's Flitch Of Bacon

The Street, Little Dunmow CM6 3HT, England
+44 1371 821660
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tarte tatin” (16 reviews)
“venison” (22 reviews)
“stone bass” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Street, Little Dunmow CM6 3HT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our friends brought us to Flitch as a special birthday treat - and what a treat it was! The food was complex, immaculately presented, and most importantly, totally delicious and executed to perfection. This place is unbelievable value for the level of quality on offer....More

2  Thank creadshaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the Flitch several times over the past 2-3 months and it has been consistently excellent. After some rocky times before his arrival, Tim Allen has restored its balance and set it on a course which deserves to bring success. A small team...More

2  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will not be disappointed when visiting this venue, the flavours that Tim gets in to his food were amazing and was beautifully presented. We went with friends who have eaten at lots of Michelin starred restaurants around the world and they both said ‘that...More

1  Thank hugos
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for Friday lunch without booking. Plenty of space. Same beautiful surroundings. Bar is now excellent with some lovely cocktails on offer. Service was assiduous. This is now edging towards a more high-end experience, which is rather a shame as we really liked the...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good lunch on a quiet day - no problems with the food which was delicious. thank you to the staff too. however with the bar food and the main menus it does make things complicated - especially when booking and not knowing...More

Thank puppies105
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and myself have long wished to visit the Flitch and it was every bit as good as we had been told. The service was very attentive and we were made to feel most welcomed as soon as we stepped through the door. The...More

1  Thank Jay U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic tasty food for meat and fish lovers but poor choice for vegans and vegetarians. A hi end restaurant should be able to cater for vegetarians in 2018 but sadly flitch of bacon fails to do so. Having said that if your crowd is carnivorous...More

2  Thank Petros A
Magali D, the team at Tim Allen's Flitch Of Bacon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good evening Petros A We are very flattered you feel we are a high end restaurant and that the food is exceptional. Please accept our apologies that you feel we are poor for vegetarians and vegans. Clearly we aren't a vegan/vegetarian restaurant however please be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been twice now for dinner in the restaurant area. The food is excellent, in the fine dining category, and good value at that. Service and ambience also very good. The menu choice is limited (which is not a criticism!) so I would not recommmend this...More

Thank PavlosEd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with family for Sunday lunch. The food was superb, beautifully presented and tasty. We had a wonderful bottle of wine as well. I only have two gripes: 1. We went with our two toddlers and we didn’t feel particularly welcome (for bringing kids...More

Thank Tinkerbell8010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm giving this five stars due to the excellent food, that has improved immensely in the last few months, and the proprietors responses to reviews. Yes, they're a little defensive and may come across as arrogant but put into context, a huge amount of work...More

1  Thank JSC2003
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Questions & Answers
18 August 2018|
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Response from Tim A | Property representative |
Yes we do accept children
15 March 2018|
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Response from PaulSAS | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry but the last time we went it was just the set menu. Kind regards Paul
Rosanne M
16 September 2017|
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Response from RoseberyG | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's an area with easy chairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$64
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Little Dunmow CM6 3HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Little Dunmow
  • Phone Number: +44 1371 821660
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A complete renovation of the historic 16th Century Building has taken place in Little Dunmow. Spearheaded by Daniel Clifford, the Chef Patron of the two Michelin starred Midsummer House in Cambridge, it is due to open on December 1st. A full a la carte menu serving twists on British classics, as well as locally sourced drinks, will be high on the agenda.
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