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“Essex serpent”
Review of The Essex Serpent - CLOSED

The Essex Serpent
Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
Restaurant details
Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
Romford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Essex serpent”
Reviewed 18 October 2013

I wrote about this place how bad it was.Now confirmed as I walked past yesterday and the place has closed down.I do wonder about the people that gave this place 4stars?

Visited November 2012
Helpful?
3 Thank allyson w
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28 reviews from our community

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English first
Marina di Montemarciano, Italy
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good food and nice waiters”
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We tried some fish and chips here, and it was excellent.
Moreover, there was also a decent choice of beers.
Last but not least, the waiters were really smiling and friendly, and served us with accuracy and tact.
I would definitely come back there if I'd go to Covent Garden again

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Dr_Jonx
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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A child friendly pub with good food”
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Myself, my daughter and a friend wandered into this pub Covent Garden, one evening for a bite. It had very friendly staff and the portions were quite ample for the price, it even had a children's menu. A good choice for families.

Visited July 2013
Helpful?
Thank George C
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Crestline, California
Level 6 Contributor
94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Great Pub Food and Atmosphere, the Reviews Are Not All True”
Reviewed 4 May 2013

We wandered into the Essex Serpent when street construction kept us from another scheduled pub lunch destination. I cannot speak to the upstairs dining as we ate in the pub downstairs. I can say that the cottage pie and the bangers and mash were excellent. The ale was great and the bartender fast to bring out food. A local celebrity was doing an interview in the far corner quietly and the ambience inside was comfortable. The large window afforded us a place to watch people quickly walking to Covent Garden shops, bustling here and there. As it had been quite warm out, the cool interior was welcomed. Overall our bill as a couple for lunch and 2 pints was £22 and we found the experience to be worthwhile.

  • Visited May 2013
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Helpful?
Thank CrestlineMD
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Dublin
Level 6 Contributor
648 reviews
440 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 650 helpful votes
“Very Expensive!”
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Terrible value. Maybe they think that because they are near covent garden then can rip people off but this is not on. £13 for two pints and a small plate of chips, a joke!

  • Visited April 2013
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Helpful?
1 Thank rockfist
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