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Shaw Farm

Wickford Road,South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, CM3 5QY

((()* British
Main course: £11
Food spend: £14
Opening hours
Sunday to Friday: 11:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 11:00 - 22:30.

I booked online for lunch on Easter Monday as we had eaten there before for my birthday. The food, the service and the friendliness of the staff make the whole experience thoroughly enjoyable for whatever the occasion is.

Sue 18 April 2017
from Essex

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Filled with rustic charm and original features, Shaw Farm is a charming 17th-century country pub beside a tranquil duck pond. Gourmet British and international recipes are served alongside cask ales, with roaring fires making for cosy evenings inside, and al fresco seating offering picturesque waterside dining.

Hearty British pub classics as well as irresistible international recipes are served on the Shaw Farm menu. Indulgent sharing bites to start include box-baked camembert topped with cider-soaked raisins and served with rustic bread, while from the grill menu there are succulent steaks and even a premium Wagyu burger. Signature mains feature fresh seafood delicacies like risotto made with black peal scallops, lobster and prawn, topped with Italian hard cheese, and gourmet takes on British favourites are showcased, such as the slow-cooked ham hock with orange and malt whisky marmalade glaze.

For pudding at Shaw Farm in Chelmsford, there are classics like sherry trifle, Eton mess and Bakewell slice, as well as a selection of British cheeses. From the bar, carefully selected cask ales are served, along with world beers and wines.

Also offering fantastic Sundays roasts and dedicated children's menus, Shaw Farm is an incredibly inviting rural spot, and is only a 3-minute drive from South Woodham Ferrers Rail Station.

Shaw Farm

Wickford Road,South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, CM3 5QY

Contact +44 1245320916

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Customer reviews for Shaw Farm

3.3 ((()* (based on 18 reviews)
77% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (13)
  • dinner (11)
  • value (6)
  • large parties (5)
  • private dining (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • business (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • child friendly (2)
  • romantic (2)
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  • ((((( 18 April 2017 by Sue from Essex

    I booked online for lunch on Easter Monday as we had eaten there before for my birthday. The food, the service and the friendliness of the staff make the whole experience thoroughly enjoyable for whatever the occasion is.

  • ((((* 1 April 2017 by Mary Burd from Maldon

    Very good lunch & service.

  • ((((( 27 March 2017 by Bev Sims from Grays

    Had a lovely experience, met by restaurant manager who was warm and friendly. Waitress was very quick and polite, we all had a different meal and we all enjoyed. Very well presented and our puddings were exceptional. Definitely will plan another visit.

  • ((((( 26 March 2017 by Terry Barker from London

    Staff friendly and efficient, good choice of menu at competitive prices

  • ((((( 6 March 2017 by Jeff Bedford from Benfleet

    A great place, good relaxed atmosphere and superb roast dinner!
    The only criticism would be a annoying squeaking door from the kitchens which opened and closed every 10 seconds naturally, very annoying if you were sitting close by as we were, a really ear piercing squeal??, please oil it or I may bring my own next time!
    Other than that faultless!!

  • ((*** 23 February 2017 by Theresa Tinlin from Woodham Ferrers

    There was no carvery which is why we booked (it was amazing last time) we choose two roast dinners and a hunters chicken. (We were dinning at shaw farm to cheer ourselves up due to loosing my dad very suddenly two days earlier) the food was warm, roast potatoes over cooked, meat tasteless, cauliflower cheese was cauliflower with a spoonful of sauce on the top. We spoke to the manager who listened to our complaints, agreed with them and very kindly wrote our bill off. We will go back as we hope this was a one off - bring back the carvery.

  • ((((( 21 December 2016 by Sabah Ebrahimi from Little Baddow

    We really enjoyed it last night. Food was lovely and so was the dessert. We might come to Shaw Farm again sometime next year.

  • ((*** 20 December 2016 by Deborah Richardson from Wickford

    Not great food more less cold not enough Christmas decorations meat very dry service okay

  • (((** 26 October 2016 by Ray Brasted from Chelmsford

    NIce relaxed atmosphere. No experience though of them being really busy. Staff very friendly and helpful. Food served well and well presented.

  • (((** 15 October 2016 by Hilary Peters from Essex

    Food was very good. I had fish and chips and the fish was lovely. Extremely moist and well cooked. Had sticky toffee pudding for desert but nowhere enough custard in the miniature jug! Everyone else enjoyed the meals. The only problem we all had was how cold it was in there. We kept our coats on for a good while and my father in law who is 86 was actually shivering. Not good. We wouldn't come again in the autumn/winter.

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