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Gardeners Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
103 York Hill, Loughton IG10 1RX, England
+44 20 8508 1655
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“canary wharf” (3 reviews)
“quaint pub” (2 reviews)
“fresh crusty” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
103 York Hill, Loughton IG10 1RX, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is in a beautiful setting and the staff were very friendly when we went for lunch with our toddler grandson. Sadly, the mixed reviews this pub gets are well deserved. I ordered a fish finger sandwich for myself and for my grandson. They...More

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This pub looks like it should and could be a goldmine! The location itself which could easily be Cornwall! Should be earning this place rave reviews! BUT maybe it is a little bit to far out of the way? A little to far off the...More

2  Thank pec1960
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Sunday evening. Lovely pub. Good selection of beers. Friendly staff. But freezing cold. Very uncomfortable....

1  Thank jaykay1956
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

It's the most 'rural' feeling pub in Loughton. Most others are run down or too contemporary. Right next to the forest, with beautiful views. A must.

Thank jack333w
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Was recommended this place by the visitor centre at Epping Forest when coming for a bike ride. The beer garden and view is excellent but the food took ages to arrive, they seemed to forget our order and when it eventually came it was very...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Very average pub. Average food. Average beer. Average Staff. However, go there on a spring or summer day or evening, order your average beer from your average server and go outside and get a great view over Loughton all the way to Canary Wharf and...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Bar staff here are usually all very friendly and the 'home cooked' food is a decent standard. The pub retains the same vintage charm and decor since the day it was built, all oak beams open fires and brass ornaments. Pub is at the highest...More

1  Thank staycationer2013
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch with hubby and the dog. Whilst a very friendly pub in very pretty location the sandwiches we ordered were very disappointing!! It's not hard to make a good sandwich - firstly start with fresh crusty uncut loaf not a pre sliced...More

Thank clareballina
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoy your drink looking at the spectacular view . One not to miss when you are in the area . Beautiful scenery .

Thank nanachi
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This was the worst service I have ever experienced in my life. Was served a piece of meat that was obviously starting to rot and was definitely gone off (have worked in meat industry). However when we told the staff an elderly lady came out...More

1  Thank hsr1066
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 York Hill, Loughton IG10 1RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8508 1655
An extremely popular pub in Loughton that serves food daily and which is probably the town's oldest pub.
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