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The Owl

$$ - $$$, British,
Lippitts Hill | High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AL, England
+44 20 8502 0663
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (32 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
“beef” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lippitts Hill | High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AL, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I haven't visited this pub for some years and was pleasantly surprised with the changes that have been made, fairly recently I gather. The Owl is situated at the very top of Lippetts Hill with splendid views over Epping Forest. It has substantial parking facilities...More

Thank OhmyGod12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this pub list on a dog friendly website, walked in, was nice and welcoming. We ordered food which was really nice and came quickly, the only thing that stops me giving it a 5 is there was no check backs by the staff,...More

Thank Jamie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent time eating in the Owl. Very friendly staff and nice atmoshere. Whitebait followed by Cod and Chlps and Fudge Cake and Ice Cream with a small bottle of red wine each.Used a Groupon and paid less than £30 for two! Nice staff and excellent...More

Thank ScatsFamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently picked here to book for dinner to celebrate my aunt's 60th birthday as it was close to where we were staying. We had a lovely dinner and were looked after by the friendly staff very well, especially the lady who was our waitress...More

Thank Jennie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the most amazeing lunch at the owl pub in epping was fresh and tasty the staff where all smileling a lovely warm friendly place

Thank powdermill
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We came across this place by chance after my wife thought we should try it after finding it through Groupon. It appears to be a rustic style country pub that would seem to be frequented by locals rather than passing trade which is a shame...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

My first visit here was a chaotic experience from the moment i arrive. There is no clear direction as to how this pub works. We are directed to a horrible table at the doorway which was a coughing shouting area for every child that walked...More

1  Thank traceymod
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

After ploughing through trip for a nice place to eat we choose the Owl due to amazing reviews. We greeted by friendly happy staff and seated quickly. A variety of food was ordered and served up fairly promptly. But the food was just OK nothing...More

Thank MJB_Essex
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I had been walking in the woods with friends and they recommended The Owl as a good stop for lunch. The pub is an attractive building at the top of a rise and has a large, grassy garden with many picnic benches and a pleasant...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

So we visited here on a very busy bank holiday and it was a chaotic, food was good so was keen to try again. Saw a voucher on Groupon so took them up on the offer. We new it would be a limited menu but...More

Thank Laura M
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Caroline C
27 October 2016|
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Response from swh61 | Reviewed this property |
Would suggest you contact the pub directly to get an accurate and up to date response.
José Emilio P
6 May 2016|
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Response from Tracywillow | Reviewed this property |
They have an out door play area,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lippitts Hill | High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8502 0663
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