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London Road | Vange, Basildon SS16 5LD, England
+44 1268 553162
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09:00 - 23:00
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West Thurrock, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here after getting a voucher in an email. Great food and clean/tidy. Staff really helpful. Only downside is they have changed the menu and the profiteroles have gone. Other than that, nice steak nice ribs and a nice salad cart.

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Thank Dave A
Essex, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was not overly impressed yes it is a Harvester the food was average the place looks a little shabby and in need of a refurbishment. Service was ok nothing special it did take a while to pay the bill but that may be because they were a little busy

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Thank JYar-1
Essex
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was put in a corner , our order was taken and took forever to come . Salad bar was all mixed up and not very inviting. Food wasn't great and spent that night throwing up . Not planning another visit .

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Thank 479lizl
Essex, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here several times. The food has always been good and the service friendly. Today however we had a waitress who was clearly lacking in the art of conversation, or even the ablity to ask what choice you would like with your meal. I had ordered the fried Hallioumi, I can only describe it as a plate of... More 

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Thank debbieO8906ND
Essex, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not that busy in the restaurant but slow service! Problems getting food out as all got served our food different time we go out to eat out so we can all eat together so didn't like we all got our food different times which meant food got cold while waiting. Wanted to try a different harvester next time will stick... More 

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Thank marinak1986
General Manager A, Manager at The Five Bells Harvester, responded to this review

Thank you, Marinak1986, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. If you'd like, please contact us to make your experience a positive one. The Five Bells, Vange, 441268553162 More 

Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a meal here today with family. Staff where really nice even moved us to a nice round table. Salad cart good and plenty there. Food was not very hot, one person in our party had steak that was very chewy, thay ask for medium and it was very raw in place.

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Thank sandra_coyne
General Manager A, Manager at The Five Bells Harvester, responded to this review

Thank you, Sandra_coyne, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. If you'd like, please contact us to make your experience a positive one. The Five Bells, Vange, 441268553162 More 

essex
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here with my family and elderly Mum&Dad. It's been a while since we have been to a Harvester because to be quite honest the menu used to be poor and the food just as bad! This time though things have got much better, the menu has improved a lot and the service and quality of food was great... More 

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Thank 45micoop
General Manager A, Manager at The Five Bells Harvester, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, 45micoop. We strive to provide excellent service to our customers at The Five Bells, Vange. You really made our day today. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the 5 bells Harvester; our waiter Matt, was very funny & hardworking.

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Thank Amiee W
General Manager A, Manager at The Five Bells Harvester, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Amiee W. We strive to provide excellent service to our customers at The Five Bells, Vange. You really made our day today. More 

Level Contributor
17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service is really slow ....... seems like they take forever to get a couple of refills. Food was lovely thou

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Thank Lottiee H
General Manager A, Manager at The Five Bells Harvester, responded to this review

Thank you, Lottiee H, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. If you'd like, please contact us to make your experience a positive one. The Five Bells, Vange, 441268553162 More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A party of 6 came for my brothers birthday. There was plenty of free parking and the booking system meant we got in quickly. The First Lady who served us was very lovely and chatty. Started off the ordering process well (thank you Gemma) Then we had a different server for the main meal. He lacked a bit of gusto.... More 

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Thank Ellie S
General Manager A, Manager at The Five Bells Harvester, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Ellie. We strive to provide excellent service to our customers at The Five Bells, Vange. You really made our day today. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Cuisine
Barbecue, International, British, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road | Vange, Basildon SS16 5LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Basildon
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 553162
Description
At The Five Bells Harvester in Basildon food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?