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The Bluebell Restaurant

117 High Road, Chigwell IG7 6QQ, England
+44 20 8500 6282
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“tasting menu” (39 reviews)
“mojito sorbet” (16 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (11 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
117 High Road, Chigwell IG7 6QQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

12 of my friends and family came with my wife and me to celebrate my 70th birthday. The food was absolutely fabulous, the service excellent all of the staff friendly and helpful. A really enjoyable occasion for all of us. My thanks to all at...More

Thank rvb269
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited The Bluebell on a Saturday night for a friends birthday, we had to wait a couple of weeks to get a table as were fully booked, but was well worth the wait. Food was amazing, especially the Chateaubriand, melt in the mouth!...More

Thank 789lewis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot fault the food for Sunday lunch but more the billing policy. We sat down with 2 children and were told upfront that they don’t have a children’s menu but do smaller portions with a respective price to match (as per the website). We went...More

1  Thank Gerard D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Bluebells quite a few times over the years and decided to go to celebrate my wife’s birthday this January. We always phone in advance as our son is gluten free so could they prepare something for him.. like our previous times...More

Thank Mohinder121
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner made a 9.30 reservation on valentines evening, we waited till 10pm before being shown to our table, we felt extremely ignored as our prossecco glasses were filled only once the duration of our visit and also our water glasses. The food was very...More

Thank Robiniaclose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on Friday and had the tasting menu, which I found an offer in the West Essex magazine that was two people for £50. I couldn't fault the food truly amazing. My friends enjoyed the evening from beginning to the end. The people and...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven’t been a regular at the Bluebell for a while but decided to give it a try again for a meal with my sister. I called the restaurant for a reservation and left a message 3 times. No response. Booked through open table then...More

1  Thank Tracey022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Bluebell a few times before. The first time the food was amazing but as we were leaving and we walked past the kitchen I overheard the chef swearing his heart away!!! I was actually quite offended in such a lovely...More

1  Thank happyones90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to give a try to this restaurant, so we decided to book a table for Valentine's day. We had to wait for 25 minutes, although our table was empty. Other people were waiting for almost 40-45 minutes. There was a fixed menu...More

1  Thank Antonio M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a shame and what a shambles. My husband and I used to be regulars here, but hadn’t been for some years due to owner selling. I would like to say that the food was actually fairly good, but the service was beyond a joke...More

Thank Jan P
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19 May 2016|
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Response from Sarah17Scott | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't on my bill either, so we left a tip. So now confused as to if there was a service charge added or not, but really do not think it was on there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 High Road, Chigwell IG7 6QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chigwell
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8500 6282
  • E-mail
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