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Cressing Road | Cressing Rd, CM77 8DH, Braintree CM77 8DH, England
+44 1376 551560
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not visited Fowlers Farm for many years but visited twice in the last couple of weeks. They always find us a table, as tend to not book. Staff have always been friendly and helpful. It's a very busy place so it can be hard to give good service but they have managed it. Food is good pub grub, arrives reasonably... More 

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Thank June c
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here on the way back from shopping at Freeport so worked up an appetite. We both ordered from the lunch time menu..starter and main. Food arrived in good time. Both had the pate which was nice and both had the burger as a main. All in all was nice and service and bar area where we sat was good.

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Thank Foodporn84
Braintree, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's been some time since we've been to Fowlers Farm but thought we'd give it a go. My wife, daughter and myself had a really nice Friday evening meal. The waitress (Victoria) was really attentive and friendly. The food selection and quality was great and the atmosphere was lovely. Couldn't ask for more. Prompted my daughter to ask "why haven't... More 

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Thank Fatworm
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my work colleges here for my leaving meal and was content with the beautiful bar & restaurant. However, the service we received was nothing short of appalling. Once the bill came, the waitress made it very confusing and 'forgot' to deduct the pre-paid £60 deposit twice. Then, while trying to decipher where we went wrong in adding up... More 

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Briston, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in for Sunday lunch with our doggie who was welcomed in the right of the bar area. (It's not so easy to find a dog friendly eatery in Braintree). Ordered the meals alright and they came reasonably quickly. Portions not large but big enough for us and quite tasty. However, when my wife went to order a pudding... More 

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Essex
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

not been here for a wile as we had a steak here and it was really tuff, but they did offer us a Sweet on the House, So came here the other day and I enjoyed my meal but my partner said his was ok said the Chips seemed like frozen ones, The Service was good and the staff were... More 

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Thank Carol S
General Manager A, Manager at Fowlers Farm, responded to this review

Hello carol! Thank you for leaving us your feedback on your recent meal. All feedback is very important to us and we appreciate you taking the time to let us know that you've had problems in the past. Fowlers farm, and vintage inns as a brand are currently undergoing huge changes to the quality of the food we serve and... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a family lunch. Really nice food, had to wait quite a while but other than that we found it really nice.

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General Manager A, Manager at Fowlers Farm, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your wonderful feedback We pride ourselves on our quality food and service and are very happy that you enjoyed your meal with us. We do apologise about the wait but due to the very busy bank holiday weekend we did suffer with delays but can assure you that excellent service is something we take seriously and... More 

Braintree, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to many vintage inns and we have found that the food has always been fantastic, but the service always lets in down. This was the first time we were happy with both. Hope this is not a one off, as the food is so good.

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Thank Delia B
General Manager A, Manager at Fowlers Farm, responded to this review

Hi Delia Thank you for your feedback and for the 5* review We work hard at Fowlers to ensure that guests receive the full experience so its great to read that we have been able to fulfil this for you. Thanks for your support of Vintage Inns as a brand, but we do look forward to your return at Fowlers... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an evening meal with two colleagues and received excellent service on a very busy evening. Staff were efficient

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Thank Julie B
General Manager A, Manager at Fowlers Farm, responded to this review

Hi Julie It's great to read such positive feedback and I will be sure to pass this onto the whole team, especially our waiting team out front. Thanks for the review and we look forward to your return Regards Thomas Kittle Assistant Manager More 

Braintree, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Hadn't been to Fowlers Farm for a few years but wanted to go somewhere local and I can't praise it enough The food and service was excellent. Pleasant surroundings beautiful place and my visiting family said it was one of the best meals they had had since visiting me over several years Well done Fowlers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cressing Road | Cressing Rd, CM77 8DH, Braintree CM77 8DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: +44 1376 551560
Description
The Fowler's Farm in Braintree is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?