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Hungry Horse - Roaring Donkey

316 Holland Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 6PD, England
+44 1255 812104
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible19%
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“roast dinner” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
316 Holland Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 6PD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came here for lunch with my husband, daughter and Granddaughter for lunch. I had heard great things about this restaurant but can't say that I was overly impressed. It is in the budget range of restaurants but nevertheless there is still an expectation of...More

Thank Terri D
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I realise this is not priced for top quality, however there is no excuse for serving overcooked, dry, even burnt food to any paying customer. The refurbishment is nice, some staff were nice but definately would not revisit, too much choice out there to waste...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

good food for price o a p meal soup steak my familey had steak chips and scampe salad service ok wait 40mins they will have to sault out wear to order food and drink the fefurb was good but garden not so wouldnt eat out...More

Thank sunnyglo
Reviewed 5 days ago

The revamp is of very high standards in my opinion it has a nicer feel to it now there are individual booths. The sports bar is a lot lighter and more welcoming.

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been eating at the Donkey for many years as I live just around the corner. Unfortunately the service has got steadily worse over the past couple of years. The waiting time for food is awful and that's why I wont be eating there...More

Thank slade390
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the food was a reasonable price the drinks are a bit expensive other than those included in offer such as House wine £5 a bottle on Wednesday. Also a number of items were unavailable due to high demand and we had to change our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This can be a good choice for a bit to eat outside. Food is generally pretty good for this type of chain - no frills & good value for money. Recently refurbished (inside), it does seem a lot more cluttered in the conservatory area than...More

Thank Kevin V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had family (adult) lunch there and main courses were very good but due to ' technical difficulties ' they had to close the kitchen before we could order dessert. The partitioned eating area was a bit snug but was clean and tidy.

Thank MRSPHEssexuk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a restaurant which I visit on a fairly regular basis with friends, as there are meals for all tastes,,or with grandchildren. We did not visit early when it is usually busy but just after 8.00 when the restaurant was about half full. We...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a good main meal but took a while for desserts to come out due to table still be messy. Manager was very talkative which I don't like while trying to eat and talk with family.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank Hayley B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Holland Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 6PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Clacton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 812104
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