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Russells Bell Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JS, England
+44 1245 478484
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Russells Bell Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love these speciality evenings at Russell's . Four of us came to the Creole / Southern USA evening. We picked our starters from the menu , pulled pork & fish cakes......then to our surprise we were asked to help ourselves with chef at the BBQ...More

Thank SUNTAN47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff very curtious, interior of restaurant was very sublime. Food was of a very high standard, the meats just melted in your mouth. Will have no hesitation to recommend to friends & return there in the future.

Thank GazzaKnight009
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

When we called to make a reservation, we told them we would be bringing our 14 month old son. They were well prepared and couldn't be more helpful. Luckily for us he slept through. We were greeted by the owner and made to feel so...More

Thank Nat B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Three of us came and had a very enjoyable evening. Rum punch on arrival, great starter of crayfish, garnish and a spicy dressing all served in a pineapple shell , it looked and tasted lovely. There was a buffet for main course. The chefs served...More

Thank SUNTAN47
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Have been to several of the theme nights at this restaurant, and they have all been good, but the Caribbean Night on 29th June 2017 surpassed them all. The food was amazing, and the fact that the mains and desserts were buffet style and you...More

Thank barryb1951
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I have to say Russells Caribbean evening ranks as one of the best culinary experiences I have had. The atmosphere was amazing as there was a live Steel Band. The food was just superb. The stunning pineapple and crayfish starter was absolutely delicious followed by...More

1  Thank karenb1958
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Six of us ate here on Sunday for lunch. As usual we had a great lunch. Very good service, not rushed , not over board......just relaxed. Good choice of menu for starters & main with fish, meat, chicken & vegetarian . Helpings we find are...More

Thank SUNTAN47
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Xmas meal out with friends. Food was excellent and very reasonably priced for a Xmas menu. Pleasant atmosphere, and friendly staff.

Thank blackfritz63
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here many times and particularly love Russell's theme nights. Last night we attended their Greek night for the third time. Great food which is very flavoursome and superbly presented. My friend has lots of food allergies and they can't do enough to...More

Thank karenb1958
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Tucked away out of sight from the main road, we have often said we would go to this restaurant one day but never quite got round to it....then we booked this for our wedding anniversary and only then did we realise that we really should...More

1  Thank Sunflowerlady77
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
Response from SRV2003 | Reviewed this property |
I have not required vegan options myself but would be surprised if they were not accommodating.
Kevin D
28 September 2016|
Response from Ali R | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do the are very accommodating
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$55
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Russells Bell Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford  >  Great Baddow
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 478484
  • E-mail
The heart of the restaurant is a magnificent timbered barn. Originally built in 1372 it is listed as being of architectural and historical importance. As you walk in the restaurant the spectacular high ceiling and the gallery overlooking the main dining area creates a wonderful dramatic impression as you enter a world of elegance and fine food.
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