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The Brantham Bull

The Street | Brantham, Manningtree CO11 1PN, England
+44 1473 328248
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Street | Brantham, Manningtree CO11 1PN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinated to return having pulled pints here as a kid in 1990!! Happened to be our day so was not disappointed. Friendly atmosphere - plenty of parking. Recommend.

Thank Familymanfromuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had gammon..home cooked lovely gammon steak with pineapple egg skinny fries and peas ..wife had scampi ..very busy but waiter was really on the ball and didn't have to wait long. ..this is a well run pub and has been for 5 years since new...More

Thank Normanjordy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many thanks once again to Gemma, Paul & their team for an excellent Sunday roast. Really enjoyed & nothing was too much trouble. Highly recommended & we shall be returning very soon.

Thank AJM_11
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Second time we've been for Sunday Roast and it is fantastic. Brilliant service with a smile. Relaxing atmosphere. No waiting around. Would highly recommend.

Thank Madhucks
Reviewed 12 November 2017

The service was rather slow, but once our meals started arriving the staff were efficient. The food was very nice, there was a huge dish of mixed fresh vegetables, the dish was extremely hot which always impresses me-I do like hot plates. The atmosphere was...More

Thank Ronnie D
Reviewed 9 November 2017

great for taking the kids lunch out in the garden. not too expensive very good menu good food and very good staff.

Thank mikedwix
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Thank you Gemma and Paul & staff, we were overwhelmed with your kindness. Since we last visited, my husband has been ill and now needs a mobility scooter. The staff went out of their way to help us, a table that was easily accessable for...More

Thank joybrianrolfe
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Out for lunch, lovely food, very relaxed atmosphere - the beer was good and so was the wine. We happened to go on a Wednesday which is 'Pie Day' - proper pie with good pastry and fillings.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The staff are lovely! I had Brie lots of it with a beautiful salad that had sun dried tomatoes in, red current sauce & bread it works perfectly. Fish was was perfect chips very tasty. Treacle tart lush!

Thank lyni69
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Very accommodating for a group of 12 just turning up on a Saturday night - the food was lovely and the staff were really helpful with letting everyone pay separately ! Really lovely cosy pub, thank you very much

Thank Linda-GRP
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Lin L
17 April 2017|
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Response from happytohelp21 | Property representative |
Hello Yes we are, we have our smugglers bar where we allow dogs and also our garden as long as they are kept on a lead Hope this helps
27 February 2017|
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Response from happytohelp21 | Property representative |
Sorry for delay, yes we do have highchairs , not many tho so better to book ahead
Dennis S
6 September 2015|
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Response from Dennis T | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Brantham, Manningtree CO11 1PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Manningtree
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 328248
  • E-mail
A beautiful 16th century pub and restaurant on the Essex/Suffolk border with stunning views of the garden and the River Stour. Offering traditional pub classics in a light and modern restaurant, it is perfect for a pub lunch, celebration or dinner with friends.
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