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The Brantham Bull

The Street | Brantham, Manningtree CO11 1PN, England
+44 1473 328248
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“liver” (5 reviews)
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Street | Brantham, Manningtree CO11 1PN, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I live in Stutton, so this is one of my locals. I have been here quite a few times with my partner and we can't fault the place. Lovely, friendly staff, delicious food, lovely atmosphere, nice view from the beer garden. Also the toilets are...More

Thank Squarie90
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling from Weeley to Felixstowe we decided we needed something to eat. My husband had heard food was good at The Bull so we pulled in. Not to busy on a Friday early evening..but tables were reserved. We managed to wangle an outside table and...More

Thank Jacqui T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in here for a spot of lunch while on our way back from a business meeting. The pub was quiet when we walked in (about 12ish) but after a few minutes there was quite a few people coming in for lunch and a lot...More

Thank Whackerv23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the first time, I am always slightly apprehensive when It comes down to a "pub" lunch. This was just the most lovely meal. All the food was fresh, well presented and tasted just delicious! Besides the food the restaurant was kept spotless and...More

Thank kboin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a large group for a family catch up. The out side area is great with plenty of room for the kids to run around and a nice seating area to enjoy a drink and a meal. The staff were friendly and service...More

Thank Mathew H
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Visited again for lunch, and was very happy with the whole experience.......Staff very friendly and attentive, Food excellent and portions very adequate.!!.....and of course the view over the river peaceful and relaxing.. We will be back.......

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We have used the Brantham Bull on many occasions personally ans it has always been excellent. We decided to have our works Christmas meal at the Brantham Bull and we were not disappointed. The meal, service and atmosphere were all outstanding. Thank you Gemma and...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Popped in there on Friday night. It was unusually quiet so no problems getting a table. I had been there a month ago and it was a lot busier that Friday. Got seated immediately and served promptly. A good choice of food on offer as...More

1  Thank ianp368
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Met up with friends and had lunch here. It was excellent. Nicely cooked and served food, friendly staff, clean and stylish restaurant space. Good value and can highly recommend for lunch. Thank you.

Thank KrisS100
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Table booked for 8pm. Arrived at the bar at 7.45pm, ordered drinks. Wait for barrel to be changed. Enjoy drinks. 8pm, enquire about table. Order more drinks at the bar. 8.30, enquire about table. Bar now busy so now waiting for another drink that none...More

4  Thank sshaneh20
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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
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 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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