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Goose Fat & Garlic

52 Bell Street, Sawbridgeworth CM21 9AN, England
+44 1279 722554
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (62 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
“pork” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
52 Bell Street, Sawbridgeworth CM21 9AN, England
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1 - 10 of 506 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

always had a good night out here with friends,started to see the quality drop down,we went there on New Years Eve and was very disappointed and end up going home before 12.

Thank stewart w
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Ceased trading which is a shame as last time I went the food and service was really good .... Sad to lose such avoid restaurant

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Closed down and seized Trading.....since the Menu's were changed 3 months ago seems it never worked as a lot of choses were and the A la Carte menu was taken out and changed to a Tapas Menu and it really never took off... I delivered...More

3  Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We have eaten here many times, (maybe two ro three times a year) going back to its incarnation when it replaced a restaurant called 'The Shoes' It is a few minutes walk from a close relative, whom we travel down from the WIrral to visit....More

5  Thank fsharpminor
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This came highly recommended so possibly our expectations were too high but having to send 2 meals back didn't help. The Lamb was so rare that it was inedible and the paella was cold. To be fair they did send out new meals but just...More

1  Thank Dave E
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Myself and 6 other girls booked a table for a Friday night, we hadn't been for a few years but had heard great things and wanted to try the new Tapas Menu. On arrival we had to wait quite a long time at the bar...More

10  Thank Paula F
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Off the cuff visit on a Friday evening, was quite busy but we did see a few empty tables but were more than happy to sit at the bar. Ordered porn star martinis and tapas. The cocktails were not the best i have tried but...More

Thank Donnaw42
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Beautifully prepared new tapas dishes. Had several dishes tonight. Highlights we're paella with monkfish (ordered it twice) for, truffled goat cheese and almonds, prawns and aioli and the Spanish cheeses. Great crowd and ambience, lovely wines, and generally a top night out. We're locals, so...More

Thank Vernon L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

New menu, new direction, new energy great new idea for combinations of big or small tapas dishes, together with some Goose fat old favourites

1  Thank ptetard1
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We visited last week & tried the new Tapas Menu. We had Mussels & Potatoes Bravas as well as lots of other exciting new dishes, Churros for dessert which was naughty but delicious! The new cocktail menu was great too, my favourite cocktal was a...More

Thank Joanne A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$48
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Bell Street, Sawbridgeworth CM21 9AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Sawbridgeworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 722554
  • E-mail
Description
Situated in the centre of historic Sawbridgeworth, Goose Fat and Garlic offers something for every palate and every occasion. A range of menus caters for everyone from the casual diner looking for a quick lunchtime sandwich, to a business meeting over an a la carte dinner. A set price a la carte menu during the week offers a great dining experience at a very reasonable price, and an authentic tapas menu is a great causal eating option - ideal for groups. The bar attached to the restaurant provides the perfect meeting place for those just wanting a drink, or for pre and post- meal gatherings, and is known for its great cocktails and extensive wine and beer choices. The ambiance is smart but relaxed.
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