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Magic Mushroom

Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
+44 1268 289963
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We had a birthday meal booked for 6 of us on a Saturday night. We haven’t been to the Magic Mushroom for some years and boy what a surprise. The restaurant has increased in size and is very tastefully decorated. I like the low light...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank markbiltonuk
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, we are glad you enjoyed your Birthday meal and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards Darren

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The visit was faultless. The food delicious and well presented. The cocktails were wonderful and some good wine choices, The ambience was just right for a celebration with friends and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Planning another visit shortly

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Jacky M
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you had an enjoyable 60th Birthday Meal & look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 24 September 2018

I took my wife here to celebrate our anniversary. We both have very different tastes, she's a vegetarian and I'm a meat eater but the choices for both of us were superb and delicious! We had a little booth all to ourselves too and the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Richard H
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We're pleased that you enjoyed your anniversary meal and we look forward to seeing you again in the restaurant soon, Kind regards Darren

Reviewed 24 September 2018

A fantastic Sunday lunch for our Anniversary celebration. All of he food is of a very high quality and cooked to perfection. Nice table seating areas and all areas are very modern and clean A great choice of starters and the traditional roast will certainly...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank aldeburgh12345
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed our Sunday Lunch Menu for your Anniversary Celebration & we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 20 September 2018

Visited this restaurant last night for the first time and what a treat lovely modern interior and wonderful food. Will return! Well done everyone.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lidolovers18
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you for your kind comments we are glad you enjoyed the whole experience of your visit & look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 17 September 2018

We had a superb Sunday Lunch on my daughter's birthday and I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant. There were 7 of us and we had a nice round table with white tablecloths .The food was excellent with a nice choice of starters. I had beef...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank godot1
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, we are glad you enjoyed our Sunday Lunch Menu, as you mention booking is a must as Sunday's are always fully booked. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

🔹Great go to restaurant for a special occasion 🔹staff were attentive 🔹seating is not squashed in 🔹food and wine are both lovely 🔹although portions can be small for price of dish in some cases.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NixNoc
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you had an enjoyable Birthday Meal & look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Visited this restaurant for a friends birthday meal. The food was good as was the service. My recommendation would be to enjoy the salted caramel martini, it was really good. The wine list was very impressive! All in all no faults as such just not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank asandhu_13
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, we are glad you enjoyed the whole experience and look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards Darren

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Wow!!! Excellent food, service was fantastic and the cocktails were amazing. Would highly recommend especially for a family meal. Wasn’t rushed and we had the table all night. The waiters went above and beyond to make sure our evening was a memorable one.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gayna w
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you had a memorable 30th Wedding Anniversary with us & look forward to seeing you again soon Regards Darren

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Whilst visiting my daughter and partner in Leigh on sea, she decided to book us a table as they had dined here previously and raved about it!! My future son in law assured me that even on a Sunday they had a full a la...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank John W
magicEssex, Owner at Magic Mushroom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant, we are glad you had an enjoyable Sunday Lunch with us and enjoyed the whole experience. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in Essex. Regards Darren

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Response from barbarali13 | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, there were a few children in our party, some very young. Have a good time
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Response from Nigel M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know as it wasn't relevant to my visit, but I didn't notice any high chairs.
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Dean M
30 August 2016|
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Response from NazH9 | Reviewed this property |
Jeans, shoes and a shirt for chaps I would think. I wore tights, a tunic dress and heeled boots when I was last there in December.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$33 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barleylands Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Billericay
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 289963
  • E-mail
Description
An excellent product starts with the careful selection of the finest fresh ingredients. We source local produce whenever possible, our meats are reared at Essex farms and our fish is delivered fresh daily with much of our fruit and vegetables grown at home in the kitchen garden.
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