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The Coach & Horses

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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36 Chapel Street, Billericay CM12 9LU, England
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Billericay, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want noisy machines then you'll have to find somewhere else. This is a more traditional establishment albeit with a tv on one wall. It also has a modest size eating area. The food is very good.

1 Thank garrettjj
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very much our 'local' in Billericay. A welcoming and friendly town pub with no music blaring out drowning conversation. Welcoming bar staff and publican. Good range of real ales with guest ales that are regularly changed, and sensibly priced wines. Food is excellent fare for pub food - very tasty, well presented and served nice and hot. Table bookings in... More 

Thank Richard E
Essex, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have used this pub for years for a good old fashioned home made type meal and a gorgeous pint, they also serve the best ciders! It's clean, comfortable, cosy and does not have the TV on every time you go which I personally like as I could not go there if football was on. It has been tastefully modernized... More 

Thank TillyAnnFlop
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142 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Last year I reviewed 3 Xmas Lunches (not my favourite) & only gave one 5 Stars - this one! This year, only had one Xmas Lunch (fortunately) - this one. And once again, to no surprise at all, it receives 5* again. Perhaps I'm biased, as this is one of my favourites - but my 2 companions were "making their... More 

Thank Ron R
Billericay, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

14 of us booked ahead for Christmas Lunch including what we choose to eat. As it is open plan we could get our drinks and sit at our table arrangement with no fuss. Friendly staff and a great atmosphere coupled with good service and good food made is a very pleasant event. Everyone was pleased so we will probably use... More 

Thank Peter George B
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Lovely food, make you feel very welcome. Looked after my father in law as if he was family. I've been here with family several times and would return time and again.

Thank Stanley B
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Who ever makes the sticky toffee pudding and chocolate brownie on Sunday should give them self a pat on the back as they are absolutely amazing.

Thank SuperSilverSmithy
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Friendly staff and a great range of beer. The food is well presented and well cooked and can be enjoyed in a really comfortable setting.

Thank John S
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Friday night with friends for a meal & drinks. Staff were extremely helpful, with booking, beer advice & serving. Food was all good: steak & kidney pie /suet pudding, cod & chips, rainbow trout, various desserts. Felt like a local pub run with care, compared to a chain. Definitely would recommend.

Thank Mike B
Billericay, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Just love The Coach, been coming for a few years but is definitely our regular now, barely drink anywhere else. Such a friendly atmosphere, great locals. Dave the Landlord awesome... Dave the Chef awesome... What more can I say. Food is great whether having a pub meal, a Sunday roast, a Saturday breakfast, a weds curry. If you have not... More 

Thank MummaG64

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Chapel Street, Billericay CM12 9LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Billericay
  • Phone Number: 01277-62-28-73

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?