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The greedy Chef

Pound Lane, Basildon SS13 2JS, England
+44 1268 729837
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“liver” (2 reviews)
“mash” (2 reviews)
“friendly cafe” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Pound Lane, Basildon SS13 2JS, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited for first time and food was brilliant, fresh and great value. Place was clean and staff lovely. Will defo be visiting again 👍🏼👍🏼

Thank Highbury27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely one of the best. Really great food, very reasonably priced. Great staff, very clean, great atmosphere. Always busy but never wait long. I visit regularly. Outside tables for the good weather. I have introduced many friends & they all think the same.

Thank Geoffrey H
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took our daughter to this cafe for a spur of the moment lunch. It was cheap food, high price and run of the mill. Wouldn’t return, not cooked fresh, everything we had was precooked and kept warm.

Thank Candice R
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Can’t praise this enough. Really good, friendly, professional Staff. Had Liver, Bacon, mixed Vegetables, Mash with Onion Gravy. Words cannot explain how good it was. Also, very reasonable price. Large portions.

Thank Geoffrey H
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Big portions and great value for money. Staff were as always very friendly and accommodating. They offered table service for my big group of friends to order our food and beverages. Bus route down Pound Lane is poor at one bus per hour but from...More

Thank Mary-Anne R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Really warm, friendly atmosphere. Really good attentive staff. Very busy cafe. Excellent food with very reasonable prices.

Thank Geoffrey H
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Alway now your getting good food at this place . Very popular so can get busy. Friendly . Parking outside .

Thank stephen r
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Wow what a busy place! Set within a garen centre complex it is EXACTLY what it sets put to be and does it very well too. Nicely freshly cooked food nice staff and incredibly popular

Thank Hoppityskip
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We found this place by accident when hunting around for a Garden Centre on Sunday. We are glad that we did! The food and service were excellent, large portions and very friendly staff. Definitely returning for more of the same!

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 29 March 2018

This is a great local cafe serving home cooked hot food to order. Comprehensive breakfast and lunch menue. I love tinned tomatoes with mushrooms and black coffee, my friend prefers the smaller breakfast which always looks delicious. We swap some of my mushrooms for a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:45
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pound Lane, Basildon SS13 2JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Basildon
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 729837
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