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The Punch Bowl

High Easter CM1 4QW, England
+44 1245 231222
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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High Easter CM1 4QW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This time a family visit for Sunday lunch with parents, one in a wheel chair and teenage sons. Being an old premise (not sure how old) it is not in itself particularly wheel chair friendly but staff willing to help and seating arranged for comfort...More

Thank CharlieWallace59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been hearing about the Punchbowl for years via favourable word-of-mouth reports independently from unconnected friends, and so was delighted to finally visit myself, for Sunday lunch, in celebration of my becoming a year older. I'm not a marvellous scribe of reviews and so...More

Thank HairyWinston
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Sunday lunch here with friends to celebrate my husbands birthday. We received a fabulous greeting when we arrived and were seated and given plenty of time to peruse the menu with nibbles and a cocktail. When David came to take our order he...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got sat down on a dirty table with empty glasses from previous diners had to ask for them to be cleaned away after 10 minutes but it was busy... Food is lovely I won't fault that at all. Presentation is fantastic. And dessert trolley amazing...More

1  Thank Foodiexxxxxxoxxxx
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Humerus and attentive hosts who made sure things ran smoothly. A tour of the wine room seems a must for most guests, with a few sales taking place on route. Food was plentiful, well cooked and presented. The dumpling with the ox tail was massive....More

Thank CharlieWallace59
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We went here for what was supposed to be a lovely family Sunday lunch for 6. Sadly this was not to be. Starters were ok, however the mains that largely consisted of Sunday roast were not. My Father had ordered a mixed pork and beef...More

3  Thank squirrels12017
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We came here for a special meal to celebrate my mum's birthday. The setting is beautiful and quintessentially English. We had our drinks in the garden, which is almost like a secret garden, being a little distance from the main restaurant, beautifully planted with the...More

Thank JonVanner
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I was taken by my son for a birthday treat. Fabulous dinner all beautifully cooked and the dessert trolley was amazing.

Thank 15Jayjay60
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were lucky enough to be invited to the Punch Bowl by friends who have frequently this establishment on many occasions. We were so impressed from the minute we got to the restaurant to the minute we left. It is a husband and wife partnership....More

1  Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We went to this restaurant for my sons 21st Birthday as had been impressed on a previous visit. We were warmly greeted but had not mentioned his birthday. A friendly welcome from 'David' disclosed our reason for the visit. In due course we were given...More

Thank PeterDunmow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Easter CM1 4QW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  High Easter
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 231222
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