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Orange Tree, Greene King

Cressing Road, Braintree CM7 3PH, England
+44 1376 344013
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (2 reviews)
“pre match” (2 reviews)
“gastro pub” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
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British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Cressing Road, Braintree CM7 3PH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A non pretentious venue serving bar style meals.basically this is a sports pub and as such, one has to suffer the noise of football fans at the bar. Foodwise, no complaints and pricing is very reasonable. Unless one is a follower of wendyball, avoid going...More

Thank Allen M
Sarah W, General Manager at Orange Tree, Greene King, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback we love to hear from our guests about their experiences. We do try to ensure that we keep as many people as possible happy with the things that we offer although you are right that sometimes the locals...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another night in the orangetree live music and very busy much but than the last landlady.the new I think is call Sarah has the place running like a dream and staff alsay happy to help.would recommend you come and try for yourselves. Weldone Orangetree

Thank stemplar6919
Sarah W, General Manager at Orange Tree, Greene King, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review I'm pleased to hear you have enjoyed your nights out here with us and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Keep an eye out for what we've got coming up soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pub was busy but staff and landlady had it all under control.brought over colouring books for the children and 7 happy people well fed.grwat job keep up the hard work and food was ace.More

Thank jeffm00n
Sarah W, General Manager at Orange Tree, Greene King, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review we do like to hear about everybody's experiences with us. I'm pleased to hear that you and the children enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again soon for more fun...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After booking a table in advance for 11 people I was very disappointed when we tried to order roasts at 5.30 on a Sunday none were left. So we decided to have chicken but again none left so ended up with steaks, curries gammon &...More

Thank Sandra S
Sarah W, General Manager at Orange Tree, Greene King, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. I am very sorry that we did not get things right for you on your recent visit. I hope that you will choose to return again and give us a chance to show you that we can get it right.

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Myself and few friends were here to watch Wrexham play Braintree so we had a few beers and some food. Food was very good standard and good value, highly recommended so give it a try, just round the corner from the ground as well.

Thank stevewxm
Sarah W, General Manager at Orange Tree, Greene King, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Glad you enjoyed the food. It was lovely to have the fans here before the match. Hope you come back to visit again soon.

Reviewed 26 August 2018

Went for evening meal with my family. The refit is lovely and has brightened the place up and made it look a lot bigger. The food was very good, service was excellent, and drinks nice too(although a bit pricey). We did go on a Sunday...More

Thank Sandra H
Sarah W, General Manager at Orange Tree, Greene King, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback we always appreciate hearing from people. Glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and like the new look of the pub. We do try to put on various different things to appeal to our...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018

Visited here after the recent refit, went in about 14: 00, the pub was quiet only a few people eating ordered 2 simple meals 1 fish and chips and one steak and chips. The table that came in after we got served 30 minutes before...More

Thank andreasphotography
Sarah W, General Manager at Orange Tree, Greene King, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I can only apologise again for your recent experience. This is not the norm and we have been working on making sure this never happens again. I do hope this experience will not stop...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Firstly I would like to say that the manager refunded the entire cost of our meal, including drinks, and I hope that my experience was not indicative of what normally happens here. We arrived 20minutes before they stopped serving food and ordered nachos to kick...More

Thank SteveF3253
lynn o, General Manager at Orange Tree, Greene King, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

I would like to take this opportunity to apologise again for your experience with us. There is no excuse for poor customer service. All of the team here at The Orange Tree have usually got very high standards of customer service and I hope that...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

This pub is in dire need of a refit as the decor is falling apart and the outside is definitely not orange anymore. It all looks very sad and the toilet seats aren't even on the toilets anymore. However the new management is friendly and...More

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lynn o, General Manager at Orange Tree, Greene King, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review we really do appreciate feedback on how we are doing. As you say this lovely little place is looking very tired at the moment however there is a plan in place for investment in...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018

as we live locally it's the easy choice Family meal the fish and chips was not good very dry, but the vegetarian option was excellent they have a good variety of vegetarian dishes having the cajun pasta previously and I am not vegetarian. berger got...More

Thank MrGRL
lynn o, General Manager at Orange Tree, Greene King, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thankyou for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I'm glad that generally you enjoyed your visit. It is always good to hear about the mistakes we are making too so hopefully we can make sure we don't make them again. We are attempting...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cressing Road, Braintree CM7 3PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: +44 1376 344013
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Description
Orange Tree is part of the Greene King Local Pubs brand. Our pubs are high-energy, upbeat and focused on providing quality food, local ales and fine wine. Whether you’re a nearby resident or a tourist enjoying a day out, our pubs are welcome pit stops for anyone who enjoys a refreshing pint of real ale and freshly prepared food in a friendly and lively atmosphere.
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