We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Cuckoo

Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT, England
+44 1245 248946
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed today
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (544)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 544 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Website gives you plenty of information on this small Gastro-Pub including menue’s. This was our first visit today with friends who had been a number of times before. Our traditional pre-christmas lunch with great friends. The choice of food was impressive, all sounded inviting including...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank msbraintree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say driving up the entrance road I was very impressed, which built up the expectations... The greeting was so warm the staff are just homely and lovely to deal with. Our starters were amazing the best ever Scotch age with chorizo....Delicous and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank brianwhitfield2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a family to celebrate my mother in laws 70th. We've been a few times over the years and every time is fabulous. My sister in law is a celiac and I have two intolerances. The cuckoo catered brilliantly for all of us,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank LavenderLil1812
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Off the main drag but easy to find, the staff were friendly and the menu was so appetising. not too many tables so cosy and welcoming a good range of food including game and an excellent range of starters, the wine list was good and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Flyer1949
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Visited the restaurant for Saturday lunch. Majority of tables full. Friendly staff and efficient service with smiles. Choose from the A la Carte menu but set menu also looked good value including wine. Scallop starter was delicious with scallops cooked to perfection. Other starters chosen...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank boucheboy
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Very homely and made to feel very welcome. The staff were helpful and friendly. Situated off the A414 near Chelmsford. Well worth a visit

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank catsmother4
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Severl visits always very good food and service. House wine is o.k. return many times always book in advance a busy.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank maurice c
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We had heard good things about the Cuckoo but it took a while for us to get round to going..it won’t take long to return. It’s a bit of a locals place but nice and airy atmosphere. Good service from friendly staff and the menu...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank paul r
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Pre booked our reservation on the day of our visit and was glad we had as they appeared to be fully booked when we got there, so a good idea to always book The service was delightful and the food absolutely delicious! We had laksma...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank mrsbigfamily
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here on a Friday lunchtime and we all went for the Ladies Lunch menu (men can have it too!) for £12.50 which included a main course, fresh bread basket and a glass of wine. Service was attentive and friendly, food was good quality, lovely...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Destination802713
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Chelmsford
Best Western Ivy Hill Hotel
435 reviews
5.64 km away
Mulberry House Hotel
376 reviews
6.12 km away
The County Hotel
727 reviews
8.26 km away
Premier Inn Chelmsford City Centre Hotel
478 reviews
8.68 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Leather Bottle
58 reviews
3.91 km away
Queen's Head
216 reviews
5.32 km away
Blackmore Tearooms
92 reviews
3.91 km away
The Black Bull
212 reviews
5.24 km away
Nearby Attractions
Butlers Farm Alpacas
22 reviews
.86 km away
Grey & Son Wheatsheaf
15 reviews
5.59 km away
Hylands Park
539 reviews
6.32 km away
Epping Ongar Railway
449 reviews
7.18 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
27 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Mike G | Reviewed this property |
Greetings, I haven't seen any dogs when we have been there. probably best if you phone or email the Cuckoo direct.
16 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from ritacatwoman | Reviewed this property |
as far as I know it hasn't. sorry for late reply lots of things going on.
Sarah E
3 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from jprscarola | Reviewed this property |
Went last week and there was a lady in a wheelchair. So no problem
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:45
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:45
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:45
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:45
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:45
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 248946
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing