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The Cuckoo

Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT, England
+44 1245 248946
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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18:00 - 21:00All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Radley Green | On the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford, Chelmsford CM4 0LT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good value Tastey and well presented food Lovely Petite fours with coffee No parking issues Friendly staff

1  Thank Kate B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting relations in Chelmsford and they had booked lunch at The Cuckoo in hope that we would like their choice.It most certainly didn't disappoint . Situated in a superb setting, with ample car parking facilities this establishment looked inviting, good start I thought...More

1  Thank seafarers62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a restaurant worthy of a visit. Superb setting even on a rainy day. Beautiful restaurant, excellent service and the food was delicious. We had a Ladies Lunch which was great. Be sure to book in advance. Menu was so interesting it was difficult...More

Thank kmr100
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The setting is superb, the food excellent & the service is great. If you want a treat this is the place to go., it is so homely as well

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Had a very interesting celebratory meal at The Cuckoo. The meal and service were excellent . A very special place

1  Thank Shanti46
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We visited here with friends after reading good reviews on tripadvisor, and was not dissapointed. The restaurant is only small, but has plenty of charm and character. The food was superb and the staff were welcoming and friendly. We will definitely visit again :)

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We were looking for lunch half way between North Norfolk and Mid Kent for a special birthday. On this website the reviews were good and the photos tempting. From our arrival on Tuesday at 12 midday the service, the food, the loos !!!, everything was...More

1  Thank LynneE68
Reviewed 24 June 2017

A truly fabulous meal yet again, wonderful menu, never know what to choose as its all lovely! Staff so friendly and helpful!

2  Thank mail220
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We have been eating here (or indeed at their other restaurants) for over 15 years and in all that time we have never had so much as a poor dish, let a lone meal. Every single meal we've ever had has been nothing short of...More

1  Thank gmunday2
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My partner and I visited The Cuckoo and we were both very impressed with the quality of the food, really fantastic fine dining quality. The chef is obviously talented and it felt like we were enjoying master chef type food. A real taste sensation. Will...More

Thank Simon T
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16 July 2017|
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Response from jeff B | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe it is , in an old converted Pub , for one who has A/c at home I do. It think the lack of A/C an issue
Sarah E
3 January 2017|
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Response from jprscarola | Reviewed this property |
Went last week and there was a lady in a wheelchair. So no problem
30 June 2016|
Response from MillyPicklyLily | Reviewed this property |
Why are you asking me and not the owners?
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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
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