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The Blue Strawberry Bistrot

The Street | Hatfield Peverel, Chelmsford CM3 2DW, England
+44 1245 381333
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Street | Hatfield Peverel, Chelmsford CM3 2DW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went for a birthday lunch with friends. Have been a couple of times before and been very impressed so was looking forward to this, but felt disappointed this time. The staff were all lovely and friendly but one older waiter made a sarcastic comment when...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful restaurant, superb food and service. Lived up to our expectations. Lovely touch as they put a candle in the sweet for one of our party’s birthday, nice surprise. Definitely a restaurant for a special night out but not overpriced. Can’t wait to go again.

Thank MoSolomon
Reviewed 3 days ago

Monday night dinner. As always very good. Nice to be there on a quieter evening. Service is always very good and we were looked after by Megan, and a lovely gentleman that has been there for 23 years and also a delightful lady. At the...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited here yesterday & it's fair to say that being a "Bistro" this isn't your average Sunday Lunch place & the price reflects this. £21.95 for 2 courses is a little steep when compared with other establishments in the area, but I would guess that...More

Thank AdrianandLoretta
Stephen W, Owner at The Blue Strawberry Bistrot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Adrian Reading your review it seems that you had made up your mind before you had even eaten-if fact you say "Got my back up back up straight away" with reference to "Optional service charge" written in as you say small print. The font...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to lunch here for Christmas menu Lots of choice Excellent food and amazing service a lovely relaxed time

Thank d4debs
Reviewed 4 days ago

This little backwater of a village boats two good establishments with The Blue strawberry being the slightly strange one - at the back at least!. Food is excellent, and the conservatory is a place where they try to put only adults as it can become...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited today and was totally happy with the food and service we received. We took our 97 year old great aunt, she was spoilt rotten by the waitress who made her feel extra special. Nothing was too much trouble. Highly recommend and will definitely be...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything from the food to friendly and efficient staff was absolutely lovely. The food tasted amazing and all freshly cooked, best roast beef I've had in a restaurant for a very long time. Will definitely be returning, very impressed!

Thank luvtoshop50
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited for lunch and had heard so much good about the restaurant. Found it very average . Very cramped and noisy. Food was. It very hot. We had to keep chasing our drinks order. Don’t think I would rush back

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great service nice atmosphere parking on site good but often full bar nice place for pre dinner drinks

Thank boborbison
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Questions & Answers
Elaine M
10 August 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
We would advise booking however you are more than welcome to just turn up
7 January 2017|
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Response from Madladz | Reviewed this property |
The Strawberry is the pace to dress up but smart casual is acceptable!
30 April 2016|
Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hi Sorry for delay Christmas day lunch served 12_4.30 Bookings commence on 1st September at 11.00am Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Hatfield Peverel, Chelmsford CM3 2DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 381333
  • E-mail
The Blue Strawberry Bistrot, situated just off the A12 in the village of Hatfield Peverel with its mainline railway station, is ideally located for both the busy executive wishing to enjoy a quality meal without travelling far off the beaten track as well as those who wish for a relaxed & memorable dining experience at a pace to suit. This highly successful restaurant, one of the finest in Essex, has built its enviable reputation over the last 20 years, concentrating on quality food & service whilst still representing exceptional value for money.
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