The Folly Bistro | Sawday's

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The Folly Bistro - Pub in Essex

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The Tye, East Hanningfield, Chelmsford, CM3 8AA, Essex
England, United Kingdom

Danielle Kirkham
+44 (0)1245 400315(landline)

A well-run and welcoming pub in a small village setting, with gleaming glasses on the table and good food flowing from the kitchen

The locals love their revamped pub - who wouldn’t? It’s smart but informal, customer focused and independently run. It started life as a butchery in 1642; now there’s a log-burner in the inglenook, a modern striped carpet throughout and a fancy sign out front announcing its new bistro status. Food-driven they may be but they often match dishes to wines and they love their ales too – Pucks Folly from Brentwood Brewery is one of four residents. At solid polished tables in the bar and restaurant (checked curtains, standing timbers, dove-grey bar) diners tuck into satisfying platefuls of moules, sautéed wild mushrooms, pie of the day, chump of lamb, sweet chilli risotto, and warm chocolate brownies. In summer you can decant to the garden and terrace with your cider or bubbly. PS. The pork scratchings (with spiced apple sauce) are fabulous.

Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Public transport
Within 2 miles of a bus/train station.
Vegetarian meals
Good vegetarian options on the menu.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.
Wine list
Pub serves eight or more wines by the glass.

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Lunch, 2-3 courses, £14.95 -£18.90. Dinner from £15.


Mondays to Saturdays from 4pm to 6pm.


The Tye, East Hanningfield, Chelmsford, CM3 8AA, Essex


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