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Alec's Restaurant

Navestock Side, Brentwood, CM14 5SD, Tel: 01277 375696, www.alecsrestaurant.co.uk

Alec’s Restaurant Bar & Grill, Navestock Side is owned by restauranteur Alec Smith, formerly of Smiths Brasserie and Chariot Restaurant Group.

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  • Rail station: Brentwood (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
Bella Italia Basildon

Unit 2 Festival Way, Basildon, Essex, SS14 3WB, Tel: 07768 033617, Email, www.Bellaitalia.co.uk/basildon

Bella Italia Basildon serves delicious authentic Italian crispy pizzas, generous bowls of pasta, and scrumptious grills. Why not try our lighter spiralized vegetable ‘spaghetti’ dishes, perfect after a workout at Fitness First!

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  • Rail station: Basildon train station (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
Hanningfield Reservoir

The Fishing Lodge, Giffords Lane, South Hanningfield, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8HX, Tel: 01268 712182, Email, www.eswater.co.uk

Cafe on the Water wiith its spectacular views over Hanningfield Reservoir and the surrounding countryside, stylish interior and design and quality food and drink is set to be a popular destination for all.

Hylands House and Estate
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Hylands Park, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ, Tel: 01245 346765, Email, www.huttonscourtyardcafe.co.uk/

Huttons Courtyard Cafe is a family-friendly cafe, which provides the perfect place to meet with friends for lunch or relax with a drink when out walking in Hylands park.

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  • Rail station: Chelmsford (10 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
Marygreen Manor Hotel

London Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4NR, Tel: 01277 225252, Email, www.marygreenmanor.co.uk

Set in the historic setting of Marygreen Manor Hotel, the multi-award winning, Tudors Restaurant offers a fine dining experience not to be missed.

The Duck Pub & Dining

Newney Green, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3SF, Tel: 01245 421894, Email

The Duck Pub & Dining is a traditional 18th century country inn offering real ales, fine wines and food using locally sourced ingredients.

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  • Rail station: Chelmsford (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
Barleylands Farm and Craft Village

Barleylands Farm, Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 2UD, Tel: 01268 522619, Email, www.trooms.com

The Tiptree tea room and pantry at Barleylands Craft and Farm Park are the perfect places for a family lunch out or a catch up with friends.

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  • Rail station: Billericay (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access