Browsing local eating and drinking within 10 miles of The Compasses at Pattiswick
At the Lexden Crown you will find the perfect blend of traditional English pub atmosphere & contemporary bistro dining. Enjoy the sunny walled garden, or drink & dine in the relaxed surroundings of our beautifully refurbished 17thC building
Historically the most important - and dimensionally the largest - of the Knights Templar's Essex landholdings, Cressing Temple is a fascinating medieval moated farmstead boasting the oldest recorded timber-framed barn in the world.
Main Road, Boreham, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 3JE, Tel: 01245 467232, www.sixbellspubandrestaurantboreham.co.uk/
Traditional family pub with small private room serving homemade fresh food.
The Tiptree tea room offers traditional waiter service, comfortable surroundings with delicious food prepared on the premises. Enjoy the terrace in the summer months, explore the museum and visit the Jam Shop for Tiptree products and gifts.
Blake House Craft Centre, Blake End, Braintree, Essex, CM77 6RA, Tel: 01376 552553, www.timbersrestaurant.co.uk
Our licensed restaurant is housed in an 18th century listed corn barn. For coffee, lunchtime snack or a full restaurant meal, visit Timbers. Open 7 days a week and Weds - Sat evenings.