Browsing local eating and drinking within 10 miles of The Compasses at Pattiswick
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.
Located in the village of Great Totham this stylish restaurant with rooms has been tastefully restored following a complete refurbishment. Formally a 16thC coaching Inn enjoy lunch or dinner in the Gastro Pub or the award dining restaurant.
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
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.