County Hotel
  • County Hotel
  • County Hotel
  • County Hotel
  • County Hotel
  • County Hotel

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Lovingly and locally sourced ingredients

If you are looking for a romantic dinner date, private meal for family and friends or a scrumptious Sunday roast, look no further. Awarded a red rosette for creative cuisine, Samphire Restaurant invites you to enjoy the flavours, aromas and textures inspired by our innovative Head Chef. Samphire Restaurant is open 7 days a week to residents and non-residents.

Guide Prices

Main courses from £12.95 to £24.95

Facilities

Other

  • Afternoon tea
  • Children's menu
  • Serve lunch

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • Breakfast available
  • Chef
  • Covers
  • Evening meals
  • Locally sourced produce
  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Special diets available
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegetarian diet available

Children

  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment only
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Eat Out to Help Out
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • One way system
  • Online booking only
  • Online booking possible
  • Online ordering available
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Takeaway available

Groups

  • Coach parking
  • Drop Off Point
  • Facilities for groups

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bar area
  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Free broadband internet in bedrooms
  • Venue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding receptions

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowed
  • WiFi or internet access

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Eco-Friendly

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From A12 follow signs via Parkway to the West End and Railway Station. Hotel is on left with large car park and disabled spaces.Accessible by Public Transport: Chelmsford station is 0 miles away.

Public Transport Directions

By Road: Junction 28 of M 25 motorway. A12 to Chelmsford and then follow signs to the West End part of the town by the railway station. By Public Transport: From Chelmsford - 2 minutes walk. Pass station on right, under bridge, across traffic lights. Hotel can be seen on left. This is operated by First Group

Nearest Train Station: Chelmsford Train Station is on the same road as the hotel and only 300 metres from the hotel. This is operated by Greater Anglia www.greateranglia.co.uk/destination/chelmsford

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Samphire Restaurant at The County Hotel

Type:Restaurant

County Hotel, 29 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2PZ

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Tel+44 (0)1245 455700

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Opening Times

* Lunchtime 12-2pm, Evening 6-10pm.

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