Samphire Restaurant at County Hotel
  • Samphire Restaurant at County Hotel
  • Samphire Restaurant at County Hotel
  • Samphire Restaurant at County Hotel
  • Samphire Restaurant at County Hotel
  • Samphire Restaurant at County Hotel


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.

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  • Children's menu


  • Disabled access


  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

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

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Samphire Restaurant at The County Hotel


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

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Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year

* Opening times
Breakfast Monday - Friday
7.00am - 9.30am
Breakfast Weekends & Bank Holidays
8.00am - 10.00am
12.00pm - 3.00pm
Afternoon Tea
12.00pm - 5.00pm
5.00pm - 10.00pm

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