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Welcome to the Orange Tree

The Orange Tree is the area's most exciting country pub and restaurant.

Just a ten minute walk from the centre of the village and set in beautiful Hertfordshire countryside with large gardens and two ample car parks, we offer a warm welcome and relaxed dining.

We serve drinks from 12-3pm then 6pm-11pm Tuesday to Saturday and 12 noon till 6pm on Sunday (unless we have a special event which means opening later). Our kitchen, serving fresh, home cooked food, is open from 12-2.30pm lunchtime and again 6-9pm (last orders 8.30pm Tuesday - Thursday and 8.45pm Friday and Saturday). On Sundays we serve a full menu plus our Home Cooked Sunday Roasts from 12-6pm (last orders 4.30pm).

Download Sample Menu Here
Download Sample Dessert Menu Here
Download Lunchtime Menu Here

Certificate of Excellence 5th Year Running...

We have been awarded the Certificate of Excellence 2016 by tripadvisor.com based on customer ratings on their review website. Thank you to everyone who has contributed. This places us in the top 5% of businesses on the site (Please keep your reviews coming as we love to hear your feedback)

Herts Life Magazine

This year we're in the final round of both Best Restaurant and Family Friendly Food Venue categories but are still counting on your vote:
Nominate here

In The Press

We're proud to be the feature in Restaurant Magazine's "Fresh Thinking" column. The magazine is the UK's no.1 publication for chefs, restaurateurs and anyone working in hospitality. The article focuses on our Slow-Cooked Mutton recipe."Fresh Thinking"(download .pdf)

A Perfect Country Pub

TimeOut Magazine

Timeout London has listed us as one of "Ten perfect country pubs within reach of London" in their "Escape London" feature. With over 6 Million users online and 1 Million reading the printed copy this is recognition beyond our wildest dreams.

Read the Article Here

Please Help

We're nominated for Hertfordshire's SME Awards for "Best Customer Service" and would love your vote:
Nominate here

Best Sunday Roast

We're delighted to have been placed runner-up in the Observer Food Monthly Magazine Award for the Best Sunday Roast (East). This is the result of votes cast in a nationwide competition to find the Best in Britain and we thank everyone who voted.
Read more here

On the bar this week...

Rivertown Brewing's latest brew 'Defiant' - A golden British Bitter with 100% Fuggles Hops.

See us in Hertfordshire Life Magazine...

We'd like to thank Hertfordshire Life Magazine for their amazing review of a recent incognito visit by Food and Drink Editor Richard Cawthorne. Read the Article Here

Tasting Panel...

Each Quarter we'll be looking for another team of ZEST! Club Tasters to join our panel and cast a customer's eye over our new seasonal offerings. To take part just go to the contacts page and simply enter the words "Tasting Panel" in the text box and we'll put your name in the hat!

The Orange Tree, 166 West Road, Sawbridgeworth, Herts. CM21 0BP Telephone: 01279 722485
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