Welcome to the Woodman

A beautiful old country pub dating from 1674

Just outside Ongar, in a delightfully rural area of Essex, the Woodman is a beautiful old country pub & restaurant, dating from 1674. It is traditionally furnished, oak beamed and has a lovely old inglenook fireplace – and is listed in The Good Pub Guide.

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Family friendly

The Woodman pub & restaurant has a spacious and prettily planted garden, with a patio terrace which is popular for al fresco eating.

Families find a warm welcome; there is a great play area for the children, plus a field with goalposts to occupy the older ones. There is ample parking too.

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Dine with us

The Woodman’s versatile restaurant has a full and varied menu which also offers different specials to tempt the more adventurous - and the Sunday lunch roasts are not to be missed.

Your hosts Gina and Colin take care to ensure your visit is an enjoyable one whether it be for a special family celebration, one of our themed entertainment nights, or just a well earned break from the kitchen.

The Green Man

Check out one of our other pubs, the Green Man in Herongate. A historic pub in Brentwood, the Green Man has centuries of stories to tell.

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