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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).

The Home of Freshly Cooked Food

We always have an enticing Specials Board which includes the best fish, meat and vegetarian dishes - using great produce and all freshly cooked to order. Alongside the specials is our regular seasonal menu including The Orange Tree 8oz Angus Burger, Battered Fish of the Day, Home Baked Pie of the Day and many more.

Download Sample Menu Here
15 Mar 2015

Mothering Sunday

Mothers' Day is just around the corner. The booking window for ZEST! Club members is now open.
14 Feb 2015

Valentines Night

Valentine's Dinner is now fully booked. If you would like to be placed on the reserve list in case of cancellations please call 01279 722485.View our Valentines Menu
(download .pdf)
18 Sep 2014

Guest Chef Night a Great Success

Our great friend and highly talented MasterChef Semi-finalist Saira Hamilton returned to The Orange Tree for the fifth time fusing her own brand of vibrant, fresh Bengali-inspired flavours together with our fresh local produce and of course ably supported by our own brilliant Orange Tree chefs. Another great night...look out for more events.

"TripAdvisor is delighted to recognise The Orange Tree with a Certificate of Excellence"

"TripAdvisor is delighted to recognise The Orange Tree with a Certificate of Excellence. This prestigious award, which places you in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor, is given to businesses that consistently earn high ratings from TripAdvisor travellers." This is the second year running we have won the accolade and we are very grateful to all those reviewers!

New Seasonal Ale

Our latest Special Reserve, "Stout Herts" is a dark, brooding ale, rich in malt and with a kick of molasses. Packs a real punch at 5% and is on the bar now.

Food Tasting Panel Results

Shortlisted dishes for our new seasonal menu were put in front of our ZEST! Club Tasting Panel and all got a resounding thumbs up. The new draft menu was well received and this winter sees some great comfort dishes including Haunch of local Venison, Guinea Fowl and Fish Bouillabaisse amongst many others. The menu launched 4th November and includes some of your favourites as well as an exciting range of new dishes to see us through the autumn and winter months.
The Orange Tree, 166 West Road, Sawbridgeworth, Herts. CM21 0BP Telephone: 01279 722485
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