• Celebrate at Galvin Green Man

    We offer a range of unique function rooms and private dining suites across our portfolio of restaurants in London and Essex.

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    Celebrate Christmas with family and friends. Festive Party Menu available from 28 November.

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    Galvin Green Man in the Essex countryside is the perfect location to celebrate the festive season with family, friends and colleagues.

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    Kick off with a glass of Galvin Champagne and canapes and dance the night away into 2024.

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    Celebrate at Galvin Green Man

    We offer a range of unique function rooms and private dining suites across our portfolio of restaurants in London and Essex.

    Set in the beautiful Essex countryside, close to Great Waltham in a building dating back to 1341, Galvin Green Man is an award winning, Bib Gourmand British pub and modern restaurant, boasting panoramic views and an extensive garden.

    • It has been commended for its first-class delivery of food,

      drink, service and all-round pub experience.

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    • It’s also one of the oldest pubs in Essex, having been built in 1341, and its location in the countryside

      with the River Chelmer running through its beer garden doesn’t exactly hurt its charm.

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      Seasonal Fresh

      Only the very best ingredients

      Only the very best ingredients

      Our selection of menus at Galvin Green Man are sure to provide guests with everything they are looking for from our traditional English pub menu featuring the classics such as fish & chips and a hearty pub pie to our celebrated Bib Gourmand menu in our dining room.

      As the only celebrated Bib Gourmand venue in Essex, we pride ourselves on our beautiful & affordable Bib Gourmand menu, recognised for the quality of produce and delivery of dishes with an affordable price tag.

      Our restaurant Head Chef, Chris Ball continues to create seasonal a la carte, tasting & group dining menus keeping with our Galvin ethos of seasonality and forever working with local and sustainable suppliers. Our famous Sunday Roast is just another menu on offer that cannot be missed.

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      Restaurant Pub Chelmsford Essex Howe Street Great Waltham Galvin Green Man

      Celebrations


      At Galvin Green Man, our private dining rooms are the perfect setting for any kind of celebration

      At Galvin Green Man, our private dining rooms are the perfect setting for any kind of celebration

      From birthdays or anniversaries to graduations and job promotions we have 5 beautiful private rooms for your intimate get-together.

      From decorations to cakes, our team are here to ensure you have only the best experience. Be sure you make us aware of any special occasion so we can guarantee you have a perfect experience.

      From smaller tables on our main floor, private dining, or a glass of bubbles in our pub to cheers good news, our team are here to help you celebrate

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      Unforgettable Experiences at Galvin Green Man

      Unforgettable Experiences at Galvin Green Man

      Galvin Green Man have 5 dining rooms that can seat between 8-16 guests, perfect for larger groups, special occasions or corporate events.

      Discover our beautiful, individually designed rooms and get in touch for further details, availability & secure your booking via our email address provided.

      Our Story

      Galvin Green Man, tucked away in the Essex countryside is home to our award winning restaurant and pub set in a listed building dating back to 1341.

      Galvin Green Man, tucked away in the Essex countryside is home to our award winning restaurant and pub set in a listed building dating back to 1341.

      Our Bib Gourmand awarded restaurant, focuses on both seasonality and locality of our produce, ensuring the values of the award are at the core of our menu, ‘a friendly establishment that serves good food at moderate prices’.

      Galvin Green Man are proud winners of the National Pub & Bar awards Nationally, for the East of England as well as the County. We pride ourselves on our ever changing seasonal menu, local suppliers & our rotating local brewery offering.

      Our venue is not only home to our full dining room & dog friendly pub but also a beautiful garden with children’s play area as well as bespoke private dining rooms. Our outdoor terrace is the perfect spot for al fresco dining during the warmer months. From our pub snacks to our Sunday roast, we created our Essex hotspot with every detail in mind to create the perfect dining experience.

      Photo: Katie Mackay General Manager, Chris Ball Head Chef

      • Sitting pretty in the green fields that fringe Chelmsford’s city centre,

        Galvin Green Man is a dining destination with serious foodie credentials.

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      • UKs ‘best pub’

        I tried the UKs ‘best pub’ and felt like I was spoiling myself.

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        Galvin Restaurants A family–run collection of restaurants in London and Essex by Michelin-starred chef brothers, Chris & Jeff Galvin.
        CONTACT

        CONTACT

        Call 01245 408 820 to speak with us about an existing booking, or for any general enquiry. Alternatively email betty@galvinpubco.com

        Frequently Asked Questions

        ADDRESS

        Galvin Green Man
        Main Road
        Howe Street
        Chelmsford
        Essex CM3 1BG

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        OPENING HOURS

        PUB

        Monday
        Closed

        Tuesday to Saturday
        11am – 11pm

        Tuesday Lunch
        Serving ciabattas and nibbles only.

        (Food served from 12pm, last drinks order 10pm)

        Sunday
        11am – 8pm
        (Food served from 11:30am – 6pm; last drinks order 6pm)

        The pub is walk-in only.

        The kitchen closes between 2:30pm – 6pm on Wednesday & Thursday and 2:30pm – 6pm on Friday & Saturday.

         

        RESTAURANT

        We highly recommend making a reservation for the restaurant. Lunch and dinner bookings are accepted at the following times (the kitchen closes between lunch and dinner):

        Monday
        Closed

        Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
        12pm – 2pm
        6pm – 8pm

        Friday
        12pm – 2pm
        5.30pm – 10pm

        Saturday
        11:30am – 2pm
        5.30pm – 10pm

        Sunday
        11:30am – 6pm

        The venue closes at 11pm and at 6.30pm on Sundays.

        Please note, these hours refer to restaurant seating times and our restaurant closes at 11pm and 8pm on Sundays.

        FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

        What is the closest station?
        Chelmsford train station (but is not within walking distance). Taxi (before 11pm costs average £17.2 to the station) or there is a bus stop opposite that stops once an hour. Last bus service being 22:43.

        Is there parking?
        Yes, We have a large carpark but on peek days (Saturday & Sunday) recommend leaving time to park. Off road parking on the curb is allowed but cars left at there own risk

        Is the venue wheelchair accessible?
        The bar & restaurant are wheelchair accessible using our main entrance. Our Pub is accessible using our pub main entrance and ramp.
        To access the restrooms from the pub – the easiest route is vacating the pub through the front and travel round & in the front door. (The pub is up 2 steps from the main bar & restaurant entrance)

        Are there accessible toilets?
        Yes, we have accessible toilets.

        Is there accessible parking available?
        Yes, we have two designated and clearing stated parking spaces in front of the main doors

        Is there baby changing facilities?
        Yes, within our accessible toilets

        Do you have a dress code?
        Our dress code is smart casual.

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        Galvin Restaurants A family–run collection of restaurants in London and Essex by Michelin-starred chef brothers, Chris & Jeff Galvin.