In Shenfield, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out. Whatever your taste, you’ll find somewhere locally to enjoy a delicious meal.  

Vault, 91 Hutton Road

The name of this restaurant nods to the previous inhabitants of the building, NatWest Bank, which sat on the site for over 40 years previously. This chic independent restaurant offers British dishes with a twist such as a Wagyu beef burger with smoked applewood cheddar, braised venison and green peppercorn ragu or a roasted pumpkin risotto for vegetarians.

The Lot, 75 Hutton Road

Open all day serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, this family-run restaurant uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create a variety of Mediterranean-style dishes including homemade cod and prawn fishcakes, a traditional-style carbonara, a variety of tapas and daily-changing specials.

Sienna’s, 236 Hutton Road

With dishes such as gin and treacle cured salmon, and pan-roasted lamb with Moroccan spiced aubergine, cauliflower pureé and garlic pesto on the menu there is plenty to tantalise your taste buds at Sienna’s. Keep an eye out for their themed brunches, wine tastings and evenings with live music.

The Fable, 2 Rayleigh Close

Opened in 2022 at Santhem Residences, The Fable offers a menu of classic dishes with a modern twist, always prepared with seasonal and locally sourced ingredients where possible.

Mondello, 99 Hutton Road

Mondello is a traditional Italian restaurant offering home-cooked Sicilian food. Named after a small borough of the city of Palermo they offer a family atmosphere with comforting dishes such as spaghetti Modello with chicken, broccoli, pancetta in a garlic and cream dolcelatte sauce, pollo parmigiana, tiramisu and a great range of cocktails.

Hollands Wine Bar, 234 Hutton Road

Great for a glass of wine and some nibbles of an evening, you’ll find snacks such flatbreads and hummus, whitebait, and halloumi fries here. If you’d like something more substantial, breakfast and lunch are available with options such as eggs benedict, meze plates, and a variety of burgers.

The Hutton Junction, 15 Rayleigh Road

If you are looking for a decent meal and a pint, this is the spot for you. They serve traditional pub grub such as steak and ale pie, sausage and mash, and Fish and chips, and also offer stone-baked pizzas. There is a newly-renovated beer garden including outside heaters.

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