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Battesford Court, Witham - pub details

Battesford Court

Address: Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 1AH [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 11162) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Witham (0.6 miles), Hatfield Peverel (2.6 miles), White Notley (3.5 miles)

Chain: Wetherspoons

Pub facilities/features:
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> Current user rating: 5.9/10 (rated by 17 users)
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The Battesford Court is a former hotel, now a Wetherspoons on Witham's main shopping street. I'd arrived here after visiting the Wheatsheaf in Hatfield Peverel (not listed on the site). The Battesford Court is a typical 'spoons - packed, devoid of character, but with a good selection of ales and this one had 4 ciders. Ales were Sharps Doom Bar, Greene King Abbot, Ruddles Best, Flack Manor Black Jack, Shepherd Neame Spitfire & Wibblers Gold. As with the previous review, I think there were 3 ales "coming soon". Ciders were Westons Old Rosie & Wyld Wood, Gwynt y Ddraig Black Dragon & Thistly Cross Whisky Cask.
blue_scrumpy - 18 Feb 2017 13:36
Just had a pint of Nethergate Suffork County - 4%abv. A very pleasant ruby coloured beer at a reasonable price (2.05). I drink here one or twice a week and have found this to be one of the better JDW establishments compared to the offerings in Chelmsford & Colchester. It's close to where I work and ideal for an after work swifty. My only real complaint is out of ten handpumps there are always at least three badged "Coming Soon" with Ruddles, Abbot & Doombar occupying three others. Stock rotation does keep the choice interesting though, but if you spot an exception one it's unlikely to last beyond a couple of days.
philflight - 29 Sep 2015 18:56
Standard wetherspoons, half decent beer garden and very spacious inside. Not bad.
eastangliantour - 11 Nov 2013 13:54
Me and the missus come here a lot for breakfast on a weekend, we find it one of the most appealing Wetherspoon pubs we have ever been in. Its clean and contrary to the previous review (albeit a while back) the service we find is very good indeed.
bigphilsmate - 16 Nov 2012 16:46
Not bad, although food portions are getting smaller as the price goes up. Didn't mind bad food when you were paying peanuts but when it's costing the same as a decent pub/restaraunt and its still bad microwaved rubbish, I object! Also, same as every single Wetherspoons I have been in, the service is appalling!! Why do they only have 2 staff on in the middle of a lunch time rush?? One of those will be taking 10 mins at a time to make a cappucino leaving one person to serve everyone else.I have lost count of the times I have got up and walked out becuase I still haven't been served after 10 -15 minutes.
beast68 - 19 Jan 2010 15:57

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