Axe & CompassesDunmow Road
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Surrounded by beautiful countryside, the Axe is an 18th century building. While drinkers are very welcome, it has won awards for being the best Essex pub restaurant. A mixed clientele of locals and farming folk enjoy the well-kept selection of beers and ciders. The food consists of pub classics with a modern twist, all locally sourced and the service is efficient and friendly. The pub hosts quizzes and food themed nights (see website). Seasonal food offers and daily breakfasts. Open for breakfast 9-11.30 everyday.