Source: The Bull & Willow Room
For £19.50 a head, you and a friend can visit the award-winning Bull & Willow Room in Great Totham for three courses of "accomplished" and "smart" cooking (The AA Restaurant Guide 2015).
2-2:30pm Mon-Sat; 6-8:45pm Mon-Thu; 6-9:45pm Fri-Sat, 2 Jan-8 May, 2015
Source: The Bluebell Restaurant
The Bluebell Restaurant in Chigwell is "as pretty as a picture", according to The Good Food Guide 2014. For £22.50 a head, you can get a tasting-menu dinner with coffee and petit fours -- saving 50% on the regular price.
6:45-9:30pm Tue-Fri; 12-2pm Sat until 30 Nov; 2 Jan-30 Apr