Our restaurant with rooms

Nestled in the vale of the River Chelmer in the picturesque hamlet of Little Dunmow, lies Tim Allen’s Flitch of Bacon Inn. A stunning sixteenth Century grade-I listed building & the only Michelin Star restaurant in Essex.

“My experienced and friendly team & I are proud to offer locally sourced seasonal menus & handpicked wines in the relaxed setting of our restaurant and bar. It’s easy to see why The Flitch has become a real favourite in Essex’s blossoming restaurant scene.”

Chef Tim Allen
Tim Allen, Chef Patron

The Street , Little Dunmow, Dunmow CM6 3HT

The perfect business lunch venue

Whether you’re wanting to impress your boss or a client, or arranging a memorable leaving lunch for a colleague, why not do business in style at Tim Allen’s Flitch of Bacon Inn.

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The very best seasonal menus

We use the freshest seasonal ingredients, sourced from the surrounding Essex countryside, handled with passion & imaginatively executed.

The most indulgent gourmet escapes

Looking to treat yourselves to an overnight culinary adventure? What are you waiting for? Go the whole hog & join us at our fabulous restaurant with rooms & delight in our dinner, room & breakfast breaks.

Michelin star restaurant in Essex


Talented Chef patron, Tim Allen has created a cosy & relaxing setting for his outstanding menu using fresh, local ingredients with the added theatre of an open kitchen & chef’s table to ensure you savour every moment.

Tim Allen's Flitch of Bacon Rooms to Stay


Our three contemporary rooms are all unique & named after rare breeds of pig with beautiful fabrics & king or super king-sized beds.

Forthcoming events

Coming back at the Flitch : WINE EVENING

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Tim Allen's Flitch of Bacon Inn at Pub in the Park

Pub in the Park 2020

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A chef preparing food

An evening with Guest Chef…

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Tim Allen's Flitch of Bacon Pub Garden