About us

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Flitch of Bacon michelin starred restaurant, Dunmow Essex at night

Our restaurant with rooms

Warm, welcoming and relaxing



The Flitch of Bacon offers you a warm welcome and an unforgettable dining experience, so please come and see for yourself what all the fuss is about. You will not be disappointed. We look forward to welcoming you to our restaurant in Essex.


Tim Allen's Flitch of Bacon bedrooms

Spoil yourself

Stylish, whimsical and luxurious



There are three sumptuous bedrooms, each individually designed, creating the perfect setting for a romantic gourmet getaway. Our terraced garden enjoys full sunshine and is a lovely spot to enjoy al-fresco dining in the sunnier months.


The Flitch Steak

Wonderfully simple food

Fresh, seasonal and unpretentious



All our menus use the finest local ingredients with a choice to suit every occasion and taste. You’ll find our wine list stocked with fabulous wines and fresh seasonal ingredients from the surrounding land and sea. We have a passion for where we are and what we have and we love sharing it with you.


Cocktail glass - enjoy one of our cocktail evenings at the Flitch of Bacon, Michelin Starred restaurant, Dunmow Essex

Leave it all behind

Escape, indulge and revive



Whether you are visiting for a celebratory lunch, the unforgettable traditional Sunday lunch, or our sensational seasonal tasting menu available at both lunch and dinner you will not be disappointed. You can visit for cocktails or even enjoy one of our romantic gourmet breaks or perhaps one of the many themed evenings we have across the year.


Front of restaurant sign at the Flitch of Bacon, Michelin Starred restaurant, Dunmow Essex

Our accolades

We’re proud of our growing reputation



Over the years The Flitch of Bacon’s reputation has grown and has duly been recognised. Awarded a coveted Michelin star in the 2019 and 2020 Michelin Guide, the Flitch of Bacon was the only Michelin-starred restaurant in Essex.

The restaurant was also named one of the top 100 eateries in the UK by Restaurant Magazine as well as being listed in 2019’s Top 50 Gastropubs, all fantastic accolades.