'Fate, friendship and food - A winning combination.'

What's on in October...

Wednesday 25th - Jazz Night.

Every Tuesday: Italian Night - Choice of four pasta's £9.95

Every Thursday: Steak & Grill Night - Two steaks: £35, including a bottle of house wine

CHRISTMAS MENUS NOW AVAILABLE, INCLUDING A FIVE COURSE SERVICE ON CHRISTMAS DAY, commencing at 3.30pm. Click the 'Menus' button at the top of the page to view our Christmas Menu (1st-24th December), or the 'Contact' button to request our Christmas Day or Boxing Day menus. Reservations only.

Our amended holiday service:

CHRISTMAS EVE: Food served 12.00 - 5.00pm
CHRISTMAS DAY: Drinks only 12.00 - 2.30pm.
BOXING DAY: Food served 12.00 - 4.00pm

NEW YEAR'S EVE: Food served 12.00 - 4.00pm
NEW YEAR'S DAY: Food served 12.00 - 7.30pm

If you wish to eat in any of our dining areas, we strongly recommend booking a table for Friday and Saturday evenings, plus all-day Sunday. Make your booking through our 'Open Table' link at the top of the page or telephone 01245 360359.


The 'Rose' business is under the ownership of Ben Johnson, who was brought up in Great Waltham. At the 'Rose' we take pride in being a genuinely independent local pub. We offer a warm, friendly welcome, traditional ales including the local 'Bishop Nick' beers, a real log fire (in the winter!) and a varied menu with traditional country products, fresh seafood and Italian specials... Keep reading


The Chefs... 

Pino of the Hotel Lago Paolo, Italy, brings Mediterranean passion and flair. James, an honours graduate of Braintree College, brings a passion for traditional cuisine, using the very best of local produce. Our team has now been joined by our newest chef, Riio. The result of this wealth of experience and knowledge is seen in the range of innovative and exciting dishes which make up the menu at the Rose and Crown.

TERMS: 10% discount on food, for NHS staff only on production of employer ID. 

Find us


The Rose and Crown
Minnow's End
Chelmsford Road
Great Waltham
CM3 1AG 

Tel: 01245 360359 

Facebook // roseandcrowngreatwaltham

Twitter // @roseandcrowngtw




Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 9.00pm


Sun: 12noon - 8pm


Mon - Thurs: 11:30am - Midnight

Fri: 8am - 1am

Sat: 9am - 1am

Sun: 12pm - Midnight