South Woodham Ferrers Eateries

South Woodham Ferrers excels in the number and range of its eateries.  The town centre offers a host of choices for dining and takeaways and there are many more dotted about the town.

There are plenty of cafes where shoppers and visitors can purchase drinks and snacks. Asian restaurants are very well represented which must be pleasing for lovers of curry, Chinese and Thai.

The No. 1 Essex wine bar ‘Bar Vino’ welcomes people for cocktails, lunch and afternoons teas to its premises in Market Square. View its Facebook page.

Market square bar Vino

Traditional British Food

Whalebone Pub - undergoing refurbishment to reopen as 'The Bluebell Bistro'

The Shaw Farm - menu

The Town Crier

Club Woodham Restaurant

The Lodge (just outside South Woodham on the A132)

The Eatery

The Curlew Pub  - view menu



Elachi Fine Indian Cuisine


Pink Garlic, CM3 5XU

The Nawab



Thai Bulaluang Restaurant



Hot Wok takeaway

New Town Takeaway, CM3 5XU

China Kitchen Restaurant


Fish and Chips

Fish and Chip Shop -  CM3 5XF

Fish and Chip Van parked in Village Hall car park 3:00pm-9:00pm Friday evenings



Woodham Grill, CM3 5XB

Dayi’s Kebab & Pizza Van



Dominos, CM3 5DD


Coffee Shops/Cafes


Costa Coffee

Coffee Lounge

Bread Box


Fast Food




Pensioner Specials

The Eatery offers a Meals on Wheels delivery service for pensioners



Sandwiches to Takeaway

Subway, CM3 5TQ, Tel: 01245 426710


Recommended nearby restaurants for special occasions

There are two superb restaurants for special occasions a handful of miles out of South Woodham Ferrers. Both restaurants are known for the quality of their food and personal attention. An Italian restaurant, Vita Bella, is found in East Hanningfield and the Turkish Taz restaurant is on the old A130 in Rettendon. Both have car parks and you need to book in advance to obtain a table. They are ideal eateries for a birthday lunch or dinner when you want something that feels celebratory.

Do please let us know if any eateries have been missed from the list, or if any alterations need to be made.