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Dining at Le Benaix

The main restaurant serves both Table D'hote and A la Carte menus. Overlooking the private gardens, you can enjoy our Orangery with the option of dining and private hire available for that special occasion, with beautiful views across the countryside.

Together with our food menus, we offer an exciting list of cocktails a wide range of gins with complementary tonics and botanicals and an extensive wine list. All the menus featured on our website are sample menus and may be changed without notice.


Dress Code

Smart Casual
Tailored shorts only
NO sportswear
Appropriate footwear to be worn at all times


Hours of Operation:

Monday to Saturday: 11:00 to 23:00
Sunday 12:00 - 19:30
Bar Menu available

Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 14:30

Table d'Hote Menu available
Tuesday - Saturday 12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday - Thursday 17:30 - 21:30

Reduced A' la Carte Menu available 
Tuesday - Saturday 12:00 - 14:30
Monday - Thursday 17:30 - 21:30

Full A' la Carte Menu available
Friday & Saturday 17:30 - 21:30

Sunday Lunch Menu available 12:00 - 16:30 (17:30 in Summertime)

We also offer an Early Diner Discount of 20% off Food Monday - Saturday if you place your order between 17:30 - 18:45.


Under 25?

If you are lucky enough to look under 25 you will be asked to prove that you are aged 18 or over when you buy alcohol. If you are under 18 you are committing an offence if you attempt to buy alcohol.



Please note that children under the age of 8 are required to be seated before 6:45pm, however there are no restrictions with regards to children on a Sunday.

Brasserie - 30 covers
Main restaurant - 70 covers
Orangery - 50 covers with canopied entrance
Outside Patio/Garden Area - 75 covers.
Cosy period conference room / available for private/corporate hire.
Large car park for up to 80 vehicles.
Air-conditioned throughout
Free Wifi

All prices include VAT. For your convenience, a discretionary gratuity of 10% will be added to your bill for the benefit of serving & all other staff. All of the service charge here at Le Benaix is distributed fairly between all staff.


For information on allergens please speak to a member of our management team. Many of our dishes can be slightly altered to suit dietary requirements, however due to ingredients used in house, we cannot guarantee that a dish is completely free from any allergens.


Opening Times

Mon - Sat 11am - 11:30pm
Sunday 11am - 7:30pm

Get In Touch

Main Road, Rettendon

Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8DY
Tel No. 01245 987888


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