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New Michelin Star Chef-Owned Pub: Harwood House Dunmow Hotel

harwood house dunmow hotel Those familiar with Harwood House Dunmow hotel know that we are particularly fond of the area that we call home. We are blessed to have such wonderful neighbours and do everything we can to support the people and businesses around us. A few examples include Talliston House and Gardens as well as the local farms who supply the fresh sausages, eggs and produce we serve each morning at breakfast. Come December, we are excited to welcome a new neighbour: Michelin starred and TV chef Daniel Clifford of Midsummer House. He is taking over the Flitch of Bacon pub in Little Dunmow, a five minutes door-to-door drive from Harwood House.

Harwood House Dunmow Hotel and Flitch of Bacon Pub

Daniel Clifford, an area resident of 8 years, purchased the historic inn in August and plans on having the restaurant ready to open the first week of December following a £500,000 refurbishment. The interior design will be completed by the talented Jo Dawes of Jo Frances. The 35 seat inn will serve traditional dishes such as house-made sausages and steak and kidney pudding. Produce will come from Ongar farm, which Chef Clifford purchased at the end of last year. Additionally, they will partner with local breweries to source their ales as well as one of the local wineries. Mr. Clifford’s Midsummer House holds two Michelin stars and five AA rosettes and he will staff the Flitch of Bacon Pub with former Midsummer crew. Harwood House Stansted B&B is excited to have such a wonderful establishment so close to ours. We’re sure our guests will appreciate this fabulous new dining option.

Harwood House Dunmow Hotel and Bespoke Taxi Service

One of greatest benefits our guests have at their disposal is our very own bespoke taxi service provided by co-owner and licensed taxi driver, Ian. Anyone staying with us who wishes to enjoy an evening at the Flitch of Bacon Pub need not worry about getting to and from the restaurant. Only a five minute drive, Ian can drop you off for a night of fine dining then pick you up when you’re ready to come back to the comfort of our award winning B&B. If you are looking for a Dunmow Hotel, Harwood House is situated a short drive from many Essex attractions as well as Stansted Airport. You can book your stay online or give us a ring.