Welcome to Haywards Restaurant

    Haywards concentrates on using high quality seasonal and local produce wherever possible, in order to bring together the freshest of ingredients to create elegant, attractive dishes which are full of flavour. With Head Chef, Jahdre’s, extensive CV and culinary knowledge the restaurant focuses on modern European cooking techniques. The Haywards garden is fully established and provides a large variety of fruit, vegetables, herbs and edible flowers that are used in the restaurant. Resident bee colonies contribute to the well being of the garden and also provide Haywards with a fabulous source of local honey. 

    Haywards is situated on the edge of Epping Forest, half a mile from the town of Epping, and is in the grounds of  The Forest Gate Inn, a 17th century free house owned and run by the Stokes family for over 50 years. The Gate House bed and breakfast is also adjacent to Haywards with four individually designed en-suite guest rooms. Dinner, bed and breakfast packages are available. Please click here for package information and prices or email info@haywardsrestaurant.co.uk.

    For further information about Haywards please email info@haywardsrestaurant.co.uk


    Haywards is proud to feature in the 2017 Good Food Guide. Please click on the link below and provide your feedback!



            Essex Tourism 2014 Winner_Chef of the Year       Essex Tourism 2014 Winner_Best Fine Dining Restaurant       

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