• Essex Freehouse

    As one of the last freehouse’s in Essex we offer a large variety of carefully sourced ales, lagers, craft beers, small-batch gins and an extensive wine list

The Olde Dog Inn, Herongate

The Olde Dog Inn at Herongate Tye is a picturesque Essex weather boarded inn. Known to date from the early 16th century, the pub has been serving good beer and food for hundreds of years. A wealth of traditional features greets you upon arrival with low-beamed ceilings, exposed fireplaces and a friendly atmosphere.

Once again The Olde Dog Inn has been voted by OpenTable diners as one of the best. Thank you so much to all our customers that dined with us and left a review.

  • The Best of British

    Seasonal availability dictates our menu’s and daily specials are always available alongside our regular menu. We strithe to source as many ingredients as possible from Essex and using local suppliers wherever possible.

Essex Free House

Independently owned; our status as one of the few remaining free houses in Essex affords us the ability to offer a huge variety of seasonal beers, wines and food. The pub is very well known for its ever changing real ale selection, with gravity fed Guest Beers sourced from some of the countries finest Micro-Breweries sharing the bar with some more established National brands. We are also pleased to offer our very own “Olde Dog IPA” & “Olde Dog Golden Ale”

  • The “New Dog” Outdoor Bar

    The Olde Dog Inn beer garden has undergone a huge transformation. Live music, children’s play area, outdoor bar and food options make it a great place to spend a sunny afternoon with the whole family.

    The outdoor bar is open weekends (weather depending) from late May – September

    Click here to see our upcoming events

Dog Friendly Pub

Dogs are welcome in one area of the pub “The Dog House” – Please make sure to tell us if you are bringing a dog when booking. Only Guide/Assistance dogs are permitted in our restaurant. Due to the age and nature of the pub we would like to make customers aware that unavoidably there are different levels to both the ceiling and floor.