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Lightpocket Lunch
Just £10 for 2 courses or £13 for 3 courses!

Mid Week Madness Night
Every Wednesday evening 3 courses for £14.95

Early Diners
For early diners between 5 - 6.30pm, £15 for 2 courses or £20 for 3 courses and your little ones can come with you and choose from their own Little Diners menu for just £5

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Headed up by David Newstead, formerly Executive Chef of 2 of the region's most successful restaurants, the Blue Strawberry Bistro, Hatfield Peverel & the Lion Inn in Boreham, David and his team are here to give you a unique and high quality dining experience.

Whether you dine at our restaurant, eat our dishes at home or have us cater for your event, we will make it a special experience for you.

Set conveniently in the heart of Braintree, Matthew's is owned and run exclusively by David Newstead who learnt his trade through years of working in some of London's most prestigious venues. Matthew's traditional and modern cooking has an emphasis on fresh seasonal ingredients, locally sourced as much as possible.

Matthew's Takeaway
It's great fun to host your own dinner parties but, with our increasingly busy lives, sometimes we don't have the time. So let us take some of the pressure away with Matthew's Takeaway, our take home dining service. Our Takeaway menu and order form can be found on our website, or alternatively contact the restaurant directly for our daily menu. Twenty four hours notice will be required for orders placed online, dishes from our daily menu can be prepared on the day.

Our chefs have years of experience behind them, so why not take advantage of their expertise to ensure that your menu has the right balance for your event. Choosing caterers is a very important decision. We know you have one opportunity to get it right, and want to help your event become a talking point to be remembered!

We can offer an array of buffet styles to suit any occasion: beautifully presented canapés, small pots of warming delights, BBQ's or anything else you throw at us.

We can cater for 2 - 2000 people at formal corporate events, birthday bashes, wedding breakfasts or intimate dinner parties.

We will work with you so that your guests get exactly what you want - the very best possible. You can build your own menu or be guided by some of our tried and tested combinations.

Whether you want a traditional, individual or ethnic theme we will assist you every step of the way, in providing a wealth of ideas and confidence.

Joseph's - our sister restaurant at Felsted, opened in May 2010. Joseph's has already made a name for itself and is proud to boast that people drive from afar to experience the very best in dining.

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