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Stansted Pubs

When you are staying in the area of Stansted, it is the perfect time to sample some of the local and traditional pubs that are on offer. Stansted is situated within the rural countryside of Essex and is very close to the Hertfordshire boarder.  All the local venues offer a fantastic range of food and great selection of drinks, with good local hospitality on offer and many with traditional English public houses along with the more modern bars and restaurants.

When you are looking to sample a variety of pubs you do not have to go far in the Stansted airport area. Most pubs are relatively close to each other so you get the opportunity to try out a few of them. Here are a couple of examples of local pubs worth trying:

The Three Horseshoes - Pub

The Three Horseshoes

Molehill Green, Essex, CM22 6PQ
01279 870313

A traditional 16th Century Inn, The Three Horseshoes is one of the oldest buildings in the village of Elsenham, located just outside Stansted. The Three Horseshoes it was thought was used as a rest stop for royalty, highwaymen and travelers and has had its fair share of famous patrons over the years including the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin and the then prince of Wales Edward VII. The Inn serves fresh locally produced food and fresh ale and is open daily. A must place to visit if you wish to experience a traditional English pub.

The Ash

The Ash - Pub

Burtons End, Stansted, Essex, CM24 8QU
01279 814841

The Ash public house is a lovely thatched roof building, renowned for its warm welcoming hospitality which makes it a must visit pub in the Stansted area.  A favorite of the locals for many years the Ash has included among its patrols over the years, members of the United States Air Force deployed to England during the campaigns of WWII.  Offering good quality beer and a great selection of food all year round it is definitely worth a visit and is family friendly

The Cock

The Cock - Public House

30 Silver Street, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8HD
01279 812964

The Cock public house is the local to many in the village of Stansted Mountfitchet. Ideally situated within the heart of the village and located very near the famous Stansted Mountfitchet castle. It is open all year round it offers a fantastic selection of Cask ales, Lagers and wines to suit all tastes, this combined with the selection of homemade and traditional pub dishes makes The Cock a place worth a visit at any time of the year.