About The Hawk
The Hawk in Battlesbridge is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
Book a table online and enjoy a spot by our roaring log-fire. Or make the best of the British summertime by eating alfresco in our pretty beer garden.
A little pub history
The inn dates back to 1678 when it was described in the deeds as a "small rectangular building". Wickford is an ancient settlement that has existed since before 975. There is evidence that the area itself was inhabited in prehistoric, Roman and Saxon times. Wickford was referred to in the Domesday Book as both Wicfort and Wincfort.
Make a day of it
The Hawk is an ancient pub dating as far back as 1678 and is popular with antiques hunters. The village is home to a leading antiques centre based in an old mill with 80 dealers.