Horse & GroomThe Common
Traditional pub, tucked away on Galleywood Common overlooking the old racecourse, ideal for walkers, with two bars with home cooked meals. 1 quiet bar and 1 with music, pool table and darts board. Many photos of Old Chelmsford on walls, in particular of the old racecourse; also a 1908 map of Essex. Various car and biker clubs meet at the pub, often with outside BBQs available. Holds a winter beer festival and there is occasional live music. In current CME Recommended Pub Guide.