Rayleigh Lodge70 The Chase
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The Rayleigh Lodge Ember Inn, previously known as Rayleigh Lodge & Dragon, is located in just outside the centre of Rayleigh. It re-opened after an extensive refurbishment and rebrand to Ember Inn at the end of April 2015. This impressive listed building used to be Henry VIII's hunting lodge in the 1500's and is red brick with a sweeping drive and gardens leading up from cast iron lampposts. It offers a seasonally changing table menu which includes a wide selection of dishes to suit everyones tastes included starters such as beer battered mushrooms to a mixed grill from the chargrill section. There are usually specials too alongwith a separate menu for the younger customers. Also look out for the Fizz Friday and Cask Ale Club when ale is from £2.49 a pint every Monday. The beer garden is also a lovely place in the warmer months. Quiz night on Wednesday nights