Three Essex restaurants have been named among the top 100 in the UK for brunch and Sunday lunch according to a new list.

Lot Bar & Restaurant in Brentwood, Mad Dogs & Englishmen in Leigh-on-Sea and The Anchor Danbury in Chelmsford were included on the list from OpenTable.

Discussing the creation of the list the publication wrote: "Mum deserves an amazing meal on Mother’s Day. Take a shortcut to plan something very special by booking one of these top-rated spots for brunch and Sunday lunch, compiled from over 1.2 million OpenTable UK diner reviews and metrics. "

The full top 100 list can be found on the OpenTable website here.

3 Essex restaurants named among best for brunch and Sunday lunch

Lot Bar & Restaurant in Brentwood has earned a 4.7/5 rating on OpenTable from 1,222 reviews.

On its profile, it says: "Lot Bar and Restaurant is a family-run business offering freshly prepared food from 8am until 10pm daily.

"Whether you are looking for an informal breakfast or light lunch with friends or a 3 course celebration dinner in the evening or simply a drink in the bar after work, we have the best to offer locally.

Alongside that, Mad Dogs & Englishmen in Leigh-on-Sea has earned a 4.8/5 rating on OpenTable from 2,522 reviews.

On its profile, it says: "The Parlour Tea Room at Mad Dogs and Englishmen provides a vintage setting to enjoy Afternoon tea.

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"We’ve become renowned for our themed teas which offer an unforgettable experience. Enjoy the eclectic surroundings of this unique venue.

Finally, The Anchor Danbury in Chelmsford has earned a 4.6/5 rating on OpenTable from 1,317 reviews.

On its profile, it says: "The Anchor in Danbury is the epitome of an English Country Inn, boasting beautiful traditional beams, quaint shining brass and a warm welcoming atmosphere which has made this pub a firm favourite for many years."