Square 1 in Great Dunmow serves classic British and French food. It is within a listed building on the High Street.
The chef sources many ingredients from local produces and many meals contain organic ingredients. In 2012 Spencer Hewitt was Highly Commended in the Essex Food and Drink Awards.
They have an a la carte menu and a set lunch menu. On the a la carte you can find delights such as the Steamed mussels in a Thai coconut broth, Chargrilled medallions of venison with a truffle scented celeriac mash, Smoked haddock and crayfish fishcakes and Sauté seabass fillet with fried crab potato croquettes. The set lunch menu includes a soup of the day, Caesar salad, chorizo sausages, gammon steak, mussels, local sausages and sweet chilli beef stir fry.
On Mondays they have a promotion of of 3 courses for £14.95. They do Sunday roasts with all the trimmings for just £8.50. The set lunch menu is £12 for 2 courses, £14.50 for 3 (all prices as of January 2013).
Square 1 was previously a Mediterranean restaurant serving Italian and Greek dishes, called Dish.