The Saffron Walden maze is the largest of the eight historic turf labyrinths still in existence in England. Although probably created in the Middle Ages for religious purposes, the maze has more recently been used for games and festivities.

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Aliosman Ibrqm (6 months ago)
It was a lovely meal from Meze tonight.Thank you guys
georgina sowerby (6 months ago)
First takeaway fro Meze fabulous, lovely food & fantastic Baklava will definitely use again
Dennis Cordall (9 months ago)
Great food and as a take away it works well with the family, we all enjoy the meze and the lamb kebabs.
j robinson (11 months ago)
great food. always stop here for a takeaway on my way through the town.
Maxi (12 months ago)
Easily the best tasting takeaway in town. I haven't dined in so can't comment on that but every time I've had takeaway or delivery it has been perfect. I'm a vegetarian and the vegetarian platter is amazing, the bread is so good too. I would definitely recommend it. Everything just tastes fresh and delicious.
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