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Turtle Bay

22-24 Exchange Way | High Chelmer Shopping Centre, Chelmsford CM1 1XD, England
+44 1245 263444
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“goat curry” (32 reviews)
“scotch bonnet” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
22-24 Exchange Way | High Chelmer Shopping Centre, Chelmsford CM1 1XD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit with my partner last night for a special celebration. The curry goat was so nice and a great recommendation from our waitress. The cocktails are a must when visiting! They wash the food down well and help you create that vibe...More

Thank sarahh238765
Anson B, General Manager at Turtle Bay, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hey Sarah......... Thank you very much for your kind words regarding your recent visit to us, glad to here you had a great time and on a special occasion for you guys! the team work hard to ensure all our guests have a fabtime with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cocktails, great food, great service, great atmosphere, great music... Just great all round!!!More

Thank Charlotte B
Anson B, General Manager at Turtle Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey Charlotte......... Thank you so much for your kind words, i'll pass your comments on to the team here who love hearing great feedback and that our guests had a fab time when visiting us. When are you planning on dropping in again to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extensive menu offering fantastic, authentic caribbean food. The curry goat was amazeballs, as were the ‘doubles’. We over-ordered with the intention of taking a doggy bag home with us, but finished every last morsel at the table. Great cocktail list too, especially during the 2-4–1...More

Thank Lisa-Leigh
Anson B, General Manager at Turtle Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey There......... Thank you so much for your kind words, and thrilled to hear you and your party had a great time with us on your recent visit. our curry goat is one of my fav dishes too. Have you downloaded our app? perfect way...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Turtle bay. (I think I must take everyone I know in there). The staff are really good too: I was in there one night by myself and the staff were very friendly and made sure I was ok despite being busy. Always a...More

Thank Fay T
Anson B, General Manager at Turtle Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Fay! Thank you for your kind words, we do aim to please here at Turtle Bay Chelmsford, and feel free to bring as many people as you like to come and join the party with us. more the merrier is out motto! Hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This visit took my Mum, she loved it too. Been to turtle bay so many times, love the food and atmosphere. Looking forward to my next time!

Thank Jazz987654
Anson B, General Manager at Turtle Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Jazz, Thank you for sharing this with us..............Great to hear we tick all the boxes for you and your Mum, Looking forward to seeing you down the bay again soon One Love!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having seen Turtle Bay a couple of times on our way to other places nearby we thought we'd give it a go. Its a great quirky environment and stands out from other places nearby. The menu is full of interesting options and gave us the...More

Thank PaulT73
Anson B, General Manager at Turtle Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul......... Many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts with us, thrilled to hear you had a great first visit. Due to the complexity of our food and dishes we do in fact use a number of cooking methods to ensure we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice of restaurant in Chelmsford for a meal and/or drinks. The food is good and very reasonably priced. Great atmosphere and can go to the bar for just drinks.More

Thank 747jodies
Anson B, General Manager at Turtle Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Jodie. Many thanks for your kind words, we try our absolute best to cater for all our guests both young and old, and have recently launched a brand new kids menu, to complement our existing current menu and encourage our younger guests to try...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice lively restaurant in Chelmsford serving some very nice dishes. The calamari starter was exceptional however my main or jerk chicken breast was a little dry. The others in my group all said they enjoyed there meals. The service was pretty poor when we were...More

Thank THOMAS D
Anson B, General Manager at Turtle Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thomas, Thank you for your feedback, lovely to hear you enjoyed our chilli squid, it's actually one of my favorites too, but apologies that your chicken was a little dry on this occasion, did you raise this with the server at the time as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Turtle Bay was not as rowdy as one I previously visited in Southampton. Its position slightly away from the main eating district may be a factor but that was an advantage in my eyes. The music played is not so loud as to drown...More

Thank Wilmslow-Traveller
Anson B, General Manager at Turtle Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi There, Many thanks for your kind words and lovely to hear you enjoyed your time with us here in Turtle Bay Chelmsford, our team are always on hand to help and advise with any questions relating to allergen information on our menu items. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here a couple of times before and really enjoyed it, unfortunately this time was not the same, we arrived and waited about 10- 15 minutes for our drinks order to be taken! I ordered a Espresso martini and had to send it back as...More

Thank luwilliams23
Anson B, General Manager at Turtle Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi There, Many thanks for sharing your thoughts with us here on trip advisor, It's important for me to receive feedback from our guests, so we can look at what's working and what needs addressing for further training and development. Please accept my apologies for...More

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Mandy B
12 September 2017|
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Response from skaro1503775 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! There was quite a lively Caribbean vibe when we were there, but not intrusive and all part of the overall upbeat and positive atmosphere. We had a party of three and could all hear each other fine. Enjoy!
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Ceebeegee
15 August 2016|
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Response from dinnerdiner2015 | Reviewed this property |
There's music and a relaxed atmosphere although I can't vouch for weekend evenings. For early evening cocktails or for a family lunch it hits the spot. That said, it's a chain restaurant in the shires, so if you're... More
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Ellie14
10 August 2016|
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Response from nikki7042 | Reviewed this property |
We were there last night and there were just people at the bar drinking 👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22-24 Exchange Way | High Chelmer Shopping Centre, Chelmsford CM1 1XD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 263444
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