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Acanteen

35 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0ND, England
+44 1245 205889
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (90 reviews)
“lamb burger” (20 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
35 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0ND, England
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1 - 10 of 913 reviews

Reviewed today

I have been to this restaurant three times now - once for breakfast, once for brunch and once at an event in the evening which included a two course dinner. All of my experiences have been positive ones. The food is very tasty and reasonably...More

Thank LucieWheeler
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a lovely afternoon in Tea! Massive selection and large portions! Friendly staff. Amazing value for money. Couldn’t recommend more

Thank Paige A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic evening at Acanteen for my birthday. The cocktail masterclass was great value for money and we really enjoyed the tuition, drinks and food that came as part of the package. Everyone loved the drinks and the staff were friendly, fun and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Met a friend for a brunch catchup today ... as I am a regular diner at Acanteen I had recommended going here for breakfast as she was visiting from Cheltenham. I have to say the service today was terrible ... extremely slow and after ordering...More

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food, drinks and service were ok, but I was surprised to find that VAT was not included in the menu prices. Just checked the online menu and there is no mention of VAT there.

Thank Ianr0112
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for brunch on a Monday mid-morning. Friendly greeting on arrival and bagged a great table by the front window. Nicely decorated inside, light and airy, makes you feel relaxed straight away. Drinks and food arrived after a modest amount of time and all were...More

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acanteen, communications assistant at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed brunch with us and appreciated the surroundings and service! We look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got here at 9am looking for a hearty breakfast and this place did not disappoint.... We were seated, drinks order taken whilst deciding what to order, the staff are so friendly and efficient... Food came, hot, tasty and plenty of it,

Thank Julie2102
acanteen, Communications Assistant at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great! - We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our food (and our generous portions!) and that you received our usual friendly service! Thank you very much for taking the time to review us, it is much appreciated. Best wishes.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My go to place in the centre of town…great food, good coffee, comfortable seating, friendly helpful staff, what more could you ask for?

Thank Adnilw
acanteen, Communications Assistant at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wonderful - that is so great to hear! Thank you very much for the great review and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Many thanks.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the cheapest in town but definitely one of the best, have been here many times and can often be very busy , but worth the wait.

Thank Simon W
acanteen, Communications Assistant at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it and are so pleased to hear that you enjoy dining with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous to find a restaurant that caters for the health conscious as well as main stream. Saturday Brunch box well and truly ticked. We'll definitely be back.More

Thank Heather H
acanteen, Communications Assistant at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great choice - the brunch box is one of our favourites and it's really important to us that there are always plenty of healthy options on our menu so we're really pleased to hear that you have picked up on this! Many thanks for taking...More

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Sarahbr114
25 April 2017|
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Response from acanteen | Property representative |
Hi, our Kid's Afternoon teas are very popular. It includes finger sandwiches with a choice of cheese, ham or jam filling. Mini chocolate Brownie, Mini Scone & a choice of kids milkshake or glass of milk.
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777Jeanette67
2 November 2016|
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Response from c0lm4ns | Reviewed this property |
They have a 3 course set menu with extras for £75. If you give them a call on 01245 205 889 I am sure they will be able to answer any question you might have.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 33
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 205889
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