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Acanteen

35 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0ND, England
+44 1245 205889
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (98 reviews)
“lamb burger” (20 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
35 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0ND, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited as a party of six on our friends birthday. It was a jazz night and the atmosphere was wonderful. Very friendly staff. The food was absolutely wonderful. We ordered some sharing platters to start which were delicious. The portions were generous and the...More

Thank Rebecca B
acanteen, communications assistant at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for the lovely review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed a birthday dinner with us. Jazz nights are always so popular and have such a great buzz! - I shall make sure that I pass all your comments back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has very good atmosphere, plentiful staff, and a very varied menu, but upon ordering the "Meat sharer" I was surprised to find 2 of everything except the Sausage roll, of which there was just half a sausage roll, and not a big one...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most delicious sausage roll I’ve ever tasted, accompanied by sweet potato fries and salad. Staff and atmosphere SO welcoming. Will definitely go back 😊 highly recommended

Thank Blackberry1404
acanteen, communications assistant at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for the lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our famous sausage rolls and friendly service! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love coming here. Ethically sound. Great food at reasonable prices and welcoming staff. The atmosphere is good - very calming.

Thank dlazarus1
acanteen, communications assistant at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fantastic! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoy visiting us. Many thanks for taking the time to feedback to us, we really appreciate it and look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, good place to meet for breakfast with friends. Unfortunately long wait for food and food arrived different times.

Thank Polette B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is always a good place for parents to meet with prawns as plenty of room. We come here often for that reason. I usually order the sweet potato wedges as they are huge - no matter what else I choose I get them. The...More

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

Thank you very much for the lovely review! The sweet potato wedges are amazing - good choice! We love having families here, and know the struggle for space with push chairs so we are delighted that we can always offer you plenty of room for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to ACanteen before and it was nice with different foods. Now it's in a bigger location nearby and more of a local cafe/restaurant. Plenty of atmosphere. I ventured into vegan food. a kind of burger thing in batter. Not the best texture...More

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can with my wife for a quick bite on a Thursday lunch. I couldn't fault the whole experience. Friendly staff, excellent fresh food with generous portions. Would definitely recommend and I will be back to try the dinner menu.

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

Brilliant! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed dining with us and friendly service from our team. - Thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited for breakfast and for brunch and can’t fault the food and drinks. There was no rush, the staff were very friendly. Lots of choice on the menu of both food and drinks. Healthy choices on the menu are amazing and portions are quite...More

Thank Miss2ook
acanteen, communications assistant at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That's great to hear! - Thank you for the lovely comments, we are over the moon to hear that you enjoyed our menu and friendly service. - We do try to make sure that there's always lots of delicious healthy options! Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Afternoon tea in the function room with work colleagues,beautifully presented. Amazing food,catering for vegans also...didn’t realise was open for food in the evenings!lovely ambience,staff friendly will definetly go back!More

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

Thank you very much for the lovely words - we are absolutely thrilled to hear that you had a great leaving do with us! I shall make sure to pass all your comments back on to the rest of the team. We look forward to...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
US$4 - US$35
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, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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