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35 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0ND, England
+44 1245 205889
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0ND, England
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Reviewed today

I have been visiting Acanteen for along time and have had some good experiences in the past. But last Thursday I visited for breakfast, the service was a little on the slow side and whilst this is forgivable the quality of the cooking was not....More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Unbelievably good service - helpful nothing too much trouble Was not fazed by all our requests (gluten free etc) Lovely food definitely worth a visit

Thank chimutanda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Acanteen is located in the heart of Chelmsford next to the Quadrant department store. It is bright, spacious and modern with a diverse range of visitors from different age groups. The restaurant is quite large and there is plenty of parking in the town centre...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service good... Food worth and Tasty .. Would say Highly recommended..Had a very Tasty Eggs Royal... Great Venue...

Thank Trevor G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After hearing many rave reviews of this place from friends, I was looking forward to grabbing lunch with a friend from here. The food was not overly impressive however. I am hoping that I simply had a one not-so-impressive visit and will definitely go back...More

Thank Dom S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in here around 11am today. It is clearly very popular as there was a queue (and an even longer queue when we left). Didn’t wait long at all to get a table. We both had the pancakes (I had bacon with mine) and they...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited today as I used to be regular in the old smaller restaurant and always enjoyed the service, food and big breakfast especially on a Saturday afternoon. Haven't been so impressed since they moved to bigger premises, though still visited from time to time. Went...More

Thank XenTrader
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here, very good food, we had a brunch, avocado on toast with poached eggs (eggs cooked to perfection), portions generous, loads of avocado! Coffee excellent. Service very good with friendly staff. Very good atmosphere and very popular. Good value. We will definitely re-visit...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place, the food and at atmosphere! Decor is spot on and even the little gift shop at the front is great with lots of cute little bits for the house. The one negative is that it's a little over priced, it's not...More

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited for lunch with my friend and daughter and couldn't have been more impressed! We really fancied the jacket potato which sadly they have taken off of their menu, however our server matt made sure I could still have my chilli and cheese jacket!...More

Thank Ckneeshaw
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Questions & Answers
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.
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$33
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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