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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)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
35 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0ND, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to catch up with friends (breakfast time). Food is good but slightly overpriced for what it is.More

Thank Carrie_S1987
acanteen, communications assistant at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed breakfast with us! Many thanks for your feedback - all our food is locally and ethically sourced so this is reflected in the price of our dishes but don't forget that we have some great smaller plates...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was very clean and the staff very pleasant and helpful. Good selection on the menu; found ourselves a bit spoilt for choice. The food arrived in good time and was very tasty. Definitely returning to try more of the dishes on offer.More

Thank Half-a-sandwich
acanteen, communications assistant at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed eating with us and received our usual friendly service. Thank you for your compliments on our menu - we try to ensure that there's something on there for everyone, from our customer favourites, to our vegan and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited A Canteen last night for the first time. We had a table booked for 2015h which wasn’t ready when we arrived on time, so were asked to spent a short while in the bar. In hindsight that was quite strange...More

1  Thank MRGUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delicious breakfast sausage lovely bacon delicious but my top thing is the bread it’s fantastic, thank you

Thank 11acko
acanteen, other at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great, we are so pleased that you have enjoyed breakfast with us! I shall pass on your comments to the rest of the team and would like to thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate your feedback. Best wishes.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been going to acanteen for years and went with them when they moved premises. Unfortunately the prices have increased and the service gone down hill. Every now and again we give it another try but the quest for mass catering and big profits have...More

Thank Janette R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on a Wednesday to celebrate the end of dry Jan with a pint of Meantime only to be told that the restaurant/ bar is now only open Fri and Sat in the evenings. Very disappointed as this is the only place which serves...More

Thank Cassielamb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never reviewed a restaurant before on here but after visiting on Sunday with friends who are regulars i am hooked and wanted to feedback to the owners. Even popped in yesterday for a coffee and ill be back this weekend. The place has...More

Thank sidcooper1975
acanteen, other at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! We are thrilled to hear how much you have enjoyed visiting us! Many thanks for taking the time to review us, as an independent restaurant we really value your feedback and are so pleased to hear that you love our food and surroundings. -...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh what a fantastic night! Acanteen is a great venue in Chelmsford and you can pop in for meals . .brunch, tea, dinner . .BUT . .the first Comedy Club Charity Night was a great success. * really great and varied comics and the MC...More

Thank SuzeGreenstedUK
acanteen, other at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the lovely review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed our first Comedy Night! It was such a great evening and we can't wait for the next one! I shall make sure that I pass all your comments back onto...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comedy Night! I was treating my sister to a girlie day out and ended the day with the Burger, Pint and Comedy Show ticket. We were greeted by a lovely lady explaining everything we needed to know and also about the charity fundraising. After choosing...More

Thank Jasmine M
acanteen, other at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, we are so pleased that you fun with us on Sunday night! It was such a great evening and we are over the moon with all the feedback we've received about it so far. I shall make sure that I pass on all your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressed with the new vegan menu. We were spoilt for choice and the food was amazing! Even our meat eating friends loved it. Would recommend the seitan hot wings and vegan fish and chips.More

Thank blastbeat78
acanteen, other at Acanteen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the great review - the vegan menu is proving to be so popular and we are thrilled that it has been so well received. Many thanks for taking the time to feedback to us, we look forward to seeing you...More

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Sarahbr114
24 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
1 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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