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Il Palazzo

46 Duke Street, Chelmsford CM1 1JA, England
+44 1245 259990
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
46 Duke Street, Chelmsford CM1 1JA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Extensive menu, so much choice, it was difficult to choose. However the quality of the food was superb

Thank peyiasue
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been meaning to go here for a while since it had changed ownership. Not sure why we left it so long. We had the £12.95 set lunch which was great value. All dishes were cooked fresh and our mains came up with lots...More

1  Thank MPOCM2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was excellent and the food very nice. I did have one complaint, I ordered a risotto and was very disappointed when it came out with LOADS of peas which were not stated on the menu. I hate peas and couldn't even pick them...More

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't believe the reviews for this place. It's mediocre at best. But then, it is in Chelmsford, so perhaps it's good compared with the options. But come on, please don't be fooled. The menu is made up of catering supplier's pre cooked ready meals...More

Thank AliAround
Westcliff1990, Manager at Il Palazzo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Aliaround we like you to know that we value all our customers feedbacks very much, of course we love feedbacks to be positive however we take the criticism as positive feedback aswell , as they help us to improve our service and allow us...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes we are back to continue check out il palazzo dishes this time we both hade fillet steak! Absolutely lovely tender like butter and nice size to 8oz , I noticed they have some wines aswell , we treat ourselves to very special red wine...More

Thank Loura S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited before the 6pm pantomime. They served us quickly and we were finished in under 45mins. The food was excellent, the children had pizzas from the child's menu. These were pretty big and not much smaller than the adult portions. I had veal limone,...More

1  Thank EssexTiredDad
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Went with a friend for Saturday lunch as we were going to the theatre nearby. The experience was very good, nice tidy restaurant, friendly staff, good service, lovely tasty hot food, good portion sizes, relaxed atmosphere and the price was just about right. Look forward...More

1  Thank jean m
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Tasty food with a variety of choices, amazing desserts and flawless service! Nice and cosy atmosphere. Spent there a nice evening with my family and we will be definitely going again. I would really recommend this place, it’s the best we tried so far. Thanks...More

1  Thank Loredana D
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Visited on a very busy night on a freezing cold evening this very warm, lively and friendly non chain Italian restaurant. The staff were attentive throughout the whole evening and the food was served piping hot.

Thank Valena18
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is a lovely restaurant opposite the bus station and train station so very handy for lunch or evening meal. The staff are really nice and attentive and the restaurant is decorated with big murals of Italy. It's almost like being on holiday there. We...More

Thank Christine K
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Jude D
23 April 2017|
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Response from Westcliff1990 | Property representative |
Thank you very much for inquiry, we can hold up to 75/80 people same time .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
3:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Duke Street, Chelmsford CM1 1JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 259990
  • E-mail
Our Chef’s combine fresh vegetables, the highest quality meat, succulent fish and top virgin olive oil to create delicious meals that offer the true taste of Italy at excellent prices . And as you d expect from Italian hosts. Our restaurant our restaurant offers a warm and friendly welcome to all-a true family atmosphere! We can also arrange a special menu if you re booking for a large numbers of people. If your coming for a meal before seeing show at the civic theatre please make sure you arrive as early as possible
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