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Wildwood Restaurant & Bar

13-15 Backnang Square, Chelmsford CM2 6FD, England
+44 1245 690586
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (40 reviews)
“sundae” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13-15 Backnang Square, Chelmsford CM2 6FD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our waiter Lewis was attentive and friendly, food came out in good time and I was pleased to see vegan options- the lentil spaghetti Bolonese was really good! Great atmosphere and very clean and well decorated.

Thank MarshallR1992
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Friday night, we didn’t like the table we were given and asked to be moved. This was done with good grace and we were much happier with our new table. There were 6 of us in total. We mostly chose from the wonderful...More

Thank Puntolou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two Saturday lunchtime visits to Wildwoods so far and both very pleasant. The restaurant has a nice busy atmosphere and the whole place is very clean and great for shopping stop off lunches. The food is tasty and a reasonable portion is served, the beer...More

1  Thank Roamer1954
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We don't visit Chelmsford that often but in the past we've chosen this place before for a bite to eat to break up the shopping. Pretty confident we won't do again and will try one of the other places on offer. The place looks nice...More

Thank bigman1979
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We came here last night for dinner, having previously been a few times before I was looking forward to it. The original booking was made about 3 weeks ago for 8 people but my friend phoned to add another 5 this week. When my friend...More

1  Thank rachelw1981
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Front of desk was awful. Didn’t greet us and made us feel like we were an inconvenience. Sat down and felt uncomfortable so we all left and won’t return. Dark haired lady on the front desk on Saturday 30th January (lunchtime) with an accent, you...More

Thank thebusybadger
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Came here for a weekday lunch, got seated straight away. Friendly staff and welcoming. bit cold sitting on tables near shutters, masking tape isn’t a great look on shutters to keep cold out, as lots had been pulled off here and there. Food however was...More

Thank cookie-jar-70
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Really disappointed with a works Xmas meal here. I feel like the attitude was very 'well its Xmas and busy we can get away with it.' adding to turning up and being told we didn't book (we had, and had paid our deposit) the service...More

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Our table was booked on a Friday evening, it was really busy and quite loud...everyone was in a festive mood so the atmosphere was great. We had preordered the 3 course festive menu. The sharing platter was delicious, especially the bruschetta and the figs in...More

Thank CSR4
Reviewed 8 November 2017

nice bright open restaurant for a nice lunch with a view of shoppers filing past the window. Lovely food with good service

Thank Chris B
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18 December 2017|
Response from CSR4 | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t think so; it’s a family restaurant so I think anything goes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13-15 Backnang Square, Chelmsford CM2 6FD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 690586
Wildwood is a small collection of restaurants that serves freshly prepared food. Our aim is simple: to serve great food delivered by friendly staff in a relaxed, homely environment. Whether you choose from the grill section, stone-baked pizza or our freshly prepared pastas, our passion for high quality dishes is the main focus across all of our restaurants
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