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Faces Bar & Lounge

Kings Head Walk, Chelmsford CM2 6FH, England
+44 1245 888999
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“steak” (21 reviews)
“roast dinner” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Kings Head Walk, Chelmsford CM2 6FH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I purchased New Year’s Eve tickets online for 3 people that cost £16 in total but had to cancel due to emergencies and rang them up and spoke to the manager of Faces that apparently called Enzo and was being super rude to me when...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CorArrowsmith
Tony B, Owner at Faces Bar & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi cor ALL CALLS ARE RECORDED FOR TRAINING PURPOSES - A term I’m sure you are familiar with and we indeed do record all our calls for purposes such as this. I’ve listened to the conversations between our Manager Enzo and you and your boyfriend...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Faces for their 3 course Christmas dinner deal. Great value at £40 a head. Food cooked lovely and excellent service. Really miss Faces not having the restaurant now as the food was always good. Very enjoyable evening the only criticism was it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bob_Coules
Tony B, Owner at Faces Bar & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bob You are one of our most honest and consistent reviewers and reviving the Dinners through December really did get our taste buds going again !!!!! It’s simple economics I’m afraid Bob.There has probably been another 20 / 30 Restaurants opened in Chelmsford over...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Started out as a great night with good food, then suddenly all our table and drinks was cleared away, supposedly after asking ( but we can’t find anyone that was asked) and when questioned on the issue, we were told we were being rued and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Celtfam
Tony B, Owner at Faces Bar & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Celtfam Sketchy details I’m afraid.We have just served 2000 Christmas Dinners through December and our paperwork to the organisers of the parties state very very clearly that Dining tables will be removed from 10:30pm so the party can continue. EAT DRINK AND DANCE ALL...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love faces the music is always spot on, the cocktails are delicious the bar staff very friendly and it’s also very clean unlike most bars. It would be a 5 apart from the bouncers which have been rude on a few occasions. Saying that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cluff_78
Tony B, Owner at Faces Bar & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cluff Our Doorman are helpful friendly and there to ensure everyone has a lovely and safe experience.Anyone that has a different experience to that is usually not behaving exactly as they should !!!! How many of those cocktails are you drinking !!!! Hope to...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Great tunes, brilliant range of drinks. Always have a great night in Faces. Friendly staff. Recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lanterns
Tony B, Owner at Faces Bar & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Jonsey And we recommend you come back and see us again soon.Succinct and to the point - Perfect. Happy New Year Tony Bee Owner

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great atmosphere, and the cocktails are great. Also later on in the evening it turns into more of a club.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank alazychris
Tony B, Owner at Faces Bar & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thanks Chris succinctly put.Hope to see you again. Regards Tony Bee Owner

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Slow service, overly priced drinks, we witnessed people leaving after waiting so long for a drink .. this is what we should have done. Nothing to redeem itself

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mylittlefamily123
Tony B, Owner at Faces Bar & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Dear my little family I would refer you to the review ‘do not bother ‘ - I’m guessing your friends. Tony Bee Owner

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Such a shame because the location is nice along the river but the service is awful. Faces offers an unlimited option but it’s almost as though the bartenders are deliberately dragging their heels to serve you. The bar was quiet when we arrived, and even...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dsgfsh
Tony B, Owner at Faces Bar & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Dear Dsgfsh The unlimited offer is very popular with people because it gives them the opportunity to enjoy our wide range of cocktails over a four hour period at a fixed price. All the cocktails are made fresh so if they take a little longer...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018

I booked the vip area £50 deposit then £50 on the night with a waitress service of which myself and my party had to go Looking For on at least four occasions of which I paid. For this service that’s advertised not once did the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank karrie48
Tony B, Owner at Faces Bar & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Dear Karrie A busy night 2 Acts lots going on and I’m sorry if you felt your £100 vip table gave you a waitress standing by your table ready for when you click your fingers.Its not how it works I’m afraid.Your £100 spend is normally...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited for a few cocktails on a Friday night before heading to the cinema. It’s been an amazing summer so far, so of course everyone was outside. We were expecting table service, but it never happened, but the bar inside was practically empty and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank nomadlad
Tony B, Owner at Faces Bar & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Hi nomadlad Not sure what Friday you visited - I’ve been here every Friday this summer and certainly I haven’t witnessed any drunks on our sun terrace at 7pm !!!!! I hope you’re not getting confused with a few office workers having a few drinks...More

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liverboy
November 15, 2018|
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Response from Tony B | Property representative |
Yes we operate as a Bar only currently although we are offering Three course Christmas dinners through December for pre booked parties. Website has all the details
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kings Head Walk, Chelmsford CM2 6FH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 888999
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Description
Our Summer Terrace Re opens In may Serving Food & Cocktails Also Christmas dinner 18 Bookings Now Being Taken 3 Course Meal + Entertainment Open Every friday & Saturday From 5pm
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