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Polignano Deli Coffee shop & restaurant

1 Can Bridge Way | Junction of Baddow Road/Can Bridge Way, Chelmsford CM2 0WP, England
+44 1245 690920
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“focaccia” (27 reviews)
“arancini” (7 reviews)
“spicy sausage” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Can Bridge Way | Junction of Baddow Road/Can Bridge Way, Chelmsford CM2 0WP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I had a lovely 3 course meal in this marvellous little restaurant, the food was excellent, the service was excellent and with a smile, and the price was very very good. We will definitely be going back for another visit.

Thank Garry1330
Reviewed July 14, 2018

If you want real Italian food cooked by Italian chefs then look no further, there are no corparate menus here cooked in commercial microwaves just great food served by great staff and honest prices too!!!!!!!

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed July 10, 2018

My wife ad I have visited Polingnano Deli three times now and plan to visit again soon. The restaurant food is freshly prepared and very reasonably priced. The menu selection is not huge but the quality is very high. The restaurant is owned and run...More

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed June 18, 2018

There are no shortage of places to get coffee or tea in Chelmsford and if you are happy with the corporate chains then fine. However, if you prefer really good coffee and food that someone has taken care in preparing then this is the place...More

Thank Terry A
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We went back again and found they now serve the Best authentic Italian Pizza that I have found in Essex . Service was great and the food cooked to order fresh and great tasting . Best time to visit for evening between 5.30 and seven...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice people, great home made traditional Italian food, brilliant service, good wine and reasonable price. Will be going for dinner here much more often.

Thank Rob062
Reviewed May 15, 2018

In a city like Chelmsford where so many chain restaurants have had the market share and decimated the High St it is always nice to discover an authentic Deli such as Polignano. Marino and his family and staff work hard to re create a traditional...More

Thank paul d
Reviewed May 11, 2018

I’ve been here a few times before and enjoyed but this time I wasn’t that impressed. Sea bass v small and v overdone - so my advice would be to stick to pasta.

Thank sport2345
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Well I can't believe I've walked past this place and not gone in other than for the delicatessen. The Food is Excellent and freshly cooked .. Hence its a slow chilled atmosphere but well worth the wait. The Genuine Italian waiter was bright a cheery....More

Thank Trevor G
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Can’t keep out of this place today we stopped for a nice plate of home cooked Orecchiette with tomato sauce and beef . Great service by Marino’s sister . We will continue coming here and the burrata from Puglia is the best taken a few...More

Thank Martino B
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Kathleen s
March 22, 2018|
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Response from giammarino p | Property representative |
Everything 100% Italian, quite different than the chain restaurants...check the website polignano-deli
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Can Bridge Way | Junction of Baddow Road/Can Bridge Way, Chelmsford CM2 0WP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 690920
  • E-mail
Traditional southern Italian deli/restaurant
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