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Acanteen

35 New London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0ND

(((() International
Average
Main course: £12
Food spend: £22
Opening hours
Monday: 08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday to Saturday: 08:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 09:00 - 20:00

Great Sunday roasts and atmosphere

Monique Barnes 22 November 2016
from Chelmsford

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An eclectic, contemporary family restaurant, Acanteen serves wholesome recipes throughout the day using ethically sourced produce, including items grown on the family farm. Classic afternoon teas are also served, as well as cocktails and craft beers.

The Acanteen menu offers an extensive selection of British favourites and international flavours. Brunch items include full English and vegetarian breakfasts, as well as healthy raw vegetable juices. A range of sandwiches, wraps and baked potatoes are served for lunch, while all-day items include classics like sausage and mash, a range of burgers and pizzas, and international flavours like Asian rice noodles with aromatic vegetables, peanuts and chilli.

Classic afternoon tea at Acanteen Chelmsford offers finger sandwiches, scones with jam and clotted cream, and a pot of tea. There is a kids' variety also available. There are tempting desserts like warm pecan pie, colourful cocktails, a full wine list, and a range of craft beers including IPAs and porters.

With a bustling, contemporary canteen feel, Acanteen is 8 minutes' walk from Chelmsford Rail Station.

Acanteen

35 New London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0ND

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Customer reviews for Acanteen

4.3 (((() (based on 19 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (14)
  • lunch (13)
  • breakfast (12)
  • trendy (11)
  • child friendly (9)
  • large parties (6)
  • entertainment (4)
  • value (4)
  • romantic (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • business (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • private dining (2)
  • ((((( 22 November 2016 by Monique Barnes from Chelmsford

    Great Sunday roasts and atmosphere

  • ((((* 14 November 2016 by Evie. from Chelmsford

    Good food and service.

  • ((((( 24 October 2016 by Natasha Wordsworth from Chelmsford

    Great dinner

  • (**** 20 October 2016 by Lizzy White from Brentwood

    Awful service. We waited 40 minutes to order and then another hour before being served. One dish was cold and sent back. There were other tables that had sat down after and order after U.S. But whom got their food before us.

  • ((((( 30 August 2016 by Jeeva Sethu from Chelmsford

    Excellent

  • ((((( 25 August 2016 by Caroline Anthony from Maldon

    Lovely atmosphere, tasty food and friendly efficient service. We had a table for 7 for lunch and the bill came to £100 with fancy smoothies and a main course each. We had two vegans, two veggies and one GF in the party and all were catered for very well, which is quite a feat in itself. Our waiter was friendly, helpful and completely unfazed by our demands.

  • ((((( 21 August 2016 by David Cornwell from Chelmsford

    Very good food and service. Nice atmosphere. Good music. Recommend very highly.

  • (((** 3 August 2016 by Joanne Ride from Wickford

    Lovely atmosphere. Family friendly. Could do with air conditioning.

  • ((((( 25 July 2016 by Anne from Colchester

    Met with 8 friends for lunch. Great atmosphere and there was something for everyone on the menu. Waitressing staff were very friendly and engaged really well with my friends young son to make him feel comfortable.

  • ((((* 19 July 2016 by Stuart Reynolds from Chelmsford

    Great food. Only disappointment was the unusual lack of a Sunday roast

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