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Zizzi - Chelmsford

1-5 Grays Brewery Yard, Springfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6QR +44 1245378084

((((* Italian
  •  - Essex
  •  - Essex
  •  - Essex
Average
Main course: £11
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 11:30 - 17:00 - & 17:00 - 23:00, Sunday: 11:00 - 17:00 & 17:00 - 22:00.

Excellent food, will definitely go there again

Dave Rothwell 28 March 2017
from Wickford

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Set over 2 floors and offering fine Italian cuisine, Zizzi Chelmsford features an open kitchen and al fresco dining. Zizzi also boasts retro designs and decorations, coinciding with Chelmsford being the birthplace of radio.

The Zizzi menu offers a reinvention of traditional Italian cuisine, as well as a range of trusty classic dishes. Enjoy thin and crispy rustica pizzas loaded with fresh toppings, a skinny pizza range with all offerings under 550 calories, and sumptuous cichetti tasting plates. Complementing the rich natural flavours, the Zizzi wine list is compiled by Italian wine expert, Guillaume Aubert.

Specially designed for younger diners, a bambini menu at Zizzi restaurant in Chelmsford is filled with tempting yet nutritious Italian dishes. For dessert, organic gelato comes courtesy of renowned ice cream maker, Kitty Travers.

A 9-minute walk from Chelmsford Train Station, Zizzi Chelmsford in Essex is around the corner from the High Chelmer shopping centre.

Zizzi - Chelmsford

1-5 Grays Brewery Yard, Springfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6QR

Contact +44 1245268089
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Customer reviews for Zizzi - Chelmsford

4.2 ((((* (based on 92 reviews)
88% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (65)
  • lunch (44)
  • large parties (41)
  • child friendly (37)
  • romantic (36)
  • entertainment (20)
  • business (16)
  • value (16)
  • luxury (11)
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  • al fresco (9)
  • views (8)
  • breakfast (7)
  • private dining (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • (((** 20 June 2017 by Helen from CHELMSFORD

    We were disappointed that the restaurant was so hot. We thought there would be air conditioning. So we opted to eat outside but there wasn't really enough shade for all our table.

  • ((((* 10 June 2017 by Vikki Steen from Chelmsford

    Lovely restaurant, we were treated to a bit of sunshine last night so sat outside which was lovely and when it got a little chilly the heaters were turned on.
    Food was good - service a little slow, maybe because we were outside

  • ((*** 24 May 2017 by Louise Creed from Chelmsford

    The food wasn't that great, was expensive for what it was.

  • ((*** 17 April 2017 by Phoebe Hayes from Chelmsford

    Worst service ever, we booked a table and when we arrived they just sat us anywhere - what was the point in me booking then. Our 'waitress' clealy didn't want to be there only thing she asked was what we wanted to order and deserts? No check back was done, no additional drinks order - when we all finished our drinks after our starters. They forgot our olives which is a common mistake to make but when I had told the manger she just assumed what we had ordered which we had to step in a say they were the wrong ones so she then got the correct ones and she threw them on the table, then of course said thank you and she just walked off without saying a word - not even a smile. When the food was brought over it was brought by the runner who just chucked it on our table and didn't ask anyone if we wanted anything else or even cheese(as we all got pasta) when I managed to get his attention he went to ignore me then nodded and 'bowled it over.' When our waitress came over to take our desert order we all decided against getting one in the end due to being so full, then she rolled her eyes and took the menus - again no drink orders were taken. When we had asked for the bill we asked the runner as no one else was around he then said 'Yeah no problem' and never came back. I then had to ask the manager who again didn't seem to bothered. Overall lovely food but terrible service. I am very shocked in the service that me and my party received as I have worked in Zizzi's Chelmsford myself and they take pride in their service. Now they have new management it is clear to me that is not a priority anymore.

  • ((((* 12 April 2017 by Janet Mulvey from Chelmsford

    Very good food and service. Only criticism was that layout of tables felt too close together waitress was squeezing past and both my friend and I are tall and needed leg room. Also you don't want to be on top of other people. I know the restaurant want to maximise on the number of diners but it can be offputting.

  • ((((( 28 March 2017 by Dave Rothwell from Wickford

    Excellent food, will definitely go there again

  • ((((( 19 March 2017 by sally from CHELMSFORD

    Great welcome and service excellent. Waitress was very smiley which was nice

  • ((((( 15 February 2017 by Michael Williams from Chelmsford

    The food was amazing! My favourite dish was the main, classic margherita pizza. The garlic bread with caramelised onion was a close second.
    The waitress was very smiley and polite, which I noticed she was like with all customers. The restaurant had a nice atmosphere, it felt a little cramped to start with, as the tables are quite close together, but once you start eating you don't seem to notice that much. One thing I did see which was a little bothersome, was it looked like someone had pee'd on the floor in the gents toilet.
    Overall, definitely will be eating there again.

  • ((((( 18 December 2016 by Tony Phillipou from Chelmsford

    The restaurant was on 2 floors we got seated upstairs plenty of room and airy. There was a great vibe the waiter was very good he had a joke or two with us the food was very nice

  • ((((* 2 December 2016 by Karris Simmons from Chelmsford

    Set menu had good selection. Beautiful interior and lovely atmosphere. Waiter was polite and helpful. Service not as quick as I would have liked but gave us good time to chat.

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