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Faces Kitchen & Bar

Kings Head Walk, Chelmsford, CM2 6FH

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Main course: £15
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Wednesday to Sunday: 11:00 - 17:00 & 18:00 - 22:00.

Front of House receptionist was quite abrupt. Our table was delayed due to previous diners having not finished. Food was good. Service was ok.

Zara Wall 10 September 2017
from Chelmsford

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An exciting blend of restaurant, bar and nightclub, Faces Kitchen & Bar is a striking setting, rich in contemporary monochromatic styling. The riverside terrace has its own bar, and there are traditional afternoon teas which can be paired with cocktails.

Fresh, locally sourced produce goes into the Faces Kitchen & Bar menu, which is based around their josper charcoal grill. There is a meze selection, as well as generously filled salads. From the grill, succulent kebabs of monkfish, harissa chicken, lamb kofta and other varieties come with bulgar rice, pickled cabbage and grilled peppers. All the steaks are 28 day dry-aged from acclaimed butcher Aubrey Allen, and there are premium sides like duck fat chips or cheesy truffle fries. In warmer weather, the restaurant also fires up an additional barbecue on the terrace.

Desserts at Faces Kitchen & Bar Chelmsford include indulgent treats like treacle tart with clotted cream, and Pimms jelly with strawberry, cucumber, orange and mint. There is a full wine list, and creative cocktails are mixed up at the bar.

A versatile and exciting setting for everything from relaxed dining to energetic evening drinks and dancing, Faces Kitchen & Bar is 10 minutes' walk from Chelmsford Rail Station.

Faces Kitchen & Bar

Kings Head Walk, Chelmsford, CM2 6FH

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Customer reviews for Faces Kitchen & Bar

3.8 ((((* (based on 21 reviews)
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  • dinner (14)
  • lunch (10)
  • trendy (10)
  • entertainment (8)
  • afternoon tea (7)
  • large parties (7)
  • value (6)
  • al fresco (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • romantic (3)
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  • ((((* 10 September 2017 by Zara Wall from Chelmsford

    Front of House receptionist was quite abrupt. Our table was delayed due to previous diners having not finished. Food was good. Service was ok.

  • ((((( 27 August 2017 by D from Retford

    Great food, good surroundings, friendly staff and very reasonable prices.

  • ((((* 23 July 2017 by Andy from Chelmsford

    Lively fun restaurant good varied menu and service was excellent - we had a really enjoyable meal followed by drinks outside on the terrace

  • ((((( 6 July 2017 by lynne from CHELMSFORD

    We had afternoon tea it was delicious the service was excellent and made my mothers birthday treat extra special, the home made scones were fabulous.

  • ((((( 26 June 2017 by Sheri Everett from Chelmsford

    We had a fantastic experience as always. The staff were attentive and professional. I tried the cabin chickpea burger. Delicious.

  • ((*** 10 April 2017 by Janet from Chelmsford

    Not a good experience! I chose Faces due to recommendations and being an 80's theme for my birthday celebration. Firstly our cocktails took half an to be done, three drinks. Secondly our waiter was rude. On arrival of my friends dinner she noticed she had no pitta bread but yet wasn't told, she asked for a different dinner as wouldn't hve ordered it had she known she had no pitta bread!! Only to be told she'd have to wait another half an hour! She asked to see the manager he said a new dinner would be quicker but wasn't over apologetic he wasn't prepared to refund the whole dinner when asked eventually he refunded half. My dinner was very dry (pork confit) so dry and salty i had to order gravy to eat it. And yet my friend recommended the pork as she said it was delicious on her last visit. She said the same hers was not up to the same standard.
    We heard no 80's music either! So overall a very disapointing visit. We wont be returning.

  • (((** 23 February 2017 by Debbie Jelliss from Chelmsford

    The food was delicious, however the burger was overlooked which made it hard to digest.

  • ((((( 27 January 2017 by Daniel Cook from Colchester

    Me & my partner left Faces very happy :) we didn't know what to expect at first knowing it is a night club at the weekend but the service was brilliant and the food was perfect, and like we said on the way out we will definitely go there again.

  • ((((* 20 December 2016 by Samme Allen from London

    Good service, huge roast & nice atmosphere.

  • ((((* 13 November 2016 by Rachel Purcell from Chelmsford

    Had the baked Salmon with Mash and green beans. Beautifully cooked and would recommend! I'm very fussy and I loved every bite x

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