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Acanteen

45 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0ND, England
01245 500 311
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Ranked #27 of 252 restaurants in Chelmsford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $11
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
Description: Opening Hours:Monday Friday 8am-4pmSaturday 9am-5pmSunday 9.30am-4.30p We are chelmsfords best kept secret (so our customers tell us) ! Established for 11 years we are a family run, independent business. Our fantastic team of staff are truly passionate about great food and delivering excellent service. We source local free range meats and grow ingredients on our family farm to ensure that we have the freshest and tastiest ingredients possible. We offer take-away, brunch, lunch and outside catering. Visit our face book page or website for more details.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
Description: Opening Hours:Monday Friday 8am-4pmSaturday 9am-5pmSunday 9.30am-4.30p We are chelmsfords best kept secret (so our customers tell us) ! Established for 11 years we are a family run, independent business. Our fantastic team of staff are truly passionate about great food and delivering excellent service. We source local free range meats and grow ingredients on our family farm to ensure that we have the freshest and tastiest ingredients possible. We offer take-away, brunch, lunch and outside catering. Visit our face book page or website for more details.
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English first
Rochford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Seem like novices. We waited 45 mins for a meal that was not worth the wait! Eggs Benedict cold with hard poached eggs and a frappaccino with no ice?!? Staff were apologetic and refunded us but considering this is an independent business and a great looking venue and menu, I was very disappointed! In the end they closed early and... More

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

I've been in to Acanteen on several occasions and have accepted the higher than average price for a coffee and a sandwich one because the food is good and two because I like to support local businesses in the face of the corporate mass that is the British high street. Yesterday however I dropped in on a gloriously hot morning... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I arrived at 11am with my girlfriend to find Acanteen 85% full with people seemingly enjoying their food. We found a table, sat down and browsed the menu before I went to join the substantial queue at the ordering area. I queued for a total of 15 minutes, before I got to the front to be told that the "kitchen... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I work just across the road and it's always a lunchtime highlight to pop over for my lunch. I go there as much as I can because of the excellent super healthy food and because of the super staff who are always smily and charming. As I said- a real gem in Chelmsford!

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Essex
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I was working opposite acanteen when it opened and have been a regular visitor ever since, even though I have moved to Colchester. A trip to Chelmsford is made bearable by the thought of lunch at acanteen. I love all the food, especially the quiches but am hooked on their smoothies especially. I'm looking forward to their brave venture into... More

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Wethersfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This place is such a find. Hard working, polite staff. An excellent menu for all the family including fussy eaters and veggies too! Fantastic smoothies and brilliant value for money. Absolutely love this place. Great great great.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have always wanted to try this place as its nice to have a healthy alternative! I finally got the chance to try it out and was sorry to say I was disappointed. It was very busy and the staff made no attempt to help to find you a seat or Maybe it was my choice of food. I chose... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The best place for brunch/lunch in Chelmsford. Great choice for breakfast and lunch, or just coffee and cake. Need more places like this in Chelmsford!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I've lived in Chelmsford for the past 4 years and my only regret is that I hadn't been to this place before. Really nice food, great ambiance and friendly staff. I only wish there were more like it around! :-)

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

I have lived in Chelmsford for 4 years and always wanted to go for a meal here but never made it! Well I will be returning very soon!! I had breakfast with a good friend who visits Acanteen all the time - I can definitely see why! I loved the decor - menu items written on blackboards and wooden tables... More

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