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The Wine Cellar

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Italian, French, Seafood, English
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4 Duke Street, Chelmsford, England
+44 1245 349646
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Today
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Situated in the quaint alleyways infront of Chelmsford Cathedral. The Wine...
Situated in the quaint alleyways infront of Chelmsford Cathedral. The Wine Cellar is a unique and stylish place....providing first class food and wine menu. We also offer Boutique Beers allowing you to travel around the world with our unique selection of Worldwide beers.
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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cozy

I had not been here for years but had a good meal. the venue is cozy, probably only space for 20-25 covers away from the bar area. We had booked and think that would be essential at the weekend. Menu is small but not surprising when catering for small number. Quality of food was quite good, very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
JR_Essex
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

I had not been here for years but had a good meal. the venue is cozy, probably only space for 20-25 covers away from the bar area. We had booked and think that would be essential at the weekend. Menu is small but not surprising when catering for small number. Quality of food was quite good, very tasty homely food,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Nice enough decor. Serving staff very friendly. Menu limited. Food was tasty BUT it took an age to appear. So slow is almost forgotten what I ordered.

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TheWine C, Owner at The Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Hello I am very sorry to hear your experience at the Cellar was not a great one, we pride ourselves on giving people a great experience and great food and we do not wish people to leave unhappy. The only thing I can say is all our food is prepared from scratch as it is ordered so we can deliver... More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I booked this last minute not knowing many places in chelmsford due to the reviews. Unfortunately it was fully booked but staff took my details and said would call me back if a table for 2 came free. True to their word they called me back in the morning and got a table for two. It was nice how the... More 

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TheWine C, Owner at The Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a wonderful review it really is overwhelming on the positive feedback we keep getting. I have to apologise for the noise you experienced I can assure you this is not normal not even on a Friday night. Sometimes we get people that dont appreciate the place and the people in it. We look forward in... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is a first for me but this place needs the recognition it deserves. Good value, well cooked food, nice relaxed atmosphere, great service(as always from future film star Chloe). All the little extra touches make this the stand out place in Chelmsford. I'm almost loathe to post this review as it's likely to be increasingly difficult to get a... More 

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TheWine C, Owner at The Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Hi Paul What a review.....Thank you. We are extremely lucky to have such great staff who really make it the place it has become....Chloe although I hope she becomes a star, for selfish reasons I hope she stays with us forever. We do get busy and sometimes booking a table can be difficult, although we hate not being able to... More 

Wickford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I have lived just outside Chelmsford my whole life, and worked in the high street for well over a year. I had not heard of this place until I found it on TA. I took my girlfriend here Winter 2014, and what a surprisingly wonderful time we had. Simple, wholesome dishes cooked to absolute perfection! We both opted for Steak... More 

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TheWine C, Owner at The Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Chris thank you for some wonderful words. I keep saying this to every review but our staff really are our success!! I am so glad you have enjoyed the wine cellar as much as we hoped for everyone to. I am sorry you did not know about the cellar sooner, only we haven't wanted to do too much advertising as... More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the steak and the manager was good to come and chat to us, explaining that the chefs have a very limited facility to prepare our meals and do a good job!

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Essex
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

It is hidden even though in the middle of town so make sure you find it! Really warm welcome, lovely intimate atmosphere and the food is delicious. They also hold a steak night which I will be returning for. If you're in Chelmsford definitely add this to the list!

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TheWine C, Owner at The Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Nicola Thanks for such kind words....we are a little hidden and have just had a new sign fitted on the Dukes Street road to hopefully help people find us a little more easily. Steak night is a great night and its our way of keeping the cost down for people to enjoy what we do. Look forward in seeing you... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Had a superb Thai yellow curry on Friday 13 March 2015. Staff are always friendly and courteous. Food is always of a great quality. Get yourself down there for a great meal at a good price.

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TheWine C, Owner at The Wine Cellar, responded to this review

John Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review....if you like the thai curry you should perhaps try the Curry night on a wednesday evening. Choice of curry with all the extras just £9.95. Thanks again for the review it is greatly appreciated. More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been going here for years and it just seems to get better and better every time I visit. Good Food, good company lovely atmosphere

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TheWine C, Owner at The Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Christine Thank you so much for the lovely words...we do keep trying to improve things to make peoples experience that little bit better. We are also closing for a much needed renovation on the 4th May for a week to redo the toilets as we know these need some care and attention. Lets just hope your visits still get better... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Haven't felt that welcomed in a restaurant for years. Fabulous staff , amazing wines and superb food!! Can't wait to go back

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TheWine C, Owner at The Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Brenda Thank you for your review and nice words. I am so glad you felt welcome and looked after as that is our number one goal to make everyone feel special as I believe customer service is one of the most important factors. Im glad all our staff and our hard work is paying off, it really does become a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Duke Street, Chelmsford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 349646

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 17
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Seafood, English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Situated in the quaint alleyways infront of Chelmsford Cathedral. The Wine Cellar is a unique and stylish place....providing first class food and wine menu. We also offer Boutique Beers allowing you to travel around the world with our unique selection of Worldwide beers.
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?