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219 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford CM2 0LR, England
01245 491 466
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Chelmsford offers an exciting reinvention...
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Chelmsford offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.
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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Avoid the overpriced starters & puddings, & drinks if you want to eat cheaply. Watch out if you have a food allergy.

The managers of this long established chain know what they're doing when they offer you price reduction vouchers for food (drinks NOT included). Once they have your email address, you'll be offered one of these at least once a week. They know there's a good chance you'll order a starter and/or... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
CityBoy50
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Essex, United Kingdom
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English first
Essex, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The managers of this long established chain know what they're doing when they offer you price reduction vouchers for food (drinks NOT included). Once they have your email address, you'll be offered one of these at least once a week. They know there's a good chance you'll order a starter and/or pudding as well as mains. £4.20 for a small... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This evening I visited Pizza express in chelmsford with my family, 4 of us in total, and it was fantastic! The food was amazing as usual and the service was efficient and friendly, despite the restaurant being packed! We were served by a lovely young gentleman called Max who could not do enough for us! We visit this restaurant a... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had been given a voucher as a gift so went for lunch , it was really busy , even more than usual as it was half term ! It was extremely busy , sometimes with several people waiting for tables . The staff remained polite and attentive , food as expected ( never really any surprises in 'chains') and... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Our 4yo and 7yo love this just as much as us. Perfect early on for families. Kids menu is excellent. The kids feel like they are treated the same as grown ups with the 3 course dinner ending with babiccino and desert, perfectly balanced with the kids chefs hat and stickers. The staff are really friendly and service great despite... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Originally went Friday night but was packed so booked for Saturday night instead. Was still very busy when we made our booking but got to a table quickly. It took some time for a waiter to come to our table for our order but by that time we had decided on drinks, starters and mains so ordered all at once.... More 

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London
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220 reviews 220 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

It's really funny that the only time I've really had good food from pizza express is this one in Chelmsford. I just seem to be able to get the service right at the speed of the food coming out. There was a good atmosphere around and always leave feeling satisfied

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Been here several times over the years and I always know what to expect with regards to the quality of food. It is just what you would expect of a large, chain of Italian restaurants. Never had a bad meal, but never had an exceptional meal. The best tip that I would give is to go on their website if... More 

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essex
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited Pizza Express in a Saturday evening. It was busy but there were empty tables. We stood waiting to be attended to for over 10 minutes whilst the manager stood chatting with his arms folded. He saw us standing there but did not come over. A queue of people was building up behind us. Eventually someone... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Was shown to an unmade table. Couldn't read the menu as the light above the table was out. Thank god for the light on the smart phone. Eventually the starter arrived and I had to search around the empty tables for cutlery. I also lit the candles. The radiator went off behind our table. And we froze. I had to... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife,myself, our Son and Daughter-in Law and two very young children visited this restaurant on lunchtime 17/12/2014. We were the first customers when the restaurant opened at 12 noon but we were surprised to find that other customers who arrived after us were served before us and had their meals long before we had ours. The meals themselves were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 219 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford CM2 0LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: 01245 491 466

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 43 - 43

Description

Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Chelmsford offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?