If you’re visiting Chelmsford – or live near the city and just want to discover new restaurants – we’ve rustled up answers to your culinary questions.
Chelmsford is teeming with excellent restaurants, and as you explore the city you’ll no doubt find many that appeal. Foodies will love the varied culinary scene here. The city has a mix of fine-dining establishments, family-friendly eateries and chilled-out cafés, so there’s lots of choice. The Riverside Inn is one of the highest-rated restaurants by Groupon customers, with its home-cooked British delights providing a hearty meal that always hits the spot. Take a look on this page to explore more of the best restaurants in Chelmsford.
Italian restaurants are seriously popular, and with most offering a wide range of dishes – not just pizza and pasta, but steaks, salads and seafood as well – it’s easy to see why. If you’re already drooling, the good news is that there is no shortage of Italian restaurants in Chelmsford. Here’s a peek at two of the best:
If it’s more classic, British-style food and cuisine you want, you’ll find plenty of restaurants in Chelmsford to cater for your cravings.
Chelmsford is one of the newest cities in the UK and it’s growing fast. As such, there are lots of new restaurants in Chelmsford cropping up as its food scene blossoms. In fact, this is a city getting a reputation as the culinary capital of Essex.
Some of the new places that have opened recently in the city include national chains such as Wagamamas, on Bond Street, Chelmsford, and the exciting Brazilian steakhouse, Preto. Preto is one of several restaurants based in Chelmsford town centre, located in the Meadows Shopping Centre.
So, you definitely won’t go hungry in this city, with many of the best restaurants in Chelmsford easy to find and catering for all tastes. If you want to read more about Chelmsford’s buzzing restaurant scene, you’ll find Olio, the Pig & Whistle, Vita Bella and the Cuckoo all included in this list of 20 incredible restaurants from Essex Life.
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It’s fair to say I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with shopping, particularly at the Trafford Centre. The one thing that gets me through the sometimes-necessary trips to such places is the hope of finding somewhere good to dine when I’m finished. You’d think that’d be easy at the Trafford Centre, after all there are over 50 places to eat and drink. Although the majority are either coffee shops or the usual sort of chains you can find on any retail park - from Pizza Express and Nando’s to T.G.I Fridays and Frankie & Benny’s - there are several more interesting options too.