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Zafra Pasta Bar and Grill

5 The Green, Finchingfield CM7 4JS, England
+44 7847 948319
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (16 reviews)
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00 Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
5 The Green, Finchingfield CM7 4JS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked Zafra as it was my wife's birthday at the weekend and, as we had heard good things from others, I decided to take a punt, and I am delighted I did We live in Braintree, Essex, which is a bit of a trip,...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had wanted to try this restaurant for a while and I wasn’t disappointed when my husband took me there last night for my birthday. We will certainly be returning soon as we had a very good experience both with the lovely food and the...More

Thank NorthStar636092
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went out to Zafra tonight for dinner, I was so impressed with our waitress Georgina , she was very attentive and smiley and happy , I had a little problem with my meal as it was served with a sauce that I didn’t want ....More

1  Thank Dee L
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Visited on a barmy hot Friday Evening, using Groupon voucher, my general observations were : Interior rustic or in need of decoration. Tables very close to each other. Also loads of flies buzzing around the restaurant, could definitely do with fly zappa to control. I...More

1  Thank LIMPIT
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Our group of four had dinner last Saturday evening. Restaurant has a very welcoming and friendly atmosphere. We all enjoyed excellent meals, the sea bass was the best. Pasta dishes were perfect, as was the steak. Chef came to each table more than once to...More

1  Thank K S
Reviewed 28 July 2018

What a lovely place, quite rustic interior. Lovely chilling music playing in the background. Food superb. Friends had the marinara dish, wow so much excellent fish and seafood, they could not finish. Brilliant service,will be back

1  Thank Kc1957
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this little restaurant whiles visiting finchingfield on a summers day with my husband and elderly parents Menu had limited veggie options but we thought they would do for us. We all remarked on what a wonderful dining experience we had being served by...More

Thank Parvati P
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Visited yesterday for husband’s birthday as part of a visit in the area. Food wonderful and owner/chef so helpful as well as being a real character. Shame so far away from our home or would become regulars here. Bonus is takes Gourmet Society / Tastecard.

Thank Odyssey579810
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

The food at Zafra is fabulous but on a number of occasions that I have been in there my table has been the only one! On a couple of occasions the menu has been limited as they haven’t had certain ingredients but you can usually...More

Thank 2010missbear
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Visited with Son and Daughter in Law on a Friday evenig ! great meal - lovely menu - nice wine - all made better by using a Groupon voucher - which made it excellent value for money!

Thank Brendapaloma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$39
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
13:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 The Green, Finchingfield CM7 4JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Finchingfield
  • Phone Number: +44 7847 948319
  • E-mail
Hi. Zafra is a lovely, small family restaurant located in the heart of the picturesque village of Finchingfield (Essex) which specializes in fresh fish dishes, steaks and grills and pizza and pasta. Zafra is Italian at heart, but each dish is created by me, Frank Tyler.
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