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3A Baddow Road, Chelmsford CM2 0BX, England
+44 1245 268268
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (103 reviews)
“paella” (29 reviews)
“wild boar” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3A Baddow Road, Chelmsford CM2 0BX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Brilliant food, fantastic service. Could not recommend more if you’re a fan of Spanish tapas! Very good value for money and the wine was lovely! Will definitely return.

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here Saturday afternoon with my son after watching the film at the cinema. Outside Pinchos was bustling, it was a beautiful day. Now before you think this guy hasn’t got a clue what I am on about, I’m Spanish, not that it makes me...More

Thank miguelsenra1973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very excited and highly anticipated. Service and staff were lovely, food was at best disappointing and worst mediocre. Paella was particularly awful. Had so much hope, sadly won’t be returning. Had so much hope for a rare non chain mass produced eatery in my home...More

Thank Saz196915
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there 2 times. The food tasted like Indian food not spanish. Everything is extremely average. Attention is good! But if the food is not that’s it for me.... I’m not going back there.

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We dined here the other week and were not disappointed. There are many restaurants in Chelmsford but this is one of our favourites! I have been here many times with friends and my partner and always been pleased with the food and service! The food...More

Thank strawberry0603
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We've been wanting to come here for sometime, but not being that local it had never happened. However, coming to Chelmsford on Bank Holiday Monday we finally made it and we were not disappointed. Taking the opportunity for the lunchtime offer of 3 Tapas dishes...More

Thank InternationalGeoff
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Good location, good selection of wines beers and spirits,nice food,very relaxing and personable staff and owners. As a small party of just seven we pre-ordered our food prior to the kitchen opening at 6pm as were leaving and going to a function at 7pm. What...More

Thank supersnooper44
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

When the beaches of Catalunya are off the agenda, but you crave a little Spanish authenticity in the heart of Essex, you’d go far to surpass Pinchos. Located in Chelmsford, this tapas bar is perfect for traditional Spanish tapas. Not and Anglicised version of Spanish...More

Thank Tahi R
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This venue is a little sun trap and you could spend many an hour just watching the world go by with a sangria or a cold beer. On the whole the food is good and you should take advantage of the lunchtime offer. The venue...More

Thank traveller247001
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Ordered paella and the rice was hard , and tasted like turmeric overload, dried chicken, over cooked prawns . Very expensive sangria. Would not recommended will not be back. Over priced. Positive thing that they have seats outside opposite the cab rank .

Thank Rambler_essex
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6 March 2017|
Response from Sarah D | Reviewed this property |
Yes - San Miguel on tap and another in bottles, Estrella.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3A Baddow Road, Chelmsford CM2 0BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 268268
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