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Olio Restaurant

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37 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0ND, England
+44 1245 269174
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Honestly... just go. If you have a choice between attending your best friends wedding and having a meal at olio. Choose Olio. Your daughter has a dance recital but your have a table booked at Olio, choose Olio. Basically, whatever you think you have plans for... cancel them and eat at Olio! Amazing service. Fantastic food. :-)

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1 Thank Jonathan W
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant last night. To be honest the booking was only made about 5 hours before we sat down. From the outside this restaurant belies what is inside. Deceptively spacious inside. Very warm welcome from the staff. Was shown to our table downstairs and had a table Not once did we feel rushed at all. Have to say. The... More 

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1 Thank Robert D
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly and helpful staff (just the right degree of attentiveness) the food is great and the atmosphere upstairs is good. Downstairs is not so charming, but that's a reflection on the building not the restaurant or staff. Always happy to return and am pleased to see the owners have another venue planned in the nearby village of Writtle.

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Thank Chamonix15
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited olio last Friday night with friends. From the minute we were seated everything was first class. All staff very friendly and at tentative. Menu had a lot of choice and everyone was very happy with there choices! I had muscles to start and a chicken dish for main course it was really good. A couple of the others... More 

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1 Thank xpaulx7689
Essex
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105 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Olio's, we had an early pre theatre supper on a Saturday evening. The service was friendly, fast and efficient, the restaurant looks small from the window but has a large area down stairs, which is all presented very well. I have to say we enjoyed several different plates of food, all were flavoursome, fresh... More 

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Thank BellaBellaEssex
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the fourth time at Olios and they never fail to deliver excellent service and food. Hats off to Olio. A well deserved reputation.

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1 Thank Jane M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best Italian restaurants i have eaten in. Quite expensive so is a treat. Quite small so would recommend booking. Tried quite a few dishes and all were amazing

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1 Thank Steve U
Essex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you for making mums birthday so special. The food was fantastic and the service was excellent. This restaurant is very welcoming and friendly and I would definitely recommend a visit.

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1 Thank pearlysue2
Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a delightful, enjoyable meal. Would highly recommend. Went as a party of twenty , starters were served all together, fresh and hot . Main was also served all together even though we had different dishes also served hot . Desert was well presented and melted lovely on the tongue of enjoyable flavours. I would travel again just to Chelmsford... More 

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Thank valcarnevale
Colchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food quality, choice and service. The staff are really friendly and attentive too. Went for daughters birthday as she loves to eat here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 269174

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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?