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Zorba the Greek Taverna

31-32 Viaduct Road, Chelmsford CM1 1TS, England
+44 1245 357232
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“souvlaki” (17 reviews)
“orange cake” (14 reviews)
“baklava” (11 reviews)
13:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
31-32 Viaduct Road, Chelmsford CM1 1TS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tiny little place (35 covers?) under the railway arches in Chelmsford. A bit of train noise, but nothing serious, and the Greek music hides it. Painted inside to represent a Greek taverna with a beautiful sea view. Fabulous, authentic Greek food, in good sized portions....More

Thank Pushkin007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Modest from the outside but absolutely does not disappoint! Went here for a meal with friends and enjoyed the most delicious meal, with complimentary shots as well! Don't forget to try the Baklava!

Thank veritystone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here last week and am SO pleased I did. Never been here before but will definitely be returning! Service was very good, quick and very friendly, The food was absolutely delicious and I can honestly say it was the best rice I have ever...More

Thank vikki20012016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled here from Clacton on sea just for this restaurant after my parents tried to visit last year but it was fully booked. It did not dissapoint! I'm fussy when it comes to a restaurant being clean and this place was spotless including the loo...More

1  Thank Lauren A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You could be on holiday when you walk in here, authentic decor and ambience. As it’s small best to book, very welcoming and friendly waiter, advised us on how much to order so not to have too much, cracked us up when we ordered mains...More

Thank andrewward1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the near for the 4 of us, delicious but far too much food. Would definitely reccomend. Friendly staff and good service

Thank 45Nikkig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here recently, I had the moussaka. The service was slow despite the restaurant being empty. The beer was lukewarm and the food disappointing. I am not sure what they are trying to make with this restaurant but its not quite right - very...More

Thank bigfella9852
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

A quirky Greek restaurant don't be put off by the front of the building when you go in the seating area is off to the left.We love Greek food and good places are very very hard to find,this however is brilliant the food was delicious...More

1  Thank EssexUkGooner
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I brought a good friend of mine here this evening. Having raved about it she was keen to try it for herself, and thankfully she came to the same opinion as me...it's just fab! Takeaways and deliveries were very busy tonight so only one portion...More

Thank sue_harris1
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Visited here last weekend for a friday night treat. And what a treat it was. When you first walk in, it looks like a typical take away. However, walk round the corner and you are transported right to a Greek bistro on the seaside! With...More

Thank Dielle E
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Lisa R
12 February 2018|
Response from Parkers122 | Reviewed this property |
they play music but nit sure about the themed nights
Haley C
11 September 2017|
Response from Parkers122 | Reviewed this property |
Just lamb shank in my opinion
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-32 Viaduct Road, Chelmsford CM1 1TS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 357232
  • E-mail
Small but cozy is the only way to describe it with seating capacity of up to 40 persons. With the vibrant blue & white colour scheme, traditional Greek mouth watering dishes and OUZO, METAXA, RETSINA, MYTHOS & KEO beers, we feel sure 'Zorba The Greek' will transport you to a place you once were (or want to be) on a Greek island somewhere in the Med....The TOTAL Greek experience right in the heart of Chelmsford!
At Zorba The Greek, what you see is what you get, basically, we are a down to Earth, Greek village style 'Taverna' with a pleasant traditional homely feel. We pride ourselves on our excellent freshly cooked meals and our overwhelmingly successful 'MEZE' but don't take our word for it, come and try for yourself. We feel sure, once tried, never forgotten!
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