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Zorba the Greek Taverna


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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,
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Mediterranean, Greek
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The mood of the place is idyllic. As if I had dropped into another world. The food was really delicious. The staff was very kind.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank szixancs
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Zorba for our work's Xmas party and had a great time. The food was excellent and the host couldn't do enough for us. I'd also had a home delivery since then and the food was good. However, we ordered a food delivery...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank trev1uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just love this place... Food... Atmosphere.. Staff. All just keeps me coming back time and time again. Simple home cooked food orange cake is lush 😋 Nadeem is the host with the most! Couldn't recommend highly enough.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kelyarlett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few years ago I left a bad review. Well things change. New owner, new staff, great quality, very polite, nice food. I had two wraps with pork. The pork was well cooked and tender with little fat. Proper Greek pitta bread. And most importantly...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank aris121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Zorba for such a great night! Our first visit to your Taverna under the arches. A lovely welcome, the food was amazing and you couldn’t have been more hospitable. Ouzo and Birthday Baklava and delicious cake on the house, above and beyond the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank vintagestyleliving
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A warm welcome, great service and lovely food, a very enjoyable experience which will be a regular of ours!!!!! Very reasonable as well, plus the best homemade baklava ever, simply stunning!

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit recently to this lovely Greek restaurant. Always very welcoming and the food is superb. Very authentic, tasty and plentiful. I can't recommend this place highly enough. A taste of Greece on our doorstep - how lucky are we!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Helena998
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit of sunshine in gloomy English weather. You do not have to go to Greece to get this wonderful cherished feeling of Mediterranean. Our favourite meal is calamari with a side order of tzatziki. But whatever you try it's freshly prepared and just wonderful....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sooty P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden gem in Chelmsford. Small but cosy. Lovely staff and fantastic food. We were really pleased when the staff (probably the owner) was honest enough to let us know that we ordered too much. He explained how certain dishes were similar to others and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank noreenn683
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Chelmsford, great food and very friendly staff. The prices are reasonable. I strongly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
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6 January 2019|
Response from E9503RJkevins | Reviewed this property |
Yes, public/council parking off Coval Lane. You can walk out the rear into Viaduct Road - 100m.
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