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The New London Restaurant and Lounge

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147 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AA, England
+44 1245 266288
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
147 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had an excellent meal here recently. The service was excellent; attentive but not over bearing. The food was great; a good variety, high quality and moreish. The New London is a fantastic Saturday-night-plush-evening- out and I would highly recommend for a date night or...More

Thank Jodie B
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you ever so much for your kind comments. My team and I are extremely happy to know that you have enjoyed your experience here, at the New London. We are extremely pleased to know that you love our new decor! Thank you very much...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love this restaurant and finally tried their bottomless Prosecco lunch last weekend. The menu was delicious and plenty to choose for everyone! Our glasses were never empty too. Fantastic value for money! Couldn’t recommend this enough!!More

Thank Carrie_S1987
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you ever so much for your kind comments. My team and I are extremely happy to know that you have enjoyed your experience here, at the New London. We have the endless passion for what we do, as all our dishes are cooked to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took our U3A Sunday+ Group there. No one offered to take our coats. I asked initially that we will all pay separately and they said fine. Whilst what we had was very tasty we all agreed one piece of meat the size of the...More

1  Thank Balletmo
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We were saddened to learn that you were left feeling disappointed. I am extremely sorry to hear that you thought one of my waiters was rude but let me assure that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came as a party of 5 on Mother's Day and the place was packed. The new refurb has been done well and gives the place a little more warmth and some colour. We usually like to have a drink at the bar when we...More

Thank sarahharrison86
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you ever so much for your kind comments. My team and I are extremely happy to know that you have enjoyed your experience here, at the New London. We have the endless passion for what we do, as all our dishes are cooked to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there recently and found the whole place a bit pretentious, small portions, high prices, very little for vegetarians and staff who seem to have little or no communication skills Our waitress was almost surly and said nothing apart from taking and bringing the order...More

1  Thank johnnier1
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We were saddened to learn that you were left feeling disappointed and did not enjoy your meal. We would very much like the opportunity to chat with you further about your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the prosecco lunch on a Saturday. All three courses were delicious, in particular the crab linguine was wonderful. The staff really help to create the atmosphere. They are great at taking your order, topping up drinks and moving you through the courses without...More

Thank Cath W
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are pleased to know that you have enjoyed your visit here, at the New London, and looking forward to welcome you back again soon. Kindest Regards, Justin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and great experience. The new refurbishment is a dream: on trend, welcoming and fabulously tasteful; the new menu is to die for. This is and always will be our favourite place to wine and dine while spending time with people who are all...More

Thank Jane D
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you ever so much for your kind comments. My team and I are extremely happy to know that you have enjoyed your experience here, at the New London. We have the endless passion for what we do, as all our dishes are cooked to...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We always had amazing lunches or dinners here but must say - Sunday lunch are out of this world! We love coming here with the family and having three course lunch where you are not rushed to leave. The quality of their meats is outstanding...More

Thank Lesleys1979
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you ever so much for your kind comments. My team and I are extremely happy to know that you have enjoyed your experience here, at the New London. We have the endless passion for what we do, as all our dishes are cooked to...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

We went there for Mother's day and we left amazed (again). The place just had wonderful refurbishment and it looks very nice. Food was wonderful as always and my roast lamb was cooked to perfection. Looking forward to coming back soon.More

Thank Carrie_S1987
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you ever so much for your kind comments. My team and I are extremely happy to know that you have enjoyed your experience here, at the New London. We are so pleased you like our refurbishment too. Thank you very much again and we...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I have been here a few times before, but not for a while, and i don't know why, because the food was phenomenal! It was so delightful I can't wait to go back! Next time I won't leave it so long.More

Thank Michelle C
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you ever so much for your kind comments. My team and I are extremely happy to know that you have enjoyed your experience here, at the New London. We have the endless passion for what we do, as all our dishes are cooked to...More

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mariavillarete
21 May 2017|
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Response from J_Cracknell | Property representative |
Hi, we have not got car park on site but The Moulsham Street 'Pay-and-Display' car-park is only 2 minutes' walking distance (CM2 0LF). It is also possible to park in some areas along Moulsham Street. You will need to look... More
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Nina B
10 April 2017|
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Response from J_Cracknell | Property representative |
Hi, our two course set menu starts from £18.50. Please check our website to see all our menus.
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BubblyBling
11 March 2017|
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Response from J_Cracknell | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do have a bar/lounge area where you can enjoy drinks before your meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 266288
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Description
Located on New London Road in Chelmsford, the New London restaurant offers an enchanting setting, elegant surroundings, with a relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere, effortless, yet impeccable, service. Our seasonal menus change every 8 weeks and are inspired by the team of chefs and Justin Cracknell, Director of the New London, who has a passion for first-class contemporary cuisine with a classic twist. Provenance is key to our success and we have developed relationships with the best suppliers to keep consistency of quality. We are passionate about our seasonal food, drink and service and we always strive to bring you a truly enjoyable experience from the moment you walk through our doors. The venue prides itself with quite few awards including the Restaurant of the Year (Essex Life Fine Food and Drink Awards 2016), the Best Newcomer and the Head Chef of the Year (Essex Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2015).
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