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“Lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Intimo-Fresco

Intimo-Fresco
Ranked #1 of 99 Restaurants in Maldon
Price range: US$10 - US$32
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: As a family we were proud to rescue this building with our own hands and create this dining venue back in 2008, bringing 25 years of restaurant experience to our beautiful town. Our dedication and hard work has been recognised with several high profile awards over the past few years – we were awarded one of ‘The most romantic venues in Essex’, then runner-up ‘Best Restaurant 2014’ (Essex Food & Drink Awards) and also were announced winner of the ‘Good Food Award 2016’ – to name just three. img_9020Our head chef and family member is constantly striving to offer newly innovated and a la mode dishes for your dining pleasure and we all aim to offer service and hospitality second to none to represent the business we all love. When the sun shines, our large terrace offers a perfect south facing outside dining experience whilst dining parties who prefer a private space can be accommodated in a separate and exclusive dining room all to themselves – at no additional cost. We offer a superb selection of specially selected premium wines to suit all budgets and our homemade breads and desserts have to be tried! Whatever your requirements, be it a romantic meal for two or a large celebration meal, we are all on hand to make it special and go the extra mile. If you care to peruse our menus you’ll observe some super dishes prepared with passion to suit every taste. Every dish and sauce is made from scratch to order, never before, and is therefore totally fresh and even variable to taste. We invite you to try our award winning food at fixed prices by opting for our set menus which unusually contain most of our finest dishes. We even have this option available for Saturday night! So don’t delay; call up and reserve your table and see for yourself what we can do to make your meal a memorable one.
London, United Kingdom
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“Lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

On a day trip to Maldon we had lunch at the Intimo-Fresco. We tried the set lunch menu.Great value for money and the dishes were very good.The service was friendly and relaxed.

  • Visited May 2014
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“Really Lovely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

I would like to say how lovely our evening was at Intimo Fresco last Saturday. We were a fairly large family group celebrating my husband's birthday. Nothing was too much trouble for Julianna right from the start of organising the evening with me to the dinner itself - the table was set beautifully, no attention to detail was spared. The food was delicious and plentiful and the service was attentive.

Thank you to Julianna and her colleagues for making this such a memorable night, we are grateful to you and will very much look forward to returning again soon.

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank goofy_girl67
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Maldon, Essex
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem in Maldon, like being on holiday at home.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

We have now dined at Intimo Fresco about 5 times, trying out the set lunch menu (which is fantastic value for money) and eating off the main menu, both at lunchtimes and in the evenings.
Juliana, the wife of the owner is lovely, so charming and friendly. All the waitresses are great at recommending wines, letting you try them until you decide what you like. The food is amazing!! I love seafood, my husband doesn't, so I often have the seafood risotto, whilst he loves the chefs gourmet burger, we always have olives and fresh baked bread whilst reading the menu, and always save room for the lovely homemade tiramisu.
In the summer, sitting in the courtyard garden you could be on holiday, you cannot hear the traffic or shoppers on the high street. Love love love it :)

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank scoobysam2
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Maldon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Perfect Find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

My partner and I decided to have an evening out to ourselves and we both fancied Italian and heard that a new chef had started at Intimo so thought we would give it a try. We are both so incredibly happy that we did - absolutely 5* food! I had Fritto Misto (deep fried calamari, king prawn, scallops) followed by Maldon mussels in a spicy tomato sauce and I can safely say they were the best mussels I have tried in a very long time! The menu was very difficult to choose from as there is so much I could have had so we are booked to return in a couple of weeks time and cannot wait! The atmosphere was relaxed and the staff were also very attentive but not intrusive.

  • Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“buonissimo dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

We visited Maldon few weeks ago and me and my wife decided to have a italian meal.
It was a very plesant evening, nice athmosphere and very tasty food.We love Italy and we finaly found in essex a place with a real italian menu.
The staff is very attentive and not too pushy.We really enjoied the nice lemoncelo on the house.
Highly recommended.

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank thomas w
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