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The Wine Cellar

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4 Duke Street, Chelmsford CM1 1HL, England
+44 1245 349646
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Mon - Tue 12:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri 12:00 - 01:00
Sat 18:00 - 01:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I didn't eat here, but my friends said food was good, and I must say the food other tables had, looked very nice. It also seemed quite reasonably priced for food too. We just had a couple of drinks, and it was really lovely. A really nice ambient feel, laid back, not pretentious, a good vibe and nice and comfortable... More 

Thank nomadlad
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very busy Friday night so booking is advised. Staff were very friendly and attentive, drinks and food were superb. Thirty minute wait but expected on a Friday so order a bottle! Toilets are minuscule but it's called the wine cellar... Will be back for certain.

Thank chris_cpal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on 18th Feb for a belated Valentine's Day meal and the venue, food and attentive staff made the evening really enjoyable. Will be back again for food.

Thank Ricky C
Birchington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Took my fiancee there for valentines day, food was excellent, proper old fashioned service nothing was too much trouble, and the wine was the best we have ever had in any restaurant.

1 Thank Steve C
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Good catch up. We ordered ahead from the light bites menu as one of us needed to return within an hour. I had pasta of the day which was enjoyable. My friends had baked potatoes with a selection of fillings. The potatoes were rather on the small side. There are daily specials on the board and other menus are on... More 

Thank Thirty_nine39
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

we just stopped in for a drink and i was pleasantly surprised, having not been there for about 10 years. the decor is light and bright, service friendly and good and will give the other new restaurants in chelmsford a run for their money

1 Thank Sarah W
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The Wine Cellar always offers a lovely environment and during a recent visit the food and service were both excellent. Helen and Claire in the restaurant were both extremely attentive and made the whole evening very enjoyable. Definitely will be returning for a further visit.

2 Thank PaulR1971
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

A carefully hidden gem. Great wines, spirits, beers, ciders and larger, as well as good quality food. The best part has to be the atmosphere, which is really helped by the great staff.

Thank Brad S
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful evening had with a Group of friend for dinner. Very attentive staff and amazing food. Would highly recommend. The atmosphere is cosy and welcoming.

Thank hayleybyrne040
Essex, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A wonderful find. Great venue,small, cosy and good atmosphere. Excellent food and a great afternoon. We were a group of twenty and we were professionally and efficiently served. We had pre ordered our starters and main and chose deserts on the day. Very obliging allowing us to pay individually.

Thank sheilac123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Duke Street, Chelmsford CM1 1HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 349646
Situated in the quaint alleyways infront of Chelmsford Cathedral. The Wine Cellar is a unique and stylish place....providing first class food and wine menu. We also offer Boutique Beers allowing you to travel around the world with our unique selection of Worldwide beers.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?