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El Chigre

34A Moulsham Street, Chelmsford CM2 0HX, England
+44 1245 351216
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“tapas” (51 reviews)
“meatballs” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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34A Moulsham Street, Chelmsford CM2 0HX, England
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

We have been there 5 times now and are due to go again in a couple of weeks. The atmosphere is pure Spain. The food is cooked whilst you sit, and is always hot. The staff are family and pride themselves in there hostility. 10/10...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Donald C
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I visited El Chigre last night with 5 friends. We picked a couple of items each and shared the lot. It was all delicious. The staff were friendly and the atmosphere was great. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BexNobes
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This was our first visited and we loved it - even my husband who doesn't like spicy food. The food has generous portions and is reasonably priced and very tasty. The waitress was very friendly and helpful, recommending different dishes but she was in no...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alison G
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Called in for supper with friends. New to the town but very authentic Spanish tapas. 2 sisters family run business, friendly and attentive. Food very good in both quality and quantity. Will be back!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Wooly60
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Close your eyes when you are tasting this food and it is to a very hard to believe where you actually are. The food is not only of a very high standard cooked to order but your dining experience will not break the bank. There...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Lorna K
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Booked a table for 8 o'clock, when we got there the restaurant was half empty which turned out to be a blessing as we were informed by the waitress the the chef would only deal with one order at a time and we were third...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank daveww2015
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Great little tapas bar great selection to choose from food is always good and reliable excellent customer service with friendly staff

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jazminesunshi1
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We hosted a surprise 50th Birthday here and it was the perfect venue . The room upstairs is the superb size for food , dance floor and those who wanted to chat and stay by the bar . The staff could not of done anymore...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Elyse1972
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

The best Spanish food outside of Spain. The new waitress was first class. All of the staff are very friendly they always make you feel so welcome .

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ElaineB247
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I don't normally eat tapas outside of London or Spain but this little Gem is well worth the visit, the family run place is friendly and very authentic.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JezzaWatts1975
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34A Moulsham Street, Chelmsford CM2 0HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 351216
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