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Zorba the Greek Taverna

31-32 Viaduct Road, Chelmsford CM1 1TS, England
+44 1245 357232
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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31-32 Viaduct Road, Chelmsford CM1 1TS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Was taken here for my birthday meal by my wife. It was our 1st visit here. 1st things 1st, don't be put off by 1st appearances. It is not a high street restaurant, but once you get inside, WOW. It's like walking into any greek...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank xennon50
Reviewed yesterday

We were very impressed with the friendliness and everything about this restaurant. From the moment we were greeted we felt at ease and the food was great. What more is there to say! Shall definitely go back

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank breniesmee
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited on a lively Saturday evening. Tasty food, portions generous, atmosphere fab. No room for dessert but nice to receive a taster plate of different ‘puds’to try. And Ouzo and engagement with staff completed the evening. First visit for us but next time definitely getting...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DianeB187
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We'd heard lots of good things about this place, so decided to give it a try. Upon entering, it's like stepping into a Greek taverna - the decor is such that the Greek flag is draped across a mock sunlit ceiling. Seaside murals adorn the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ZoeBadstevener
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I called in on a flying visit 2 Saturday's ago as we were looking for a Greek taverna as a potential birthday party venue for our daughter (who loves everything Greek!). It was perfect - very authentic, a warm and friendly welcome,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank srichards2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small friendly restaurant with great food and staff. We had the Meze which was a set menu, the food just kept coming and was an excellent experience of a Greek taverna in Chelmsford. We will certainly be going back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank simon20152015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading some of the reviews I was looking forward to a decent, high quality mid week takeaway Sorely disappointed My wife is a veggie so we ordered a few different bits for her including chips and halloumi. The chips were clearly frozen over chips...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nick B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Basic Greek food. I read the reviews on trip advisor and thought it would be great but food was very basic and maybe even overpriced . I have eaten a lot of Greek food in Germany which tastes thousand times better than this place. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Isuru P
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Brilliant food in a hidden location. Highly recommended for a weekend meal, whether with friends, family or romantic!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I had never been a particular fan of Greek food - but a recent trip to Zorba the Greek Taverna has completely changed that! Snugged inside a couple of arches under the railway viaduct, Zorba's is furnished and decorated so ingeniously that diners are immediately...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Jacob C
5 August 2018|
Response from Zorba T | Property representative |
For Vegan we have Greek Olives,fava,homous,gigantes,dolmadakia GREEK SALAD WITHOUT FETA,beetroot salad and briam
Lisa R
13 February 2018|
Response from Parkers122 | Reviewed this property |
they play music but nit sure about the themed nights
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-32 Viaduct Road, Chelmsford CM1 1TS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 357232
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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, come and try for yourself. We feel sure, once tried, never forgotten!
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