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The New London Restaurant and Lounge

₹₹₹₹European, British,
147 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AA, England
+44 1245 266288
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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147 New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AA, England
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1 - 10 of 457 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’m not one to leave reviews on anything but myself and my two friends were really impressed with this restaurant. The food was fabulous and easily dealt with a vegan, a vegetarian and a multi intolerance/allergy sufferer. Staff were welcoming but the stars of the...More

Thank Happiness672414
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

last time when i visited in this restaurent i really felt happy for talked about the service and the food of the restaurent.. and the waiters are so nice .. so thats why i when i coming again on this trip i wanna come only...More

Thank diesel336
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my fiancé last December (I'm a bit late writing this review!) and had an excellent dinner, the venison being a particular highlight. Quite pricey but good quality, innovative cooking.

Thank SarahR0412
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to get a late booking on an impromptu night out without the kids. Met by a pleasant waitress who took our coats and settled us at our table. Wine was chosen and the food order taken, starters arrived soon after. Smoked salmon tartare was...More

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not the best in the area but this is not a criticism as it’s more top end of the restaurants in the area. Everything amazing except the price one of the most expensive I have had.

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

Thank you very much for taking time in leaving your lovely feedback. Everything here is homemade and we only use the best local suppliers which may increase the cost slightly. Hopefully, we will see you again soon! Regards, Justin

Reviewed 7 October 2018

We came for lunch and enjoyed the three course meal which we felt was very competitive. The food was not only visually stunning but also incredibly tasty. We had a lovely leisurely lunch. I agree with another reviewer on service as we would have liked...More

Thank Sarahbr114
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I was there with my girlfriend for a Sunday lunch and we really appreciated the atmosphere of this restaurant. The great food, good vine and kind service give to this place an overall high quality/price ratio.

Thank Cesare P
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you very much for taking time in leaving your lovely feedback. We are extremely pleased to know that you enjoyed your experience here at the New London and looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 28 September 2018

Funny name, serious food. Reservations are required and I suggest booking as soon as possible because the food is absolutely brilliant and probably the highest quality I have had in so long, yes akin or better than food in London! The quail starter is everything,...More

Thank cindyfordford
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you ever so much for your kind comments. I cannot wait to share them with my hard-working team. We are extremely pleased to know that you enjoyed your experience here at the New London. Thanks again and we are very much looking forward to...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

My Wife and I visited this place that I thought was new as I haven’t seen it on searches ever. However, turns out it’s been there for five years ish and just had a refurb to a really nice standard. Service was great from start...More

Thank Thomas1Ward
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are so pleased to know you had an enjoyable meal at The New London Restaurant. We are very much looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kindest Regards, Justin

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Wow. Unbelievable. Fantastic service. Delicious food, cooked to perfection. I turned up to find that they were trying a new menu. It was a set menu with 3 courses for just £25.

Thank paul j
J_Cracknell, Owner at The New London Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are so pleased to know you had an enjoyable meal at The New London Restaurant. We are very much looking forward to seeing you again soon. Our next menu tasting night is on 16th November. Kindest Regards, Justin

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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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