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Zafra Pasta Bar and Grill

5 The Green, Finchingfield CM7 4JS, England
+44 1371 810501
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“gnocchi” (7 reviews)
“fish stew” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 The Green, Finchingfield CM7 4JS, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and very welcoming. Relaxed environment. Only critism being with the overall decor/furniture which looked tired, quirky is good but needs some titivating. However, a very very pleasant lunch was had by all.

Thank KarinaJune
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This was our third visit to this restaurant last night and the food just seems to get better every time. We tried Franks fish stew and the haddock with bacon and cheese sauce, the flavours were just perfect. Would highly recommend and customer service is...More

Thank mandys272
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

In the beautiful village of Finchingfield sits this 'posh cafe'. Informal, cosy dining. The owner is obviously very passionate about food - and hosting. He's extremely welcoming and friendly. Food was well sourced and good quality - the seafood linguine was a little 'sloppy' and...More

Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A lovely meal without any problems, despite Frank being a big short staffed. The pasta and sauce was delicious and we both thoroughly enjoyed the meal. Look forward to returning in the near future.

Thank Shacklebrush
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Came here for a night out with friends. Lovely cosy restaurant, very friendly, and superb food. Highly recommend it.

Thank Tresta M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This was a brilliant meal in a nice village. Huge portions of well prepared food made from good quality ingredients. We had a voucher for this restaurant, which unfortunately expired, however the owner Frank was more than happy to honour the voucher. I'm glad he...More

Thank Jackamoko2
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

what a surprise we had when we came here for mothers day live singer with lovely voice free bubbly and flowers the food was of a high standard and nothing was too much bother portions were big as well will return

1  Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 27 March 2017

got a groupon voucher on the saturday after ringing the place to see if they would accept on mothers day,,and Frank the owner could not of been more helpfull by squeezing us in,which gave me plenty brownie points in the bank. We arrived and was...More

Thank oldskunkeye
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We booked a table for two on a busy Saturday evening when most of the small restaurant was taken up by one party. It was a bit of a squeeze but the staff managed to make us feel comfortable and were very attentive despite having...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Have eaten in this restaurant before and really enjoyed the food , went back with my husband on a Saturday eve Recently . We chose a table tucked in the corner , very cozy , The owner made us feel very welcome , It was...More

Thank Dee L
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Paul W
Menu ?????
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alk home cooked pasta very pipular
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
13:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 The Green, Finchingfield CM7 4JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Finchingfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1371 810501
  • E-mail
Hi. Zafra is a lovely, small family restaurant located in the heart of the picturesque village of Finchingfield (Essex) which specializes in fresh fish dishes, steaks and grills and pizza and pasta. Zafra is Italian at heart, but each dish is created by me, Frank Tyler.
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