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3A Baddow Road, Chelmsford CM2 0BX, England
+44 1245 268268
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (99 reviews)
“paella” (27 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3A Baddow Road, Chelmsford CM2 0BX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having been a customer for over 20 years, including when Pinchos originally stated in Rayleigh, Essex. I can honestly say that I am as impressed with the restaurant, staff and the menu as I have always been. Keep up the excellent work and long may...More

Thank ljw3652017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Last night my wife and I dropped by Pinchos on the off chance they had a table, surprisingly they did squeeze us in. As usual the food was outstanding, the staff are always amazing, perfect date night. Well what started off a romantic meal changed...More

Thank Dollydot09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A few of my friends and I visited Pinchos on Saturday evening in which there was live music by the owner’s husband Juan, he was amazing. Everyone got up and danced, the atmosphere was brilliant. I would like to thank the chef Marta for her...More

Thank BeckiiLawson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The quality of the food was generally good, but it was a little lacking in flavour. Although the ingredients used seemed of a high quality, i would not really say it was authentic Spanish tapas. The paella was not made with the correct or even...More

Thank MPOCM2
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had booked Pinchos for a birthday celebration and the evening was definitely a success. The staff were so helpful both during booking and on the night - special mention for the chef who was happy to discuss menu. We had the meal served "spanish...More

Thank Jacky C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Totally enjoyable and Martha was very accommodating very worth an evening or a lunch for social event Highly recommended for welcoming hospitality and accommodating to me and my friend who are both mobility impaired

Thank chimutanda
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I'm spanish, and I try to go all spanish restaurants in Essex to review the basics from Spain. In Pinchos we found some basic dishes were really good. Calamari were very good, Bravas could improve. Croquetes were very good and also prawns. I would recommend....More

Thank jordimf
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I must firstly say that the staff here are really lovely. They genuinely seem to care about the customers which I really like. The food was prepared quickly (although at the time we went it wasn't overly busy). And it was very good and we...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Had a booking for 6 for a birthday meal and was eager to experience Pinchos for the first time, after hearing a lot of good things from friends and family. Sadly what they and other reviews describe was far from what we experienced. Unlike a...More

Thank Liam K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Sat outside in hot sunshine drinking San Miguel draught lager. Spoilt for choice from the main menu and daily specials board. 3 dishes for £10.50. Food was excellent. Authentic Spanish cooking. Service first class. Very good bottle of Tempranilla. Highly recommendable.

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6 March 2017|
Response from Sarah D | Reviewed this property |
Yes - San Miguel on tap and another in bottles, Estrella.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3A Baddow Road, Chelmsford CM2 0BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 268268
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