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116 High Street | The Gables, Maldon CM9 5ET, England
+44 1621 843197
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lemon sole” (15 reviews)
“sea bass” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 High Street | The Gables, Maldon CM9 5ET, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

“It has to be Italian”....said my wife, after a long and tiring day, fighting with London traffic, so we tried Intimo for the first time yesterday evening. The dining rooms are on both sides of the entrance hall, offering a choice......fortunately we decided to turn...More

2  Thank Neil T
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time we have been since the change of ownership and this has not been for the best. Food service was excruciatingly slow, and was poor when it eventually came. My salad was 50 percent beetroot strips, the chargrilled chicken was tasteless, and the bacon...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting Maldon and looking for somewhere to lunch we came across this little gem. It was a lovely day and we were given the choice of eating on the terrace or inside. The terrace was the obvious choice but we were told that it...More

Thank pauli1102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not been here for a year or so wasn't sure what to expect as we did see it had been taken over by someone new. We were greeted by a lovely young lady who showed us to a table in the courtyard. We had a...More

1  Thank Dunmow567
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Maldon for the music festival and looking for an early supper, we popped in on the off chance. We were delighted to get a table and a friendly waitress who was happy to accommodate our need for a shorter visit. The food was very...More

1  Thank Jill R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place, intimate atmosphere if you want it. Great selection of food. Well cooked, big portions and well presented.

2  Thank richardcs884
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Outstanding food. Relaxed not rushed to order and very calm atmosphere.Hostest very attentive. Will definately return. Menu has lots of choice. We only managed starter and main! Next time we will definitely leave room for dessert.

2  Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 4 June 2018

6 of us had a table booked at 8pm Saturday night, sadly although the restaurant was busy they evidently could not cope. We ordered some bread and olives initially, these didn’t turn up tilll 9.30 after we had reminded them. It took 25 minutes for...More

Thank johnconaghan
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

This is such a lovely restaurant. The waitress was incredibly patient and understanding of our needs. We were all delighted with our meals. My lemon sole was just perfect, my mother had sea bass and it was delicious. The atmosphere was excellent and we were...More

2  Thank Dlc0000
Reviewed 15 May 2018

After my last visit to this lovely delightful restaurant I attended again in the afternoon with a friend who had never eaten at this restaurant. We both had a 3 course meal, she had plenty of wine and I soft drinks as i was driving....More

2  Thank vintagepatternshop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 High Street | The Gables, Maldon CM9 5ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Maldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 843197
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As a family we were proud to rescue this building with our own hands and create this dining venue back in 2008, bringing 25 years of restaurant experience to our beautiful town. Our dedication and hard work has been recognised with several high profile awards over the past few years – we were awarded one of ‘The most romantic venues in Essex’, then runner-up ‘Best Restaurant 2014’ (Essex Food & Drink Awards) and also were announced winner of the ‘Good Food Award 2016’ – to name just three. img_9020Our head chef and family member is constantly striving to offer newly innovated and a la mode dishes for your dining pleasure and we all aim to offer service and hospitality second to none to represent the business we all love. When the sun shines, our large terrace offers a perfect south facing outside dining experience whilst dining parties who prefer a private space can be accommodated in a separate and exclusive dining room all to themselves – at no additional cost. We offer a superb selection of specially selected premium wines to suit all budgets and our homemade breads and desserts have to be tried! Whatever your requirements, be it a romantic meal for two or a large celebration meal, we are all on hand to make it special and go the extra mile. If you care to peruse our menus you’ll observe some super dishes prepared with passion to suit every taste. Every dish and sauce is made from scratch to order, never before, and is therefore totally fresh and even variable to taste. We invite you to try our award winning food at fixed prices by opting for our set menus which unusually contain most of our finest dishes. We even have this option available for Saturday night! So don’t delay; call up and reserve your table and see for yourself what we can do to make your meal a memorable one.
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