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A Murder Mystery Dinner / Saturday November 2nd

27.12.19

There's been a murder in acanteen!THERE’S BEEN A MURDER IN ACANTEEN!

SCREAM’s (Secret Coven Reuniting Evil and Monsters) was getting off to a great start until it all went horribly wrong. This scary night took an extra horrifying turn and now we need YOUR help to figure out exactly what happened.

Join us on 2nd November for Acanteen’s first murder mystery evening. We’re fuelling your detective skills with a three-course autumnal dinner and lots of delicious cocktails. It all kicks off at 20:00 and you only have until 22:15 to solve this horrific crime.

Think you can help? Get your tickets before it’s too late! They’re just £49 per person and include welcome drinks, dinner and a brilliantly scary Halloween event to remember!

 

MENU

STARTERS


Mussels, wheat beer, smoked bacon, sourdough

Spiced pumpkin soup, savoury granola (vg)

Pumpkin & potato croquettes

MAINS

Gnocchi, roasted pumpkin and sage, spanish burnt butter sauce (v)

Roast hake fillet, clams, fennel cream, dill, samphire

Braised beef shin and smoked bacon mac and cheese

DESSERTS

Pumpkin pie, maple cream

Vegan espresso creme caramel (v) (vg)

Warm chocolate brownie, vanilla ice cream 

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SATURDAY 2nd November 

// Over 18's

// £49pp

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT

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A GEORGE MICHAEL TRIBUTE NIGHT / Sat 15th Nov

15.11.19

Everyone loves a bit of George. Party, dine and drink with us on what it guaranteed to be a fabulous night.
Just £10*

Arrive early and grab a table (we do not take table reservations for party nights) and relax with great food and drinks. Its a relaxed atmosphere with food served until 9pm.

George starts at 8.30

We will garuantee that you will be up on your feet from the get go! 

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A JAZZ NIGHT / Saturday 19th October FREE ENTRY

19.10.19

 

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SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER // SATURDAY 16th NOVEMBER // 

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A Loves Music 'SATURDAY NIGHTS' Saturday 12th October

12.10.19

Chelmsford’s premier night for cocktails, craft beer, special spirits and, of course, amazing music

Call us for table reservatons 01245 205889

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Shakatak

NEW YEARS EVE PARTY & DINNER WITH SHAKATAK LIVE

11.10.19

NEW YEARS EVE MENU £95pp

We welcome back SHAKATAK for the 4th year in a row. Every year sells out and every NYE its an amazing party! 

8.00 arrival

8.30 / 9.00 Dinner is Served

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A WINTERS MARKET / Sunday 10th November

11.10.19

We have curate a wonderful collection of local makers and artisans for our Winters market. Join us from 10am. We advise to book early for a roast on this day as we do get extra busy.

A LOVES COMEDY IS BACK! Friday 1st November

04.10.19

OCTOBER 4th LINE UP

AComedy Club - The First Friday of Every Month!

Only a tenner on the door for five great acts!

Doors 6pm. Laughs 8pm.

All tables first come first serve.

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FRIDAY 1st NOVEMBER LINE UP!

Come along for laughs with five great comedians, delicious food, a few drinks and raise a few bob for charity!

As always a tenner on the door, but the twist is all the door profit goes to supporting the work of local charity City of Chelmsford Mencap!

Doors 6pm. Laughs 8pm.

As always, tables first come first serve.

Headliner - Michael Fabbri
'Exceptionally funny...extremely sharp...hugely enjoyable" - The Scotsman
UK Comedy circuit veteran, from C4’s ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ and Mickey Flanagan support act

El Baldinho
Comedy Magician El Baldiniho has enjoyed a meteoric rise to comedy fame, having performed at Camp Bestival, The Larmer Tree Festival, the British Grand Prix at Silverstone and most famously on Britain’s Got Talent 2019.

Harriet Braine
"a breath of fresh air in a world that still likes a ‘knob’ joke” Lynne Parker for Huffington Post
Winner Funny Women 'Stage Award' 2016
Winner Best Newcomer Musical Comedy Awards 2016

Rick Kieswetter
“punchy observational gags about the little things that annoy everyone.”
Evening Standard

Matthew McAloone
“Very confident, cool and composed delivery.” Comedy Store Manchester

 

 

 

 

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Boozy Bingo // Have you got the balls?

30.09.19

It's acanteens Boozy Bingo! Tickets only £9 (plus booking fee) and include 3 x games, and prizes including bottles of prosecco, shots & bar tabs. Turn up to play baby! Food available 'till 9pm. Bar closes at 12pm.

Eyes down 7pm

October 25th HALLOWEEN SPECIAL / Saturday 30th November XMAS SPECIAL! 

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Over 18's only.

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Festive Party Nights - CELEBRATE WITH US!

30.09.19

Our festive nights make for the perfect party with friends, family or colleagues. For just £32 per person, you can enjoy three Christmassy courses and bubbles on arrival. Alternatively, tuck into a brilliant buffet in ABAR from just £15 per person.

Then it’s time to head to the dance floor! Our resident DJ will be playing dance hits and Christmas classics that are guaranteed to get you on your feet. Guests were even dancing on the tables last year!

If this sounds like the perfect Christmas party, don’t hesitate to contact us NOW, as 40% of dates are already booked. We can’t wait to welcome you to Acanteen this Christmas season ❤

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A LOVES COMEDY XMAS SPECIAL / HO HO HO

23.09.19

It's Christmas and we are so excited to put on a Christmas Special for you all! Join us for five wonderful acts plus special guest MC for a perfect Xmas Celebration!

ALL FOR ONLY A TENNER!!!

For one night only on Sunday 8th December.

Doors 6pm. Laughs 8pm.

Tables all first come first serve, so get down early and grab a cracker!

Headliner – Raymond and Mr Timpkins
"This is comedy that reminds us why we go out to see live shows. And it wears its incredible skill, its labour-intensity and its comic genius so lightly one might think it is just a bit of silliness. Kate Copstick The Scotsman
“Absolutely hilarious” Viz
“A mad, anarchic triumph of stupidity over style. Not to be missed” The Guardian

Lenny Sherman - MC
‘a power-packed performance jammed full of gags - a real blast' (Steve Bennett, Chortle).

Harriet Kemsley
As seen on Roast Battle, 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and 8 Out of 10 Cats.
‘a very funny rising star’ Time Out

Hassan Dervish
Hassan Dervish is a musical and spoken word idiot genius
Comedy Virgins Max Turner Prize Finalist 2017

Masud Milas
‘quality stand-up' ★★★★ (The Skinny)

Paul Merryck
“gag-focussed delivery…. high laugh rate…. you’d think that the spirit of Mike Reid is alive and well” Chortle

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A Sunday Sessions

30.07.19

Starting on 19th May, amazing local acts will be taking to the Acanteen stage every Sunday for an afternoon of musical magic

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NEW // Free Flowing Prosecco Brunch SAVE 25%

11.06.19

Choose a brunch large plate from our main menu and enjoy free flowing chilled prosecco for 2 hours ! 

BOOK NOW! SAVE 25% USING THE CODE 'Junediscount25'

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NEW // Free Flowing Prosecco Afternoon Tea SAVE 25%!!!

11.06.19

Served everyday 3-5pm. Relax in our new bar with a wonderful selection of sandwiches, home made scones and cakes and sip on bottomless glasses of chilled prosecco! 

BOOK NOW . SAVE 25% USING THE CODE 'Junediscount25'

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A Running Club

05.06.19

This is a FREE event and all we ask is that you can run 5K in under 30 minutes. After our run we will all go back to acanteen for a drink or two!

Just turn up, be comfortable, follow Steves instructions and meet like-minded runners.

Look forward to meeting you all!

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A LOVES CHRISTMAS

20.11.18

Music every festive Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights in November & December to get you in the party mood.

Drinks packages available.

Throughought the fesive season we garuentee will get you on the dance floor and on our party nights.

Head Toby and his team will be serving up the best Christmas Menu around. Early booking recomeded. Deposit required to secure booking. Call us now 01245 205889 or email bookings@acanteen.co.uk.

A SUNDAY ROASTS ARE BACK

02.09.18

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acanteen chelmsford review

we love food review

10.09.15

Read the We Love Food acanteen review when they stopped off during their "...mini Essex baby road trip."...

Full review on their website here

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acanteen review on wanderlist blog

the wanderlist

10.09.15

A lovely Acanteen review on The Wanderlist blog. See a little of what they had to say below or link through to the full review.

"You would never have guessed that this little treasure was nestled away in a county infamous for fake tan and birthing the creator of the word 'fusey'..."

See the full review here

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