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!
Mussels, wheat beer, smoked bacon, sourdough
Spiced pumpkin soup, savoury granola (vg)
Pumpkin & potato croquettes
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
Pumpkin pie, maple cream
Vegan espresso creme caramel (v) (vg)
Warm chocolate brownie, vanilla ice cream
SATURDAY 2nd November
// Over 18's
THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT
Everyone loves a bit of George. Party, dine and drink with us on what it guaranteed to be a fabulous night.
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!
Book a table // Click to book here
SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER // SATURDAY 16th NOVEMBER //
Chelmsford’s premier night for cocktails, craft beer, special spirits and, of course, amazing music
Call us for table reservatons 01245 205889
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!
8.30 / 9.00 Dinner is Served
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.
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.
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
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.
"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
“punchy observational gags about the little things that annoy everyone.”
“Very confident, cool and composed delivery.” Comedy Store Manchester
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!
BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW!!!
Over 18's only.
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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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).
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 is a musical and spoken word idiot genius
Comedy Virgins Max Turner Prize Finalist 2017
‘quality stand-up' ★★★★ (The Skinny)
“gag-focussed delivery…. high laugh rate…. you’d think that the spirit of Mike Reid is alive and well” Chortle
Starting on 19th May, amazing local acts will be taking to the Acanteen stage every Sunday for an afternoon of musical magic
Choose a brunch large plate from our main menu and enjoy free flowing chilled prosecco for 2 hours !
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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'
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!
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 email@example.com.
Read the We Love Food acanteen review when they stopped off during their "...mini Essex baby road trip."...
Full review on their website here
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