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PAKWAAN

1 Bridge Street, Writtle, Chelmsford, United Kingdom, CM1 3EY
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Opening Information

Monday - 11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday -11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday -11:00 - 23:00
Thursday - 11:00 - 23:00
Friday - 11:00 - 23:00
Saturday -11:00 - 23:00
Sunday - 11:00 - 23:00

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Children's Menu available
  • Children Welcome (Up to 8pm)
  • Business Lunch
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
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About PAKWAAN

Pakwaan Fine Dinning Indian Punjabi Cuisine

Cuisine: Cocktails, Wine Bar, Indian
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Was brilliant meal; every part was delicious and good value for money!! Different to a usual style Indian restaurant in a very good way and this plus therefore the different nature of the dishes made it a special meal out! Will definitely be returning as overall 5 stars!!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Food was superb including some fantastic gluten free options. The service was great. It's still very new and that showed so we did have quite a long wait but the staff were lovely and made us very welcome while we waited.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Arrived 18:45 immediately sat at table side by side husband, horrible table position! Offered water but no appertif. After 20 minutes of no service my husband went and ordered drinks at bar, not good! Then rushed to order food, no recommendations offered which was a shame as menu very interesting. Starters were superb, mains were awful. Husband left all the chicken which had texture of rubber. My 4 prawns were ok but surrounded by a avalanche of dry rice with no sauce, so again very dissapointing. Would struggle to return with initial service issues. It can only improve and really hope it does!

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Food was amazing! Best curry I’ve ever had.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

We waited nearly an hour and there wasn’t any sign of any food, (not even a popadom). We left..... There seemed to be more complaints than happy customers

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Very disappointing. The service was shocking, 20 minute wait for our first drink. Plates were handed to us cold and the waitress did not use a cloth or gloves so their hands were all over them. We had to ask for cutlery. Food was too spicy, we were told that it should have been mild and we should have been offered what strength we wanted, but we weren't. We were not offered any form of rice and it wasn't mentioned on the menu. We were not made to feel welcome, nobody asked us if every was ok . We had to keep asking for drinks , nobody bothered to ask if we wanted anything.

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

We found the service at the bar to be very slow. Added to this the tap water we received with our drinks didn’t taste right and was returned. The food we received was lovely, and the service from our waitress was great! Only other issue was that once our bill came we had to send it back as we were charge for 4 portions of bread rather than the 1, so charged an additional 20% which was pretty poor.

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Visited On Thursday, 31 January 2019

Excellent food and exemplary service.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 January 2019

This isn’t the first time of dining at Bridge Street which is why I chose to have a big birthday celebration here for my daughters 21st Birthday. For those that haven’t yet had a chance to dine here will not be disappointed, this restaurant oozes class that accompanies the decor. The service was overwhelming as always, the staff and management team were very accommodating making a great night for all our guests. I would like to say thank you once again for taking very good care of us all.

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Visited On Friday, 18 January 2019

I didn’t catch his name but my waiter was fantastic

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Visited On Sunday, 13 January 2019

The food we had this weekend was outstanding for the 3 of us. My wife had fish and my brother and I had pork and chicken as main courses and we each agreed that they were excellent

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 December 2018

We had a lovely Christmas lunch an felt really relaxed the staff was very friendly atmosphere was lovely we will coming back.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

Cold restaurant and the music way too Loud hard to have a conversation at the bar without shouting

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 December 2018

Shame on the service for second sitting for Xmas day we waited a long time to be seated staff worked hard food great

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Visited On Thursday, 27 December 2018

The food was gorgeous, and very attentive staff. Really enjoyed our meal

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 December 2018

The food and service was excellent. We were a large party of 19 we were all served at the same time. We had a brilliant time. Thank you Peter for making Christmas Day so special and enjoyable. Special thanks to Luke for his service for our table. It was excellent. Big Thank You.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 December 2018

Thank you for the lovely warm welcome.The attention to detail and the level of service is extremely good. I think you may be seeing us for Christmas Day 2019 !

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Visited On Thursday, 20 December 2018

Booked a party of 7 for 20th December. When we booked they said they couldn't seat us until 8pm but on arrival there was hardly anyone there! Staff were very pleasant and helpful. Food was very mediocre. I had ribeye steak (but it wasn't like any ribeye I had had in the past) and just came with chips, carrots & sprouts! Will not be going back.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 December 2018

Brilliant Christmas Day dinner

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Visited On Saturday, 22 December 2018

Food and service was fantastic. Wish we had come at a busier time to create more of an atmosphere but still very enjoyable.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 December 2018

Peter and the team really looked after us during our recent visit. The service was impeccable. The atmosphere was not as good as previous times as the restaurant was quiet. But the team were attentive. This is a brilliant restaurant.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Beautiful setting and staff with can do service fabulous

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Visited On Sunday, 16 December 2018

Food was cold 3 people sent their food back when it came back it was just warm a Sunday roast should be hot . Absolutely no one else eating atmosphere terrible and lighting very dim. We have had some good times at the Bridge, But this time it was dreadful.

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Visited On Friday, 14 December 2018

Excellent lunch everything first class. I would like to book the private dining room for lunch T 1330 hours on the second Friday of 2019 with the same menu. Please confirm thanks. David Bryce

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Visited On Sunday, 09 December 2018

We thought the whole experience was very pleasant, we could not fault anything

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