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Sapori Restaurant @ Best Western Atlantic Hotel image
Sapori Restaurant @ Best Western Atlantic Hotel image
Sapori Restaurant @ Best Western Atlantic Hotel image
Sapori Restaurant @ Best Western Atlantic Hotel image
Sapori Restaurant @ Best Western Atlantic Hotel image

2 for 1 at Sapori Restaurant @ Best Western Atlantic Hotel

Opened in October 2010, Sapori is the first restaurant of its kind in Chelmsford and is located in the Atlantic Hotel.

Translated "Sapori" is Italian for flavours. This essence has been incorporated in every detail of this elegant restaurant and bar; from Massimo Lucchini's creative menus and selected wine list, to the inviting interiors, providing for a comfortable and memorable experience. The menu focuses on various areas in Italy.

Sapori offers an a la carte menu, specialising in fresh seafood, home-made pasta with a variety of mouth-watering sauces, rustic breads and flamboyant desserts.

The restaurant interior is comfortable, informal and stylish, with a relaxing lounge area. White leather, rich dark woods and subtle lighting complimented by aubergine and fuchia colours create a relaxing and tranquil environment.

Tonino and his team strive to ensure that each meal is exceptional in taste, using the finest ingredients not often seen outside the Abruzzo region. The Staff will be happy to assist with your meal choice and recommend wines that would complement it.

Sapori provides truly authentic Italian cuisine, focusing on quality, traditional Italian dining and a little bit of Italy brought to your table.

Important Information

Please note: the tastecard is not available on celebration days this includes Valentine’s Day, Mothering Sunday & Father’s day.

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Sapori Restaurant @ Best Western Atlantic Hotel
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Hels said
" Great service and food to match"
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SARAH said
" The staff were super lovely especially with my little girl. Very nice restaurant with linen..."
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Joanna said
" Great food,excellent service,will go agian"
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Tim said "Italian wow factor.
Third time to this amazing restaurant.Best fish dishes ever. Polite staff,obviously proud of the..."
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Danny said "Enjoyable First Visit
Food was fantastic. Price was good. Booked at 9pm and the atmosphere was rather flat. I would..."
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Ems said "Delicious food, great service
Absolutely loved the food here. Starter of garlic bread and Italian breads with dips were full of..."
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YellowCow said "2nd Visit
After a bad experience at Sapori I thought I would give it another go. The starter of prawns was..."
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Pani said "Blown Away!
Superb food, I still feel that's an understatement. I have never had anything as good as..."
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Joanne said
" Brilliant restaurant it was my sons 19th there was eight of us we all had three courses everyone..."
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Sam said "Brilliant And Unexpected!
Because this restaurant is in a hotel, we didn't expect much, but after reading the reviews..."
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Anthony said "Not bad with discount
Calamari starter was very good, duck for main course was reasonable but the lamb cutlets were..."
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Maggie said
" Fabulous evening. Food was great especially under tastecard deal being unbelievable value for..."
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Alison said "Amazing restaurant - must visit
We have been to the Sapori restaurant a few times now and it has been a lovely meal every..."
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Liz said
" Excellent food, excellent service."
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Dan said
" Fantastic meal at this under-rated restaurant. Can't believe it's not fully booked..."
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Michaela said
" Brilliant, can't fault the food or the service."
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Amanda said
" The food is lovely- a real step up from chain Italians. And when there were no prawns they give..."
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"Worth a visit! Kylie"
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  • Hels said:
    " Great service and food to match "
    Posted 7 days ago...
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  • SARAH said:
    " The staff were super lovely especially with my little girl. Very nice restaurant with linen napkins and water with lemon brought with the menus. We had starters and desserts and all were good. We dined early when the restaurant had only just opened and that's why the atmosphere is marked low. I am sure we will be visiting again - definitely for deserts. "
    Posted 1 month, 12 days ago...
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  • Joanna said:
    " Great food,excellent service,will go agian "
    Posted 10 months, 16 days ago...
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  • Tim said: "Italian wow factor.
    Third time to this amazing restaurant.Best fish dishes ever. Polite staff,obviously proud of the food they are serving from accomplished chefs. "
    Posted 11 months, 18 days ago...
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  • Danny said: "Enjoyable First Visit
    Food was fantastic. Price was good. Booked at 9pm and the atmosphere was rather flat. I would suggest an earlier booking. Service was good and overall presentation very good. Certainly worth a visit. "
    Posted 11 months, 20 days ago...
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  • Ems said: "Delicious food, great service
    Absolutely loved the food here. Starter of garlic bread and Italian breads with dips were full of flavour, and the main courses (potato gnocchi and spaghetti carbonara) were delicious. Definitely the best carbonara I've had. Highly recommend! "
    Posted 11 months, 21 days ago...
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  • YellowCow said: "2nd Visit
    After a bad experience at Sapori I thought I would give it another go. The starter of prawns was a little bland but the main course of Wild Boar Stew was excellent.

    The staff were polite and attentive without being there to much. Improved experience and would return... "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 25 days ago...
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  • Pani said: "Blown Away!
    Superb food, I still feel that's an understatement. I have never had anything as good as that in a long time. "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months, 10 days ago...
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  • Joanne said:
    " Brilliant restaurant it was my sons 19th there was eight of us we all had three courses everyone enjoyed their meal mine was very tasty I had ravioli chicken millanse and apple pie the service and staff were great and the cost was so cheap with the taste card will go again and recommend to friends "
    Posted 1 year, 8 months, 3 days ago...
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  • Sam said: "Brilliant And Unexpected!
    Because this restaurant is in a hotel, we didn't expect much, but after reading the reviews we felt like we had to try it. No regrets! The food was SO tasty, the steak was cooked to perfection, portion sizes are generous (especially starters, they were as large as the mains!) and the presentation of the food was great too! Would definitely recommend going there using the tastecard. This place is far too good to be ignored. "
    Posted 1 year, 8 months, 6 days ago...
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  • Anthony said: "Not bad with discount
    Calamari starter was very good, duck for main course was reasonable but the lamb cutlets were over-cooked. Cheesecake for dessert was poor with an overly thick layer of acrid-tasting raspberry jam set on top. It was a Tuesday evening so the restaurant was quiet and I'm sure the staff would
    rather not be working. However, whilst the staff were very pleasant, I don't think it's a great move to say to your customers "can you hurry up and order your desserts?". This was about 22:15hrs and we were told certain desserts weren't available because they would take too long to prepare. Taste card was obviously useful but had I paid full-price this review would have been more scathing. "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 17 days ago...
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  • Maggie said:
    " Fabulous evening. Food was great especially under tastecard deal being unbelievable value for money. And service was superb, if only more restaurants treated you like this?!
    Monday evening, so quiet but couldn't do enough for us and ambience was still lovely.
    Would easily recommend and look forward to returning. "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 20 days ago...
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  • Alison said: "Amazing restaurant - must visit
    We have been to the Sapori restaurant a few times now and it has been a lovely meal every time.

    The service is great, they are friendly and professional, taking the time to ensure you are comfortable without over doing it.

    The chef is fantastic, the food is always delicious and there is a good variety on the menu. It is a very superior meal for the money especially when using the taste card.

    The restaurant is spacious and nicely designed which helps to provide a calm and relaxed atmosphere.

    We highly recommend a visit and will definitely be going again soon. "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 23 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Liz said:
    " Excellent food, excellent service. "
    Posted 2 years, 2 months, 17 days ago...
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  • Dan said:
    " Fantastic meal at this under-rated restaurant. Can't believe it's not fully booked every night of the week. Rib Eye Steak from the Specials menu was outstanding. Desserts are so cheap at £3.50 "
    Posted 2 years, 2 months, 17 days ago...
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  • Michaela said:
    " Brilliant, can't fault the food or the service. "
    Posted 3 years, 2 months, 27 days ago...
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  • Amanda said:
    " The food is lovely- a real step up from chain Italians. And when there were no prawns they give me half a lobster for the same price. However, it was really really slow. I guess if I was travelling and staying in the hotel I might have been glad of that, but as it was we felt we were waiting around a lot. "
    Posted 3 years, 3 months, 13 days ago...
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  • "Worth a visit! Kylie "
    Posted 4 years, 8 months, 1 day ago...
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  • Hels said:
    " Great service and food to match "
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  • SARAH said:
    " The staff were super lovely especially with my little girl. Very nice restaurant with linen napkins and water with lemon brought with the menus. We had starters and desserts and all were good. We dined early when the restaurant had only just opened and that's why the atmosphere is marked low. I am sure we will be visiting again - definitely for deserts. "
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  • Joanna said:
    " Great food,excellent service,will go agian "
    Posted 10 months, 16 days ago...
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  • Tim said: "Italian wow factor.
    Third time to this amazing restaurant.Best fish dishes ever. Polite staff,obviously proud of the food they are serving from accomplished chefs. "
    Posted 11 months, 18 days ago...
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  • Danny said: "Enjoyable First Visit
    Food was fantastic. Price was good. Booked at 9pm and the atmosphere was rather flat. I would suggest an earlier booking. Service was good and overall presentation very good. Certainly worth a visit. "
    Posted 11 months, 20 days ago...
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  • Ems said: "Delicious food, great service
    Absolutely loved the food here. Starter of garlic bread and Italian breads with dips were full of flavour, and the main courses (potato gnocchi and spaghetti carbonara) were delicious. Definitely the best carbonara I've had. Highly recommend! "
    Posted 11 months, 21 days ago...
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  • YellowCow said: "2nd Visit
    After a bad experience at Sapori I thought I would give it another go. The starter of prawns was a little bland but the main course of Wild Boar Stew was excellent.

    The staff were polite and attentive without being there to much. Improved experience and would return... "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 25 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Pani said: "Blown Away!
    Superb food, I still feel that's an understatement. I have never had anything as good as that in a long time. "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months, 10 days ago...
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  • Joanne said:
    " Brilliant restaurant it was my sons 19th there was eight of us we all had three courses everyone enjoyed their meal mine was very tasty I had ravioli chicken millanse and apple pie the service and staff were great and the cost was so cheap with the taste card will go again and recommend to friends "
    Posted 1 year, 8 months, 3 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Sam said: "Brilliant And Unexpected!
    Because this restaurant is in a hotel, we didn't expect much, but after reading the reviews we felt like we had to try it. No regrets! The food was SO tasty, the steak was cooked to perfection, portion sizes are generous (especially starters, they were as large as the mains!) and the presentation of the food was great too! Would definitely recommend going there using the tastecard. This place is far too good to be ignored. "
    Posted 1 year, 8 months, 6 days ago...
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  • Anthony said: "Not bad with discount
    Calamari starter was very good, duck for main course was reasonable but the lamb cutlets were over-cooked. Cheesecake for dessert was poor with an overly thick layer of acrid-tasting raspberry jam set on top. It was a Tuesday evening so the restaurant was quiet and I'm sure the staff would
    rather not be working. However, whilst the staff were very pleasant, I don't think it's a great move to say to your customers "can you hurry up and order your desserts?". This was about 22:15hrs and we were told certain desserts weren't available because they would take too long to prepare. Taste card was obviously useful but had I paid full-price this review would have been more scathing. "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 17 days ago...
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  • Maggie said:
    " Fabulous evening. Food was great especially under tastecard deal being unbelievable value for money. And service was superb, if only more restaurants treated you like this?!
    Monday evening, so quiet but couldn't do enough for us and ambience was still lovely.
    Would easily recommend and look forward to returning. "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 20 days ago...
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  • Alison said: "Amazing restaurant - must visit
    We have been to the Sapori restaurant a few times now and it has been a lovely meal every time.

    The service is great, they are friendly and professional, taking the time to ensure you are comfortable without over doing it.

    The chef is fantastic, the food is always delicious and there is a good variety on the menu. It is a very superior meal for the money especially when using the taste card.

    The restaurant is spacious and nicely designed which helps to provide a calm and relaxed atmosphere.

    We highly recommend a visit and will definitely be going again soon. "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 23 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Liz said:
    " Excellent food, excellent service. "
    Posted 2 years, 2 months, 17 days ago...
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  • Dan said:
    " Fantastic meal at this under-rated restaurant. Can't believe it's not fully booked every night of the week. Rib Eye Steak from the Specials menu was outstanding. Desserts are so cheap at £3.50 "
    Posted 2 years, 2 months, 17 days ago...
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  • Michaela said:
    " Brilliant, can't fault the food or the service. "
    Posted 3 years, 2 months, 27 days ago...
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  • Amanda said:
    " The food is lovely- a real step up from chain Italians. And when there were no prawns they give me half a lobster for the same price. However, it was really really slow. I guess if I was travelling and staying in the hotel I might have been glad of that, but as it was we felt we were waiting around a lot. "
    Posted 3 years, 3 months, 13 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • "Worth a visit! Kylie "
    Posted 4 years, 8 months, 1 day ago...
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