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The Peldon Rose

Mersea Road | Peldon, Colchester, England
The Peldon Rose
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maldon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a very hot day so wanted lunch somewhere outside with parasols and a pond, so went to the Peldon Rose as it has always been so nice. Very disappointed as hardly any tables had parasols even though the terrace is in the sun. Food was very nice although the presentation is not inspiring. Our main problem was the... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We stayed for one night. Overall very good. - Room (2) spacious, comfortable and nicely decorated - Breakfast good quality and generous - Staff friendly and welcoming - B&B and pub has a lot of character throughout due to its age. Minor negatives are: Before 10pm the room was very noisy due to kitchen being right below. In fairness, there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We were travelling the area and did not have a clue where we were but knew it was Sunday lunch time. We saw the Peldon Rose and from the outside it was inviting,, we parked our car easily and went inside using a front door that was very historical. As we entered we IMMEADIATELY thought are we in a pub... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We have had patchy experiences at this pub. I booked ahead, asking for a table as close to the fire as possible, but we were initially shown into the conservatory. Fortunately the evening was quiet and there was plenty of space available in the old, cosy part. Having found a table for us there, the waitress disappeared without bringing any... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We came across this pub on a country drive, one dreary day and had lunch there. The pub is really cosy inside, with beautiful old features and crackling fires. We ordered off the lunch menu and found the service to be absolutely fine, despite what some of the other reviews have said. Would definitely go back again, loved the pub... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

The recent response we made of our dreadful meal on this review was backed up by witnesses to the event that afternoon, I thank them for their honest and true comments, we're certainly not whingers! by any means and a situation that happened some 6 months previous whereby we got 8 chips each on the fish and chip plate!! Where... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The title says it all. Lovely location and beautiful old building but without these positive assets it wouldn't survive. The staff were also very friendly and welcoming. However there are so many great pubs around serving superb food who have to rely on great produce from their kitchen rather than a great view and a high tide to attract diners.... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Having had a delightful lunch here a couple of months ago we were so disappointed with our visit yesterday. The latest menu is very limited and, for what is a country pub, over-priced. The omelette looked more like a Belgian crepe, being wafer thin. The beer battered fish, served on a bed of a dozen chips, was not the most... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Always have passed this place on the way to Mersea but have always wondered what it's like. So we went in just as dinner service was beginning so there wasn't many people in there . But was told we could sit in the bar area or the restaurant we choose the restaurant. The restaurant is gorgeous and relaxing and even... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Day 10 of our cycling tour of East Anglia (Aug 23rd) and we are staying at the Peldon Rose. This is a chocolate box pretty pub dating from the 15th century. It’s set back from the very busy B1025 Colchester Road, not a good road for cycling on. The interior is as one would hope, oak beamed and characterful. Upstairs... More 

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