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Mersea Road | Peldon, Colchester, England
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The Peldon Rose
Ranked #18 of 43 Colchester B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am surprised by some of the previous reviews. It was a first time visit, but it will definitely not be the last. A beautiful old pub set back from the road with plenty of parking. The interior was full of oak beams and very characterful. As soon as we walked in we were greeted by smartly dressed young staff,... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

I have never slept so well as I did here, such comfortable beds wonderful bedding and very clean lovely set out room. I could not find a single fault. The food is great very good quality with everything and the building itself is very lovely. Would recommend to everyone!! And will be back very soon :)

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Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Lovely sunny day what could be nicer than to have a pub lunch. Oh dear what a total disaster. my partner and I both chose the same thing from the specials board, Pulled pork something in a dry roll.The tasteless pork was smothered in something of the same consistency, a tomato based gloop that had come from a tin of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A lovely location and regular venue for our itinerant cricketers before our regular fixture against West Mersea. The Peldon Rose has a very attractive interior and the benefit of spacious well maintained gardens. On this occasion the food was a touch disappointing. The chicken caesar came in quasi kit form. A limp lettuce and parmesan shaving base with rather large... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We have eaten at The Peldon Rose for many years, but our meal today was a disaster. Mainly the lack of choice on the menu for lunch.. Usually there is a good selection from which to choose, but they have obviously changed their lunchtime menu and now only offer beef burger, fish and chips, vegetable lasagne or scampi. The special... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Went in a group of 14, attentive efficient staff, shame the food was disappointing, in the main we nearly all went for fish, only the Salmon excelled the Scampi was bland and the battered fish and chips did not reach the standard of any 'Chippy' worth it's salt! Garden peas were like bullets, mushy ones dried out (as if cooked... More

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Abridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My wife and I have visited the Peldon Rose previously on one of our visits to the quaint and as yet unspoiled haven of Mersea Island.As last Wednesday 17/04/2014 was such a bright and sunny spring day,Mersea was our first choice for some fresh sea air and of course-lunch! Returning to the Peldon Rose didn't disappoint.The smartly dressed young staff... More

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Address: Mersea Road | Peldon, Colchester, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Peldon Rose Hotel Colchester
The Peldon Rose Colchester, Essex

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