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The Coast Inn

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108 Coast Road | West Mersea, Mersea Island CO5 8NA, England (Formerly The Coast)
01206 383568
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pleasant visit, good food

Very nice staff. Food very good, pleasant atmosphere. Found the restaurant a bit chilly on a cold blustery day, didn't warm up till after the meal. Nice log fire as you go in, so best place to sit to warm up! The liver & bacon dish was huge! Lamb shank really good, and of course, fish n chips great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Angela T
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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141 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very nice staff. Food very good, pleasant atmosphere. Found the restaurant a bit chilly on a cold blustery day, didn't warm up till after the meal. Nice log fire as you go in, so best place to sit to warm up! The liver & bacon dish was huge! Lamb shank really good, and of course, fish n chips great.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We went to the Coast at the weekend. Arrived at 12 noon to look at the menu but decided not too wait around as the place was packed, so asked for a table. Food was first class and staff were excellent. Well done to all.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

just been to lunch at coast inn .What a lovely place decor is nice and the food was very good . The staff were friendly and efficient even though it was very busy will certainly be back .

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Hitchin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We arrived past 9pm Saturday night, and they had stopped cooking, but made us fish and chips! Really nice of them. The atmosphere was lively but not rowdy, really nice.

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Colchester Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

my friends and I popped into the Coast Inn with some friends after a walk with our cameras along the seafront. We originally only went for some afternoon chats with a glass or two of wine as we had heard good thing and that they had an open fire; something that is great when you have had the wind knocked... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I visited The Coast Inn on a Tuesday lunchtime and was surprised at how busy it was but we managed to get a table and with a view to the sea, the food was lovely and the atmosphere friendly, i will be going again soon any chance i get.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We came here on friday evening, had a lovely warm welcome, the service we received was exellent & we loved the food, it was very fresh & high quality generous portions, all well priced. We cant wait to return here.

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

For anyone that has read my previous reviews you will know I know what I am talking about when it comes to food. I had a meal tonight at the Coast Inn on Mersea Island and its not very often I come out saying "wow!!" but this pub/restaurant certainly achieved that. The food is outstanding, with a menu combining good... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I had the best dish of mussels I have eaten outside France, followed by the honeycomb cheesecake which was absolutely heavenly. My husband had a proper slice of pie and my children had substantial, wholesome meals. The staff are such an asset, so friendly and helpful. I couldn't fault The Coast inn, I only wish we'd found it sooner.

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Witham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Ventured across the strood to take the dog for a walk and stroll by the water , stopped here for a drink first then later for seafood platter . beautifully decorated and thought out very calming and lovely staff . Roaring fire and welcomed the dog in the bar area. Really made our afternoon , thankyou will definitely be back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 Coast Road | West Mersea, Mersea Island CO5 8NA, England (Formerly The Coast)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Mersea Island
  • Phone Number: 01206 383568

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Eclectic

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