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The Coast Inn

108 Coast Road | West Mersea, Mersea Island CO5 8NA, England (Formerly The Coast)
01206 383568
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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78% Recommend
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English first
Rainham
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Every thing was great! The welcome, the decor, the other customers. We loved it. I had a pot of tea with a nice big pot of 3 cups and I could have sat on those sofas all day.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Most amazing, setting ( the views are amazing ) ,waiting , bar staff and chefs are outstanding serve the most delicious mostly locally sourced food,if you haven't been here yet WHY? You are missing a rare treat. Thank you you're all amazing.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We have been to this restaurant many times. It is always busy and food is usually excellent. On this occasion, two of us order from the 'specials board', Chinese Chicken Noodles. What arrived was a large bowl of tasteless noodles with 4 chicken drum sticks on the top. I didn't eat any and complained to the waitress who was embarrassed... More

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New York, NY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This spot is right across from the water and has great views from it's beer garden. Fresh and beach inside with a cozy bar, nice staff and great food- some visuals done well and some unique choices that makes the menu appealing to many. Would go back in a minute.

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Thaxted, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Called Late on a Wed afternoon. & saw the Coast Inn. Gave it a Try & was very pleasantly surprised. from the outside on first Glimpse it looks nothing special. but once in you soon become aware of a pleasant clean fresh Bar with friendly staff. average bar prices (pint IPA & a Corona £6.70 so quite good. Sitting at... More

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A real shame when staff let you down, especially a busy Saturday night! The remaining staff tried their best, three of them checking whether we had a booking and then when seated disappearing so drinks took an age. Getting past the service the food is great, well prepared, cooked and presented. Nothing out of the ordinary menu wise; skate, belly... More

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london
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

went on a sunday and it started raining when we got to mersea and we were starving! the parking was very scarce and the place was heaving! we honestly thought we would have to sit out in the rain for food with a 40 minute wait! (like alot of people did) we thought the place was lovely alot of families... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Friendly staff, nice decor and good food. Weekend is very busy so you will need to book. I recommend the crab salad (had it three times).

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were eating at the nearby company shed and had some time to kill. A nicely done out pub with a good selection of beers and wines. A good pub garden. Very popular place.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

A friend of mine booked this restaurant so, as I am allergic to gluten, I thought it best to phone to find out what's available. Nowadays most restaurants are brilliant and even have a 'Gluten free' menu. The response on the phone was utterly depressing. There was absolutely no customer service at all. I was told they were busy and... More

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