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Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6HW, England
(01206) 322795
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Description: Please note that we do not reply to reviews posted here. Please contact us...
Please note that we do not reply to reviews posted here. Please contact us directly if you would like to discuss your meal. At milsoms, guests enjoy 'global' cuisine, with our chefs taking influences from all over the world, as well as daily specials that take full advantage of the local, seasonal produce available throughout the year.Guests can dine inside in the two-tiered restaurant or outside on the terrace. Covered with a gigantic 'sail' with super efficient heaters, the terrace is very much an extension to the dining area. With the added dimension of the stunning gardens, outside dining at milsoms is a reality for most of the year. And, of course, the younger members of the team aren't left out at milsoms - a specially designed kids menu is available all day as
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  • 68
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very enjoyable!

Excellent food all cooked to perfection. Staff on hand to help efficiently. Pleasant atmosphere in lovely surroundings.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
John R
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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English first
Colchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Had a late lunch there today with my husband. There was a choice of tables available - menus were already on the table as we sat down. Ordered a bottle of sparkling water from the bar which arrived promptly. Called the waiter back after a few mins as the water was flat. He promptly and courteously changed the bottle for... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Food was amazing excellent value for money, service was outstanding friendly and polite. Will return shortley

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Little Baddow
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Having just returned from supper at Milsoms, I felt the need to write a negative view on this brasserie, first the good parts, the young very polite waiting staff were excellent,second the starters were great,and my Wife's main course of duck was very tasty, the problem was with my main, lamb shank with elephant beans( nicely cooked) and Feta (allegedly)... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Excellent food all cooked to perfection. Staff on hand to help efficiently. Pleasant atmosphere in lovely surroundings.

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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We were greeted warmly upon arrival and we were impressed with the garden area - very pretty. The Sunday menu was excellent and the only issue was having too many lovely things to chose from! Staff were good and the food was tasty. Slight confusion when the issued the bill but they sorted it eventually!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I Popped into Milsoms for Sunday lunch a couple of weeks ago with my parter. We arrived early as we know that the restaurant gets very busy on a Sunday. We were sat promptly and given an appropriate amount of time to decide. I enjoy their Sunday lunches as the beef is normally spot on and I was not disappointed... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I enjoyed lunch in this restaurant in Dedham vale with WI friends. We could not book. One member arrived at 12pm to save a large table on the patio overlooking the beautiful garden for 12.30pm. The service was good as was the food which was freshly cooked. For most of us the prices were expensive. As ladies who lunch we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Enjoyed an excellent lunch to celebrate a birthday. Pleasant surroundings and very good service. A varied menu. Can recommend.

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Colchester, UK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lovely meal in the bistro, luxurious room, nice drinks menu in the bar, staff service was first class!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

No booking, just turn up and be prepared for a bit of a wait sometimes but well worth it. Good service and a varied menu. Recommended

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester  >  Dedham
  • Phone Number: (01206) 322795

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

Please note that we do not reply to reviews posted here. Please contact us directly if you would like to discuss your meal. At milsoms, guests enjoy 'global' cuisine, with our chefs taking influences from all over the world, as well as daily specials that take full advantage of the local, seasonal produce available throughout the year.Guests can dine inside in the two-tiered restaurant or outside on the terrace. Covered with a gigantic 'sail' with super efficient heaters, the terrace is very much an extension to the dining area. With the added dimension of the stunning gardens, outside dining at milsoms is a reality for most of the year. And, of course, the younger members of the team aren't left out at milsoms - a specially designed kids menu is available all day as

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