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The Company Shed

Mersea Island, Colchester CO5 8PA, England
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Ranked #37 of 351 Restaurants in Colchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Ledbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

An experience for any seafood lover's bucket list! This small, exceptionally friendly seafood restaurant and shop is well worth the effort for both the overall experience and the super fresh and delicious food. Wonderful helpful staff take you through the amazing menu and you certainly don't have to wait long for your food. No bookings but if there is no... More

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Ipswich, suffolk
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

My parents and daughter have raved about this place for a couple of years now and as we were away with them this weekend my husband and I got to experience it first hand. Armed with our bag of drinks and bread we walked into this "shed" we seated at a rustic oil cloth covered table known as the tank... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Recommended to us by a friend and was not disappointed. Situated in what appears to be a shed by the waterfront, this place is all about the food. If you want a posh restaurant, this is not the place for you. If you great local fresh seafood, great service and great value, then this is the place for you. My... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We have been eating here on and off for many years, and have never been disappointed. TGhe basic premise has remained unchanged - good well presented fish platters with which you take your own bread and mayonnaise, but there have been a few tweaks. Cockles now no longer come as standard and there are several other side extras such as... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times and love the fresh seafood. It's a different restaurant because you can take your bread and wine, it can feel a little bit 'to rustic' if your looking for a special occasion meal but apart from that it's great.. The service is fab and very speedy, we were out within 40minutes. Perfect for... More

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Cannot book so get there early to get a table you can take your own bread and wine but they do sell alcohol now..

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colchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Company Shed is excellent quality, but i have noticed that the portion sizes have got smaller and the prices have gone up. Nevertheless, it is still very popular and well worth a visit.

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colchester
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This place just gets better and better !!!. I love going here as the atmosphere is always great and the staff are very efficient. Not your typical restaurant but I think the fact that it is no frills makes it great fun. Although they are now licensed they still allow you to take your own alcohol which certainly helps to... More

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Colchester, England
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

First class produce, freshly caught which is prepared with much care. I very different dinning experience.

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herts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Went to the shed today for my mother in laws birthday got there at about 11 oclock said there was 7 of us asked if i need to book a boy age about ten spoke to me and said i dont need to book what time do we wish to eat i said between 12 1230 he said come back... More

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Address: Mersea Island, Colchester CO5 8PA, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
Cuisine: Seafood

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