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Banquet 1408

342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
+44 1206 211588
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Ranked #33 of 348 restaurants in Colchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $70
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Have been to this are several times and never fails to Impress. Staff friendly and food always excellent.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We've been here at least a dozen times over the past few years and the meal is always great. We live half an hour away in Chelmsford where there must be a dozen alternatives but none can match 1408. What we like is that as well as the normal "English" Chinese dishes there is a good selection of authentic Chinese... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place is by far the best Chinese in Colchester ever. The food is amazing. ..so much choise and price's for everyone pocket. Staff are lovely and very helpful....decorated to a nice level Good access for anyone in a wheelchair or pushchair. ... Nothing is to much bother

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Essex, UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Without a doubt the best Chinese restaurant in Colchester, it is a little expensive, but you get what you pay for, the quality of the food is incredible.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We usually go with friends so we can taste different dishes and share everything. Food was very good and is my favourite Chinese restaurant so far!

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Went on a Sunday evening the service was absolutely appalling everything seemed too much have me a dirty plate and made a big thing about changing it good was tasteless and greasy

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Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

When we arrived at 5.50pm on Saturday eve we were met by a lady who said 'you're late you were supposed to be here at 5.30 all children have to be out by 7.30 which we knew. Then when she took our order she asked if we wanted to order our sweets at the same time. Our starters arrived and... More

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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

We spent a Friday evening at thus popular restaurant. Having been here about 6 times before we were disappointed with a significant reduction in the service levels. We did not recognise any of the staff members so guess some changes have been made. The food is normally top drawer but not quite there this time. We will go back but... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We took my Mum here for her 50th over the Easter Weekend. We ordered one of the set menus and were delighted with the food especailly the duck! It's a lovely setting and great for celebrations. It's a wee bit pricey but you get alot and it's very tasty!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This restaurant continually serves up the most fantastic food. The atmosphere is good, the service is great and the food is super. Well worth a visit.

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