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342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
+44 1206 211588
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Ranked #24 of 369 Restaurants in Colchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $70
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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billericay
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Was thoroughly impressed with the food and attentiveness of the waitress ... Would recommend to anyone. Crispy aromatic duck was gorgeous and the food is high quality and plentiful. Definitely will revisit :)

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Once again this food in so so good best in Essex love it and thanks to all the cooks and staff . Liked everything about this place you couldn't get better food .

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Kelvedon Essex
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Superb meal, excellent ambience, and just up the road. You've got to love the Lazy Susan; just when one of your group start to serve themselves, spin the wheel - great fun!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Very nice efficiently run restaurant if not a little overpriced (especially the wine) and a little rushed, but very nice food.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have eaten many times at this restaurant and each time enjoy the food. The restaurant is clean and modern and not tacky which makes it a nice change and somewhere nice for an occasion. Coats are taken at the door and you are seated efficiently which is nice, however, the personal service kind of ends there. It sometimes feel... More 

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67 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

As many others have said, possibly the best Chinese in the area, not the cheapest but consistently good. The service is excellent and on this occasion subtlety guided to a set menu and no complaints about the choice and range of dishes provided. Never had a bad meal in all the times we have been and so we keep coming... More 

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Colchester
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We were a family party of 11 with ages from 76 to 6 including two vegetarians and a teenager on a gluten-free diet. We had to order beforehand, but it worked really well. With young children, you need to go in the early evening, but then they can cope with all the foibles of young children. There is a special... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is the only place that I have found that serves good Dim Sum in the local area. The range of dishes is good, the quality is excellent and the price, although not the cheapest, is certainly not overpriced and offers good value for the quality on offer. The staff are friendly and welcoming and always try to accommodate our... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

First visited 8 years ago, the food was great then. Am so happy to see that the food is still brilliant today. We had the seafood set meal for two. And wow. The sea bass was the highlight, but the mussels, the dim sum, the king prawns all just great. Do yourself a favour, let your inner kid out and... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you are not sure what to order, then try their set meals, you will not be disappointed. Best food of this kind around for miles.

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Additional Information about Banquet 1408

Address: 342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
Phone Number: +44 1206 211588
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 70
Cuisine: Chinese

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