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Banquet 1408

342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
+44 1206 211588
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Ranked #25 of 363 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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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I went here for dinner while visiting Colchester and the wanton soup was fab and so was the crispy duck but from there on it was a little disappointing as the dishes I thought i was familiar with in other restaurants were a little different. Staff seemed very confused about nut free allergy and there is a bit of a... 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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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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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Went here for my daughters birthday as her and her boyfriend had stumbled across it a couple of weeks before hand, and we are old hats at good chinese food. Well it was for 6 of us the food was good, hot, staggered as we had asked for and very reasonable price. Well done-good food, we will be back

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food is excellent, the service faultless. We had the set menu and it was fantastic. We will be making this a regular place to visit.

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Thorpe le Soken, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We have been regulars at Banquet 1408, ever since a friend recommended the place a couple of years ago. The service is excellent. There is always some friendly waiter who appears from thin air to top up your drink! The ingredients used for the dishes are of good quality and thats what you pay for. The dimsum is excellent and... More 

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Essex
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6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Came here last night for the first time. Have heard wonderful things about this restaurant. Plus read the reviews on TripAdvisor which were all good. It certainly didn't disappoint, we had a wonderful meal, our friends have been before so we just let them Order and it was wonderful. We had the Banquet not a set meal, it was a... More 

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Three of us visited the restaurant tonight, the bill was £90.70, I had vegetarian, mixed vegetables and golden mushrooms, only one vegetable on my plate, not sure what is was, very unhappy, plus a visit to the ladies and two hand driers not working, very dissatisfied, will not be going again.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The dim sum menu has something for everyone. It is certainly the best in the area and possibly the best outside of London. The mains are very good and an excellent choice is offered. Service is good and I found the staff willing and able to answer any queries about the food.

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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

I would eat here every weekend if I could. Perfect place to celebrate a special occasion and I love the fact they do proper dim sum. A little pricey but you pay for what you get, fantastic Chinese food.

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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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