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Banquet 1408

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342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
+44 1206 211588
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
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  • 150
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice chinese

A very nice up market Chinese restaurant, location is a bit tricky to find, but once inside it was very nicely decorated and the staff very helpful the food was excellent and there was too much of it to eat not too expensive and was a very nice night out with friends

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Andrew C
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very nice up market Chinese restaurant, location is a bit tricky to find, but once inside it was very nicely decorated and the staff very helpful the food was excellent and there was too much of it to eat not too expensive and was a very nice night out with friends

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Thank Andrew C
Marks Tey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent service. Excellent food. Good for vegetarians. Try the tempura green beans. Not cheap but worth every penny for a great night out

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Thank geoff255
Essex, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic food, excellent service, what more can I say. Its fabulous! Set menus are available which are a great choice to sample this excellent cuisine.

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Thank poshblondy
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutley love this place! The food is fantastic and you will be served quick although the waitress there does not seem very friendly! The place is a proper chinese style restaurant and not overly large. A lot of menue choices!

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Thank andil2016
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So, there we were, in a hotel in Colchester and "asked google" for a Chinese restaurant in Colchester. This was the only one that came up, did a quick check on TripAdvisor and called to book a table ..... Went Saturday eve, and it was just fabulous, no pressure to order, asked for iced water and it just kept being... More 

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Thank whatsitlikehere
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100 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited this restaurant numerous times over the last 10 years and the quality of food, ambiance and service is always very good. Especially love the Sim Sum menu that offers a good choice.Also does an excellent crispy seafood noodle. Will keep visiting and enjoying I am sure.

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Thank EdSutton
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had my birthday meal there. It was a Sunday food was nice and fresh. Not cheap but very nice for special occasions.

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Thank Goldengoose2
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

A great visit again for authentic dim sum. Service always super friendly and prompt. Never fails to disappoint and this is reflected by how busy it is at lunchtime. One of the few Chinese restaurants where you can reserve a table for yum cha and find easy parking. Highly recommend.

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Thank Tigseeyore
Colchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Came here with a friend for a birthday meal. Decor was lovely and the restaurant was packed. Good atmosphere overall but service was quite slow . Food was very good but I've had better to be honest and it's very pricey. I would come here again but maybe on a weekday so I would receive better service (I guess the... More 

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Thank lolaloveslacex
Worcester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Excellent food,impeccable staff ,need to book as seems very popular.Highly recommended, good value for money,good sized portions fresh food and hot with wide selection on menu

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 211588

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 70
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

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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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?