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Le Talbooth

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Gun Hill, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6HP, England
+44 1206 323150
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Mon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dined here recently, it was their Riverside BBQ package & myself & 11 others in our party were extremely impressed with all aspects of the evening. Greeted with a choice of drink, either sparkling wine or summer cup (pimms type drink). Then shown to our table on the riverside, setting is superb, lovely river view & the lawns at Le... More 

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Thank Darrelldebb
Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Location, location ..... Perfect surroundings and the restaurant itself is really charming. Food was top quality, and the atmosphere very relaxing. All staff were friendly and pleasant.

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Thank AnnaMarie35
Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice food and atmosphere on a lovely Sunday afternoon. Good menu , but this is not a cheap eating out experience, but in my opinion well worth it. Staff are friendly and well trainrd

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Thank gary s
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The setting was great and the younger staff friendly. The transition from bar to restaurant was not great. The food was ok, but for the same price and expectations I have had better.

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Thank Matthew B
Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Le Talbooth is an excellent restaurant with a varied and interesting menu. The food is prepared and served to a very high standard.

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Thank Alasdair M
Chelmsford
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this restaurant for Sunday lunch to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Was placed on a table in the direct sun and not offered a table in the shade even though other couples near by had requested it. Had to order our bottle of champagne 3 times before they finally brought it out. Food was outstanding but servers were... More 

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Thank Ladywillds
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fancy and fussy food disguise an excessively over priced plate of food! Great setting in Constable country!

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Thank RogerC115
Long Melford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Both my wife Sadie, and I have frequented this fabulous scenic location for over 20 years, thus a review long overdue with our last visit yesterday lunchtime for our special Anniversary surpassing expectations as always. Both cuisine, wine, and overall dining experience can frankly be described as second to none, as was the usual attentive service shown by the waiting... More 

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Great Bromley, null, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband booked an evening meal here for my birthday. It is a beautiful location and local for us. Our welcome was underwhelming to say the least and we got the feeling we were a nuisance. When we said we would eat inside, got the same feeling and we were taken to the bar where we asked for wine list... More 

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Thank Maureen S
Mersea Island, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best restaurant location in Essex, and on a sunny day fantastic. A place for a special occasion and to impress. Food and service second to none

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$66 - $112
Cuisine
French, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gun Hill, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester  >  Dedham
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 323150
Description
WE DO NOT REPLY TO ANY COMMENTS POSTED. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A REPSONSE.
Established 60 years ago, Le Talbooth has grown from a quiet tearoom into the award winning restaurant it is today.Fine dining at its best, in an enviable location beside The River Stour. Le Talbooth suits every occasion from intimate dinner for two to family celebrations or business functions.The 15th century building has three individual dining rooms. The River Room restaurant unfurls onto the impressive open air dining space which is covered by a striking architectural sail. This makes dining outside possible whatever the weather. The old Room, a smaller intimate room with inglenook fireplaces and rich decor and The Waevers Room on the first floor are ideal for private dining parties. Whichever you choose, Le Talbooth will ensure an unforgettable dining experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?