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Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6HW, England
(01206) 322795
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have dined at Milsoms on numerous occasions and always enjoyed it. This was my birthday and four of us had the usual expansive and expensive meal. It was fine except for one thing...... I paid a lot of money for a prime steak and although well cooked it tasted of cardboard and was also tough. After one single mouthful... More 

Thank David S
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86 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well, what do you expect? That I demanded the missus cook a meal for me just as she gets off the plane, or treat her? So we hopped down to one of our favourite local eateries, Milsoms. It used to be called The Terrace and boasted the largest rotisserie in Europe, quite something in its day, but the owner, Gerald... More 

Thank Trevorg
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to milsoms with friends hadn't been there for a few years as the last visit ended up with one meal being so bad that it was taken back to the chef by a member of our party! Anyhow visited again at 6pm last night, and the service ,and the continued need to write your order on a piece of... More 

Thank Oz2013
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not my first visit, but I do not understand the 'can't book' attitude. We waited just short of an hour for a table, by the time we were seated everyone else were leaving and the kitchen and staff seemed to be on a wind down mode so service was very slow and getting a drink was nearly impossible. While we... More 

Thank Andrew W
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74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good, service was OK. It was very busy so they all seemed rushed off their feet, they were still friendly and fairly attentive though. I asked for salad with no dressing and it came with dressing. No big deal. Food was tasty though and it's a lovely restaurant in a beautiful setting.

Thank Louise J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been a few times, love coming during the summer and sitting outside, heaters are turned on as the sun goes down and a lantern brought to the table. Gorgeous food but I do tend to drink more than I eat!

Thank Chloé J
Colchester UK
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As regular users of this restaurant we have noticed how standards are gradually dropping . Our visit last Thursday was at 1600 and a less busy period. Main courses were served without napkins and cutlery, and vegetables without serving spoons, These arrived after asking for them. For this visit we had our two grand-children with us, and no colouring books... More 

Thank nicke4
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a friends birthday meal. Good points: setting is great and the venue looks fantastic, great decor and set up. Nice waiting area to have a drink in while you wait for a table to come available. Good range of drinks. The food was pretty good, very good range of choice. We had to wait a while but... More 

Thank Paul S
Colchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a returning customer who was not overwhelmed by Mr G's, I was very pleasantly surprised when eating in the man restaurant. We came here mid week for our anniversary with friends and family The menu had a very good choice for starters, not badly priced and really good portions (everyone commented on the great portion sizes) . All very... More 

1 Thank localyomyom
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a couple of times and both times the food has been absolutely amazing :) some slightly posher restaurants give less food and charge more money but you definatly get your money's worth here :) it's is average priced I had fish and chips plus strawberry pavlova followed by a coffee and we shared a bottle of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
British, Gluten Free Options, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester  >  Dedham
  • Phone Number: (01206) 322795
Please note that we do not reply to reviews posted here. Please contact us directly if you would like to discuss your meal. At milsoms, guests enjoy 'global' cuisine, with our chefs taking influences from all over the world, as well as daily specials that take full advantage of the local, seasonal produce available throughout the year.Guests can dine inside in the two-tiered restaurant or outside on the terrace. Covered with a gigantic 'sail' with super efficient heaters, the terrace is very much an extension to the dining area. With the added dimension of the stunning gardens, outside dining at milsoms is a reality for most of the year. And, of course, the younger members of the team aren't left out at milsoms - a specially designed kids menu is available all day as

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