We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


The Maypole Messing Road | Colchester, Essex UK, Tiptree CO5 0ES, England
+44 1621 815326
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“sunday buffet” (10 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Maypole Messing Road | Colchester, Essex UK, Tiptree CO5 0ES, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (110)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 110 reviews

Reviewed May 22, 2017

My mum and I stopped here after breaking down on our way home. I just wanted to say THANK YOU to the lady and gentleman who were so lovely to us. Despite us arriving when the restaurant normally closes, they were so hospitable and let...More

1  Thank Ellie G
Reviewed May 14, 2017

the food was very nice but over all for the price of food was not really worth it when we went there we were the only 2 people in there sunday lunch time . was not happy when we found out that you were paying...More

Thank Christina H
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

What a friendly amazing place to eat. Nothing too difficult for them to do for you. Will definitely go there again and I have told so many of my friends about this restaurant . They should have been rated five stars. I know one or...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We visited for the first and probably last time for Sunday buffet. Once seated waited ages to be served although Ken and his staff are friendly and service was okay once you got their attention. It wasnt busy only three other tables. Food was okay...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

I placed an order here a month ago. And when I received the order noticed that there was green peppers in my beef and mushrooms. I quickly told them I can not accept as I'm allergic to peppers so their reply was well next time...More

1  Thank Amanda S
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Recently ordered a takeaway meal from the Maypole and there were numerous problems with the order. When we phoned to explain, they kept us waiting about 10 minutes then hung up on us. We phoned again and it was abundantly clear they don't like any...More

Thank Annette H
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

I fear 7pm on a Sunday evening was not the best time to pick up a takeaway. Pretty poor, I need to seek alternatives.

Thank --___--
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

If you want a meal with excellent food, friendly service and good prices then I can highly recommend The Maypole. My family and I had an excellent evening. Every mouthfull was perfect. The owner Ken even suggested that I had ordered too much rice, which...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Stunning, the loveliest food, freshly cooked with any adjustments you want done with no fuss. Gorgeous

1  Thank BunnyFamily
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Been to the Maypole loads of times, and always good food and service, Ken is great entertainment and a superb host always. Their Salt & Pepper Squid is a delight

1  Thank Sean P
Nearby Restaurants
Perrywood Coffee Shop
293 reviews
.76 miles away
Mo's Cafe
19 reviews
.81 miles away
chris's fish bar
33 reviews
.98 miles away
The Bonnie Blue Oak
5 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Prested Hall Spa
21 reviews
1.63 miles away
Layer Marney Tower
99 reviews
2.10 miles away
Sculpt Gallery
8 reviews
2.16 miles away
Monastery Of Saint John The Baptist
22 reviews
2.47 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Maypole staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Maypole Messing Road | Colchester, Essex UK, Tiptree CO5 0ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Tiptree
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 815326
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing