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285 London Road | Stanway, Colchester CO3 8LU, England
+44 1206 210252
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Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Watery gravey Adult food in a bowl Cold food Washing up liquid tasting sauasges Greasy plates Dirty glasses Half filled coke in a glass

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Thank kellyrP741IO
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was lovely and such a good price.!! Staff very friendly and helpful. Has improve a great deal since last time I visited.

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Thank Denise B
East Peckham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location right by the river and overlooking an amazing viaduct. I ordered the fillet steak which came very well cooked along with a more than generous portion of chips and onion rings. Staff were incredibly friendly. Wouldn't hesitate to come back as the rest of the party were also very happy.

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Thank Tom R
Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

always good food at good prices/ service fast friendly staff will always return tried others none matches it

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Thank km1879
Collier Row
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aside from a few hiccups with our choices, namely first and second choices not being available. The service was excellent, could not fault it at all.

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Thank MrShowbiz2017
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to enjoy coming here ESP with the big plate specials. It always seems busy when driving past. We turned up and it was about 1/2 full, not bad timing. Shame we couldn't find a table which need a nice clean so had to make do with a nice sticky one! It looks like it could do with a... More 

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1 Thank bigman1979
Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here Sunday for a bite to eat with my partner, got settled down and ordered our food. At no point when ordering did we get told they didn't have certain things on the menu. We waited 20 minutes to then be told they had no halloumi and I must order something else... at the same time being told they... More 

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1 Thank Carlz_D87
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great food and friendly staff this pub has car parking, and is warm and cosy the staff was friendly and helpful we order the 2 meals for £8.00. we enjoyed our meal and we will be calling in again end of this month.

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Thank Andy G
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Third week in a row for the special Tuesday evening dinner. Comfortable location not too far out in the sticks. Food always hot and well presented

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Thank Ivor B
London, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

It is really sad I have written good reviews for this place however the portion sizes value for money has demised since the last visit the steak has become tough and the portion sizes are terrible we had two golden oldies menus for my mother s birthday and 2 normal meals the other being fish and the portions are sub... More 

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Thank derekjohn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 285 London Road | Stanway, Colchester CO3 8LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 210252

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