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Chef Canton

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2A Crouch Street, Colchester CO3 3ES, England
+44 1206 572703
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (2 reviews)
“roast pork” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
17:30 - 23:00 Hours
Chinese, Asian
££ - £££
2A Crouch Street, Colchester CO3 3ES, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was a bit apprehensive of going to this restaurant because of previous bad reviews. HOWEVER, the evening was a complete success. The service was excellent and friendly and with over 100 dishes to choose from the food was delicious. Also the portions were of...More

Thank Percyperfevt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in Colchester just after 6pm, checked into hotel and asked where we could get a good Chinese and this was recommended. Didn’t have a reservation but they accommodated us and we opted for the all you can eat menu. It’s not a buffet and...More

Thank AussiejenCornwallUK
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I’m afraid the title says it all really. Had to wait ages between getting any service at our table, yet food was amazing. Waiting nearly 20 mins to pay bill was not a great end to the meal.

Thank Luke E
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

As always had a lovely meal at Chef Canton - all food came out quickly and piping hot. Top picks were: Marmite roast pork Satay king prawn (light and creamy - not sticky and heavy!) Salt and chilli squid Steamed dumplings

Thank Kb16775
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Quick lunch and well worth visit beef chop suey is amazing bed time I e tasted in a long time fast efficient service

1  Thank Simon S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

this Chinese in my opinion is one of the best in the town, all dishes just seem to have a distaincitve flavour and don't all just taste of salt. The ambiance of the venue really settles you down ready for the culinary experience and the...More

1  Thank JAMES K
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We visited here after searching for nearby chinese's, we were seated straight away and order for drinks taken promptly. We ordered and food came quick.Food tasted nice and fresh and good size portions. A little expensive at £19.98 each bit didnt mind as was table...More

Thank miniboyjohn
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went for the second year running to Chef Canton. Great Manager, very friendly. Food very good price and good quality, convivial atmosphere. The price is per head, and so it is all you can eat. Served in small platters so wastage is kept to a...More

Thank EllenMay2013
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We opted to order from the 'a la carte' menu as we didn't feel hungry enough for the £18.95 all you can eat buffet option but when our order came, our portions were incredibly tiny. Think £8 for 8 bite sized pieces of chicken! Doughy...More

Thank Nay98
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I attended Chef Canton as a group of six for a birthday meal. The food was good, just like any other Chinese thought really. We had extended periods of waiting time for both food and drinks, even having to ask again for drinks as they...More

Thank Zoe B
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2A Crouch Street, Colchester CO3 3ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 572703
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