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China Chef

73 Crouch Street, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
+44 1206 546953
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
17:30 - 23:00 Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
73 Crouch Street, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Eleven of us descended on the China chef to celebrate a birthday. They were very welcoming to us on arrival, quickly seating us and asking for our drink choices. To make it simple we opted to have the banquet for everyone and it was superb....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 27 November 2018

The food is great but you always feel like you are being rushed.I wonder if the staff are the same with later booked tables.Not going back.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank kel12kel
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Best Chinese food I have had in a long time. Very busy, lively restaurant with an exciting menu. A million times better than your average Chinese

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Simone N
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Not been for a while, but visiting again reminded me this is the best Chinese food in Colchester. The ribs starter was generous and had lots of meat. There was more duck than you get in most restaurants. Overall the food was fantastic. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Phil W
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Hi - went here for my sons birthday - it was full on a school night - ordered the classics all well cooked and tasty -you pay top dollar £25 a head but it is classy environment and the food is always good

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank T8650KCtomg
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Visited recently for a takeaway. Very nice food and fast service. Slightly more expensive than your everyday Chinese takeaway but I'd say it's worth it for restaurant a standard takeaway. Would recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gemma P
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We used to go here back in the 1970’s. I’m not sure if it had the same name in those days or who was running it. But it was always very good. On a visit back to Colchester I decided to give it a try....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ian N
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This is the fancy kind of Chinese restaurant. The atmosphere is sophisticated and can be romantic, mostly tables for 2 Like other reviewers said, it's not the best kids friendly but there are other restaurants that cater for children very well. We went as a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Felicie
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Went in couple of weeks ago. Had fantastic quality food that’s served with very high standards especially the mains Also friendly service and this young lad Patrick very cheerful and attending one the best Chinese restaurants in Colchester Had a very good time will definitely...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank timbaldwin805
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Absolute disgrace. No babies! No high chairs! No pram! Will never return to this restaurant again. Rude staff! Unprofessional!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ks94x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Crouch Street, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 546953
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