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China Chef

73 Crouch Street | CO3 3EZ, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
+44 1206 546953
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sizzling beef” (4 reviews)
“peking duck” (3 reviews)
“prawn toast” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
73 Crouch Street | CO3 3EZ, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A close second to the banquet 1408, a very good chinese and well priced for the quality of food you get, completely different league from takeaways.

Thank JamessMatthew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with my family for the first time in a few years and was very impressed with the decor and overall feel of the restaurant. There were 4 of us so we ordered set menu C for 4 people which came to a total...More

1  Thank mw090879
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Good all round service and food quality of food very good, served fresh and hot at all times. Highly recommended

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 12 May 2018

by far the best Chinese in Colchester, service is swift and staff are all really helpful. We let the manger chose our starters which was the best idea. there was plenty for 6 of us to eat. the duck that followed was great and not...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This place is just so beautiful. The decor, staff, service and the food was just outstanding. Every mouthful was tasteful and we didn’t want it to end. The duck was so fresh, the flavours of all the other dishes. We were staying on the pheasant...More

Thank Diletta D
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here for over 20 years! Now a husband and wife team, Win runs front of house with a firm and very efficient style. Chi cooks in the kitchen and wow wow wow. The best Chinese anywhere. We come here for all birthdays, anniversaries...More

Thank Barbsdaf
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Best Chinese I have had in Colchester. Went with a 14, 12 and 7 year old and it was superb You get what you pay for

Thank 22johnny22
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This Chinese restaurant has consistently been Colchester's finest. With attentive and well trained staff, you are likely to receive a warm welcome and first class customer service. You will experience fabulous food from an extensive menu in a bustling atmosphere. The chicken in yellow bean...More

Thank Hamish M
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

As always the food is great and the service too. Cannot fault the food. The lunch time set menu is very good value for money and the wine list is varied.

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 16 March 2018

I personally think this is the best Chinese in Colchester, great food and service but on the expensive side.

Thank mrmrscott
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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 | CO3 3EZ, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 546953
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