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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Partner's son unexpected arrived on a Saturday, a vegan so where could we go for a nice lunch ? A quick phone call to the Mistley Thorn confirmed that they could rustle up a vegan dish for him. We arrived and he was presented with a proper menu of vegan dishes, two starters, two mains and I think three...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here over the Christmas break as this is very near to the family. Had a very pleasant three nights, Christmas Eve to the day after Boxing Day. Placed was closed up on Christmas day but stuff was left for breakfast. A comfortable, well appointed and clean room with views over the estuary to watch the flocks of birds wheel...

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

House guests suggested somewhere pleasant to repay festival hospitality. A countryside drive to the riverside village of Mistley through Manningtree was called for. An old friend the Mistley Thorn found us a table and we enjoyed a very pleasant luncheon with an emphasis on fish and crustacean dishes - a fitting finale to a very hectic week of Christmas and...

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Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unexpected in this location, (a long way from anywhere!) I wished we had longer to explore the area. Formerly a pub, it has been renovated with at least 6 bedrooms on two floors, over a great gastro bar, serving fashionable gins, cocktails and a great choice of wines, plus an open fire! Our bedroom was warm and fresh with en-suite...

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Chelmorton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in for a coffee and the staff were very willing to help. The hotel was busy but they found us a table. Its good to find a dog friendly hotel. Even our pooch Kato was treated to a water bowl and treat.

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Thank ohanthing
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Thorn at Mistley for a famity meal. Friendly welcome, helpful staff. I had an excellent skirt steak. My wife had grilled fish which she enjoyed. The restaurant was busy and is obviously popular. They specialise in fish dishes. Mistley railway station is only a short step away so you needn't worry about driving there and back....

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Thank David J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Combines the historic with up to date modernity and one of the best hotels we've stayed in. Located by the river Stour and near to Dedham Vale the Mistley Thorn is both easily accessible from London as well as being a hidden gem of Essex. Had room in the annexe which was lovely and spacious, very comfortable and very clean....

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Harwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Went here on Friday for husbands work do. had a long table in the back and the table was beautifully set. we had a meal that had been previously booked. the staff were very patient when bringing out food for us to remember who was having what. was reasonably priced and a good atmosphere. If I had to winge, it...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Me and partner stayed here for the weekend We stayed in room 3 which was nice.big and very comfortable .. food was great and the staff very friendly and helpful :) Lovely breakfast would deffo go back..

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on a 'Dinner Bed & Breakfast' basis when visiting the area. We found this to be a really good independent hotel. We stayed in Rm3 which was not looking over the Estuary but was a nicely furnished room with a large v comfy bed and contemporary en-suite. The restaurant was full at night, obviously popular with local foodies....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Food & drink at the hotel
The Mistley Thorn Restaurant
The Mistley Thorn Restaurant
Cuisines: Mediterranean, British, Seafood
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mistley Thorn is located in the centre of the historic coastal village of Mistley and is two minutes walk from Mistley station, which has direct services to Colchester, Harwich and London Liverpool Street. Built as a coaching inn circa 1723, The Mistley Thorn offers award-winning dining and accommodation in tastefully designed surroundings opposite the River Stour. American born executive chef Sherri Singleton has developed a menu using the best of the area’s seasonal produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mistley Thorn

Address: High Street, Mistley CO11 1HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Mistley
Price Range: €132 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Mistley Thorn Hotel Mistley
The Hotel Mistley
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“Room 5 at the back is large”
 of 5 bubbles jackiec258, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“didn't stay, sorry just ate there”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleS1805, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 2nd floor have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles RogerW90, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have a front room be aware of some traffic noise which impacts on sleep!”
 of 5 bubbles pebo007, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is no lift however lots of floors.”
 of 5 bubbles Chopalina, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
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