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The Waterfront Bistro

Mersea Island 110 Coast Road, Colchester CO5 8NA, England
+44 1206 386061
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“surf and turf” (2 reviews)
“noodles” (2 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
Cafe, Seafood, Chinese, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Mersea Island 110 Coast Road, Colchester CO5 8NA, England
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We popped in here after visiting Cudmore Grove for a walk with family who were down for weekend. We decided to go for a meal afterwards and noticed this. Its not a massive place but there is lots of variety of the menu, plenty to...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Wow what can i say the food was so nice, i know what i like and am borderline fussy so when everybody went for the set meals i just ordered my own. Satay chicken was the best ive had and i wasnt only 1 who...More

Thank coombe1970
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed an excellent meal of fish and chips. Service was very good. View of the boats and brilliant sunshine what more could you ask for.

Thank _christinecah
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We visited on a lovely sunny day and sat outside for a sandwich lunch. This used to be a favourite with bikers a few years ago, although that seems to have changed with the ownership. Set directly opposite the hard and with boats up close...More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Great food. Nice little place and good staff. Little problem with one order but was then sorted without any problem

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you, team, for helping us to hold a surprise birthday party. On Saturday 20 of us pretty much had the place to ourselves for the evening and enjoyed a tasty Chinese meal. The staff were very helpful and we all had a great time.

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We had the fish and chips and it was absolutely superb. Holly, was lovely, too! A really good place so enjoy!

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Good service very friendly and polite. Lovely food ❤️ Quick service and also amazing weather too

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast outside in the sun. Loving the hash browns and the milky latte! And great service from members of staff

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Came for breakfast with friends. The food was really quick & tasty. The staff looked after us well outside too, thank you 😄

Thank adamo92
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5 December 2017|
Response from canbass | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately the Seafood & Bar has changed ownership and a Chinese takeaway menu came through the door. But it does do other food I think. However, I would recommend the Mersea Oyster Bar, (you don't have to eat oysters... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mersea Island 110 Coast Road, Colchester CO5 8NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester  >  Mersea Island
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 386061
Welcome to The Waterfront Bistro at meresig. We serve Full English Breakfast in the mornings, to Fish and chips for lunch, and steaks for dinner. Come and visit us for an intriguing meal any time. Hope to see you soon!
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