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Banquet 1408

342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
+44 1206 211588
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (73 reviews)
“crispy beef” (6 reviews)
“prawn toast” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We turned up at about 14.45, the place was nearly empty and they were just about to stop serving food but we were made to feel welcome. The service was quick and efficient. The food was delicious - chicken with cashew nuts and chilli sauce...More

Thank William K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for dinner with friends on a Saturday Evening. The place was fairly busy but we didn't have to wait long before someone took our order for drinks. We chose a mixed selection of starters which were all very good and then shared half...More

Thank Kgellis
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to book, this is very popular with good reason. Really fresh good Chinese food. Set meals are good and enough food. If you pick from the menu it comes expensive for just two people. Staff are great.

1  Thank Pudding666
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here for a business meeting and the food was delicious. Everybody praised it and there was plenty of variety so everyone had plenty to choose from. The Duck pancakes were a favourite with everybody on our table. Thoroughly recommend this place.

Thank niknak195
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tasting food. Party of 6 adults had a set menu and a few extra dishes. Highly recommend. Price ok service was good.

Thank John R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is spacious, really well designed and spotlessly clean. We reserved a table for five which was wise as though mid week the restaurant was well over half full. Very pleasant atmosphere. Food was simply great and with two of the gang on vegetarian...More

Thank Iain L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch and had dim sum. Nice selection and tasty food. My two year old daughter loved it as well.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us - work matess chose 1408 for a colleague's leaving dinner as previous visits had been great. So we all had a drink on arrival waiting for everyone to turn up. After 1 hour no nibbles or crackers. When I asked if...More

Thank chelseacarol
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went there for a lunch with Friends. Very good quality of good, Friendship staff & great organization. I recommend duck & chicken. Beautiful location. Very busy so You have to reserve.

Thank Claudio P
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We were recommended to this restaurant by some friends so finally visited. The selection of food is good and the restaurant has a good atmosphere to it. The night we went was very busy so the service was a little bit slow and not vey...More

Thank MeAMG
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Questions & Answers
Sam L
9 November 2017|
Response from Debbie D | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
Hj Mohd Saufi H
12 October 2016|
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Response from Christopher V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, unfortunately their website doesn't specify so I would have thought not. Best to call just in case!
26 August 2016|
Response from Zoe S | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why not, you could always phone them first? Their number is 01206 211588
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 211588
  • E-mail
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