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Bungalow Diner

American, British, Diner
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Diner Diner 45 London Road | Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1EB, England (Formerly Bungalow Cafe)
+44 1206 210972
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07:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the burger and it was absolutely disgusting!! We ordered the starter and it arrived after the main. Very cheap ingredients and useless staff!

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Thank Gavincol
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here after a recommendation as we were staying in the nearby Best Western. There breakfast was £10. The Bungalow Diners £5. A great decision. It may not look much on the outside but inside it is unashamedly a well styled American styled diner, complete with juke box. Its clearly been recently refurbished and it is clean and fresh.... More 

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Thank Marky_Mrk1
Braintree, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had a really lovely breakfast this morning, good quality ingredients' were evidenced by the lovely meaty sausages. It was very busy but the staff were pleasant and efficient all this and only £5.00 absolutely brilliant value for money.

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Thank Relaxavu
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

How long has it been a diner for? Came here a lot when I was passing for work but not been here for a while and noticed it's changed so gave it a go. Can't comment on anything as I went in sat down gave my order that they couldn't do then walked out. Why have you got to wait... More 

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Thank triolo
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, great taste, comes so hot it burns your mouth. If you want great food that is hot and tastes good and full flavor this place is for you. Staff great, friendly, place clean and very well presented good value for money

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Thank nick g
1 review
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in on my way to Chelmsford with my girlfriend I ordered 2 milkshakes and both was amazing, I also ordered one a classic and my girlfriend ordered the New Yorker burger both was so so tasty so much flavour and the portions were massive would recomend anyone to eat here amazing!

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Thank Mitchell W
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Great service,great good and at a great price. Nice to see the owner on the shop floor too and also a meet and greet service by the manager. A rarity these days! Well reccommended.

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Thank Jon H
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this diner a few times now, took the children this time and they enjoyed it very much, decor feels very American and food is delicious, menu has lost to choose from and service very friendly and quick. Large carpark too.

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Thank Michelle S
Essex
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I have to say, I do love the burgers here. But this place has been creeping up in price, it's not a cheap eats place any more. But it is a good eats place and teh food always tastes good. I've eaten here a number of times in the last year, and there's two things that need to improve.... One,... More 

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Thank disvis
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Every time I go past or pop in for a bite to eat there's always people there. The staff are friendly, the service is speedy and the food is lovely, every visit. With a great price to match and a classic diner feel that's very 50s, it's overall a great place to eat.

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Thank Alex P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, British, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diner Diner 45 London Road | Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1EB, England (Formerly Bungalow Cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 210972
Description
Retro style American diner, recently revamped with new menu too (freshly made food and brilliant variety). Clean, friendly atmosphere that also hosts many car and motorbike shows. We also do kids parties, general outside catering and hire out the premises for private parties.

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