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The Coast Inn

) #2 of 14 Restaurants in Mersea Island ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Seafood, British
Mersea Island Mersea Island 108 Coast Road | West Mersea, Mersea Island CO5 8NA, England
+44 1206 383568
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“peas” (11 reviews)
“liver” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Mersea Island Mersea Island 108 Coast Road | West Mersea, Mersea Island CO5 8NA, England
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1 - 10 of 458 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here for an impromptu evening meal. My husband had the fresh battered cod with chips. The fish was absolutely perfect and cooked beautifully, but it was very much let down by the ordinary and unremarkable chips. I wasn't very hungry so only had the...More

Thank nicky66ipswich
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in for a quick drink and a snack. Be prepared to wait for a drink if the locals are there as they seem to get preference over 'tourists'. Only had some pancakes as just wanted a snack and they were lovely. The decor is...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Rainy Thursday found us driving from one fish restaurant to another along the sea front - until we found The Coast Inn and we're so glad we did. 4 of us, all adults, had a nice bright and quiet table (the place is beautifully decorated...More

Thank UKandUS
Reviewed 6 days ago

From the moment we went in the atmosphere was great. Good recommendations for the staff. Food was great and service excellent.

Thank John P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Each time I go to England, I eat fish and chips but here it's the first time my daughter and I we really liked it !

Thank delpierre2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great pub. From the outside tables (watching the boats sail by) to the beautifully decorated interior, there's always a warm welcome. The staff always greet you cheerily and the service is quick and attentive. The food is of a high standard and...More

Thank Worldishman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I popped in for a quick drink and although the bar was busy the staff tended to ignore you and concentrate on the restaurant side. I wouldn't bother visiting if you only want a drink.

Thank Vickie3847
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there twice during our 5 day break on the island. The sharing platter and the brie starter were particularly good. Location also great.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 5.30pm to an empty restaurant to be told no tables available. I was then told that may look strange but all the tables were booked for later. Bar tables all taken so I stayed for a drink and when I left restaurant was...More

Thank 7ES23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived on a Tuesday early evening and the outside seating area of the coast was buzzy whilst the sun was setting.... simply delightful. As always we got seated after inspecting the specials board. Home made homous and pitta simply perfect and tempura prawns melted on...More

1  Thank ljcuk01
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25 April 2016|
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Response from Jackski M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know we only went for lunch they do have a website with phone numbers and info on
29 February 2016|
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Response from wendy m | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs welcome in the bar but not of course in the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mersea Island Mersea Island 108 Coast Road | West Mersea, Mersea Island CO5 8NA, England (Formerly The Coast)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Mersea Island
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 383568
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