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Banquet 1408

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342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
+44 1206 211588
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Today
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The only place that I can get decent dim sum in a restaurant that isnt in chinatown. Come here quite often on Sundays for dim sum, and they never let me down, the quality and taste are always of high standard, hence why I keep returning. They can get very busy and the restaurant isn't overly large, so I would... More 

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Thank KristinaB18
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the title suggests it was wonderful. Went for our birthdays and were not dissapointed. Service was quick and friendly and food was super fresh. Have always gone for special occasions and never anything but lovely

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Thank Melissa B
Colchester, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well had a takeaway last week really great lovely 😊 What ever you have every thing is Cooked to a very high standard,, ,,I. Do eat in but I have quite a few take always ..I don't like the other Chinese. , places around here ,, Sorry But this is the tops for miles well done again for 2017 ,,

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Thank Linda A
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five of us decided to try this restaurant for lunch on a Sunday. We eat a lot of Chinese food and so can say with some expertise that this this meal was the best any of us could remember. Great menu options, great buzz with staff that strike that illusive balance between attentive and oppressive. Will be back very soon

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Thank Chris D
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a meal for my friends birthday last night. The waitress serving us was extremely rude, to the point she threw cutely on to our table... it really took us back! I've never experienced anything like it. I understand the restaurant was quite busy, but they had more than enough staff to handle the amount of people. Starters were... More 

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Thank NQ87
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another fantastic meal at Banquet 1408 As with previous visits to this restaurant, the service was efficient, friendly and attentive, with the food tasting amazing. We had the set menu ‘Shanghai’ again as it was so good the last visit, with some additional dishes. You could not fault the variety and tastes, every dish was a taste sensation! Although possibly... More 

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Thank Will S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant. ...book ahead for a weekend visit as it's always busy. Vast menu and excellent tasty food. 11 of us ate here and all of us were extremely happy with our meals. Easily accessible and ample parking. Staff are very polite and smart.

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Thank Heidi H
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit after recommendation from a friend,we had booked for six pm on a thursday evening it was very quiet when we arrived but soon became busy.all the staff where very attentive and helpful ,drinks soon arrived as did our crispy duck starter which was lovely,we ordered two beef dishes,steak in black pepper sauce and crispy beef in honey and... More 

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Thank ginge2013
Colchester, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lazy Susan for eight of us on a Saturday night, round table in noisy crowded room. We had set menus and were served before other tables who had arrived earlier but ordered from a la carte menu. Good fresh tasty well cooked if formulaic and unadventurous food. Acoustics are downside, hard to converse other than with immediate neighbour.

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Thank Giles15556
Colchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is exceptionally busy but you can see why. Very fresh, high quality food. It is pricey but worth the extra to get a good meal. The duck was fantastic with enough pancakes for a change. Try the vegetable tempura- crunchy and tasty x

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 70
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
Saturday
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
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?