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Banquet 1408

342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
+44 1206 211588
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (73 reviews)
“crispy beef” (7 reviews)
“prawn toast” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Attended for a meal with friends, great selection of food, portions are perfect!! Staff very helpful an polite, highly recommended 5*

Thank andybear1981
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for our annual Christmas outing with friends. The food was delicious, really good portion sizes and lots of choice. We all had set meals and there was plenty for everyone. We also added some Dim Sum which was very tasty. The restaurant...More

Thank Butterfly1978
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'd heard this restaurant was under new ownership, so I wanted to try it. It was absolutely brilliant, food was delicious and staff were very helpful and friendly.

Thank RobbieHutchinson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well what can I say , this has just been taken over by new management ,we visited last night and there were 15 of us and I couldn’t fault the service , they even moved furniture round to accommodate us . The food was absolutely...More

Thank anon a
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had an amazing time in Banquet 1408. The restaurant room is nice warm and big , nice atmosphere, the food was absolutely amazing, fresh, properly prepared and a great value for the price. The service was excellent, waitress very polite, wonderful . Looking forward...More

Thank Agnieszka D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here with family for dinner, the staff are attentive, the food was plentiful and delicious. This has the be one of the best Chinese’s in Essex. Will definitely be going back.

Thank TheYelly
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here on Friday night and it was simply excellent. We’ve been a few times before but only at lunchtime for dim sum, which is delicious. However this time we chose to eat in the evening, and we were not disappointed....More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have eaten here several times now and its one of our two favorite chinese restaurants near Colchester, the staff are always friendly and timing is perfect, even when they are busy and we havent booked in advance they do all they can to find...More

Thank 190735PaulA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here again in December with friends as a group of 8. The inside of the restaurant is quite dark\ artificial lights etc but when you get to the food, all is forgotten. I am not a keen eater of Chinese (generally avoid the...More

Thank AndyBee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent..met up with friends..had been before a long time ago..had à selection of starters.,followed by duck with pancakes..then 4 main courses to share with rice..it was all lovely..will come back again.

Thank bigbarryEssex
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Sam L
10 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$ 21 - US$ 97
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, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
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
Banquet Chinese is a restaurant and venue unlike any other found in Colchester or North Essex today. This is Chinese food the way it is meant to be experienced! Our mouth-watering dishes are cooked to perfection by award-winning chefs using only the freshest and finest ingredients. The interior has been carefully chosen and imported from China to create a genuine and sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy your lunch or evening meal, perhaps together with a bottle of wine from the well rounded wine list supplied by Enotria World Wines. Please take some time to familiarise yourself with Banquet Chinese here on our website. Have a look at our menus and wine lists. Read about Dim Sum, the delicious little dishes perfect as starters or as a light and sophisticated lunch time meal.
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