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The Britannia & Gurkha Restaurant and bar

42 Meyrick Crescent | Colchester, Colchester CO2 7QY, England
+44 1206 761003
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken curry” (31 reviews)
“curries” (31 reviews)
“dhal” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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42 Meyrick Crescent | Colchester, Colchester CO2 7QY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We tried the restaurant out on a Sunday night after arriving home from holiday and was gagging for a curry. We had a drink in the lively noisy bar while we waitied for restaurant to open. The restaurant is basic and clean with Nepalise decoration....More

Thank MaggieEssexEngland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Does exactly what it says on the tin! No menu just a set menu which is verbally told to you, we had no idea but like try new things. The Gurkha beer is lovely and drinks are very resonably priced. We had a lovely meal...More

1  Thank Brusnae
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

So nice to be served amazing food without the decision when two are meat eaters and the others vegetarian......and if you needed seconds it kept coming 😁

Thank Deb_51GristRich
Reviewed 12 April 2018

...because it makes a nice change not to have to make a decision on what to eat with the set 3 courses offered here. The day we visited we were served poppadoms followed by lamb kebabs and dum aloo to start, then chicken, beef and...More

1  Thank TommyTynan
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

First time visit to the Gurkha Restaurant for my auntie and uncle for a family dinner with my Cousins. A very warm welcome as we are shown our table. Set three course menu that changes every day, absolutely superb, excellent value

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

What a great place. Popped in on the off chance for a meal during a trip to Colchester to visit the University. There was no menu just a set meal of whatever has been cooked that day.....what a great idea. Starter was somosas, then a...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

A large group of us came here to celebrate my mums birthday- wasn’t sure what to expect as we’d never been somewhere without a menu before. However we were all pleasantly surprised with the variety of food that we were given. There was a range...More

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Prompt and friendly service, food in abundance with second helpings offered. Excellent value for money. But - spring rolls were pretty tasteless and the mains would have benefited from some extra spicing. Nevertheless, well worth an occasional visit.

Thank IanAtFoxglove
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Very warm friendly welcome. Relaxed atmosphere. Food tasty and plenty of it. Very good value for money. Will definitely visit again

Thank Macyblue
Reviewed 3 March 2018

booked a table for 10, one of whom had a birthday. No menu, they choose but the food was wonderful, the service excellent and the cost very reasonable. No shortage of food, delicately spiced and delicious. They even bought a little pudding out with a...More

Thank LOrraine W
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20 August 2016|
Response from ShelleyOverspill | Reviewed this property |
You can phone to reserve a table however I do not think it is past 22:00 - enjoy
7 July 2016|
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Response from Tracey P | Reviewed this property |
Hi , there was a set menu with 2 types of curry and a vegetable dish. You can eat as much as you want. I am also very sensitive to anything too spicy , however I was able to eat the food here. It was all really good. Hope... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Meyrick Crescent | Colchester, Colchester CO2 7QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 761003
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