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The Coast Inn

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%
Travellers talk about
“liver” (10 reviews)
“peas” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mersea Island Mersea Island 108 Coast Road | West Mersea, Mersea Island CO5 8NA, England
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1 - 10 of 472 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wanted to order food on a Sunday afternoon whilst in the bar, they said they were not taking orders at the bar as the restaurant was priority. The restaurant isn't that big, and if managed properly should not be an issue with back log of...More

2  Thank Emilie1708
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The worst food i had to take it back 2 time because it was not what we order for starter... We had steak Rare but when we got it it was not rare not marks looks like it been cooked it a microwave it tasted...More

2  Thank Mck8977
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On arrival we were stalled for our 7.15 booking, and eventually seated. We were then ignored while 3 other groups who arrived after us-obviously locals-were fussed over and their orders taken. Eventually after standing and getting the attention of a waitress, we made our order.....More

2  Thank JSRD123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had lunch today, lovely. 16 year old daughter was impressed which isn't easy. Younger kids loved it too. Family of six lovely lunch inc a decent (well deserved) tip £100. Get there early though parking is a bit scarce. Well worth a visit.

Thank liam k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived on the island for over 30 years we have always loved the coast inn until our last 2 visits both with guests in the last 2 weeks. The first occasion we waited ages & the table seated after us were served well before...More

1  Thank C1697TFsusanc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favourite place is the Oyster Bar but on this occasion it was too busy so we tried the Coast Inn, great location and stunning views from the beer garden and close to the boats etc. The prices are more expensive then we are used...More

Thank Hert4d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Paid a return visit recently for Sunday lunch and it was a bit of a disaster. It was very busy, we waited over one hour for our food after ordering and when it eventually arrived it was not very inspiring. Carrots shrivelled up, roast potatoes...More

Thank livelylady47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the previous day for a table of 13 including 5 children. When we arrived our booking had been rubbed out. The staff had a brief pow wow then quickly organised us an outdoor table, before our dinner arrived it had become cold so...More

Thank sinderella9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for dinner with my mum one evening. She has been a couple of times before. My mum has allergies we explained when we ordered that she couldn't have anything with egg or diary in it. The lady said that's fine. We waited a...More

Thank Sophie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is very hard to impress when I suggest we go anywhere to eat .. this place did me proud ! He couldn't fault one thing and even said "that was the best liver and bacon I've ever had " my seafood platter was...More

Thank Kathryn C
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene
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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