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Banquet 1408

342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
+44 1206 211588
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (70 reviews)
“crispy beef” (6 reviews)
“prawn toast” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
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1 - 10 of 364 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

well were do i start this place is fab. Amazing food such a lovely flavours .one of the ladys brought the birthday came out .nothing was to much trouble ...great from start too end best Chinese four miles wouldn't go anywhere else thank you so...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good quality dim sum. The variety available is good and is comparable to the dim sum restaurants that you would find in London Chinatown. Steamed, fried and baked dim sum are available as well as congee, rice and noodles.

Thank Danny H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice relaxing atmosphere. Staff very nice and food is fantastic. Will definitely be returning

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resturant had been recommended to us by friends, so we finally took their advice and dined here one Saturday night. The atmosphere was quite frenetic, not ideal for a relaxed evening for 2. However we were quickly seated and the waitress talked us through...More

Thank X7326steven
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is one of the best western Chinese restaurants I have been to whilst giving a somewhat authentic feel as well. The food was top quality, served quickly and professionally. Although we dined fairly early in the evening, the place was already busy, so obviously...More

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is an excellent genuine chinese restaurant with an assortment of interesting dishes less laden with MSG than other chinese restaurants I have visited. Pleasant environment but a feeling of being 'shipped in' and 'shipped out' with indifferent service similar to that of a budget...More

1  Thank rufusleostisted
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The food is always good and fresh. Good atmosphere. Lovely eve. Will definitely go back again. This place is always busy. Best book a table

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Enjoyed a Sunday lunch here for 2 people,and chose one of the set menus, Good selection of food which was served hot....and we were not rushed. Restaurant has a pleasant atmosphere, and could not fault the food or the waiter we had. Well worth a...More

Thank urqy
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We live in Chelmsford and for Dim Sum we have options of driving 20 minutes to Colchester or 50 minutes to Yi Ban in Docklands, 45 minutes to Manadarin Palace in Gants Hill or 1 hour to Wing Tai (Wing Yip Cricklewood.) We loved Banquet...More

3  Thank WW54968
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a Tuesday evening and it wasn't too busy. We ordered a selection of dishes to share and we particularly liked the green beans with caramelised minced pork. The chicken in black bean sauce with peppers was also delicious. Our firm favourite has...More

Thank Liz W
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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!
27 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$50 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 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
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