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Bungalow Diner

45 London Road | Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1EB, England
+44 1206 210972
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
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“burger” (18 reviews)
“finger food” (4 reviews)
“fry ups” (3 reviews)
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American, British, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
45 London Road | Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1EB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Disappointed, I used to use the Bungalow back in the 1970's, great venue in the old 'rocker' days and looked forward to a resurrection but unfortunately they have failed miserably. I am afraid it is the young new owners middle eastern culture which cannot recreate...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast visit We had already booked our table of 11 due to last years annual visit being told off for not reserving as we were a group of 10. Upon arrival there was only a handful of people. Our group ordered and as it was...More

Thank LunchladyDoris14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I were driving to Colchester Zoo when the Diner caught our eye so we decided to eat there on our way home. Top 3 best decisions I've ever made. The layout is just like a classic American Diner, the menu is full...More

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were heading to Poplar Nursery intending on having breakfast there before plant and pot shopping but the traffic was so backed up we decided to pop in to the Bungalow Diner, as I had heard good things. It was excellent! The...More

Thank MarkStour
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after a dog walk for a quick and easy lunch. We sat outside in the sun. Menu was pretty standard for a diner - burgers, hot dogs, breakfasts etc. The place is licensed should you want an alcoholic drink. I went for...More

Thank Hazel90-19
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My wife and I visit here occasionally when we're heading to Colchester. the place plays good music, the food is good and the prices are reasonable. Service can be a bit variable when it's busy but so can it in most places. Definitely a place...More

Thank scubanut123
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

There's nothing wrong with the food here except the toast which isn't toast it's warm bread even when you've ask for well done toast , still comes a warm bread . Mention this to the waiter he just says that how it comes , very...More

Thank walkerjames4
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Visited this diner while on an overnight stay in Colchester. Popped in for coffee an ended up having a 'light lunch'. The service was excellent the food was very good. Visited the following day and had the breakfast. Very well cooked and plentiful, so much...More

Thank HappyWanderers1542
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Nothing wrong with the food,. Have eaten here many times and food was always hot. The main problem is down to staff not knowing how to deal with the meal deals and attempting to charge for stuff actually included in the deal price. Last night,...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We'd had a busy morning and wanted a substantial lunch which the bungalow diner is renowned. I had the New York burger which is bacon egg and French cooked burger, amazing is the only way I could describe it and it filled me up. My...More

Thank Richard S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 London Road | Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1EB, England (Formerly Bungalow Cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 210972
Retro style American diner, recently revamped with new menu too (freshly made food and brilliant variety). Clean, friendly atmosphere that also hosts many car and motorbike shows. We also do kids parties, general outside catering and hire out the premises for private parties.
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