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China Chef

73 Crouch Street | CO3 3EZ, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
+44 1206 546953
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (3 reviews)
“prawn toast” (6 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
73 Crouch Street | CO3 3EZ, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
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1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We have eaten here several times now and its one of our two favorite chinese restaurants in 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 2 weeks ago

Although this is a bit on the expensive side, it's worth it. The food is delicious, the staff are always friendly and I love seeing the owners actively taking part in service! Portion sizes are huge, the duck and pancakes are absolutely delicious as is...More

Thank Jess M
Reviewed 11 December 2017

The most amazing Chinese Restaurant, I now won't use any other as the food is so superior at China Chef. The restaurant is really good and the takeaway service is excellent, though do phone through your order early, if you want an early Saturday evening...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I love the food, hate the price. China Chef have always charged a premium for the best quality Chinese cuisine in the local area but their recent price increases leave much to be desired. A recent order for two of an array of starters that...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We had a really lovely takeaway from here, very fresh and ready exactly at the time we had ordered it for thankyou we will be back

Thank ATricker
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Got there before opening time, were told that they didn't have space for a pram and felt being treated quite racist, even though I'm Chinese... my wife walked away and I had to drag her and my two children back in. food is Cantonese style,...More

Thank Yang P
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Had the "banquet" at £26.00 per person, but not a lot there for the money, very disappointed. But what we did have was very nice. No prawn crackers

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Plenty to chose from on the menu. Service very good and the female from of house has an excellent sense of humour. You probably need to book in advance as the venue gets very busy.

Thank Clubbyman123
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The food was great as it normally is. It's pricey for a Chinese but the food is worth it for an occasional treat. Mix of starters and mains to share all of which were great. For me the standout was the ribs to start and...More

1  Thank Phil W
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Our visit was for a birthday meal for a close friend. The staff were friendly and welcoming and nothing was too difficult, my partner is a vegetarian but her favoured Mushroom chowmein was not on the menu but upon request mushrooms were added to a...More

Thank Richard S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Crouch Street | CO3 3EZ, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 546953
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