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The Mistley Thorn

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Harwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here on Friday for husbands work do. had a long table in the back and the table was beautifully set. we had a meal that had been previously booked. the staff were very patient when bringing out food for us to remember who was having what. was reasonably priced and a good atmosphere. If I had to winge, it...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and partner stayed here for the weekend We stayed in room 3 which was nice.big and very comfortable .. food was great and the staff very friendly and helpful :) Lovely breakfast would deffo go back..

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here on a 'Dinner Bed & Breakfast' basis when visiting the area. We found this to be a really good independent hotel. We stayed in Rm3 which was not looking over the Estuary but was a nicely furnished room with a large v comfy bed and contemporary en-suite. The restaurant was full at night, obviously popular with local foodies....

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and the other half visited the Thorn on Saturday night for the first time for about 3 years. Previously we've been put off by the tight table plan but last night we were given a really nice seat just by the right of the entrance door. The Resturant was busy but we were well looked after by the excellent...

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Thank MarkJamesMorsley
Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were out for the day and found this restaurant by accident. Glad we did the seafood soup was excellent, as was the steak pie . Staff were very good. We will definitely go back. Recommended.

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Thank salty9
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfussy food and decor. Solid and sound cooking. Excellent GF bread! Reasonable bill. Plenty to enjoy about this restaurant! We went back twice over a long weekend. Recommend. They have a 2 or 3 course menu very reasonably priced. Food served with healthy helping of veg. Hake served with lentils rather than potatoes which made a nice change. Overall, a...

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Thank Fnikfoodie
Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay here, staying in room 2. This large room has views over the quay and a wonderful large comfortable bed. The restaurant was very busy and quite loud. The menu has a large fish selection. Breakfast was one of the best I've had while in a hotel, the omelette was the best.

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Thank teresa s
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location by the road but upper rooms have a good view of the Stour. Polite welcome in the restaurant and as I arrived in the afternoon there was still a smell of fish in the restaurant but this isn't so once you go up to the rooms. Room at the top was very well furnished although as I am very...

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Thank Roger W
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A new experience and loved it. An impromptu lunch on a friends recommendation. Big fish dish selection which looked and sounded delicious and some alternatives for non fish eaters like me too! Tempted to go back and be brave enough to try a fish dish next time and educate my palette. Busy for a Tuesday lunchtime so definitely book. Friendly...

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Thank Debbie B
Manningtree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I am very lucky to call the Thorn my local restaurant living within walking distance. We have been here on a few occasions and have always had excellent food and service. The last time we were fitted in at very short notice for five of us. I certainly wouldn't hesitate to recommend for couples and families alike.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Food & drink at the hotel
The Mistley Thorn Restaurant
The Mistley Thorn Restaurant
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, British, Seafood
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mistley Thorn is located in the centre of the historic coastal village of Mistley and is two minutes walk from Mistley station, which has direct services to Colchester, Harwich and London Liverpool Street. Built as a coaching inn circa 1723, The Mistley Thorn offers award-winning dining and accommodation in tastefully designed surroundings opposite the River Stour. American born executive chef Sherri Singleton has developed a menu using the best of the area’s seasonal produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mistley Thorn

Address: High Street, Mistley CO11 1HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Mistley
Price Range: $166 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Mistley Thorn Hotel Mistley
The Hotel Mistley
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“didn't stay, sorry just ate there”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleS1805, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 2nd floor have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles RogerW90, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have a front room be aware of some traffic noise which impacts on sleep!”
 of 5 bubbles pebo007, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is no lift however lots of floors.”
 of 5 bubbles Chopalina, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you are over 5 ft 11 (178 cm) do not stay in Room 7. The shower is too low.”
 of 5 bubbles AshinAmsterdam, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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