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The Coast Inn

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Mersea Island Mersea Island 108 Coast Road | West Mersea, Mersea Island CO5 8NA, England (Formerly The Coast)
+44 1206 383568
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Braintree, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited The Coast Inn for lunch, having spent a lovely morning driving around Mersea Island. We were in an excellent mood, which clearly wasnt the case for the serving staff. Our greeting was perfunctory, seemingly because we hadn't pre-booked a table, even though the restaurant could not be described as busy on our arrival. We were... More 

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Thank Neil T
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The staff were very attentive, friendly, and accommodating. Awesome selection of fresh fish dishes and I had some mind-blowing bavette cut beef! The portions were generous and well presented. Highly recommended!!

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Thank Chomps22
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal with friends. The restaurant was very nice and the staff very friendly. The meals are big portions and the skate was lovely

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Thank Pat L
Essex...England
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The good ladys birthday $ seated at a nice table, ordered well starters were very good, mains were very good apart from the chips. Desserts.. bit overpriced but yummy

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Thank MrSnod
Brentwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant with wonderful staff. Food is good- especially the pan fried skate! Everyone is so friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Will definitely be back.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food excellent good service didn't book but after a short wait we where given a table will return again soon

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Thank lawrance62
Essex UK
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531 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took some friends here for lunch yesterday. The food as always was very good and on this occasion we could not fault the service, we had a lovely young guy looking after us. The restaurant was busy and it was a good job we had booked otherwise we may not have got a table.

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Thank Angel57
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to have dinner with my wife and we were both wowed by how fresh the seafood is! We shared a seafood platter to start and the quality of seafood on there was very good! Fresh from the sea is what I would call it. I had the haddock fish and chips and the portion was huge! The fish was... More 

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Thank A2KLAU
Boxley, null, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The environment was lovely, very shabby chic. We were the only diners in the restaurant at 8.30 on a Monday night. The menu choice was extensive, portions huge, service discreet and professional. Food was locally caught, well cooked, well presented, tasted appetising and was good value. we would definitely return

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Thank Kaz M
Essex, UK
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rather late but have to say this restaurant and its staff went above and beyond their help for our night out. Had trouble getting transport to and from where we were staying. They kindly helped. Special night to us as 30 years since our first date. Sat outside to have a drink & then enjoyed a fabulous dinner, service and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?