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Bambu Vietnamese

Quayside Drive,, Colchester CO2 8GN, England
+44 1206 866775
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“summer rolls” (12 reviews)
“catfish” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quayside Drive,, Colchester CO2 8GN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved everything about this place. We had never eaten Vietnamese food before, so this was the best we had ever tasted! Unsurprisingly it is similar to Thai cuisine, we had what was recommended by our waitress and we were not disappointed, it was all...More

Thank Kevin110157
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We’ve been to lots of the Vietnamese places in London and down the kings Land road so having moved back to the area we were really looking forward to trying and are extremely pleased to have found this place. Absolutely fantastic, the summer rolls and...More

Thank Samscattergood
Reviewed 5 days ago

Popped in for lunch today. Nice choice of food which was served quickly by friendly and attentive staff. Can see why this place is popular with students from the nearby university as it's reasonably priced and tasty. Still prefer the North Hill Noodle Bar in...More

Thank SFM1959
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family run business.. Absolutely fabulous food...was a bit worried as fish said it was hot , so asked for hotness to be toned down in my prawn curry & the did exactly as I asked . will definitely return. A goldmine tucked away .

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had heard many good things about Bambu and we decided to go there for a birthday treat. Fabulous decor, welcoming staff, gorgeous crockery and last but not least, absolutely delicious food! We all really enjoyed our meals and portion size was spot on! My...More

Thank Holly W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clive D you are so right. The curry paste is cheap store bought rubbish. As we were overcharged I had a conversation with the owner. She admitted they do not make their own curry paste (even I do that) but instead of apologising for the...More

Thank Penny961
andy d, Manager at Bambu Vietnamese, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us a review. I am sorry to hear that your experience at our restaurant was not a good one. I would like to clarify to you that our curry paste has never been store bought and has always been made by...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, the actual restaurant is very cozy and bright. The food is extremely good, filled with flavors and the best spring rolls in Colchester. The workers are all very friendly. If you like Vietnamese, this is the place to go to!

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last night and had a 10 out of 10 meal. The food was stunning and the staff were attentive and friendly. Would highly recommend and cannot wait to return. Best dinner I have had in a long time.

Thank Elle K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is delightful and very authentic. The summer rolls are beautiful to look at and even better to eat. The service I could not fault, the waitress being most helpful and knowledgeable about the dishes. Only problem for me is location. Too far from...More

Thank GSayles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dined here on Saturday lunchtime, we were a group of 17 celebrating a friends birthday. When we walked in the bubbly and beers were already on ice and we were served this by the lovely staff. We shared platters of mixed starters which were...More

Thank Lorraine J
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Response from William K | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quayside Drive,, Colchester CO2 8GN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 866775
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