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Banquet Chinese

342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
+44 1206 211588
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (85 reviews)
“crispy beef” (7 reviews)
“spring rolls” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
11:30 am - 9:45 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

been here for two new years (chinese) and the best fun ever, Greek Elvis was one night and Abba look-a-like the second. Both nights were absolutely brilliant not only was the entertainment top notch the food was spectacular, even with a 'overfull' house. even managed...More

Thank gourmetgrazza
Reviewed 3 November 2012

We had several Dim Sum dishes for lunch and quarter crispy duck between 4. The very helpful head waiter made the selection for us, as although we'd had previously been with a chinese relative we couldn't remember what we had before! Delicious. Some quite spicy...More

2  Thank SXDave
Reviewed 24 October 2012

This is excellent Chinese food, but you do pay for that quality. One of the more expensive places I've been in Colchester

1  Thank onanonanon
Reviewed 23 October 2012

I had my first visit here a couple of weeks ago for a work do. It is exceptional inside and I noticed there was a lot of chinese people eating there (around 50% of the restaurant), which I have rarely seen in a chinese restaurant!...More

1  Thank Bevvy91
Reviewed 26 September 2012

Fantastic food - fresh and presentation wonderful. The staff are pleasant and friendly and I really dont understand the negative reviews as we have eaten here many times and it's certainly the best chinese in the area. Yes they do have a policy re children...More

Thank poshblondy
Reviewed 24 September 2012

friendly staff, great food, always busy especially with asian patrons which is a good clue to its quality

Thank 307RC
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Great food, good service and will be going back very soon o) We went lunch time and i look forward to trying the evening menu.

Thank Zara-Mark1966
Reviewed 7 September 2012

Price, service and choice, all very good. They treated me well. I liked it. Apparently I have to write at least 100 characters in here :/

Thank Travelled_Twosome
Reviewed 25 August 2012

The food was good and the restaurant can easily accomodate larger parties. Very pleasant atmosphere.

Thank customerreporter
Reviewed 20 August 2012

This restaurant may be slightly more expensive than the average Chinese restaurant, but you can taste the difference in quality with the food. It's wonderful! Some dishes can be hit and miss but I go there quite often as I just can't get enough of...More

Thank Neha B
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Questions & Answers
20 October 2018|
Response from vincent c | Property representative |
Hi it is available only at lunch times. We only serve the dim sum basket in the evenings.
sarah p
30 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from vincent c | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, Yes we do....we serve a variety of them. The most popular being char siu (roast pork) and egg custard. I hope this helps. Vincent Banquet Chinese.
Sam L
10 November 2017|
Response from TheRedButterfly | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 90
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:15 pm
5:30 pm - 10:15 pm
5:30 pm - 10:15 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:15 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:15 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England (Formerly Banquet 1408)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 211588
  • E-mail
Banquet Chinese is a restaurant and venue unlike any other found in Colchester or North Essex today. This is Chinese food the way it is meant to be experienced! Our mouth-watering dishes are cooked to perfection by award-winning chefs using only the freshest and finest ingredients. The interior has been carefully chosen and imported from China to create a genuine and sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy your lunch or evening meal, perhaps together with a bottle of wine from the well rounded wine list supplied by Enotria World Wines. Please take some time to familiarise yourself with Banquet Chinese here on our website. Have a look at our menus and wine lists. Read about Dim Sum, the delicious little dishes perfect as starters or as a light and sophisticated lunch time meal.
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