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Banquet Chinese

342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
+44 1206 211588
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (79 reviews)
“crispy beef” (7 reviews)
“prawn toast” (5 reviews)
12:00 pm - 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 23 September 2010

There is the large main restaurant at the front of the building. At the rear is one large function room, with a smaller adjoining separate room and then a lovely landscaped area outside. Our son and daughter-in law chose this venue for their Wedding Reception...More

1  Thank walker0702
Reviewed 21 July 2010

In my opinion, I think Banquet 1408 is very good. I have been there only once .but ,that restaurant gives me deep impression . the staff there is kind .the surrounding is clean and well-dercrated.the atmosphere is lovely .i feel very good .The food in...More

1  Thank meily
Reviewed 15 February 2010

Banquet 1408 is a superb Chinese, with excellent lunchtime Dim Sum. It's been our favourite Colchester Chinese since they expanded to there, having already sampled the food at their Foulin Restaurant in the town centre. You only have to see the amount of chinese in...More

Thank PJEColchester
Reviewed 5 April 2009

I have eaten at 1408 twice in the past 6 months and cannot say a bad word about it. Both times I have been with a party of 5 and 6 & have been able to enjoy thier set 'banquet' menu. Food always brought out...More

1  Thank Travelagentlucy
Reviewed 26 January 2009

Went here with three friends for lunch yesterday and we all very impressed. Very stylish surroundings, excellent polite service. We had a large number of dim sum dishes with tea but could not resist ordering the aromatic crispy duck and vegetable tempura as well !...More

1  Thank peterharwich
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Questions & Answers
sarah p
30 April 2018|
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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
Hj Mohd Saufi H
12 October 2016|
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Response from Christopher V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, unfortunately their website doesn't specify so I would have thought not. Best to call just in case!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 93
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 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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