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18A Sir Isaacs Walk | Colchester, Essex, Colchester CO1 1JJ, England
+44 1206 618121
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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

It is a good restaurant where middle eastern foods and shisha are served. The customer service is fairly good but could be made a lot better. No other place would beat their shisha. it is really good.

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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Really fancied a change with my partner and thought we would give this place a try. The waiter who served us was lovely, pleasant and friendly. His service was good and had a smile on his face. Cannot fault him, he even brought out complimentary pre starters and free dessert. Problem we had was our half chicken being cold inside... More 

Thank Robby M
Essex, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We have been here a few times, and its always been good. The staff are very friendly and nothing is to much trouble. The food is tasty and a good choice. Not a very big place to eat but your not cambed in .

Thank carole542015
Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Our absolute favorite restaurant in Colchester. After traveling in the Middle East you get quite picky when it comes to food, but Albatta was beyond our expectations. Service was quick, staff very nice and the food was absolutely perfect! They also had beer from Lebanon and Turkey, and we recommend the mixed platter. Looking forward to our next visit!

Thank ElinHN
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Always walked past but this time went in. Had to wait for food but was great when arrived, portions were big and amazing taste. Staff friendly, nice atmosphere. Will be back.

Thank Michelle B
Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Food was ok when it eventually came, but it was the slowest table service I have had, we were there ages before we managed to even get a drink.

Thank ch t
Dubbo, Australia
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Very were very happy with this restaurant and the food was interesting a tasty. Always happy to try a new style and we were not disappointed. Happy to recomend.

Thank Terry C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The title says it all. This food should be served fresh but instead it is all pre cooked then microwaved. This makes it soggy or rubbery and luke warm at best. The 'fresh' parsley was like plastic and the pickles that are supposed to be crunchy were soft... the kubbas are supposed to be crispy but were soft and soggy

Thank Jin83uk
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Albatta always worth a visit when in Colchester this is a Fusion of Lebanese and Turkish food. Always plenty delicious salads and Deserts if you like Shisha there also a Shisha den were you can have Smoke. Staff always attentive and friendly and the Food excellent and always well prepared and presented and tasty I like the whole menu my... More 

Thank Roy C
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I've had their kebab delivered to my door half-a-dozen times and they're great every time. It's just the best kebab in Colchester by far. They do all sorts of kebabs and they are the best middle easter style food. The vegetarian food is probably the best takeaway in Colchester.

Thank Lord Matti B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18A Sir Isaacs Walk | Colchester, Essex, Colchester CO1 1JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 618121
Newly opened restaurant/cafe. Arab mid Eastern menu.
Shisha pipes too! Outside, of course, in the patio garden.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?