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Bungalow Diner

45 London Road | Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1EB, England
+44 1206 210972
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (32 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, British, Diner, Cafe
PRICE
$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
45 London Road | Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1EB, England
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1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I have now been to the diner on 3 occasions, first for a large fried breakfast after a walk, second in an evening to celebrate a friends birthday, and thirdly for a quick snack. I enjoyed all occasions from fried breakfast to king prawn linguine...More

Thank pennyrColchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to wait 40 minutes for our breakfast although it was ready before that, but the man that takes the orders and money was more interested in taking more orders than he was in serving our breakfast which was already cooked and waiting to...More

2  Thank trevor d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times and never had any complaints but our last visit was not so good. Walked in, no one else in restaurant and given menus. Two other couples walked in after us and the last couple in had their order taken first...More

2  Thank Hayley U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well food was OK. Paid for it using my card. The bloke chased out after me saying my card was declined making out I had tried to pull a fast one so went back in to pay again as I knew I had money in...More

1  Thank Andrewatson1
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Have been here twice recently, once for dinner with some work colleagues and then for lunch with my family. Really lovely food and reasonably priced. Will definitely go again.

Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The people who run the bungalow diner are deluded.. ordered a meal with friends.. friends received their meal.. finished their meal and still no sign of ours.. when I went up to the counter to find out what was going on.. was told the ticket...More

3  Thank janedodgeramgirl
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

So many staff and yet such slow service ordered egg on toast came out white bread asked if toaster had broken sent more out same again white in toaster bread think staff are on another planet He then had cheek to tell me they hadn't...More

1  Thank Bev H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We have seen some changes to the diner in recent years, and now it is well run, clean and serving very good food. The decor mimics an american fifties diner and is consistent throughout. The breakfasts are well cooked and the staff are all on...More

Thank Vivienne W
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We had the burger and it was absolutely disgusting!! We ordered the starter and it arrived after the main. Very cheap ingredients and useless staff!

3  Thank Gavincol
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We came here after a recommendation as we were staying in the nearby Best Western. There breakfast was £10. The Bungalow Diners £5. A great decision. It may not look much on the outside but inside it is unashamedly a well styled American styled diner,...More

Thank Marky_Mrk1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, British, Diner, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 London Road | Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1EB, England (Formerly Bungalow Cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 210972
Description
Retro style American diner, recently revamped with new menu too (freshly made food and brilliant variety). Clean, friendly atmosphere that also hosts many car and motorbike shows. We also do kids parties, general outside catering and hire out the premises for private parties.
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