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Banquet 1408

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342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
+44 1206 211588
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had gone out looking for breakfast however time ran away with us and it was lunchtime. Being in the area, we headed straight for 1408. Quickly seated and hubby discussed the gluten free options with the friendly waiter. Hubby opted for a dish which contain a small amount of gluten and the waiter was most concerned that Hubby would... More 

Thank Visitor24071999
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with a friend for a catch up after reading the good reviews and we were not disappointed! The food was delicious, we shared the mixed starter and had sweet & sour chicken/prawns with rice as a main. The waiter recommend that one rice dish would be enough which was great as saved us money and wasting food... More 

Thank Plums28
Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal here again. Not been for quite a while as now living in Lancashire, but had the opportunity to visit this evening - this place never fails to deliver. Great food and service. Carry on the good work!

Thank PHIL G
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lovely restaurant!! Dim sum was fantastic and the highlight!!! I will Recommend to all my friends and will mostly definitely be coming back very soon!! Great service and lovely atmosphere!! Thank you for such a lovely evening!!

Thank Hjyfd
Bures. UK
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174 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been wanting to try this restaurant for sometime and at last have made it. Inside is typical top quality Chinese with plenty of space between tables and very attentive waiters and a fair number of Chinese eating out which is always a good sign. There were three of us. Myself and two grandchildren who certainly tucked in. We... More 

Thank MarkPatrick
Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful food, particularly the dim sum. We visit quite often. It can get very busy but the service is always fast and friendly.

Thank Keith_Pr
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7 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely food, little expensive, but worth it. dish 1213 Hot and spicy chicken is superb. service was great and friendly..

Thank jika27
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The only place that I can get decent dim sum in a restaurant that isnt in chinatown. Come here quite often on Sundays for dim sum, and they never let me down, the quality and taste are always of high standard, hence why I keep returning. They can get very busy and the restaurant isn't overly large, so I would... More 

Thank KristinaB18
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

As the title suggests it was wonderful. Went for our birthdays and were not dissapointed. Service was quick and friendly and food was super fresh. Have always gone for special occasions and never anything but lovely

Thank Melissa B
Colchester, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Well had a takeaway last week really great lovely 😊 What ever you have every thing is Cooked to a very high standard,, ,,I. Do eat in but I have quite a few take always ..I don't like the other Chinese. , places around here ,, Sorry But this is the tops for miles well done again for 2017 ,,

Thank Linda A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$70
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 211588

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