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China Chef

73 Crouch Street | CO3 3EZ, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
+44 1206 546953
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (3 reviews)
“prawn toast” (6 reviews)
“spare ribs” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
73 Crouch Street | CO3 3EZ, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good all round service and food quality of food very good, served fresh and hot at all times. Highly recommended

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 1 week ago

by far the best Chinese in Colchester, service is swift and staff are all really helpful. We let the manger chose our starters which was the best idea. there was plenty for 6 of us to eat. the duck that followed was great and not...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just so beautiful. The decor, staff, service and the food was just outstanding. Every mouthful was tasteful and we didn’t want it to end. The duck was so fresh, the flavours of all the other dishes. We were staying on the pheasant...More

Thank Diletta D
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here for over 20 years! Now a husband and wife team, Win runs front of house with a firm and very efficient style. Chi cooks in the kitchen and wow wow wow. The best Chinese anywhere. We come here for all birthdays, anniversaries...More

Thank Barbsdaf
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Best Chinese I have had in Colchester. Went with a 14, 12 and 7 year old and it was superb You get what you pay for

Thank 22johnny22
Reviewed March 21, 2018

This Chinese restaurant has consistently been Colchester's finest. With attentive and well trained staff, you are likely to receive a warm welcome and first class customer service. You will experience fabulous food from an extensive menu in a bustling atmosphere. The chicken in yellow bean...More

Thank Hamish M
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

As always the food is great and the service too. Cannot fault the food. The lunch time set menu is very good value for money and the wine list is varied.

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed March 16, 2018

I personally think this is the best Chinese in Colchester, great food and service but on the expensive side.

Thank mrmrscott
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Failed to book on a Saturday night but amazingly the restaurant called me 15 minutes after I had left to say they could fit me and my friend in due to a cancellation. We were so happy. Great seats by the window and a plethora...More

Thank Stu_J_Art
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Excellent food, friendly staff, really good service. The Capital Spare Ribs are the best I've ever eaten. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank 22Mick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Crouch Street | CO3 3EZ, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 546953
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