Mistley Thorn

High Street, Mistley, Manningtree, United Kingdom, CO11 1HE
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Open every day for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Feel free to drop in for a drink or a snack from the bar, a Monmouth coffee or delicious afternoon tea with Laura’s homemade scones and clotted cream!

Breakfast:
Monday-Friday: 8:00-10.30am
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 8:30 -11am

Lunch:
Monday-Friday: 12:00-2:30
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 12 noon to 5pm

Dinner:
Monday-Thursday: 6:30 to 9:30pm
Friday-Sunday: 6pm to 9:30pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Mistley Thorn

The Mistley Thorn is located in the centre of the historic coastal village of Mistley and is two minutes walk from Mistley station which has direct services to Colchester, Harwich and London Liverpool Street. Built as a coaching inn circa 1723, The Mistley Thorn offers award-winning dining and accommodation in tastefully designed surroundings opposite the River Stour. American born executive chef Sherri Singleton has developed a menu using the best of the area’s seasonal produce.

Cuisine: Fish
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 19 May 2019

Sunday lunch is always excellent value and such a great variety of menu items to choose from. My only feedback would be that the portion sizes could be a little smaller although I think I am in the minority of people to wish this.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

Food and atmosphere lovely. Service was friendly and very swift. Almost too much so. Everything came very quickly which is ok I suppose and very effficient but there was just the sense that we were slightly being rushed.

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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

We have now visited your restaurant 3 times now,and we have never been disappointed, Absolutely love the food and atmosphere, and staff are so polite and friendly

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Visited On Friday, 10 May 2019

Warm relaxing boutique hotel - large lovely bedroom - thought has gone into every aspect of the rooms not just decor but quality shower products (Ren) to the teas and coffees. The bed incredibly comfortable! We had dinner which was delicious and the breakfast was really well cooked - I had the vegan option which was really nice. Will definitely return!

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Visited On Sunday, 12 May 2019

Great dishes at reasonable value.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

A fabulously serene and easy getaway from London. Beautiful rooms, food and service - thank you for the relaxing stay!

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 May 2019

Found it so good that we came back two nights in a row! Thanks!

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Visited On Saturday, 04 May 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Well worth the journey for fantastic seafood.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 April 2019

Great Sunday lunch, good choice, excellent value, top service - thanks.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

Lovely staff and great food as always

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Food was disappointing compared to previous visits

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Delicious fresh fish and great atmosphere. Was great to return to The Thorn and bring my father and brother for the first time ! They were very impressed.....Thank You

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

We booked a table for 11 to celebrate my Mum’s 80th birthday. The staff were so helpful - accommodated our dog and provided a separate vegan menu. The food was great, we weren’t rushed, the staff were friendly and efficient. We had a great time and a number of our party are planning a return visit. Than you Mistley Thorn!

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Great food and service as usual. Slightly quieter on a Sunday night but the food always make a visit very worthwhile.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Thick slabs of roast beef, crisp roast potatoes, plenty of gravy. Few other vegetables - just some kale. Horseradish when asked for. Tasty squid starter. Delighted to find a lactose free dessert on the menu. Seating uncomfortable - unpadded seats, restaurant very noisy and cramped Sunday lunch time. Not offered a drink to wait with - the staff were very busy.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Delicious fresh food, lovely space and great service

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Usual great food served in a lovely atmosphere - the Roast Beef was gorgeous - nice way to finish Mother’s Day

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Visited On Thursday, 21 March 2019

I attended the Persian evening ! It was fabulous. I really enjoyed the evening - the food was excellent.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

I thought the fish portions were slightly smaller than normal

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Visited On Thursday, 21 March 2019

Excellent as ever. One of our favourite places to be especially on this Persian new year. Great food from David and team

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Visited On Thursday, 21 March 2019

Delicious food, fabulous cocktails and wonderful stafff. Persian night was brilliant!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Great food, excellent service, fantastic value

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Regular customers always great service , and always a good selection of GF dishes available , as my wife Debbie has coeliac allergy.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 March 2019

We have had dinner at the Thorn a few times now, and it has always been excellent. This time we thought we would try the breakfast, and it was equally impressive, lovely relaxed atmosphere, very good choice, friendly and attentive staff and excellent value for money. Well done, we will definitely be returning. Graham Aldrich

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Visited On Friday, 15 March 2019

Great meal at the Mistley Thorn, we are never let down by this restaurant. It is one of our favourites, great service, great food and an amazing atmosphere. We will be back again soon...

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