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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 Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Our dining experience was slightly spoilt by a noisy group at the table beside us. I would rather have been sitting in the quieter part of the restaurant, without the view. We were with a friend recovering from a stroke so being able to hear each other talk was important. Next time I will ask to sit in a more remote location.

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 June 2018

I had the fish & chips and the batter was very thick and not much fish. My wife had the Bream which was nice but it was swamped in oil. I also had the lighthouse beer, which was warm. overall not a good experince on our anniversary.

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 June 2018

excellent place for locals and tourists, all made welcome and served with fine food at reasonable prices.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 June 2018

Menu said my desert (pecan cake) came with clotted cream when it was actually served with vanilla ice cream! Still very nice but unexpected!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 June 2018

Lovely food, nice atmosphere.

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Visited On Friday, 15 June 2018

It's always a treat to eat here 😃

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Visited On Thursday, 14 June 2018

another wonderful evening and amazing food thank you!

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Visited On Sunday, 10 June 2018

Everything as expected .Great restaurant with rooms .Very good seafood .Not much to do in Mistley but plenty of interest a short drive away .

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Visited On Sunday, 10 June 2018

Roast was delicious. Childs food plentiful. Eaton mess gorgeous. We were however not overly comfortable in the conservatory. There was obviously some work going on on the wall I faced and although there is a glass roof there are no windows which may be ok on a dark winters evening but felt boxed in. Tables felt very close the tables are stained. The service station is in the conservatory. Staff were getting ready and had their bags there. Probably nowhere else but not my idea of a relaxing eating space. Service was good. Server noticed staff chatting and shooed them on.They were all polite and very nice . I was disappointed actually as I thought it was going to be a well, nicer destination eatery but food good so mustn't grumble.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 June 2018

Fantastic food would highly recommend

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Visited On Sunday, 03 June 2018

Lovely selection of tasty dishes to suit both vegans and carnivores.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 June 2018

Consistent high standard of food and service - have eaten here for several years.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 May 2018

We had such an enjoyable meal, the food was delicious and the staff very friendly. It was really lovely for us that we were able to take our dog into the restaurant, so we had a very enjoyable day walking followed by a great meal in a cosy restaurant. Thank you!

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Visited On Friday, 01 June 2018

Lovely place, really nice food and staff!

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Great lunch as per usual! Really nice to be able to order half portions on some dishes - with the pate starter it was more than enough for me!

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Visited On Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Amazing food, beautifully cooked and served by 2 great staff. We can’t wait until our kids are old enough to come with us.

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Visited On Monday, 28 May 2018

Booked online, Lovely corner table opposite window. Servers very knowledgeable and helpful with finding alternatives to food cooked in or with alcohol. Food excellent as always, making for a very relaxed Bank Holiday lunch. Many thanks Sherri, will be back soon, Den

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Visited On Monday, 28 May 2018

I and mt guests had a lovely meal in lovey surroundings

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Visited On Sunday, 27 May 2018

Our first visit to The Mistley Thorn, but it definitely won’t be our last! A lovely evening with delicious food and attentive staff. Would thoroughly recommend coming here to our friends.

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Visited On Friday, 25 May 2018

Great place. The menu could be a bit more extensive with its options but it’s great food.

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Lovely down to earth food

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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

My wife and I enjoyed our meal very much and appreciated the good service, in particular from the young man who helped us with a table move when we were made uncomfortable by the aggressive and disdainful conversation from the adjacent table (in relation to their poor opinion of Prince Harry's choice of bride!).

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Visited On Monday, 21 May 2018

Excellent place for a nice meal before taking the overnight ferry from Harwich.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

As always, fantastic food and friendly service.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

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