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!
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 8:30 -11am
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 12 noon to 5pm
Monday-Thursday: 6:30 to 9:30pm
Friday-Sunday: 6pm to 9:30pm
- 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.
Girls rushed us all the time When the front opened we froze The peas and mint were pretty boring and bland but the rest was good
Returned after a few years and would highly recommend The Mistley Thorn. Superb food at a competitive price.
Lovely nut roast, service great as usual. Favourite local restaurant.
Very nice but, it seems a little overcrowded. Also the menus were poorly printed, parts on the left hand side were missing? It was also a little confusing by not stating which were starters? The food was lovely and the service was excellent. It was a bit strange walking though, what seemed like part of the kitchen, to get to the rear dining area.
Everybody in our party of 14 thoroughly enjoyed the meal and the staff couldn't have been more helpful.
Had a wonderful time, thank you. Food and atmosphere fantastic. Alice was very attentive and helpful. We will be back
Love this place. Great food, easy to book online.
All gorgeous as usual
Everything was lovely except I would say that my starter of squid could do with crisper and better tempura batter - it was very soggy! Sorry to be nit-picking, as the rest of the meal was excellent (very good sole) and I particularly loved the homemade pineapple and banana sorbets - superb.
This is the fourth time we’ve visited the restaurant. Twice as a couple and twice with friends. On our second occasion with friends our experience was really disappointing, multiple items sold out and a truly terrible piece of steak. However, we thought we’d try again as a couple and had another fantastic meal. As such we entertained this weekend and took friends to the restaurant. We all had the best meal!! The atmosphere, the food, the staff were all superb and a real credit to your restaurant.
Always consistently good and accommodating
Really enjoyed our first visit will definitely be back. Set lunch menu was excellent value for money
The 3 course special for Sunday lunch is amazing value for money as the food is excellent! The staff are so friendly and attentive. We love visiting The Mistley Thorn!
Disapointing on this visit. Service slow and unattentive . Food was not hot and chicken schnitzel dry .Overcharged for puddings .
Delicious meal, fabulous location and friendly staff - what more could you ask for?
Loved, as always
Food was really tasty and very good value. Great options for veggies.
Lovely food and wonderful service.
Food good, however we felt rushed and unable to have a break between courses. We were told the table was needed for a second sitting so must vacate by 8.45. Table booked for 7pm, 3 courses later all by 8.15!
Everything to very high standards
Delicious smoked herring.
Another wonderful visit - thank you.