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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, 11 April 2018

A splendid meal to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The standards always seem to remain at the highest level from quality through service and value. Thank you all for making our special day even better.

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Visited On Monday, 09 April 2018

First visit for all of us. Very impressed and will return.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 April 2018

I had to change booking a few times and pre-booked our food - the service was friendly and efficient and the whole experience was very pleasant.

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Visited On Friday, 30 March 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal at the Mistley Thorn. We sat near the fireplace, which gives you a nice view of the majority of the restaurant. The service was both attentive and brisk, the food was really rather nice and the whole experience was quite pleasant. The ‘two courses for £13.95’ set menu is surprisingly generous too. We will definitely come back in the foreseeable future!

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Visited On Monday, 26 March 2018

Consistently good food. The restaurant manager, Rowan, ensures all is top top. He is attentive, makes you feel very comfortable and nothing is too much trouble. He is an asset to Mistley Thorn.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 March 2018

Excellent service and very good food.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 March 2018

Not my first visit, won’t be my last, very enjoyable

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Visited On Friday, 23 March 2018

As usual the Thorn delivered enjoyable food at reasonable prices.

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Always a lovely place to meet friends, super lunch menu. Very reasonable with pleasant friendly staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 March 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of our meal. The timing was perfect, not rushed or long-winded. An error in the size of a glass of wine delivered was sorted out efficiently. The food itself was delicious and the only adverse comments we would make are that two of us ordered medium roast beef and the beef we received in our opinion was actually well done. One of us has the pomegranate and pistachio Eton Mess and this was over-sweet and without definite flavours apart from the rosewater.

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Visited On Friday, 16 March 2018

A great team. Everything was spot on.

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Visited On Friday, 16 March 2018

Very good in all respects.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 March 2018

The food was a bit disappointing but it was a Sunday evening so maybe the chef wasn't there. Soufflés were cauliflower cakes and salad had an over sweet dressing. Chicken was excellent but figgy pudding came with creme fresh ice cream and not the promised clotted cream. Wine was really great, we had a Gavi di Gavi and then a Sondraia....only giving this feedback because we would come again!

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Visited On Sunday, 11 March 2018

Love the Thorn it’s one of our favourite places to eat even if it is half hour drive for us to get to you

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Visited On Sunday, 11 March 2018

Excellent restaurant!

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Visited On Sunday, 11 March 2018

Great Mothers Day lunch.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 March 2018

What an amazing place...fabulous. .Cannot wait to return. .5 star!

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Visited On Saturday, 10 March 2018

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Visited On Saturday, 10 March 2018

Food and service superb. Can't recommend the breakfasts highly enough.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 March 2018

Amazing meal. Efficient service in a beautiful environment. Never disappoints

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Visited On Sunday, 04 March 2018

Food was really excellent. Delighted to see nut roast on the menu instead of risotto or pasta being the only veggie options.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 March 2018

Perfect as always

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Visited On Friday, 23 February 2018

Our guests said that they were impressed with the food and service, and would like to visit again when next in the UK

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Visited On Saturday, 17 February 2018

Good evening Good food Service was inconsistent

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 February 2018

A fantastic night. Food was excellent quality, fresh and presented beautifully. Service was 5 Star. Very attentive staff. Atmosphere wonderful and welcoming. Would highly recommend and we booked another table while we were there for one of the event nights.

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