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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
Price point: $ $
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Visited On Friday, 15 September 2017

Took a friend for lunch, their first time at the Mistley Thorn and they were very impressed with the menu choice, quality of food and the service. I have been several times and like all the above plus the location.

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Visited On Friday, 15 September 2017

Breakfast our with three colleagues - excellent as always!

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Visited On Saturday, 09 September 2017

Great food and large portions!

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Visited On Saturday, 09 September 2017

Wonderful food and service :)

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Visited On Friday, 08 September 2017

Service was friendly. The food was delicious and very good value. Will definitely return!

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Visited On Thursday, 07 September 2017

The friendly service and good food served in pleasant surroundings make this a very enjoyable place for a meal out.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 September 2017

Great, as always!

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Visited On Thursday, 31 August 2017

really good evening at the Thorn on Moules and Frites night....great service, very buzzy - a winner

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Visited On Sunday, 27 August 2017

Lovely lunch on set menu and good service.

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Visited On Friday, 25 August 2017

Excellent and above average food. Fish options as good as it gets. 4th time at the restaurant since discovering it when visiting family from NYC. Look forward to future visits. 9/10 as I don't give 10/10.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 August 2017

Lovely meal served by friendly waitress.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 August 2017

Great food, as ever. Service was a bit sporadic - fast and then slow which was okay, but not so good when three of the four main dinners came out at once, with the fourth coming out a good five minutes later. Will definitely go again though as it is always good food.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 August 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at Mistley Thorn and dinner in the restaurant. All of the staff were friendly and very helpful. We found the room to be clean and had everything we needed for our short stay. We are already planning to come back again!

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Service was very slow albeit very charming. The octopus starter was only alright, other dishes were good.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 August 2017

The Thorn is an excellent place for a relaxed but tasty dining experience.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 August 2017

Enjoyed the mussels promotion evening. Pleasant service, just the right level of attention.

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 August 2017

Excellent one night break. Comfy, well equipped room, even with a pretty quiet fan for a warm night. Aware of the passing traffic early on, but after a superb meal we didn't notice it! Breakfast - lots of choice, freshly prepared and really good. Would certainly be happy to stay again.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 July 2017

Unfortunately the restaurant was full of flies. Not sure what they could do about this when all the door and windows are open on a summer's day but it wasn't pleasant. We did move from the window area which was particularly bad but were still plagued by the things! Our meals were all good and good value for money. A bit disappointed with the lack of oysters.

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Nice fresh fish.

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Visited On Thursday, 27 July 2017

Fantastic evening with great food, very attentive service. The chocolate dessert in particular was superb. Jill

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Visited On Thursday, 27 July 2017

Only issue was that we were plagued by four really annoying flies. Perhaps you could invest in one of the zapper things - apart from that food was delicious, staff very attentive but not intrusive - a really lovely lunch

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 July 2017

A fabulous meal as usual

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Firstly, an enjoyable meal and i would certainly visit you again. Constructive feedback - * Suggest washing and possibly scrubbing the potatoes used for skin on chips, i found grit on more than one occasion. * Had to ask for a wine list towards the end of our starter * No bread offered yet a side plate on table setting ...why? Chips arrived a good 5/10minutes after the ribeye. Otherwise, good tasty and well presented food and the the evening was very enjoyable. Service was also good but needed a little refining, possibly a little understaffed on the restaurant floor?

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Visited On Thursday, 13 July 2017

Our local favourite and fails to provide. Last here in May so was surprised to see the same menu. Though the daily specials are always very good

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Brilliant night in the back room with our team. Prompt, friendly and professional service. Thank you so much for looking after us all so well.

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