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The Maypole Messing Road | Colchester, Tiptree CO5 0ES, England
+44 1621 815326
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Maypole Messing Road | Colchester, Tiptree CO5 0ES, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great Chinese restaurant. Only takes a few visits before Ken (the owner) learns your name and drink preference! It’s a little bit more expensive than a typical Chinese takeaway but that’s because it is far better than a typical Chinese takeaway. The Sunday “eat...More

Thank SteveWilsondrummer
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Wanted to eat out , but couldn’t be bothered to drive, so my partner & myself decided to go to the maypole, first time we’ve been here & it was absolutely amazing, great food, excellent service, couldn’t fault it & ive been a chef for...More

Thank whufc73
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner visited maypole Chinese restaurant and we could not be happier with the food it really was amazing. The owners are so welcoming , very polite and lovely people. Would highly recommend everyone to visit!! 5 stars from us

Thank Alfie R
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Excellent food. Very attentive service. They will make your meal as you want it, not just what is convenient for the chef. Very reasonable prices.

1  Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Some of the warmest hosts I have ever met, super friendly and accommodating, always smiling. The service was really fast but gave us enough time to enjoy being out and relax. The food itself was sooo good! Will definitely be dining here again. Thank you!!!More

Thank jess6789rose
kennet s, Manager at Maypole, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Tjess6789rose Thanks to your honest comment for your experience of visited. We will continuous to cater for you are to our best services and cater your for you. please represent to me, let me hold you hand to thanks for your support I am looking...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Terrible, never again. Overpriced, poor quality, 2 much better local take aways on offer in the village. Avoid disappointment, if looking to eat out the Banquet in Copford is far superior.More

2  Thank Lee V
kennet s, Manager at Maypole, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

I am sorry to inform to the public that this called Lee V has never been my customers and we had never had him /her check in our restaurant, as he try to threatening a free meal from us for a free meal or a...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Experienced this place for the first time this weekend and was not disappointed with the food. The chef makes some very good dishes and has a keen sense for seasoning. The place is quite large which maybe why the prices are quite high as they...More

Thank CityGuy1973
ken s, Manager at Maypole, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

thanks, we are always improving.

Reviewed 13 January 2018

Pros - friendly service (that's it). Otherwise incredibly overpriced. £7.95 for 4 small dried up ribs, one of which was all fat. Sweet and Sour Chicken - the worst processed chicken that you would find in the cheapest chicken nuggets - no taste at all....More

Thank steamboat2018
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The most disgusting Chinese I’ve ever had made me feel sick, would rather go Asda and get a Chinese box meal it tastes better and an 8th of the price... will not be going back...

1  Thank Stuart K
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Ken and Debbie are always welcoming and offer a super welcome. The menu is always tantalising and Ken will adapt any dish to suit your preferences. Never had a bad dish. Always gorgeous. Can’t wait to go back.

1  Thank BunnyFamily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Maypole Messing Road | Colchester, Tiptree CO5 0ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Tiptree
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 815326
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