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The Maypole Messing Road | Colchester, Essex UK, Tiptree CO5 0ES, England
+44 1621 815326
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
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“rice” (3 reviews)
“sunday buffet” (10 reviews)
“take away” (7 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Maypole Messing Road | Colchester, Essex UK, Tiptree CO5 0ES, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!!!

Thank jess6789rose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Lee V
Reviewed January 15, 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 January 20, 2018

thanks, we are always improving.

Reviewed January 13, 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 November 25, 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...

Thank Stuart K
Reviewed November 7, 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.

Thank BunnyFamily
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

It is the place one can indulge in good food and drinks in the comfort of a luxurious and cosy atmosphere. Very impressed with the great hospitality and friendliness of the owner couple and their staff.

Thank jwkyau
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Probably the worst Thai food we have ever had, and we are pretty sure most of it was left over from the buffet earlier in the day, i paid £130 and sent two dishes back ! .. Very very over priced cheap Chinese food, i...More

Thank Rendertime
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

One of the best we've been to in ages, the hospitality was Brilliant the Service was Fantastic, the Management and staff made us felt welcome. And as for the food well if you want Quality big portion and Suppurb food this is the place to...More

1  Thank don g
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

We have been going to The Maypole for years and the service is always great. The food is consistently great quality.

1  Thank hsmith27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
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, Essex UK, Tiptree CO5 0ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Tiptree
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 815326
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