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The Mistley Thorn

High Street, Mistley, MANNINGTREE, CO11 1HE

This 18th-century coaching inn overlooks the Stour Estuary at almost its widest point. During 2016 the back of the building underwent a major refurbishment which introduced a new exhibition kitchen and enlarged the dining area. There's no doubt that diners comprise the majority of customers, but Adnams ales and a choice of 17 wines served by the glass can be enjoyed at the bar in the relaxed and casual ambience. Fresh and locally-sourced ingredients are the highlights of the daily-changing two-AA Rosette menu. The emphasis is on seafood, which sees the likes of Mersea rock oysters served with shallot and ginger mignonette; a smoked fish trio with mustard dill sauce; and chargrilled dayboat squid 'a la plancha' with chilli, garlic, lemon oil and herbs. Non-fishy alternatives include chargrilled Suffolk Red Poll beef with hand-cut, skin-on fries; and home-made potato gnocchi with spinach, hazelnut pesto and pine nuts.

Further information

Tel: 01206 392821
Please quote 'The AA'.
Send an email

Principal beers

Adnams Southwold Bitter & Ghost Ship

Open

All week
12-2.30 6.30-9.30 (Fri 6-9.30 Sat-Sun all day)

Facilities

Children welcome.
Dog friendly.
No coach parties catered.

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Directions

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From Ipswich A12 junct 31 onto B1070, follow signs to East Bergholt, Manningtree & Mistley. From Colchester A120 towards Harwich. Left at Horsley Cross. Mistley in 3m

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