Orientation Colchester Essex

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4.8 (2)
 
Address Balkerne Gate
Town/City Colchester
County Essex
Postcode CO1 1PT
Tel No. 01206 368 100
Website http://www.orientation.org.uk/
Ave. Price per couple 40.00

Orientation is a Chinese restaurant in Colchester located in the Mercury Theatre.

From the lightly steamed seafood typical of Hong Kong's fishing villages to the fiery dishes from the Jiangxi province, Orientation provides the perfect place to stop for a meal before going to the Mercury Theatre.

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5.0   (2)
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3.0   (2)
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4.0   (2)
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6.0   (2)
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5.0   (2)
 
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Tale of Two Nations

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Reviewed by Foodie AH
August 08, 2011
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Interesting. There are two menus and two sets of customers here. The Manager told us the Chinese like to sit on their own but we felt excluded on a table for two in the furthest corner. The shared starter was greasy and poor. The crispy duck seriously inedible and we sent it back. We were informed this was traditional. Maybe so but also inedible. The mains were tasty but massive portions. This is OK if you have a table of 4 or 6 students to share a couple of plates but we ended up with way too much food and a 75 bill for two (the duck wasn't charged). We asked to take away the leftovers for the next two days meals and were presented with a stack of boxes to fill ourselves... The Chinese students like to do it themselves we were told. If you are a Chinese student that is happy to share with 5 friends you will have a great time. The rest of you will experience an overpriced cafe with a few stand out dishes but mostly Chinese cafe food (and not in a good way!). AH

 

Spicy!

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Reviewed by Joe C
September 07, 2008
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Awesome spicy chicken. Blows yer brains out! Not ur run of the mill Chinese - Always full of Chinese students eating real Chinese stuff. Plenty of English friendly dishes though

 
 

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