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Maxine's Restaurant at Bannatyne Health Club and Spa

Kingsford Park, Layer Road, Colchester, CO2 0HS

((()* British
  •  - Essex
  •  - Essex
  •  - Essex
  •  - Essex
  •  - Essex
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday - Saturday: 08:00 - 20:45
Sunday: 08:00 - 19:45

Second time having afternoon tea and just as delicious as before. Lovely sandwiches and cakes and generous with the clotted cream, always a winner - will definitely be back!

Emily 20 August 2019
from BENFLEET

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A bright, modern space to enjoy versatile dining, The Kingsford at Bannatyne Health Club and Spa serves up a great selection of international dishes, while the adjacent lounge area is a tranquil, plush setting to sample traditional afternoon teas.

The Kingsford menu at Bannatyne Health Club and Spa offers a diverse selection of modern British and European recipes, all made with local ingredients wherever possible. For those looking for light lunches, there are sandwiches with fillings like brie, bacon and cranberry sauce, or small plates choices like the gluten-free hot smoked sea trout, crab rillette and baby potato salad. For those with a big appetite, there is traditional fish and chips, while the grill selection offers up succulent sirloin steak and a signature beef burger with rosemary fries.

Indulgent desserts at The Kingsford in Colchester include lemon and gin cheesecake with candied limes, as well as a selection of British and European cheeses. A diverse wine list is also available, as well as international beers.

Offering modern recipes in classic, elegant surroundings, The Kingsford at Bannatyne Health Club and Spa is an 8-minute drive from Colchester Town Rail Station.

Maxine's Restaurant at Bannatyne Health Club and Spa

Kingsford Park, Layer Road, Colchester, CO2 0HS

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Customer reviews for Maxine's Restaurant at Bannatyne Health Club and Spa

3.6 ((()* (based on 41 reviews)
73% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (21)
  • afternoon tea (18)
  • views (15)
  • al fresco (8)
  • dinner (7)
  • luxury (5)
  • value (5)
  • private dining (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • business (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • breakfast (2)
  • child friendly (1)
  • (((** 10 September 2019 by Claire from Essex

    Was disappointed in our dining experience. We ordered bread and oils to start with and bread was like a rock, then for mains we had the lamb and sizzling chicken. Lamb was so fatty and unedible and flat bread again was hard and not enjoyable. Disappointing experience .

  • ((((( 20 August 2019 by Emily from BENFLEET

    Second time having afternoon tea and just as delicious as before. Lovely sandwiches and cakes and generous with the clotted cream, always a winner - will definitely be back!

  • (((** 13 August 2019 by Lorraine from Chelmsford

    Initial service was awful. We were left waiting in the bar area where we were in the way of all staff carrying food & drink. With our rucksack and bags we could have easily bumped into someone and caused an accident. The young man was putting bills through the till and twice ignored our request to sit at our table. Finally we decided to move ourselves into the restaurant and a lovely young man called Connor( I think) showed us to our table. From there on everything was good...food/drink and service.

  • (**** 17 July 2019 by Clare from Colchester

    We ordered sandwiches and salad. The salad was plain and dull - just leaves and no dressing. The steak in the sandwich was gristly and inedible. The bread was dry and stale. Very disappointing. The dish was £12 so left feeling ripped off - v poor value. Would not recommend.

  • ((((( 7 July 2019 by Yemi from London

    Lovely outdoor seating. We had the salmon and the pork belly and they were both delicious

  • (**** 4 June 2019 by Clare from Colchester

    Disappointing very ordinary uninspiring food. We had the mere which was just like shop bought and far too cold. The mackerel salad was a simple piece of mackerel on top of a few dressed leaves with vacuum packed beetroot.

  • (((** 24 May 2019 by christine from Colchester

    Good size portions, and nicely presented. Very attentive staff.
    I found the mushroom aricini a bit rich. Could only eat half, think it would make a better starter, smaller size. The sauce was too heavy.
    My friend like the duck salad, and there wAs plenty of meat.

  • ((((( 23 April 2019 by Jade from Sudbury

    Great experience with attentive staff. Fully enjoyed our experience thank you

  • ((((* 21 April 2019 by Mrs from BRENTWOOD

    Very nice, a bit warm, better when the air conditioning turned on. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Service acceptable speed. Food very good.

  • (((** 5 April 2019 by Kerry from Romford

    Service was slow, menu was limited. Restaurant didn't have our booking listed. Food was yummy.

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