The Mistley Thorn is located in the centre of the historic coastal village of Mistley and is two minutes walk from Mistley station which has direct services to Colchester, Harwich and London Liverpool Street. Built as a coaching inn circa 1723, The Mistley Thorn offers award-winning dining and accommodation in tastefully designed surroundings opposite the River Stour.
We are thrilled to announce that we will be reopening as follows (subject to the government’s “four tests’ being met 7 days prior to each date) :
April 12th to May 16th 2021
Our outside ‘terrace’ tables to the front of the building and in front of The Mistley Kitchen will be available for drinks and a modified menu, as well as items to takeaway that would be perfect for a picnic or a garden party. We will not be taking any bookings as these this seating is weather dependent and we do not have heating or additional cover. At present we will open Friday to Sunday from 9am til dusk, subject to weather conditions. Check social media for updates.
From May 17th
We will be open for inside and outside dining, as usual all day, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our bar will also be available for libations and bar snacks, as well as morning coffee and afternoon tea. Online and telephone bookings for inside tables can be taken for parties up to a maximum of six people or two households of any size. Our outside area is available on a first come basis and is not available to book.
From June 21st
All restrictions will be lifted and there will be no limitations of table size and, with a bit of luck, we will be back to regular business!