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. American born executive chef Sherri Singleton has developed a menu using the best of the area’s seasonal produce.
Eating at The Mistley Thorn
Seafood is a specialty, with Mersea oysters available year-round and Colchester natives, when in season.
Get into the Christmas spirit, our special set lunch menu is available from 1st November. See all our holiday season menus here...
Fresh mussels from East Mersea. Every Thursday only £10.95 including a glass of wine, beer or cyder.
The Mistley Thorn is runner-up in The Observer Monthly Food Awards. Thank you for voting!
Stay The Night
The comfortable accommodation consists of eight well-appointed rooms, four with panoramic views down the Stour Estuary.