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.
The Mistley Thorn is runner-up in The Observer Monthly Food Awards. Thank you for voting!
Fresh mussels from East Mersea. Every Thursday only £10.95 including a glass of wine, beer or cyder.
We are 10!
Come and see us, we've had a bit of a makeover to celebrate 10 great years at The Thorn...
Stay The Night
The comfortable accommodation consists of eight well-appointed rooms, four with panoramic views down the Stour Estuary.