• Food & Drink - Colchester, Essex

Food & Drink

Hungry and want to grab a bite to eat? Essex will tick all your boxes and satisfy your culinary quenches with a vast array of pubs, restaurants, cafes, coffee shops & tearooms. From fine dining establishments to boutique, quirky restaurants, you won't leave disappointed for sure. You could…


Hungry and want to grab a bite to eat? Essex will tick all your boxes and satisfy your culinary quenches with a vast array of pubs, restaurants, cafes, coffee shops & tearooms. From fine dining establishments to boutique, quirky restaurants, you won't leave disappointed for sure. You could even pay a visit to one of the local vineyards, breweries or distilleries.


No Name Bar & Games


Address: 17-33 Long Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1LJ
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Phone: 01206 981237
​No Name Bar & Games is the bar that's all about the good times with mates, fam & dates. A brand new concept in competitive socialising, with the purpose of bringing people together, old friends and new. It's the place to meet, compete, drink & eat. » More Info

The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie


Address: 75 East Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 2TS
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Phone: 01206 973371
Historical building used in the 1648 Civil War. We are a Bar and Restaurant located in Colchester City. We provide lunch, dinner, afternoon teas and use the freshest local produce. » More Info

The Centurion


Address: 66 North Hill, Colchester, Essex CO1 1PX
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Phone: 01206 578555
Whether you are looking for delectable craft beer or cider, small batch gins, handmade spirit infusions, quirky cocktails or a can of retro soft drink, The Centurion has something for everyone. » More Info

White Hart Toby Carvery


Address: 342 London Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex CO3 8LT
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Phone: 01206 213411
Located in Colchester, Essex, the White Hart Toby Carvery restaurant is home to the finest roast in town, serving up mouth-watering food every day of the week. » More Info

Yates Colchester


Address: 1-3 Head Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1NX
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Phone: 01206 710471
Next to Castle Park, an array of Shops and the cinema, Yates is ideally located in the heart of Colchester Town! » More Info

The Albert Beefeater


Address: Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex CO1 1UT
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Phone: 01206 561914
With great tasting quality steak as well as an affordable menu with choice for the whole family, we’re always here with a warm welcome. » More Info

Pavilion Lounge and Restaurant


Address: 20-21 Middleborough, Colchester, Essex CO1 1QX
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Phone: 01206 918918
A unique restaurant, lounge, bar and dining terrace where luxury, elegance and sophistication meet a raw and inspired organic space, in a breath of fresh air. » More Info

Pizza Express Colchester


Address: 1 Saint Runwald Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1HF
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Phone: 01206 760680
You’ll find Pizza Express Colchester tucked away behind the Town Hall, just off the High Street, in Britain's oldest recorded town. » More Info

Wivenhoe House Hotel


Address: Wivenhoe Park, Wivenhoe, Colchester, Essex CO4 3FA
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Phone: 01206 863666
Surrounded by stunning parkland, yet only minutes from Colchester, Britain’s oldest recorded town, Wivenhoe House is a beautiful four-star luxury hotel, combining the romance and history of an eighteenth century Grade II listed house. » More Info

Starlight Tea Rooms


Address: Mersea Road, Colchester, Essex CO2 8RU
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Phone: 01206 560060
At Starlight Tea Rooms, we offer hot & cold drinks, sandwiches, light snacks and choice of cakes. » More Info



Address: Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1JN
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Phone: 01206 765034
Tymperleys is an oasis of calm in the heart of Colchester. Try the delicious food made by our chef fresh for you. » More Info

Colchester Boutique Hotel


Address: 4-6 North Hill, Colchester, Essex CO1 1QF
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Phone: 01206 573005
Colchester Boutique Hotel is a fully serviced Hotel with Bar, Restaurant, Terrace Garden & meeting rooms, all on-site. We host private functions and wedding receptions. » More Info

Rovers Tye


Address: Ipswich Road, Colchester, Essex CO4 9BA
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Phone: 01206 845345
At The Rovers Tye, Colchester, we have something for everyone! It's a great place to meet with friends, family and fellow sports fans to enjoy a great range of food and drink. » More Info

The Castle Inn


Address: 92 High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1TH
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Phone: 01206 563988
The Castle Inn in Colchester, located immediately before the main gates to Castle Park on the High Street, is one of Colchester's leading bars. » More Info

The Playhouse


Address: 4 St. John's Street, Colchester, Essex CO2 7AA
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Phone: 01206 571003
The building was originally the Playhouse Theatre which had opened in 1929, yet, in the early 1930s, became a cinema. In 1981, it was turned into a bingo hall for a few years and then remained empty, until it reopened as The Playhouse Wetherspoon pub » More Info

The Black Buoy


Address: Black Buoy Hill, Wivenhoe, Essex CO7 9BS
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Phone: 01206 822425
The Black Buoy is a 300-year-old inn located close to the River Colne in Wivenhoe, Essex. The pub was saved from closure by the local community in 2013, completely restored and re-opened as a free house. » More Info

Dog & Pheasant


Address: 24 Nayland Road, Mile End, Colchester, Essex CO4 5EG
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Phone: 01206 852427
The Dog & Pheasant pub restaurant at Mile End in Colchester brings you fantastic value on craft beers, shots and cocktails plus a mouth-watering food selection in a family-welcome atmosphere. » More Info

The Crown


Address: Old Ipswich Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex CO7 7QR
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Phone: 01206 231946
At The Crown, Ardleigh, we’ve got everything you need from a country pub near you. » More Info

Blue Owl Pottery Painting Cafe & Gift Shop


Address: Nayland Road, Great Horkesley, Colchester, Essex CO6 4AH
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Phone: 01206 271990
Blue Owl is a small family run business based in a converted country pub just outside Colchester in Essex. We pride ourselves on providing a friendly, relaxing atmosphere for you to be creative! » More Info

Slug & Lettuce Colchester


Address: 111 High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1TB
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Phone: 01206 367320
Sleek and sophisticated, our newly refurbished bar is the most stylish place in Colchester to meet no matter what the occasion is! » More Info

Dedham Vale Vineyard


Address: The Vineyard, Green Lane, Boxted, Colchester, Essex CO4 5TS
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Phone: 01206 271136
Dedham Vale Vineyard is set in 40 acres of vines, woods and pasture on the edge of the Dedham Vale, an area of outstanding natural beauty. » More Info

The Oak Tree Coffee House


Address: Unit 4 Highwoods Square, Colchester, Essex CO4 9BB
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Phone: 01206 752934
The Oak Tree Coffee House has been open since October 2010 and is located on Highwoods in Colchester. » More Info

Ask Italian Colchester


Address: 16 North Hill, Colchester, Essex CO1 1DZ
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Phone: 01206 366379
The ASK Italian restaurant in Colchester is a bright, light space in a converted house with a vaulted ceiling. To the rear of the restaurant is a dedicated garden for dining outdoors. » More Info

Swan Inn


Address: 285 London Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex CO3 8LU
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Phone: 01206 211790
You’ll find The Swan Inn not far from Stanway, in between Beacon End and Copford. With your mates, with your other half, or even with the kids, The Swan inn is perfect – relaxed, easygoing and hospitable. » More Info

The Rose and Crown Hotel


Address: East Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 2TZ
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Phone: 01206 866677
Built in the 14th century, The Rose and Crown Hotel is one of Colchester’s most iconic buildings. Our 39 bedrooms are split between the original building and a purpose-built modern wing. » More Info

Miller & Carter Colchester


Address: 342 London Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex CO3 8LT
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Phone: 01206 879164
Miller & Carter Colchester is the perfect place to stop and unwind after visiting Tollgate shopping centres or even Colchester Zoo. Our cosy interior makes us the finest place to treat yourself and indulge in one of our 30 day aged steak. » More Info

Caffe Sala


Address: 5 Eld Lane, Colchester, Essex
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Mobile: 07999 310086
Independent fully plant based coffee shop in Colchester, Essex. Quirky interior, great coffee & fantastic staff! » More Info

Zizzi Colchester


Address: 12 Headgate, Colchester, Essex CO3 3BT
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Phone: 01206 370303
This is the perfect location for catching up with friends and family in Colchester or for a meal before or after visiting Colchester Zoo. » More Info

Walkabout Colchester


Address: 29-39 Head Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1NH
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Phone: 01206 561865
Whether you’re after a relaxed drink, a proper night out or watching all the latest live sport; at Walkabout Colchester, we’ve got something for you. » More Info

The Kings Arms


Address: 61-63 Crouch Street, Colchester, Essex CO3 3EY
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Phone: 01206 572886
A great place to meet friends before moving into town. Chilling in the vast Beer garden in the Summer or grabbing a bite to eat The Kings Arms has it all. » More Info

The Olive Branch


Address: 1a Station Road, Wivenhoe, Essex CO7 9DH
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Phone: 01206 615741
The Olive Branch is a Syrian Café in Wivenhoe, Colchester, Essex. » More Info

Loofer's Food & Coffee Place


Address: 1 Culver Street West, Colchester, Essex CO1 1JG
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Phone: 01206 573500
We have been serving up tasty creations for over a decade, for both the food lovers, as well as the coffee lovers. » More Info

Mimosa Restaurant & Lounge


Address: The Crescent, Colchester Business Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 9YQ
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Phone: 01206 751555
Nestled in the heart of Colchester’s Business Park, Mimosa is a beautiful destination restaurant and bar with a unique offering. » More Info

Prettyfields Vineyard


Address: Dead Lane, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex CO7 7PF
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Phone: 01206 231593
Wine tasting, tours, shop, bar, coffee & vineyard trail in the beautiful Essex countryside. » More Info



Address: 156 High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1PG
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Phone: 01206 769995
Head down to the Camulodunum in Colchester for great food & drink every day. We have a great range of deals available for you to enjoy too along with live sport. » More Info

Harvester Stanway


Address: 186 London Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex CO3 8NZ
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Phone: 01206 575456
Your local family friendly Harvester Stanway pub restaurant in Colchester is a great spot to relax and unwind over breakfast, lunch, or dinner, or enjoy a couple of drinks in our cosy, welcoming bar – great for all the family! » More Info