There are 481 restaurants

Colchester restaurants

There are 481 restaurants
Sort A-Z
near you
The Green Room
100/100 (868 ratings)
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Roast Beef
Fish & Chips
"What a great experience, it started with helpful e mails from them. Arrived there and managed to park right outside. Went in and from the start the..."
Paul Fisher
"This a quality dining experience. Fabulous meet and greet at the door coupled with a lovely waitress who couldn't stop smiling. The food was..."
Mark Cole
"Staff friendly, helpful and happy, cant stand miserable staff! Room excellent although was a bit disappointed we didn’t get one in the older..."
Jackie Hooper
"Upmarket but not stuffy and non-franchise with extensive menu. Food is perfect but real ale drinkers limited to bottled Doom Bar or Adnams. Would be..."
Steven Goodwin
"I booked my table via the opentable app quick and easy no one to speak too which is good that way they can’t go how many people is it for say again..."
Antony Gavin Charman
"Had a lovely meal last night. Could not fault a thing. Friendly staff, freshly prepared hot food. One of the nicest meals I have..."
Emma Bourne
"First experience visiting The Green Room with family, celebrating parents Golden wedding. Relaxing atmosphere/venue, great menu & food and excellent..."
Tracey Hewitt
"My husband and I had a lovely surprise birthday meal on Saturday with friends, food was superb, service great and wonderful venue for a small party..."
Lizzy Sims
"Lovely place to stay. Fab breakfast and nice staff. Unfortunately no air con so very hot last night, as extremely hot weather for mid June. There..."
Sarah King
"Very friendly staff they look after you from the moment you enter, food is wonderful and I can honestly say that the stake was the best I have ever..."
David Mills
"Dropped by for a Sunday roast dinner.Great service great food We would like to thank the chef for his attention to detail in the presentation of his..."
Paul Lucas
"Visited for Sunday roast. We didn't book and were seated straight away. The staff were really friendly and the food was..."
Helen Hodkinson
"LOVED this place! High quality and broad menu while also having traditional British food. Went here for a date, we started with a cheese plate, split..."
Julia Wald
"We had a nice little private area just as you come in close to the bar. Our waitress was very friendly and the food was excellent. Good wine list so..."
Wiebo Grobler
"We attended as a small wedding party and the staff were more than accommodating to arrange our 'bubbles' to ensure our safety (& theirs). The staff..."
Emma Woodward
"Went here as part of the government scheme, after walking round town and finding queues and packed houses everywhere I was surprised they could fit..."
Joe Aldrich
"The staff, the service and the food were amazing. They were able to make our evening really special for us. This is the second time we have dined..."
Kayleigh-Anne Martin
"I do not have words to express my gratitute with them. Our wedding meal was incredible...specially the desserts. The restaurant's staff were very..."
Ibis Mejias
"We had a table for 6 totally isolated with safety precautions observed. The staff welcomed us warmly and took our order. The food was excellent,..."
Janice Parker
"This is one of my go to favourite restaurants. It is consistent, reliable and affordable. Mothers Day lunch was busy but we were looked after. There..."
Paul Boorman
100/100 (2009 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
"Had a lovely meal here yesterday. Thank you to the lovely waitress that pushed our food through a bit quicker as one of us had a hair appt. Lovely..."
Debbie Lane
"This is the only restaurant in town that serves the best food at the best prices and the best staff ever. If you haven't tried it you don't know what..."
Tim King
"Excellent food, polite and friendly staff - although I only had a sandwich and soup I didn't feel the need to have a cooked meal that evening, it was..."
Pauline Melville
"Totally recommend this place the food was superb and the service was..."
Wayne Smudger Smith
"Had the roast beef on Sunday. Great food, great service and very reasonably priced. Can't recommend..."
Adam Sillitoe
"Lovely little restaurant, great food and friendly staff. Great experience, will definitely visit again..."
Sherree Kemp
"Great breakfast and lunch food, been here about 6 times now, never fails to impress, keep up the good work..."
Andrew Wright
"Love this place the beef stew and dumplings are to die for X great staff..."
Tracie Scarth
"Fantastic place with fantastic staff and delicious food!!! Highly recommend you should visit..."
Louise Thomas
"Well done Timbers,Great staff.perfect food.I would recommend..."
John Faint
"Best place in town if you want Great food. Great staff, We go there lots. Never had a bad experience. Highly..."
Steven Cairns
"First time in Timbers to day. Daughter treated The Wife and me to breakfast. (Thank Gemma Simmons) Good food, good coffee and good service. Will be..."
Brian Simmons
"Great English-looking restaurant, friendly staff and very good English food! Looks very cozy and local as..."
Rebecca Hansen Nicolaou
"Absolutely adore Timbers. The staff are fantastic, they're all really friendly and kind. Never judged me coming in post nightshift looking half dead..."
Robyne Wilde
"Love this place, food and service is always..."
Vicky Jeffries
"Good ambience, friendly service. Had the beef stew with dumplings - flavourful comfort food but could be more tender. The mushroom & onion quiche..."
Ws Koh
"Definitely a go-to place for breakfast! Had the vegetarian breakfast and it was delicious. The service was very friendly too and the place quite cosy..."
Tania Papadopoulou
"Delicious! We dropped in at peak time without a reservation - they gave us a ring back when there was a table free around 30 mins later, no issues at..."
"Lovely little place. Lighting is a tad dim but staff are nice and food is tasty. Proper pros and good..."
Neera Shah
Bambu Vietnamese
100/100 (5876 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Fried rice
Chicken Wings
"Favourite restaurant! The food is sublime, as well as the service. My partner and I have recently moved away from the area, however we couldn’t..."
Hannah Mead
"Super friendly place to eat . Wonderful cuisine . Parking a nuisance though. We had grilled lamb and pork belly with catfish. As mains . Superb . I..."
Diane Dixon
"Such a beautiful place to eat - a real hidden gem. Can highly recommend the egg noodles and the lemongrass..."
Ashleigh Poole
"Delicious food, friendly and efficient staff. Lovely relaxed place. Highly..."
Helen McCabe
"Had a lovely lunch with friends. The food was lovely, prepared really quickly. The staff were helpful and polite. A hidden..."
Alice Harker
"Went for family meal tonight, the food is amazing couldn’t fault it at all. Lovely hidden paradise, cant wait to come..."
Amy Fletcher
"Went there tonight for the first time. Delicious authentic Vietnamese food. Friendly staff. Would highly..."
Little Yenny Foster
"Probably the best restaurant in Colchester, great service, great environment, tasty food and lovely customer service. I go there..."
Gergana Toteva
"Bambu is a fantastic place to dine, you get a great combination of terrific food along with friendly helpful and pleasent..."
Stephen Tyler
"Had another great meal last night, fantastic food and service again. Highly recommend a..."
Lorraine Woodworth
"Just had dinner here for my brothers birthday with the family. I honestly cannot find fault. The staff were friendly and attentive! The drinks were..."
Joseph Jefferys
"Had lunch here today for my husbands birthday. the food was really delicious, the waitress service was excellent. Very friendly people. The whole..."
Catherine Malmsjö
"Lovely fresh tasty food and really friendly helpful staff, loved every minute of it and will definitely be..."
Dan Metson
"We came to the Bambu on a school night with friend's (21 Dec), We found the staff very friendly and very attentive, the food was excellent, will be..."
Dave Johnson
"This is one of my favourite places to eat. Amazing customer service and staff who seem to genuinely care, unrivalled by anything in Colchester. Great..."
Robin Fussell
"Amazing food and excellent service! I definitely recommend..."
Marina Lučić
"We had an amazing meal at Bambu, the staff were great the atmosphere in the restaurant was buzzing. Overall an excellent night and we will definitely..."
Kelly Coxall Lawrence
"Friendly service, the ambience is warm and gives a holiday vibe. Ginger tea was marvellous. Food arrived quickly. It was delicious and healthy...."
Maharukh Daruwalla
"It has good food, great ambiance and great staff. However took a star away as it's on a pricey side (btw it has service charge). Their starter set..."
J ken
"I eat out a lot, and I love my food, so when I say that this restaurant has some of the tastiest food I've ever eaten, I don't say it..."
John Toh
"Yummy yummy food as always. Love it here best restaurant in colchester in my opinion..."
Helen Chapman
"Food tasted amazing and was warm! Fast delivery through uber eats. We got veggie egg fried noodles, the aubergine and tofu and spring rolls...."
Sofia Mota
"One of the best restaurants, in Colchester!!! The food was fresh, and had an authentic asian cousine taste (vietnamese cousine). Staff were very..."
"I love a good pho and this is one of the best i have had. The restaurant is tucked away and parking is a mare but you will not regret it. Friendly..."
Darren Parker
"Really enjoyed our experience at Bambu today. I can't eat gluten or dairy and the staff were very helpful in guiding me (as well as the menu having a..."
Anwen Walkerdine
Star Light Tearooms
99/100 (549 ratings)
Coffee & Tea
"We had my mum's wake here yesterday. The staff (Michelle and Jackie) were so welcoming and the food was beautiful. Everybody really enjoyed the..."
Christine Piggott
"Thanks to everyone after my Mother's wake yesterday. We were welcomed so warmly with good food and yummy homemade cakes. It is difficult to guess..."
Tanya Riley
"Lovely ladies, lovely place, amazing catering. We cant thank you enough for all your hard work in making our celebration of our bamps life today so..."
Kirsty Davis
"The StarLight tea rooms were so welcoming and lovely. Very well organised and the staff were fabulous. The food was well displayed and delicious. The..."
Lizzie Law
"Chele and Jackie are wonderful kind ladies who really provide a wonderful service. We gave a slightly unusual brief and they delivered beautiful..."
Liz Owers
"Thank you so much for what you did today. A last minute decision from us and you coped really well. Would recommend you to..."
Susan Smith
"Thank you for the wonderful tea and cakes you arranged for my Nan's wake. It was a perfect setting to swap special stories of her life and enjoy your..."
Tanya Thomson
"A wonderful, peaceful, calm place run by lovely Chele and Jackie and their helpers, always there for a chat if you need one or just to sit quietly..."
Pam Ward
"Beautiful tea rooms in peacefull pretty surroundings. Very welcoming to our family, such friendly ladies will be popping back in very soon. Thank..."
Dawn Griffin
"Amazing service from Starlight tea chapel who recently catered for my grandmas funeral. The food was brilliant and such great value for money...."
Kirsty Bell
"lovely ladies who work here, very friendly & always happy to help u with choosing flowers for all occasions, and a tranquil place to go for a cup or..."
Rita Hubbard
"Thank you Michelle, Jackie and helpers for a lovely sent off for our mum Ivy. you did us proud with a super spread of buffet food and drinks. The..."
Susan Bailey
"I have never organised a wake before but I am so glad we chose you lovely ladies and charming tea chapel it could not have been more perfect and I..."
Leanne Riley
"What an amazing find. We had arrived early but the girls were friendly and ready to chat. Carrot cake was great. Well done the..."
Adrian Macmoore
"I visit the Tea Chapel regularly for a drink, lovely food and a chat with the lovely ladies that run the establishment , the flowers made by Jackie..."
Carole Bacon
"Beautiful place and such lovely ladies. Thank you..."
Hayley Beth Shankly Tole
99/100 (573 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
"Quite a small niche restaurant, but perfect for what the owner seeks to create. Good pre visit communications. On arrival, it's hidden through an..."
Paul Fisher
"Perfection!!! Went with my partner for dinner the service was excellent and the staff where friendly, I’m vegan and gluten free and had 5 courses..."
Elora Timms
"This place is levels! ive eaten in the best places in the world and spent££££ this place offers that same level food...... dare i say michelin..."
Joseph Michael Daniels
"I have been to the grain twice with my sons and their girlfriends and both times thoroughly enjoyed the food . It’s not a very big place so get..."
Wendy Howard
"What a little gem. Lovely staff great eating concept, highly recommend..."
Barb Dafforn
"Grain is absolutely fantastic and I can't recommend it enough! The quality of the food is phenomenal and more people should enjoy this rare treat of..."
Helen Clark
"We have just eaten here tonight, and the food was incredible, (6 courses each 😁) service was great, the guys were happy to answer any questions..."
Miriam Rowley
"I can honestly say this is one of the best restaurants in colchester the food is fabulous and even the coffee is the best i have tasted will..."
Marie Alvarez-Casey
"Third time here. Just cannot rate it highly enough. Want to keep coming back as often as I can. Cannot add anything more to what has already been..."
Claire Biggins
"Great food, beautiful atmosphere and superb service. What else do you need?! Dinner service has a more intimate feel, however a lunch needs a little..."
Antony Sloan
"Unconventional dining at its best. It's all about the food & drink & it didn't disappoint. Thank you..."
Serena Cameron
"Have eaten all over, however have to say one of the best meals and places I've been to. Booked again to take my daughter as she visit I g in a few..."
Ruth Smissen
"Bread bag with salted butter was a delight, food was fantastic only bit that let it down was dessert. Still a wonderful evening..."
Hazel Power
Love Thy Burger
99/100 (6496 ratings)
Quick Bites
Vegetarian Friendly
Fast Food
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
"Been going here since they opened on a regular basis and it's still the best burger I've ever eaten !! Chips are always done to perfection too if I..."
Dale England
"Went for dinner tonight, got our orders slightly mixed up and took a little longer than usual but the staff were so apologetic and couldn't have been..."
Hayley Brewis-Shephard
"The best burger in Ipswich (probably in Suffolk also). I had spicy Chorizo burger with Rosemary fries. The burger was excellent and juicy, the fries..."
Ott Tuulberg
"Excellent customer service and an out-of-this-world burger. If you appreciate a good burger and you're anywhere within 100 miles of Colchester, you..."
Christian Baker
"Wonderful burgers with very fair prices. Crowded restaurant is always the best recomendation to come and have something to eat. This is how we..."
Marek Hajduk
"1st time visiting the colchester restaurant last night and have to say food was excellent, a very good service, reasonable price and friendly staff..."
Lorraine Spring
"First time we had been here. We popped in for a burger before going to the cinema. They are a bit pricey as we thought the price Included fries! It..."
Angie Noy
"If you love burgers, you’ll love these. Not a huge chain and their food and staff reflect that quality..."
John Vickers
"Easily the best burger I have ever had, I would highly recommend going. I'm definitely going to be going..."
Chris Parmenter
"Very nice visit best burger I've tried we will be definitely coming back for more delicious food thanku..."
Karen Harmsworth
"My oh my, best burger!! Lovely staff and pucker food! Not a bad word to say about LTB!!..."
Lou Easen
"One of the best chicken burgers I've ever had. Huge serving of delicous chicken - would love to know how to get the same tasty flavour at home. The..."
Jess Shepherdson
"Amazing experience🌟🌟🌟 had my burger well done🌟🌟🌟beautiful rosemary fries🌟🌟🌟yummy cherry shake, would have made a good..."
Victoria Elborn
"If you need a really tasty burger or chicken sandwich, Love Thy Burger is your best answer in Colchester. We've had it delivered and have eaten there..."
Will Reinhardt
"Thoroughly recommend! Really friendly staff, quick service and absolutely delicious food. Kids eat free on Mondays (perfect for us today!). We had..."
Ricky Rew
"So so so good! Ordered at 6.30 picked it up at 6.50. Staff friendly and food was..."
Maddy Kent
"Excellent tasting burgers. Crispy chips. Everything was just..."
Rob Freeman
"Amazing family run business! Burgers are amazing and fresh! Regular visitor..."
E Thompson
"Excellent quality burger, fair prices, good beer selection, good service. Great addition to the High Street. One tip, do a blue cheese sauce/burger..."
George Britton
"Popped in here because the hotel I was staying in wasn’t serving food. I love a good burger, and this did not disappoint. Definitely recommend the..."
adrian batterley
"Excellent food, drinks menu is a little meh but that's really picking hairs on what is otherwise a great little eaterie in the..."
David Crane
Five Bells
98/100 (778 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Fish & Chips
Roast Beef
"Just stopped in here for a Sunday roast as I always see posts from this place. Took a drive over and had the best beef roast... certainly helped with..."
Tom Murphy
"We visited yesterday with very specific requirements, the staff were kind polite and incredibly helpful couldn't not have asked for a better service..."
Charlene Wood
"We enjoyed a lovely Christmas meal at the Five Bells on Saturday night. The food was fantastic and the customer service was excellent. We would..."
Claire Porcher
"Absolutely lovely place. Helpful / polite staff. Lovely atmosphere / great food. We will be back..."
Vikki Hampshire
"Lovely pub in a beautiful location. lovely friendly, helpful staff. Great food � highly..."
Anne-marie Kehoe-Wilson
"I booked a table for my Mums birthday Tuesday of this week,have been before as they do provide a good selection of gluten free foods which my Dad..."
Aimee McKay
"Christmas Meal on Fri 23rd Dec with friends was fantastic - great service, food and even a disco! Highly recommend. Real value for..."
Mandy Adams
"Lovely afternoon, peace and quiet in the beer garden with a really nice lunch and glass of wine. Friendly bar staff and nice..."
Sian-Nicole Adams
"Fantastic christmas dinner on a very snowy monday lunch great service in a very cosy pub. I could eat it all..."
Tracey Dawn Leslie
"Me and my girls just had the best Sunday lunch it was huge ! The staff and the food were great definitely coming..."
Cherry Mckean
"Great country pub with great food but most of all great service staff..."
Tommy Keen
"If it wasnt for the fact that a friend was taken here, and in turn took me, i doubt the 'Five Bells' is somewhere i would have found on my own. In..."
"After getting passed the front door, and the 'you're not from round these parts arrrrre uuuuuuuuu?' types who were stood at the bar, I had a really..."