Eat and Drink in Colchester

Colchester offers a huge choice for dining out that will suit all tastes and budgets. From no frills fish & chip shops to Michelin recommended restaurants, familiar chain restaurants to small independent eateries.  So whether you are looking for a night out, formal or informal, a venue for that special occasion or just a quick bite, enjoy a meal at Colchester’s restaurants and bars.

Bella Pais

Bella Pais

Famous for its’ generous portions of highest quality cuisine, the restaurant offers a selection of traditional Greek & Cypriot dishes together with a range of continental starters, main course and fish, all of which are home cooked by its’ chef's.
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Church Street Tavern

Church Street Tavern

A casual affair with sofas and stools, café tables and counters, coffee each morning, a quick bite for lunch, craft beer and cocktails by night, you'll be welcomed with warmth and hospitality.
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Mimosa Colchester

Mimosa Colchester

Mimosa is a beautiful destination venue with a unique offering. The restaurant boasts stunning décor designed by award winning interior designers and a British Modern menu including a wide variation of dishes to please all appetites.
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Grain

Grain

Grain is Colchester's first small plate dining concept. we're throwing out the rule book and have scrapped the 3 course menu. instead, everything is starter size and starter price so you can have as many courses as you can manage.
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Le Talbooth

Le Talbooth

The riverside terrace and lawn in the heart of Constable Country enjoy a natural backdrop which would inspire any artist. Le Talbooth was established in 1952.
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The Purple Dog

The Purple Dog

The Purple Dog Pub – one of Colchester’s oldest pubs. We are a pub situated in the middle of Colchester town centre. We offer a wide range of food, coffee and drinks in the day and then turn into the top rock & indie venue at night. Friendly atmosphere from both staff and customers.
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