Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just want to save money on a casual night out, we’re here to answer your questions about restaurants in Colchester before you book a table.
Colchester is home to some wonderful pubs and hotels where you can tuck into a traditional Sunday roast.
While you might feel Colchester restaurants are predominantly pubs and traditional eateries, the town also has its fair share of vegetarian and vegan places, too. These include:
As you’d expect from a historic town as beautiful as Colchester, there are many elegant venues serving traditional afternoon tea.
There are lots of highly rated Italian restaurants in Colchester. At Pizza Express you’re guaranteed to get your pizza and pasta fix. But there are lots of great independent venues too, such as Il Padrino on Church Street. Il Padrino boasts cosy seating within an old brick wine cellar and an open-plan kitchen where you can watch the chefs preparing your food. These are just two options – check out our best restaurant deals in Colchester for more.
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It’s fair to say I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with shopping, particularly at the Trafford Centre. The one thing that gets me through the sometimes-necessary trips to such places is the hope of finding somewhere good to dine when I’m finished. You’d think that’d be easy at the Trafford Centre, after all there are over 50 places to eat and drink. Although the majority are either coffee shops or the usual sort of chains you can find on any retail park - from Pizza Express and Nando’s to T.G.I Fridays and Frankie & Benny’s - there are several more interesting options too.