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The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie

€€ - €€€European, British,
75 East Street, Colchester CO1 2TS, England
+44 1206 973371
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Closed Now
18:00 - 22:30All hours
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
75 East Street, Colchester CO1 2TS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We regularly use this venue for midweek lunch and have today been for our first Sunday Lunch. We can safely say that this was the best Sunday Lunch that we have had for a very long time. The food here is always delicious but it...More

Thank Ann355
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great venue I have used regularly. Food has always been of a good standard. On this occasion though my Halibut was very dry & over-cooked. A shame as the sauce with it was nice & the starter & main were fine. Service was very good...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for my partner's birthday and so glad we did. We were welcomed with kindness and a smile and asked if we would like a pre-dinner drink before we sat at our table, which i think is always a nice touch. The decor is...More

Thank Manderiny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredibly friendly staff from the start. Drinks brought straight over and a table was laid specifically for three people which was a nice touch. So attentive with drinks. The food was delicious, cooked perfectly and all fresh. The staff all chatted to each other and...More

Thank LadySarah81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent, and the service was outstanding. I regularly eat out so am reasonably difficult to please, but I really was impressed. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Janine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had another fantastic meal at the Old Siege House. This is our first choice for special occasions as the food is always good, service attentive and the restaurant has a good atmosphere. I enjoyed the smoked fish to start followed by stone bass. My...More

Thank lizzylee97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our 10th anniversary and my husband treated me to a meal out. We had great expectations as it had great reviews and has always looked such a beautiful building. Upon arrival it seemed fairly quiet which wasn't a problem. We were greeted by...More

Thank Hollyncharlie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hog roast down the siege house last Sunday , every think you could of asked for .food out of this world a lovely time by all many thanks

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

August bank holiday in the sun at The Siege House for a hog roast. It was brilliant!! Lovely selection of salads, roast new potatoes and a perfectly cooked hog! The meat was tender, very tasty and lovely and moist which melted in the mouth. Washed...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many years since we have been to the siege house, prob 30+. The surroundings were pleasant with drinking area slightly away from the main restuarant which is nice before you go to your table. Menu was varied and reasonably priced. The food was served promptly...More

Thank MandyGTI
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Questions & Answers
13 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Darren L | Property representative |
Hi Tracey, there is a limited amount of parking just behind the restaurant yes.
9 February 2017|
Response from Darren L | Property representative |
420rachel, we can certainly provide you with a selection of dishes for your requirements. Unfortunately we are actually closed on Mondays! Please email us through the website if you would like any more information.
Michael F
31 August 2015|
Response from Darren L | Property representative |
We have parking for 17 cars on a first come basis. There is also parking close by depending on the time you are coming. You can park on east hill after 6pm I believe and also priory street parking is 50p after 6pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 East Street, Colchester CO1 2TS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 973371
  • E-mail
Here at The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie we provide an a la carte dining experience in an ambient atmosphere at a very reasonable price. If you are looking for quality food, book your table today! Specials on Friday and Saturday evenings. Come and try our set lunch menus, £12.45 for two courses, £14.95 For three courses Tuesday-Saturday Lunch. £16.95 For two courses and £19.95 For three courses on Sunday lunch.
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