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High Street, Lechlade GL7 3AE, England
01367 252218
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Ranked #2 of 13 Restaurants in Lechlade
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $49
Sun 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue - Fri 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: There’s a reason Colleys has spent 25 years as one of Lechlade’s must-visit restaurants, with chef patron Donald Cartwright’s service and cuisine continuing to impress locals and visitors. The dedicated team at Colleys understand that on different days, and for different reasons, guests require flexibility and choice. From Tuesday to Friday the modern Brasserie & Grille menu offers classics alongside timeless Colleys favourites. The restaurant’s passion for singling out great plates and making them their own is evident, with guests returning time after time for steak burgers made in-house with duck fat buns and local ground steak, or beautifully crusted pies that, once tasted, are a lifelong yardstick for all other pies. The Brasserie at Colleys provides casual dining with attentive, friendly, knowledgeable service. Brasserie open Tuesday – Saturday lunch 12 – 2 p.m. Tuesday – Friday evening 6.30 – 9.30 p.m.Colleys is known throughout the South West for four-course ‘table for the evening’ set price menus. This classic menu is served on Friday and Saturday evenings. Everything from the daily baked breads through to the famous Colleys puddings is crafted by Donald’s longstanding brigade. Bookings are recommended as there is a limit to how many tables are available ‘for the evening’. Classic Colleys 4 course dinner Friday & Saturday – tables at 7.30 p.m.Sunday lunch at Colleys (tables at 12.30pm) sees a return to real roasting with overnight slow-cooked shoulder of Gloucester Old Spot pork, Scottish beef sirloin, duck fat potatoes and serious Yorkshire puddings. Bread & butter pudding or syrup sponge with custard will always remind you of how a family lunch should be – built on flavour, understanding and relaxation.
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English first
Swindon, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

After reading reviews on trip advisor we decided to book an evening at Colleys which was rather disappointed if not terrible. Although we ordered Dry Prosecco, we were served sweet and flat Prosecco. Starter was ok, but not freshly prepared. Soup was a disaster - macaroni mixed with cream and HP sauce. Main meal menu was well presented by waiters,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

I have been a visitor off Colleys, Lechlade for about 10yrs since I first went with my parents (not part of the Colleys franchise, this one is independently owned). The food, service and special atmosphere of the restaurant have remained consistent throughout this whole time, right up to last visit yesterday. The host and restaurant owner of Colleys really is... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

First visit with work friends to this amazing restaurant. The staff were very helpful and lovely. The menu was varied and very well priced. There were nine of us visiting that evening and all the starters, mains and puddings were all on the table the same time. We had help choosing the wine and the choices were lovely. Any left... More

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London UK
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21 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had a fantastic time at the US Diner themed night. The food was absolutely delicious, inventive and well executed. I had the box of seafood which was lovely. We all had coke floats and I had the Bourbon Coke Float (not the driver this time!) which was absolutely delicious and very naughty. Hospitality, as with our first visit was... More

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Colleys3AE, Owner at Colleys, responded to this review

Hello Maudey, Thank you so much for your brilliant review of our USA diner. Great trip had by all, see you soon. regards Colleys More

Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

With two "special" birthdays(fiftieth and twenty first) in the family we wanted a restaurant which was a little bit "upmarket" from the usual ones on offer. Colleys fitted the criteria and didn't disappoint. We enjoyed being pampered and even the fussy eater found something on the menu to eat! We enjoyed the food and left feeling pleasantly full having enjoyed... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I took my U.3.A. group on an amble around Lechlade yesterday. Luckily the weather was glorious. A large group of us had lunch at Colleys. Amazing menu, food was beautifully presented, the staff were attentive and we all had a lovely meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Last night I went to Colleys to celebrate my birthday with friends...I have been before and they never disappoint. Brian and Ian are stunning in how they welcome you and look after you on every level... if you have a guest with an allergy.. they are attentive and make the guest feel at ease.. the waiters are polite and very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Colleys in lechlade is by far the best restaurant, the restaurant is always busy, the food is superb,with such a variety of choice, which you do get to see before you make your choice. The staff are so polite and friendly and will suit each and every need. We have always been made to feel so welcome......no one is rushed... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

For many years (30 or more) Colleys has been our choice for special occasions; it used to be great. The initial atmosphere many years ago was lovely with the waiters and waitresses dressing in old fashioned clothes and the food being lovely and plentiful. Bit by bit this has changed. It was usual for the meats to be brought around... More

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We have travelled from Cambridge to Colleys around 3 times per year since they started serving Sunday lunch purely for the experience but that has now been changed very much for the worse. Gone is the sitting down for a set time, with the restaurant always packed, followed by the parading of the inviting menu prior to ordering. Today was... More

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Additional Information about Colleys

Address: High Street, Lechlade GL7 3AE, England
Phone Number: 01367 252218
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Lechlade
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 13 - 49
Cuisine: British

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