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High Street, Lechlade GL7 3AE, England
01367 252218
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Ranked #1 of 12 Restaurants in Lechlade
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $49
Hours:
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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

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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Marlborough
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

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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Swindon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

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
2 reviews
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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Went for lunch recently and had a very good experience. The food was tasty and extremely good value for money. The service was prompt and friendly and the setting was very pleasant. Would definitely return. Very good chips and, for a change, an extremely good cup of tea which actually had some strength but was not bitter!

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Castle Eaton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Fantastic food, brilliant service, and wonderful atmosphere. A great way to celebrate a special occasion. Not a crowded restaurant or noisy. Fabulous. Thank you

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Senior Reviewer
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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

visited here for lunch for the first time and was not disappointed. The food was lovely, the staff were friendly and the atmosphere was good too. This was my first visit but will not be my last.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A very lovely relaxed place. The food was very very good, they did a special menu to accommodate my dairy intolerance, was not made to feel that it was a problem.

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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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