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The Old Siege House

75 East Street, Colchester CO1 2TS, England
+44 1206 973371
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Ranked #79 of 363 Restaurants in Colchester
Price range: $31 - $47
Cuisines: European, Contemporary, British
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Modern European Bar and Brasserie serving good value home cooked food in a relaxed atmosphere. Come and enjoy our Bar snacks or a full three course meal all prepared fresh each day.
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Lovely restaurant, food amazing. The staff were very helpful and overall we had a really good evening. The only slight niggle I had was with the music, quite loud for a better class venue and not the lift type music, the base was actually hurting my ears by the time we left. Would definitely recommend to everyone - good luck... More 

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Barcelona
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My wife and I have visited twice now - once for a drink to simply assess the place and yesterday for lunch. On the first occasion, early December, work was still in progress (and still is, in places, it seems) but the staff and service were very good. There was a good atmosphere and the drinks prices were fine. So... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We live in Colchester and were delighted to hear that The Old Siege House was going to be re-opened again after refurbishment, the decor has been stylishly done by keeping a nicely done blend of old and new. The staff were very attentive and friendly, the lounge area very comfy for before dinner drinks, large selection of wines to suit... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

To start with I would like to point out that I am not in any way involved in the hospitality trade and nor are my husband or friends! We were warmly welcomed and the decor was inviting and homely. We were taken to our table which was right by an unused door and a large window. It was very cold.... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

In a party of ten, I was looking forward to sampling the lunch time December menu. The renovation was almost complete; with I am told the scaffolding outside due to go in a couple of weeks. Lovely old building with different eating areas. The staff were very welcoming and the service was very good. The food was delicious and well... More 

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London UK
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Came for lunch here with friends again and it just gets better! Complimentary bread and dipping oils whilst choosing our wines, served by a happy smiley waitress! Menu is exciting and varied and a very reasonable price. Wine arrived beautifully chilled (was asked if we would like a cooler) and food (4 different dishes) presented and cooked exquisitely. So happy... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have visited twice in thelast 3 weeks and the food is outstanding as were the staff who were very friendly and wanting to please.

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colchester
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I really want this place to succeed as the two partners are really good guys and the staff are genuinely warm and friendly which gives a real family feel to the service. However there is much to be done if this is to survive. We asked for two Kir Royals but they had no cassis! We were given two menus,... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Went here for a meal on Saturday evening and boy am i glad i did, lovely old building which has been renovated lovely and to a very high standard! Service was excellent and the food was just as good. Had the terrine to start which was full of flavour and very nice indeed followed by the fillet steak which again... More 

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We were really looking forward to dining here - the building renovation seems successful and the interior looked really good. Our initial greeting, however, was not the warmest. Then the wine we had ordered was simply delivered to our table - it was not shown to us, nor was there the offer of tasting the wine nor was it poured... More 

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Address: 75 East Street, Colchester CO1 2TS, England
Phone Number: +44 1206 973371
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
Average Prices: USD 31 - 47
Cuisine: European, Contemporary, British

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