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The Albert

Cowdray Avenue, Colchester CO1 1UT, England
+44 1206 561914
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible19%
Mar 20, 2017
“Not as good as it used to be”
Jan 9, 2017
Open Now
6:30 am - 10:30 amAll hours
Steakhouse, Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cowdray Avenue, Colchester CO1 1UT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stopped here for lunch and chose from the £5 menu which was superb , 2 adults 2 children for £27 notes. I myself had the gammon with triple cooked chips and peas , wife had the chicken open sandwich , and my 2...More

Thank s16ear
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awful experience. No one around when we walked in. We were eventually shown to a table, waited for about 10 minutes and had to call a waitress over to give our order for food and drink (she was too busy chatting to other staff to.notice...More

Thank Jane E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the worst restaurant and the worst service of anywhere I have ever been... ever! Would be better to just find food in a bin as you walk here, the bin would probably offer better service too

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not impressed at all a group of 8 sat down for breakfast we waited far to long and when we left after waiting 55 minutes they didn't seem to care! We wanted to enjoy a breakfast with a friend that was leaving instead of being...More

Thank Jackson S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was not hot. The duo of beef was just a plate of fat There was only one portherhouse steak available If you are a beef lover, I would suggest that you leave this restaurant off your list. We sent two plates of food...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling to Harwich we decided for a pitstop in the Beefeater in Colchester. And we did not regret our decision. Very good service from the waitress, good food (our final fish and chips this holiday), a treat from the manager and most important, Hobgoblin on...More

Thank Henry T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alone, looking for a decent place to eat, I ended up at The Albert (Beefeater). Good choice of meat dishes. Good value for money. Friendly staff.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We visited with some friends for Sunday lunch. More space inside than we expected. We sat at the far end, which was rather dark. We ordered drinks, which took some while to arrive. This was ok, as you could see the staff were busy. When...More

Thank h0bbsie
Reviewed May 1, 2017

£14 for a bit of salmon, skinny fries, microwaved beans and gloopy dill sauce. Add to that £12 * 2 for overcooked double cheeseburgers and you get Daylight Robbery! I accept it's bank holiday Monday and so with a busy weekend they were out of...More

Thank Hafgood
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Had two meals here on two nights whilst visiting relatives in Colchester. The restaurant delivers great food and wonderful staff who all go out to help you in every way they can. Can not fault the service here and will be returning when on the...More

Thank kay j
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Linda B
Can I book online?
January 15, 2017|
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Response from Kev_D13 | Property representative |
Of course you can, just go to the Beefeater Grill website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cowdray Avenue, Colchester CO1 1UT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 561914
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