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Colours Restaurant

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Water Street, St Helens WA10 1PP, England
+44 1744 623155
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wed - Thu 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fri 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Has to be said, fabulous food great service and a good price what more could you ask for. Definitely worth a trip really good food and knowing it is helping the students learn is even better.

Thank naomim310
Widnes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked for a thursday night, and there was only one other table filled. Beautiful surroundings, fantastic relaxed atmosphere (I hate loud, brash places) The food was amazing, and the waitress had started her course late and only been doing it just THREE weeks....you wouldn't have guessed at all, such was her attention to detail and customer care. All staff... More 

Thank BigMomma1971
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressed by this place. Whilst the service and food weren't perfect they weren't that far off.

Thank Paul L
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Another gorgeous meal tonite , attentive staff , good menu choices , lovely set out table settings Considering the staff are students -they were really good Love the place

Thank pauline D
wigan,greater manchester
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent meal at colours yesterday , decided to have the lamb instead of traditional Christmas meal , food was hot service good and food was beautiful! Great value for money will be back 👍🏼

Thank melaniem_9
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

I am completely appalled by this restaurant, the service was shockingly bad and they treat children as an inconvenience. We were a party of 20 they split our order into 3 checks and promised that there wouldn't be too much of a wait between checks, by the time the top end of the table had finished their meals the bottom... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

The new lunch menu at colours is great as there is something for everyone. A snack if you are in a hurry or. 3 courses if you can linger. The ambience makes it a good place to lunch with friends.

Thank Judith P
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Been to this restaurant a few times, don't be put off by the staff being students. If anything I think its better than other fine dining restaurants I have been too. They always put 100% into everything they do and yes sometimes mistakes happen but they're still learning. Always greeted very politely at the door and introduced to my server... More 

Thank LouiseRan89
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Went for lunch with three friends, greeted warmly by staff introduced to our waiters Josh and Matt who where very professional and obliging. Food was excellent and plentiful, our choices from the menu where superb. The restaurant has a contemporary layout and is spotless. The price of meal with dessert at lunch time was so reasonable. For a meal of... More 

Thank mcgraw40
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful from beginning to end. Warmly greeted by name and given time to enjoy a drink and to peruse the menu. After choosing we were shown to our table and waited on very professionally. Absolutely super food and super service. Most certainly will visit again and spread the word. Fine dining in St Helens

Thank Joanna74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $30
British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Street, St Helens WA10 1PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 623155
Colours Restaurant is an innovative fine dining restaurant. It is St Helens College's fully operational, training restaurant staffed by catering and hospitality students who are overseen by some of the industry's top chefs. It provides education, training and work experience for those wanting a career in the Catering and Hospitality industry.

Open to the general public, the restaurant allows the opportunity for students to develop their culinary and service skills through hands-on work experience. The restaurant offers customers the chance to sample a variety of contemporary dining styles from some of the region's most promising young chefs. With a menu that regularly changes, the restaurant uses top-quality, locally sourced fresh ingredients.

Parking is available on St Helens College car park for free after 4pm on a weekday and all day over the weekend. There are also a number of long and short stay car parks in close vicinity of the restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?