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The Barn Brasserie

Brook Road, Great Tey, Colchester CO6 1JE, England
+44 1206 212345
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“lemon sorbet” (10 reviews)
“lobster” (25 reviews)
“roast beef” (12 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Brook Road, Great Tey, Colchester CO6 1JE, England
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1 - 10 of 622 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We've been visiting this restaurant for 10 years - in fact we had our wedding reception here 10 years ago.... There's a fixed price menu or a la carte - and always something for every taste. The wine selection is good, as is the beer...More

Thank scubanut123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted something special and was not disappointed. My wife loves 'afternoon tea' as a treat and as it was her birthday I wanted a bit more than just a scone with jam! Booked at The Barn as my fussy teenagers could pick off the usual...More

Thank Yumyumholidays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely delighted that we chose The Barn Brasserie as our venue for our wedding ceremony/reception. It was everything and more than I expected. Such care and detail went into making it the most magical day of our lives. The staff are fantastic, the venue is...More

Thank joe a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dine in style, relaxed atmosphere where young , old , families , groups and business customers all feel equally comfortable in this environment! Good varied menu and cocktail bar area! Always happy to return whatever the occasion,!!

Thank RogerC115
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was fine, long wait between courses The food was ok but had better at a restaurant in Great Holland. Couldn't believe that when I asked for a decafinated coffee they didn't have any, even little cafes in Clacton have decaf.

1  Thank thomas211007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here on a Saturday ‘date night’ with my wife. We had been once before on a Sunday lunch-time for ‘afternoon tea’ and nearly missed out because we had not booked ahead so this time we booked a table on-line. The restaurant is little...More

Thank Barry A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Efficiently run restaurant in a lovely setting with a good atmosphere although the food could have been better. Small quantities for big prices. I had a lobster although it was extremely small. Compared with other restaurants in the area it just isn't as good and...More

Thank ClarkGriswald_9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined on the 15th July for dinner for my fathers birthday. My family had been once before however this was my first experience. The restaurant is absolutely beauitful driving into the car park and doesnt fail to impress as you enter the barn itself either....More

Thank Jake B
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Taken here by family to celebrate husbands birthday. Arrived dead on time and taken to our table. Menus given and someone came to take our order for drinks. Place is huge and looks impressive and all nicely decorated. Lots of tables and already pretty busy...More

Thank Cattito
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

No doubt this is a beautiful place. We arrived at 5.30pm and the restaurant to find it mostly empty. Service was quick however, most of the staff are teenagers who don’t have the customer service skills. Food was good however not the best I’ve ever...More

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March 3, 2017|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
You could phone them or go online they are very helpful.
December 13, 2016|
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Response from Gazo53 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is one but you would look out of place in shorts and a T shirt, smart casual would be best
Jen M
November 19, 2016|
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Response from Richard P | Reviewed this property |
I do not think that the upstairs has disabled access as when I have been there for weddings, anyone with issues normally sits downstairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brook Road, Great Tey, Colchester CO6 1JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester  >  Great Tey
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 212345
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