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22 Trinity Street, Colchester CO1 1JN, England
+44 1206 367676
09:00 - 16:30
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Sun 10:00 - 04:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 16:30
Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went for lunch Easter Monday 2017 lovely food, cooked and presented very well, waiting staff very friendly, I do feel like the upstairs could do with a bit of a make over, it does feel like you have been dumped in a room because there is no room in the downstairs cosy part of the restaurant

Thank Colette P
Tiptree, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in for breakfast as always service is excellent quick and welcoming . Food is also top notch and at a reasonable price.

Thank walkerjames4
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good value for money. Lovely friendly staff and excellent choice of meals. Very cosy space good when not full

Thank Marion F
Colchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best places to eat in Colchester, lovely food and friendly staff. Best to book on a Sunday gets very busy

Thank 75diane
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely little place, very accommodating 4 of us and a new born arrived for lunch without booking (was a busy Saturday) wasn't a problem at all. We all had main meals. Very shocked when I paid as very cheap for such a lovely lunch. Definitely go again. Ps best homemade burger I've ever had.

Thank Natalie28-C
Colchester, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Having had several recommendations from a regular we visited fir my birthday meal, generous portions, a lovely atmosphere and very welcoming

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this little gem. Best food I've had in a long time. Real home cooked taste to it all and generous portions. The staff are fantastic especially the young man who seems to be 'host', really polite and eager to please. Visit here a lot!

Thank Faye S
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch with a friend, good food and good value! A little unclear as to whether we should wait to be seated or help ourselves and it's a shame it's not open in the evenings!

Thank Ella D
Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Home made food, big good value portions. I had the omelette with ham and mushrooms with a side and a big coffee and it came to £8 roughly. They now have a vegan menu also which my friends tried from and really liked also. Very Friendly and lovely staff.

Thank yosiopine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this Sunday and really enjoyed the whole experience staff were very polite and friendly the food was nice and portion sizes were good would recommend to all ages much better than other cafes in the area

Thank Richard W

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 13
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Trinity Street, Colchester CO1 1JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 367676
Simon, Ali and the team would like to welcome you to "timbers" our family run restaurant set in a gorgeous 400 year old timber framed building in the historic centre of Colchester.
We offer well cooked quality food from our famous breakfasts using locally sourced ingredients, such as Proctors award winning sausages, local farm free range eggs, to our home made versions of world renowned classics. Great Coffees and teas or maybe something a little stronger are all available to wash it all down with!
We believe that if we can serve you the best meals, by the friendliest staff, then you will be more than happy to come back and recommend us to all your friends.

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