We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Red Dog Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
Kelvedon Road | Inworth, Colchester CO5 9SP, England
+44 1376 571906
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“burgers” (44 reviews)
“club sandwich” (5 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
Cafe, British, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kelvedon Road | Inworth, Colchester CO5 9SP, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (319)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 319 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant/cafe is worth the drive through the Essex countryside. Parking on site which is always a plus these days. The milkshakes are unusual and very special. There was a bit of a mix up as the chicken wings came covered in a breadcrumb batter,...More

Thank Vivienne W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for breakfast we had a sausage and bacon baguette with coffee. It was absolutely delicious. Atmosphere was lovely, friendly staff. We can’t wait to return for a full English then visit again to try their burgers. I would highly recommend

Thank alibliss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often pop down here for some food and drink. Good burgers,drink and service would throughly recommend

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a while since I'd been to the red dog, but was immediately reminded why it's so good... friendly staff, delicious coffee, and fab breakfast. Nothing greasy, all beautifully cooked and deliciously fresh. I had a veggie brekkie, yummy parsnip and potato rosti, eggs,...More

Thank clemk4
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited twice in the last month. Fantastic quality Burger. Great gourmet style burger. El Diablo included a pile of Chilli and some nachos on top. The spotted pig had onion rings and pulled pork on top. Great taste. Great service. Book for normal...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Dog friendly, clean friendly venue. I had the pulled pork burger which was delicious. A towering masterpiece of excellence, don't worry there are plenty of napkins.

Thank DeborahandJip
Reviewed 1 February 2018

The best Sunday morning breakfast I could have hoped for - humble setting (still has the feel of the pubby pub it once was), witty Australian repartee, and GREAT food. I can highly recommend the ‘Gypsy eggs’ (comes with a monstrous, deliciously warm baguette) and...More

Thank theunlikely_foodie
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Had our second visit for breakfast today with our daughter. It has a lovely atmosphere with friendly and attentive staff,felt very comfortable and welcomed. My husband plumps for the vegetarian breakfast and says it's the best spinach he has ever had! My gypsy eggs were...More

Thank hobby61
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Go here regularly for Sunday Breakfast, the food is great served in very comfortable surroundings & Charlotte is just great, very friendly & always has a little bit of banter with you. All the staff are very welcoming. All in all a great place

Thank Denise F
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Charlotte is a great host and always ready with a quip or 2 to make you smile and feel welcome. No holds barred, down to earth downright friendly place. The food is excellent, good value and well presented. Coffee is better than any high street...More

1  Thank Drysie99
Nearby HotelsSee all 23 hotels in Colchester
Prested Hall Hotel
604 reviews
1.68 km away
The Blue Anchor
79 reviews
1.85 km away
Travelodge Colchester Feering
149 reviews
2.71 km away
Rivenhall Hotel
416 reviews
4.33 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Perrywood Coffee Shop
303 reviews
.66 km away
The Blue Anchor Restaurant
581 reviews
1.86 km away
The Old Crown
250 reviews
2.02 km away
The angel
154 reviews
2.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Prested Hall Spa
22 reviews
1.74 km away
Sculpt Gallery
8 reviews
3.48 km away
Layer Marney Tower
104 reviews
4.86 km away
Paycocke's House and Garden
140 reviews
5.49 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
kim r
16 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Spencer C | Reviewed this property |
Yes this is a dog friendly restaurant
9 January 2015|
Response from Stephandstan | Reviewed this property |
No there isn't
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kelvedon Road | Inworth, Colchester CO5 9SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1376 571906
The Red Dog Is Open For Breakfast 5 Days A Week. Wed To Sun. Breakfast Served Until Noon Each Day. Lunch Menu Available From Noon Until 4.00pm. New Burger Bar Open Wed To Sun, Noon Until 8.00pm.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Save your favourites!
Keep track of your top restaurant finds.
Save now