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Food & Drink

The Dragonfly Hotel in Colchester is not just a great place to rest your head, as the dining experience on offer is as easy-going and relaxed as can be. Serving a wonderful range of mouthwatering english and international dishes freshly cooked by our onsite chefs, you can enjoy these culinary delights in our restaurant that’s open from 12pm to 9pm or in the spacious surroundings of your room.

Barley & Graze Restaurant

There’s delicious selection of lunch and main course dishes available at the Dragonfly Colchester hotel’s Barley & Graze restaurant, with Scampi & Chips and Sirloin steak just two examples of the fare on offer. We also cater for vegetarians and vegans and there’s some equally delectable choices available, so why not come and enjoy some gastric treats today?

In-Room Dining

Rather dine in the comfortable and spacious surroundings of your Colchester Hotel room? Not a problem! Simply choose your selection from our menu and we’ll ensure that your food is delivered directly to your door, the minute it has been cooked by our onsite chefs.

Room dining

Cosy bar, Lounge & Terrace

Like the sound of sitting back and relaxing in our bar and lounge area with a refreshing draft beer or a glass of merlot? This wonderfully cosy area offers the perfect relaxing setting to let all the stress and strains of the day melt away in good company. 

Otherwise dine Al Fresco on our covered terrace

Opening Times


6.30 – 9.30 Monday – Friday
7.30 – 10.00 Saturday – Sunday


Open from 12.00 – 21.00, Daily


From 12:00 – 4:00 pm – Sunday

Contact us

A12/A120 Ardleigh Junction, Colchester, Essex CO7 7QY