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THE GEORGE HOTEL

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Cuisine steeped in culture, The George ensures Colchester’s heart is always simmering with regional flavour. Award-winning local suppliers contribute to a vibrant menu with seasonal produce, constantly refreshing with deliciously British staples and the perfect pairings to wash them down from the stylish bar serving cocktails or local draught lagers and ales as well as an extensive wine list. Dine in the relaxed two-tiered restaurant that offers a daily a la carte menu and if you fancy a lighter bite for lunch or a snack, the tapas menu is also available in the heated and magical Secret Courtyard with beautiful Moroccan and floral decor. Be it the pre-dinner tipple or the post-city-strolling bite, The George is playing to your tune.

Quintessential English Afternoon tea will be served in the new Tea Room, ’T at The George’ – an eclectic Victorian themed experience giving you the chance to indulge with friends over freshly brewed tea, delicious sandwiches, fresh scones and sweet treats.

We ask if you please adhere to a ‘smart casual’ dress code.

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GEORGE RESTAURANT

Award-winning local suppliers contribute to a vibrant menu with seasonal produce, constantly refreshing with deliciously British staples and the perfect pairings to wash them down from the stylish bar serving cocktails or local draught lagers and ales as well as an extensive wine list. Dine in the relaxed two-tiered restaurant that offers a daily a la carte menu and if you fancy a lighter bite for lunch or a snack, the tapas menu is also available in the heated and can be enjoyed in the magical Secret Courtyard with beautiful Moroccan and floral decor. Be it the pre-dinner tipple or the post-city-strolling bite, The George is playing to your tune.

Bookings available in the restaurant only. Other areas are on a first come first serve basis.

Please note due to the age of the listed building there are areas that have stairs and therefore we are unable to accommodate wheelchairs in the lower lounge and restaurant. Mobility scooters will need to be parked at the front of the building.

 

 

THE LOUNGE

Our cosy lounge welcomes you in to relax with us. The comfortable seating with warm tones and Moroccan accents is perfect for that spot of lunch with friends and family.

 

THE BAR

Our stylish bar now serves a range of Hot drinks including Paddy & Scotts Barista coffee, fresh cocktails, local draught beers and ales as well as an extensive wine and spirits list.

THE SECRET COURTYARD

This space has been transformed into an enchanting undercover heated lounge area with Moroccan touches, lanterns, lemon trees and a natural stone trickling water feature. The vibe is real – we wanted to bring something special to the town centre that all our guests can relax and enjoy… whether it’s a refreshing Pornstar Martini or small plates and platters to pick and share we’re sure you will love this space!
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’When life gives you lemons add a little Gin and Tonic and serve them in your courtyard’ 

TEA AT THE GEORGE

Coming soon… T at The George! Inspired by Victorian Elegance and eclectic design to bring you an unforgettable experience. The place to bring your friends and family to enjoy the traditional English pastime over a cup of Fine brewed Tea, delicious freshly baked scones and treats full of creative-TEA! T at The George was inspired by the 500 year old history of The George Hotel which it is connected to, bringing Colchester, Essex its very own stylish Tea Room right on the High Street. We’re super excited, and hope you will be too! Available to book soon online for Afternoon Tea and private hire but for now watch this space and don’t forget to #spillthetea

Cream Tea at Thatchers

ROOM SERVICE

Guests can enjoy food and drink delivered to your room with ease. We have a room service menu available.

Room dining

PRIVATE DINING AND FUNCTIONS

Tailor-made functions are our speciality. A small gathering for a handful of guests, or a room filled celebration for up to 24. The Tudor Room is infused with historic charm and adaptable for any occasion from a birthday, meeting or any other special event. Our events team are here to help host and take care of the details.

Opening Times

Breakfast

7.00am – 9.30am Monday – Friday
8.00am – 10.00am Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

Brunch

9.30am – 11.30am Monday – Sunday

Lunch

12.00pm -4.00pm Monday – Sunday

Small Plates

12.00pm – 7.00pm Monday – Sunday

Dinner

6.00pm -9.00pm Monday – Saturday
6.00pm – 8.30pm Sunday

Contact us

116 High Street, Colchester, Essex. CO1 1TD

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