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The Barn Restaurant Waitress


Enjoy informal dining in the exquisite surroundings of our award winning 16th Century timber barn. Thoughtfully renovated by skilled craftspeople, sublime contemporary styling effortlessly blends with the traditional thatched roof and oak beams.

Nestled in the beautiful Essex countryside, yet close to Colchester, The Barn provides a delightful setting for family celebrations, unique wedding venue, and a subtly impressive space for business meetings.


December at The Barn

Seasonal a la carte and event menus from Friday 1st December

In addition to our usual opening hours below, we will also be opening for Dinner on Tuesday 12th December, and Lunch and Dinner on both Monday 18th December and Tuesday 19th December.

Click for further information or to make a reservation


Irie J Dinner and Soul Music Night

Friday 26th January 2018

Enjoy a four course dinner with live soul classics from Irie J

Click here to see our sample Irie J menu


New Opening Times for Weekend Breakfast

We are now open every Saturday, Sunday and all Bank Holidays serving Breakfast from 9am.

For full booking times and to make a reservation, please see below. If you require any further information, please contact us on 01206 212345.

Click here to see our All Day Breakfast and Light Lunch menu.


Afternoon Tea Menus

Cream Tea, Afternoon Tea and Afternoon finger food served every day

For an extra special experience, treat yourself to our Champagne Afternoon Tea for £17.50

Find the right menu to suit you.


Exciting New Daily Specials

Selected carefully by our head chef using seasonal ingredients to provide the freshest special dishes for our guests.


For details of the menu selection for these events please click at the Menu heading.

Telephone 01206 212345 


A romantic wedding venue in a luxurious country setting… flawless service where nothing is too much trouble… delicious fine canapés greet your guests and elegant grounds offer picture perfect moments.

Individually tailored days create the happiest of memories… exclusive civil wedding venue where everything is taken care of.

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Booking Times

Wed - Fri

Lunch 12pm - 2:30pm

Afternoon Tea & Coffee 12pm - 4:30pm

Dinner 6:00pm- 9:00pm


Open 9am - 9.30pm


Open 9am - 5:30pm

Telephone 01206 212345