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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.


News from The Barn



August Bank Holiday Weekend

Friday 28th August - Monday 31st August 2015 - Open for Brunch, Lunch and Dinner

Click here to view our current menus



New Afternoon Tea Menus

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

Find the right menu to suit you.



Irie J Soul Night - Friday 2nd October 2015

Back by popular demand Irie J will deliver his usual smooth grooves whilst you enjoy a stunning four course meal.

Click here for a SAMPLE Irie J menu



Irie J Soul Nights

Friday 4th & Wednesday 23rd December 2015

Back by popular demand Irie J will deliver his usual smooth grooves whilst you enjoy a stunning four course meal.

SAMPLE Irie J menu




Piano performance on most Sunday afternoons

Book Sunday Afternoon Tea and enjoy background music from our resident pianist



Exciting New Daily Specials

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



New Sunday opening hours

Serving brunch from 10am with our full a la carte menu extended until 8pm.

Enjoy beautiful Sunday roasts from £9.95



All Day Breakfast

Saturday and Sunday from £4.95

Click here to view our breakfast menu


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 civic wedding venue where everything is taken care of.


New Years Eve Wedding 

Thursday, 31st December 2015

from £8,900 with a minimum of 100 guests. 

Exclusive use of the Barn with reception drinks, canapes, wedding breakfast, wine with your meal, toast drink and evening reception food. 

Please contact us on 01206 212345 for more details, but hurry as this offer is only available if booked by Sunday 13th September 2015.

Make a Reservation

Opening Times

 Mon & Tues

available for parties    with over 20 guests

 Wed -Fri

Lunch 12pm - 2:30pm  Dinner 6pm - 9pm


Open 10am - 9.30pm


Open 10am - 8pm

Telephone 01206 212345