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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, constantly refreshing with deliciously Britishstaples and the perfect pairings to wash them down. Be it the pre-dinner tipple or the post-city-strolling bite, The George is playing to your tune. Let the rustic beams and original fireplaces of the Lounge Bar take the weight off, or stop by the Courtyard Brasserie for the full flair of à la carte dining.
Restaurant Reservations are recommended. Please contact the hotel directly on 01206 578494
In quintessentially English surroundings, what could be more fitting than afternoon tea? At the George it’s a suitably indulgent affair. Classic finger sandwiches and exquisite sweet treats accompany the finest loose-leaf teas, an irresistible combination whether in the wicker chairs of the conservatory, the easy-going elegance of the restaurant, or outside in the sunshine of the gardens.
Here at The George, we like to take Bed and Breakfast literally. Request for either our Full English or Continental breakfast to be delivered to your door, and get a head-start on the day from the comfort of your duvet.
Tailor-made functions are our speciality. A small gathering for a handful of guests, or a room-filling celebration for up to sixty, The function rooms are on-hand for a characterful backdrop, whatever the occasion. All are suffused with historic charm, & served direct from the kitchens of the Courtyard Brasserie.
Bustling and emphatically British, the Courtyard Brasserie is an homage to its locale. Its distinctive spirit is fuelled by fresh, local produce, with a regional à la carte menu renowned for its quality. As popular with locals as it is with guests, the Brasserie is something of a Colchester institution especially during oyster season, when its classic take on a local delicacy - world-famous Mersea Oysters, proves irresistible paired with a glass of champagne.
Indulge in the serenity of crackling hearths and authentic beams at the Lounge Bar. A hideaway from the ebb and flow of the High Street, expect the slow turn of the daily newspaper, the rich aroma of roasted coffee beans, and perhaps a light afternoon tea for those connoisseurs of refined relaxation. And breathe.
Our Chefs have a taste of the good things from around the world. Not surprisingly, they have created a menu that’s a delight to global cuisine aficionados. Each dish, and every ingredient, handpicked and delivered to your table in the most authentic, exquisite and delicious form.
DINE AT A VENUE THAT HAS HOSTED ROYALTY AND NOBILITY! MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SETTINGS & SERVICE EVEN THOUGH THE HOTEL’S HISTORY IS OVER 2 CENTURIES. RIGHT IN THE HEART OF COLCHESTER.
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