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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Global food in a fuss-free contemporary setting

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At a glance

Open all year
All day dining
Vegetarian menu
Private dining
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access

This old creeper-covered house offers a little piece of boutique glamour in a pretty Essex village. The bar and brasserie strike a contemporary pose. The menu sticks to the modern and offers everything from posh lunchtime sandwiches to steaks and burgers cooked on the grill.

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Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Dinner served until: 9.30
  • All day dining


  • Chef(s): Sarah Norman, Ben Rush

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu
  • Wines under £30: 38
  • Wines over £30: 26
  • Wines by the glass: 20

Price guide

  • Starter from: £6.50
  • Main course from13.50
  • Dessert from: £7
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome

Additional information

  • Seats: 80
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 30
  • On-site parking available

Getting here

7 miles North of Colchester, just off A12. Follow signs to Dedham then brown signs.

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Nearest train station

Colchester and Manningtree
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