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Hall Farm Cafe Restaurant

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Church Rd | Next to Stratford Saint Mary, Colchester CO7 6LS, England
+44 1206 323600
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (28 reviews)
“liver” (15 reviews)
“cheese scone” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Church Rd | Next to Stratford Saint Mary, Colchester CO7 6LS, England
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The café was busy with customers at lunch time but the service was still very good. The table and the surrounds were spotless and our order of fish and chips and mushrooms with stilton on Ciabatta were served in good time. The mushrooms at £7...More

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HallFarmRestaurant, Manager at Hall Farm Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are really pleased that you found the service to be good especially during a busy time. We source as many of our products locally as possible, and the kitchen freshly prepare as much as...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

We had lunch here with friends. The menu is varied and choice of larger and smaller dishes so don’t have to have a big blow out lunch. The Hall Farm Salad with Prawns, Stilton and candied nuts was delicious as was the plum tarte tatin...More

Thank mglrowan
HallFarmRestaurant, Manager at Hall Farm Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your lunch with us. I will pass all of your comments on to the whole team, they will all be delighted. We hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a really nice breakfast at Hall Farm. We booked a table as it was recommended to do so by a friend who said it gets busy. The full English breakfast was delicious, with everything cooked very well and tasting amazing. Everything appeared to...More

1  Thank AdventureBoy101
HallFarmRestaurant, Manager at Hall Farm Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you for your review we are so pleased that you enjoyed your first visit. We do our very best to serve as many locally sourced products as possible and this is reflected in our prices. We hope to welcome you back to Hall Farm...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

We were so lucky to get a table for our first visit without booking as its so very popular. The restaurant is in a lovely village on the border between Suffolk and Essex very close to the A12.. The views from the floor to ceiling...More

Thank Valena18
HallFarmRestaurant, Manager at Hall Farm Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your first visit to Hall Farm and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Lunch stop for mum and I. Pleasantly greeted by staff at the door, sat in the new extension. We both decided to have the liver and bacon. The food came out pretty quickly even though the restaurant was full. Demolished the food and was asked...More

Thank Parrotlady1972
HallFarmRestaurant, Manager at Hall Farm Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you so much for your review we are so pleased that you and your mum enjoyed your visit to Hall Farm, we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 24 January 2018

Booked for breakfast one Sunday, food choice was good and catered well for vegetarians. Nice quality, local produce and fair portions, not too expensive either. The free walk around the farm trail afterwards was a nice touch too. Only fault would be that whilst finishing...More

1  Thank Natalie N
HallFarmRestaurant, Manager at Hall Farm Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your breakfast with us at Hall Farm, we send our apologies that you felt you were rushed at the end of your visit. We only book tables once for breakfast and the last booking is at 10.45am, our...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Hubbys birthday so started with breakfast here ! It’s definitely quality over quantity and that is a good thing where breakfast is concerned. Lovely view of the farm from the restaurant and love the use of local produce, including drinks. Breakfast for 3 was £30...More

Thank Janie1969
HallFarmRestaurant, Manager at Hall Farm Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you for your review I will pass your comments on to both the kitchen and front of house team, they will be delighted with your comments.

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Hall Farm Cafe has become a regular preferred spot for breakfast, morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea with friends from Suffolk. Its location, just off the A12 by Stratford St Mary church, makes it a convenient and easy to find meeting place. But it is...More

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HallFarmRestaurant, Manager at Hall Farm Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we are really fortunate here at Hall Farm to have such a fantastic team both front of house and in the kitchen, they will be delighted with your review. I will pass your...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I breakfast a lot in the local area but I've finally decided that this is truly the best cooked breakfast locally. Why: - you get served at your table, whereas some other local places want an order sheet completed (Milsom's) - service...More

Thank EJF2017
HallFarmRestaurant, Manager at Hall Farm Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Wow! Thank you so much for your review, it really boosts the morale of the whole team to receive such positive feedback. Our breakfast service is often very busy and we always try to offer consistency in both the quality of food and service, I...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a very cold Sunday afternoon. The first impression is welcoming and busy. You have to book because the restaurant is so busy. Masses of choice and I opted for a ploughman's everyone else ordered a roast. Well the ploughman's when it...More

Thank Frances N
HallFarmRestaurant, Manager at Hall Farm Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review, its always nice for our staff to hear such positive feedback especially during the busy periods, we look forward to seeing you back soon.

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John J
9 October 2017|
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Response from HallFarmRestaurant | Property representative |
Good morning, we do not serve non alcoholic beer, we do however have a very extensive soft drinks menu.
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79marian
4 October 2017|
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Response from HallFarmRestaurant | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Maureen, Thank you for your question...I can't believe we're talking Christmas already! Our Christmas Menu is now available to preview on our website. Unfortunately we do not open evenings unless for private... More
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damsontree
24 January 2017|
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Response from HallFarmRestaurant | Property representative |
Although we do not allow dogs within the restaurant or shop, we do have outside seating in the courtyard of the restaurant area and also a free farm trail where dogs are most welcome as long as they are kept on a lead. If... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Rd | Next to Stratford Saint Mary, Colchester CO7 6LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 323600
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