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22 Trinity Street, Colchester CO1 1JN, England
+44 1206 367676
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (10 reviews)
“black pudding” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
22 Trinity Street, Colchester CO1 1JN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took my mum here for a birthday lunch & what a treat! Soup and sandwich were delicious, reasonably priced, & staff super friendly. Will definitely return & cant recommend highly enough!

Thank Steph190735
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and i ate at this cafe a couple of weeks ago and had the large breakfasts which were very good value.I had the vegetarian option which consisted of two lovely free range eggs,beans two veggie sausages ,tomato,mushrooms,hash browns and two slices of whie...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time her on 12/09/18. I can say I will definitely be back. Walked past so many times and never realised you were there but finally you caught my eye. Service was amazing, was looked after very well by a young gentleman and the...More

Thank jojohere2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and dad love eating here. Food is always hot and fresh. Service is wonderful and atmosphere is relaxed and very pleasant. Defo recommend

Thank Taryn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here on a few occasions and food as always been very very good, but today I must say we were disappointed food was ok but no where near as good as usual very plain and lacked the “cared for look”on the plate,...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Timbers for breakfast on a Tuesday morning and was super impressed. The food was quick, very nice and the staff were lovely. Will definitely be visiting again :)

Thank antoniabrouder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very quaint building in Britain’s oldest town. Never been before but will certainly return! Pre booked table for 1pm and so glad we did. Very busy, very good food and more importantly, very reasonable prices. Will definitely be back on our next shopping trip.

Thank 347valerie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here this morning (31/8/18). Lovely quaint little place with lovely friendly staff. I was so pleased to see gluten free options so I went for poached eggs on gluten free toast. The eggs were cooked to perfection. My daughter had the fish finger sandwich...More

1  Thank Maxiene
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pop into this little place, but not so little once you get inside, had a lovely meal, piping hot, excellent service, would highly recommend you give it a visit when your next in Colchester.

1  Thank LINDA C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food staff were so helpful nothing was too much trouble we visited at a very busy time and were still taken good care of waitresses were polite and friendly despite being very busy.Have been here before and will return i highly recommend this place.

1  Thank BoardingPass746466
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Questions & Answers
Nicola W
13 April 2017|
Response from simon m | Property representative |
hi Nicolas. yes we are open 9am until 4pm. we look forward to seeing you then.
Grampy S
14 December 2016|
Response from simon m | Property representative |
hi. many thanks for your email. we operate will our usual menu. plus blackboard specials and a Sunday roast option. always advisable to book as we're always very busy on a Sunday. many thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Trinity Street, Colchester CO1 1JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 367676
Simon, Ali and the team would like to welcome you to "timbers" our family run restaurant set in a gorgeous 400 year old timber framed building in the historic centre of Colchester. We offer well cooked quality food from our famous breakfasts using locally sourced ingredients, such as Proctors award winning sausages, local farm free range eggs, to our home made versions of world renowned classics. Great Coffees and teas or maybe something a little stronger are all available to wash it all down with! We believe that if we can serve you the best meals, by the friendliest staff, then you will be more than happy to come back and recommend us to all your friends.
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