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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.
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Non-smoking restaurants
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Revisited today taking our son who appreciates a good breakfast with quality ingredients, and he was full of praise for taking him 15miles to sample Timbers, apparently he is returning the treat to take his parents back to Timbers for lunch, fantastic food with very...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch here today, we were served by a lovely waitress Gemma and we had a great chat with the bubbly chef Louise! 100% recommendation

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 3 November 2020 via mobile

Fantastic place and would have never ventured in, if not for TripAdvisor reviews! Amazing breakfast - savory, vegetarian and vegan options. Not so much for a sweet tooth though. Very busy on a Saturday morning and we were lucky to get a table - booking...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 24 October 2020

Visited here with my son for lunch. Fantastic place, great value and delicious lunch! Son had chicken nuggets, chips and beans and I had a delicious and generous halloumi salad. Staff so friendly and helpful and the place felt very clean and Covid safe. Will...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 23 October 2020

I have been looking for a substantial Gluten Free breakfast for my daughter and have finally found one! she loved it, my breakfast was spot on and a very short wait for it to arrive, the staff were friendly, attentive and dealing with the restrictions...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

Went to Timbers for breakfast, had the big butty - absolutely delicious. Would definitely recommend and would visit again. COVID safe procedures very good.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Abundance of chooce on menu wonderful service friendly staff and the food is excellent not to mention value for money you simply have to go here if your in town

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 2 October 2020 via mobile

Great little place. You won't get a better breakfast anywhere in colchester, good portion size, friendly staff, and relaxed atmosphere. Btw, are you able to tell me where your sausages come from? They are the best sausages I've ever had!!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 18 September 2020

Always amazing food highly recommended. Best apple crumble, stew, breakfast, lasagna 😋 lovely range of fresh food

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 17 September 2020

Had brunch at Timbers yesterday the food was delicious and the service brilliant especially the waitress Lou who also gave me an age related compliment 😀 very nice visit will definitely go again.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Nicola W
13 April 2017|
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Response from simonm812 | Property representative |
hi Nicolas. yes we are open 9am until 4pm. we look forward to seeing you then.
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Grampy S
14 December 2016|
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Response from simonm812 | 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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Grampy S
14 December 2016|
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    How is Timbers rated?
    Timbers is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5