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Colours Restaurant

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Water Street, St Helens WA10 1PP, England
+44 1744 623155
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Today
12:00 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Wed - Thu 18:30 - 20:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 13:00
Fri 18:30 - 20:30
Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am completely appalled by this restaurant, the service was shockingly bad and they treat children as an inconvenience. We were a party of 20 they split our order into 3 checks and promised that there wouldn't be too much of a wait between checks, by the time the top end of the table had finished their meals the bottom... More 

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2 Thank Loz107
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The new lunch menu at colours is great as there is something for everyone. A snack if you are in a hurry or. 3 courses if you can linger. The ambience makes it a good place to lunch with friends.

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Thank Judith P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to this restaurant a few times, don't be put off by the staff being students. If anything I think its better than other fine dining restaurants I have been too. They always put 100% into everything they do and yes sometimes mistakes happen but they're still learning. Always greeted very politely at the door and introduced to my server... More 

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Thank LouiseRan89
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Went for lunch with three friends, greeted warmly by staff introduced to our waiters Josh and Matt who where very professional and obliging. Food was excellent and plentiful, our choices from the menu where superb. The restaurant has a contemporary layout and is spotless. The price of meal with dessert at lunch time was so reasonable. For a meal of... More 

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Thank mcgraw40
England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful from beginning to end. Warmly greeted by name and given time to enjoy a drink and to peruse the menu. After choosing we were shown to our table and waited on very professionally. Absolutely super food and super service. Most certainly will visit again and spread the word. Fine dining in St Helens

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Thank Joanna74
Kirkby
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My wife and I responded to a circular email inviting us to an evening with Nigel Haworth, Chef Patron of Northcote and winner of The Great British Menu. It was with a little reservation that we attended as we have been to something similar at Colours before (I won't name and shame the chef but his attitude was very much... More 

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Thank PastorG
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

25 of us sat down for Sunday lunch. For the 1st time I was just a little disappointed, not with the food which was lovely & plentiful, but the mains on the menu were 3 roasts, a fish dish & a veg option. I think they could have dropped 1 roast & put something different on. Also my end of... More 

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Thank Adam F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Went to the Colours Restaurant for a friend's birthday. Service was extremely good and nothing to much trouble. Basic menu but we all found something to eat. Only two little complaints: 1 the syrup sponge pudding was a little dry and one our steaks had alot of gristle through it. Was very quite for a Friday night Would go back... More 

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Thank Kentramblers
St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Excellent food & service as always, many thanks to Edward and all the staff. Will be returning soon.

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1 Thank Jeffrey H
St Helens, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Food served by catering students but don't be put off, food and whole experience very good and at very reasonable price

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:00
18:30 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 13:00
18:30 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 13:00
18:30 - 20:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Street, St Helens WA10 1PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 623155
Description
Colours Restaurant is an innovative fine dining restaurant. It is St Helens College's fully operational, training restaurant staffed by catering and hospitality students who are overseen by some of the industry's top chefs. It provides education, training and work experience for those wanting a career in the Catering and Hospitality industry.

Open to the general public, the restaurant allows the opportunity for students to develop their culinary and service skills through hands-on work experience. The restaurant offers customers the chance to sample a variety of contemporary dining styles from some of the region's most promising young chefs. With a menu that regularly changes, the restaurant uses top-quality, locally sourced fresh ingredients.

Parking is available on St Helens College car park for free after 4pm on a weekday and all day over the weekend. There are also a number of long and short stay car parks in close vicinity of the restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?