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22 Trinity Street, Colchester CO1 1JN, England
+44 1206 367676
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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22 Trinity Street, Colchester CO1 1JN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sunday morning Brunch.... absolutely outstanding: Decor: rustic/ twist of contemporary Food: freshly cooked and tasty Drinks: Coffee one of the best Staff: fantastic with customer service skills, would highly recommend a visit!!

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we arrived at 0904, one other table in. The decor is rustic and trendy quite nice to be fair. The initial service seemed slick order taken quite complex. 2 big breakfasts extra toast on both and a portion of potato cubes things... 3 drinks....More

Thank cjslaterhot77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Less than £8 for a HUGE freshly cooked fry up! Who can ask for more than that? Been going to Timbers for years and they never fail to provide amazing value for money but also the coffee is better than any coffee joint in town....More

Thank Boyd R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to Timbers in many years (in fact I think it was still 'Poppy's' when I last visited!). We were greeted and served warmly and nothing seemed to much trouble. We both had jacket potatoes which were just right. Toilets are clean and tidy....More

Thank FlowerJo18
Reviewed 15 April 2018

First time visiting was amazing very quick service lovely breakfast sure there lunches are great aswell they actually had decaf tea which makes a change all round top top service little suggestion maybe a sign near bottom saying where you are as we spent ages...More

Thank scotty1245
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Waited ages for someone to take order 3 other tables came in and were served got so fed up we left and the waiting staff thanked us , had to have tell her about our experience but a shrug of the shoulder does not cut...More

2  Thank Clive-Karen B
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for the first time today with my wife for lunch. What a gem !! Fantastic service from friendly staff. We had a pot of tea .... A PROPER POT 😀 !! Wife had a very tasty and nicely toasted tea cake and...More

Thank AndyLargey
simon m, Owner at Timbers, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Dear AndyLargey, Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to review timbers We're so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Theres plenty on the menu for you to keep trying so we look forward to welcoming you back for perhaps something...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

My Wife and I go to Timbers restaurant for meals quite regularly. We have never had a bad meal or bad service at any time. The food is always cooked to order and fresh. All the staff treat you as that should and respect your...More

Thank KingFamilyColchester
simon m, Owner at Timbers, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Deàr Kingfamily. On behalf of all the timbers team thank you for your kind words and taking the time to review us. Its always makes work seem easier when you serve and cater for lovely people and thats partly why the team are always happy...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Having visited Timbers a few times before we were impressed with the quality of food and service in the past so decided to come back again for lunch. After sitting down we were made to wait a long time before anyone came to take our...More

Thank BohoWitch1989
simon m, Owner at Timbers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hi Bohowitch. Thanks for your review of timbers. Obviously we're dissapointed that in your personal opinion the decor is not as nice despite our 1st major refurb in 10 years. We would love to be able to please 100% of customers with the new decor/...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018

About two months ago my wife and I were shopping on a Sunday in Colchester. It was one of those busy days when we could not be bothered to go back home and cook. We found ourselves in the old town part of Colchester and...More

Thank Quiggers1967
simon m, Owner at Timbers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Hi Quiggers1967 On behalf of the timbers team thank you for business and for taking the time to review us. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit and we certainly look forward to welcoming you again soon. We have just completed a fabulous new make...More

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Questions & Answers
Nicola W
14 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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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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