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Cafe Rouge - Colchester - CLOSED

59 High Street, Colchester CO1 1DH, England
+44 1206 541839
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (7 reviews)
“sirloin” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
All hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 High Street, Colchester CO1 1DH, England
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1 - 10 of 150 reviews

Reviewed 19 May 2016

We're are there a number of times. Good menu and venue. Also are at other locations of this cafe. Their are all good.

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Rather than book an evening meal for valentines and try to find a sitter, we opted to have a family valentine's lunch, me, my partner and our 2 little girls. We have dined at cafe rouge many times and this was the 3rd time at...More

Thank Superyiddo
Reviewed 20 February 2016

the only reason this didnt score a terrible rating was the fact the decor was nice buts thats the only thing that is nice, poor service, poor food, and expensive not surprising it is now closed. I have also visited the one in Chelmsford to...More

Thank d_taddei
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Always lovely friendly relaxed atmosphere in here. Great place to eat nice food & receive great customer service!

Thank natureChelmsford
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

I just had dessert and coffee as we had eaten already at another restaurant but it was good. One of my friends ordered a dessert called Cafe Gourmant which traditionally includes three mini desserts and a coffee and it was dissapointing that here it only...More

Thank yosiopine
Reviewed 6 February 2016

The greeting was good and as soon as we entered. The food was nice but I didn't feel comfortable were we were sat, lots of people standing around us waiting for seats

Thank Johan-Markus M
Reviewed 5 February 2016

A place to lunch with friends,work colleagues or family,the chain of Café Rouge is consistently good. Some specials but all main courses are well cooked & presented. A welcome retreat on a windy cold day.

Thank FJS8
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We used to come here for dinner dates a decade ago, so wanted to return to relive some fond memories. I have to say, not a lot has changed but this is good! A lot of restaurants are too formal, stuffy and quiet to be...More

1  Thank lauraJpantry
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Visited this morning with my partner, and what a lovely experience! We ordered breakfast x2, he had the L’ANGLAIS (English) which comprised of two free-range eggs, sausage, bacon, beans, mushrooms, tomato and toast and I had LE VÉGÉTARIEN which comprised of two free-range eggs, avocado,...More

1  Thank wonderwebb19
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We are regulars at Cafe Rouge and when away try and visit. This one is very convenient if visiting Colchester as in the High Street and near to the Castle Park and all its history. Food was up to Cafe Rouge standard and the service...More

Thank sarahys
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 High Street, Colchester CO1 1DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 541839
Situated on Colchester's bustling High Street, the restaurant offers a fantastic menu filled with delicious innovative takes on the classics and dishes inspired by different regions of France, there's something to suit everyone. We have the perfect setting in which to meet friends or just unwind over a glass of your favourite.