Join Us at the old siege house

Bar & Brasserie

About Us

Modern European Cuisine with an English Influence

 

Set in the heart of the historic town of Colchester is the famous 15th Century Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie.

We have developed our menu to offer a unique blend of two of the most well know and enjoyable cuisines in the world.

In a sophisticated and relaxing ambience, The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie is the perfect venue for intimate dining or enjoying the company of family and friends.

At lunchtimes, we offer a selection of light meals, whilst in the evening you can savour some truly wonderful dishes made from only the finest local produce.

The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie is available for private dinner parties and we welcome the opportunity to discuss your specific requirements with you.

We look forward to welcoming you!

Food at The Old Siege House

Brasserie

Relax and enjoy our delicious menu, with a variety of choices for all dietary requirments. We ensure that all our meat products are locally sourced and our cuisine is homemade in our kitchens.

Afternoon Tea

Come and join us for this wonderful tradition. Serving a selection of teas,  sandwiches, scones with butter, clotted cream and jam. Whilst finishing off with an array of mouth watering cakes.

Bar

Come and joins us at the bar for a beer, cocktail, hot drink, or something from our extensive wine menu. Sit by the warm fire or outside depending on the season.

Children's Menu

Our eatery is to be enjoyed by all the family. Therefore, we offer a full menu for children which includes starters, mains and desserts. We can also cater for various dietary requirements.

Sunday Lunch

Take the pressure off and come and enjoy our range of traditional Sunday roasts. Slow cooked beef, Marinated chicken, Salmon, or a delicious nut roast. We cater for all requirements

What's on at The Old Siege House?

Find out more here about our regular and upcoming events throughout the year

        Venue for hire

Events

Weddings

We are dedicated to making your wedding day with us as special as possible.

We can offer our facilities for small intimate affairs or larger groups.

We can cater to up to 140 guests over our beautiful historic floors. Each floor has its own bar.

Events

Functions

We are available for hire for various functions including but not inclusive of, Parties, Special occasions, Business meetings -  for breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

We also offer our services to those wishing to hold a wake.

 

Events

Outside Catering

Let us take the stress out of your event.

We can offer a full catering service for outside events such as parties, weddings or even a dinner party.

We can offer a varierty of foods including, Hog Roasts, BBQ's, Paellas and even Pizza evenings.

Testimonials

What People are Saying

“Birthday Celebration”

"Our first visit. The staff were very helpful and gave good service throughout. The menu is plentiful, reasonably priced and the food is excellent!"

Valena18

“Great atmosphere”

"What a great meal, I barely know where to start. Lovely food, efficient and accommodating staff. We will have to go back soon!

StaceyG

“Fantastic Venue”

"Fantastic venue, staff and meal. Perfect Sunday lunch expertly prepared and presented for our table of 14"

David962

"Excellent Service"

"From start to finish our experience at the Siege House was brilliant. My partner and I went last year for our anniversary and really enjoyed ourselves so thought we’d go again this year and maybe start a little tradition"

JessayC93

Hours of Operation

Monday and Tuesday - Closed but available for private hire for a minimum of 40 covers

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
12:00pm – 3:00pm Last food order by 2:00pm
6:00pm – 10:00pm Last food order by 8:00pm

 FRIDAY
12:00pm – 3:00pm AND 6:00pm - Late

Last food order for lunch 2:30pm and last food order in evening 8:30pm

SATURDAY

12:00 pm - Late
Last food order for lunch 2:30pm and last food order in evening 9:00pm

SUN
12:00pm – 5:00pm Last food order by 3:00pm

Drop Us a Line

We are here to help! Let us know if you have any questions!