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The Barn Brasserie
Address Brook Road
Town/City Great Tey, Colchester
County Essex
Postcode CO6 1JE
Tel No. 01206 212 345
Website http://www.thebarnbrasserie.co.uk/
Opening Times From 10.00am until late 7 Days a week
Ave. Price per couple 45.00

The Barn Brasserie in Gt Tey is a stunningly-restored 500 year-old Grade Two listed restaurant with a reputation for excellent food and amazing value.

Tucked away in the picturesque rolling north Essex countryside and yet just five minutes from the main A12 close to Colchester. The Barn is open all day, seven days a week serving morning coffee, light lunches and dinner.

The Barn also offer a special Business Express menu, Private Dining facility, and seminar room.

The Barn's menus are designed to match the beautiful and stylish surroundings. Food is cooked to order and to your individual taste and requirements by their expert and experienced team of chefs.

Fresh meat, fish and vegetables, sourced from the very best suppliers are used to create a range of dining experiences catering for every taste. Whatever the occasion, the Barn Brasserie team promises to make your visit not just an enjoyable one, but a memorable one.

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The food was divine, the setting was fantastic and

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Reviewed by Kevin and Haley
August 03, 2010
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Just a quick note to say a very big 'Thank you' for making our wedding so very special. It was everything we could have wished for, from our wedding day to our wedding meal with our families.



The food was divine, the setting was fantastic and you and your staff were superb. Everyone commented on how lovely the Sunday was, right through from the reception to the very end.



Both Kevin and I would like you to know our wedding day was perfect and we cannot thank you enough for accommodating us with our wishes. Once again, could you convey our thanks to our witnesses, our photographer, and all your staff involved in both days, and of course yourself.

 

Wonderful wedding celebration

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Reviewed by Nicky and Graham
August 03, 2010
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We would like to send our sincere thanks for a wonderful wedding celebration.



The pre-party organisation and the event itself were faultless.

 

perfect place to celebrate my birthday

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Reviewed by Mike
May 04, 2010
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We had a great time on Saturday at The Barn. It was the perfect place to celebrate my birthday and everyone really enjoyed the relaxed atmposhere and the food.

 

My favourite restaurant by far

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Reviewed by Jan Thomas
March 01, 2010
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The food at The Barn is superb and beautifully presented. The Chef is obviously passionate about food. The staff are professional, friendly, polite and very keen to please. Chris is an excellent manager and Angie, who was on duty for my daughter's wedding reception was just excellent. The atmosphere is beautiful, an excellent mix between traditional and contemporary. Immaculately clean yet warm and inviting. The Barn is not cheap but not over priced. Well worth paying a little extra for. The Barn is my favourite restaurant by far but for a wedding reception - just perfect

 

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I have eaten at The Barn Brasserie on several occasions, all of which were lunchtimes and food was chosen from the set lunch menu with the addition of a dessert from the a la carte menu.



The barn itself is a beautiful interior and creates a nice and interesting atmosphere. During the times I have eaten there, there has been a steady flow of diners, which was fortunate as the space is quite large and I can imagine if there were not many people dining, it could feel a bit empty. We have always been seated in the central area and I prefer this to the sides as it is light and not draughty.



The food I have eaten was very nice. Portion sizes were moderate; I could imaagine that they may not be big enough for some people, but were fine for a lunch. Taste-wise, I really liked the field mushroom served with stilton and salad. The dressing on the salad was good (not too acidic) and the field mushroom/cheese combination proved very pleasant. I agree with the other poster who commented about the lack of bread as I do think the addition of a basket of bread or a roll each would have been a nice complement to the starter. I have had the salmon fillet and it was reasonable in size and tasted nice, but was not overly adventurous - I could have easily cooked it myself. I agree that I would not be overly happy to pay for the addition of side dishes, so the lunch time menu suits me as the meals I have selected came as a whole with vegetables/carbs included. Desserts are really delicious - definitely worth paying for if you have room. Also, the coffee served was a nice blend, which I have not always found to be the case in other restaurants.



The toilets are decorated in a pleasant fashion and are clean. Parking is very good as there are plenty of spaces to choose from. I think in terms of value for money, the set menu I have eaten from is good. I will definitely eat at The Barn again in the future.

 
 
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