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Cafe, free entry

Roman Circus Peter Froste CAT

Roman Circus Peter Froste CAT

Details

The Roman circus centre includes part of the site of the circus, visitor centre with displays, and a unique café. The building was originally built as the NAAFI of the Artillery Barracks in the old Colchester garrison, and the café is in the former men's restaurant. The café includes a small stage!

Freshly-ground coffee, teas, Italian hot chocolate; our own cakes; freshly-cooked light meals; takeaway options available.

Children welcome. Wheelchair/pushchair accessible.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowed

Free Wi-Fi in circus centre and café.

Opening details

OPENING HOURS
Circus site, centre and café currently open Tuesday-Saturday, 10.30am to 4.30pm (May 2016).
From the 6th June 2016, the circus site and centre will be open Monday-Friday, 10.30am-4.30pm.

Prices

Free entry

Admission free.

Contact

Visitor Information Centre

01206 282920

Address

Roman Circus Walk,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO2 7GZ

Location

Directions

See location of Colchester Roman circus centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 998245  Lat: 51.88418 Long: 0.89695

Nearby public P&D car-parks in Butt Road and Napier Road. Access for pedestrians and cycles from Circular Road North and Roman Circus Walk. Access for cars from Butt Road.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Free Wi-Fi in circus centre and café.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesAudible alarm system