Gluten Free Food in Colchester

From chains to independent restaurants, Colchester has plenty of tasty options for those with gluten-free dietary needs. Whether you're looking for an Afternoon Tea or some award-winning fish and chips, you can rest assured that you'll eat well while you're here.

If you're looking for a comforting Gluten Free lunch-or-early-dinner option, try Timbers, an independent family-run restaurant with gluten free core menu items and substitutes available. For dinner, The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie offers a touch of luxury, boasting up-market Gluten Free dishes such as roasted cod loin with spring onion mashed potatoes, and roasted lamb with charred asparagus. They also offer a gluten free Afternoon Tea.

A little further afield, Henleys in Wivenhoe serves up award-winning, crispy fish and chips; be sure to check their website for more details on how to order. While you're in the area, The Court House also offers gluten free options upon request, including smooth duck and orange liver pate, and summer salads.

Alternatively, take advantage of the sunshine at The Swan Inn at Chappel's beer garden; nestled beside the architectural feat that is Chappel Viaduct, this restaurant has a dedicated gluten free menu including pork belly, BBQ ribs and pan fried guinea Fowl!

For something familiar, try Pizza Express, which is neatly tucked behind the historic Town Hall, right in the heart of the Dutch Quarter. You may also enjoy Zizzi, with it's cosy upstairs seating, or Carluccio's in Fenwick, with its large, bright windows and tasty grilled tuna steaks.

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