brasserie bar and restaurant

brasserie bar and restaurant

Temporary Hotel Closure

Thursday 5th November – Wednesday 2nd December 2020 

Following the latest announcement from the government, we have decided to close our doors temporarily to help reduce the spread of coronavirus. We hope to re-open again on Wednesday 2nd December 2020.


BRANDY ALEXANDER – Download your recipe card here 


One of the ways we are remaining COVID secure is by using paperless menus!

View our menus below;

Breakfast menu 

Lunch menu – Mon-Fri

Dinner menu – Mon-Sat

Pizza menu

Little ones

Bar menu – Monday to Sunday

Wine list 

Soft drinks, Mocktails & Cocktails

Beers & Ciders


Room service

Bottomless prosecco lunch menu –  Every Saturday 12 to 5

 Sunday menu



Fish Friday Due to COVID-19 we have cancelled our Fish Friday events until further notice. 

Fish Friday is on the first Friday of every month and has built up an enviable reputation in the local area, be sure to book in advance to ensure a space at these sell out events.

Our Bottomless Lunch is available every Saturday, including lunch from our menu and unlimited Prosecco, Becks Vier or House Wine for up to 2hrs

How to book

Rule of 6 applies 

Call us on 01206 863666


Reserve table online


find us, however you travel
By car:

When using a SATNAV please enter the location WIVENHOE, Colchester (do not use a postcode as this will direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park).

Take the exit marked Colchester (A133)
Follow the A133 towards Clacton
Please follow signs for WIVENHOE
You will see a black sign on your right which says, ‘Wivenhoe House & The Brasserie’, turn right here into PARK ROAD
The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex, but PARK ROAD leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see our beautiful house from the road on your right
CONTINUE to follow the signs for WIVENHOE HOUSE and it will lead you to us.

If you would like any help with directions, please do call us on 01206 863666 and a member of our will be able to assist you.

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.