Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel, Colchester

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updated on 06 December 2019

Food hygiene


Rose & Crown Hotel

Business type:

Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house

Local authority:


Date of inspection:

28 January 2019

Risc scoring:

Hygienic handling of food is considered to be very good

Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building are rated good

Management of food safety is also considered to be good

Last update from FSA 08 December 2019

Opening Times

MondayMoOpen 24 Hours
TuesdayTuOpen 24 Hours
WednesdayWeOpen 24 Hours
ThursdayThOpen 24 Hours
FridayFrOpen 24 Hours
SaturdaySaOpen 24 Hours
SundaySuOpen 24 Hours

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Menu Snippet

  • from ₤ 4.25
  • 4.95 £
    Lime scented crab cakes
  • 4.25 £
    Poached mussels
  • 5.95 £
    Parma ham wrapped scallops
  • from ₤ 9.95
    Main Course
  • 9.95 £
    Grilled pork chop
  • 12.25 £
    Braised lamb shank
  • 11.95 £
    Asian style stewed lamb


The oldest Hotel in Englands oldest recorded town. The Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel, originally a 14th century posting house, lovingly restored to a modern day hotel.

The Hotel added a new annex in 2005 with 9 new executive rooms featuring flat screen LCD tvs, airconditioning, laptop charging safes and premium quality fixtures and furnishings. Alternatively, choose from the historic oakbeamed rooms in the orginal house, or the more contemporary rooms in the main building. All rooms have an entertainment system and high speed internet access, either Wi-Fi or internet data port.

Company description
Situated within a 14th-century coaching inn, the award-winning Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel is located just a 15 minutes’ walk from the centre of historic Colchester . The Rose and Crown offers guests both modern and oak-beamed rooms, which all include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs with Freeview channels, tea and coffee-making facilities, and en suite bathrooms. Food and drink at the Rose and Crown is provided at both the formal hotel restaurant and the Tudor Bar and Brasserie with its real log fires. All food is home-produced and made using seasonal ingredients.
Guest House, Bed and Breakfast
wedding venue, conference venue, private hire
Room service, Free parking, Free WiFi, Restaurant, Non-smoking rooms, Facilities for disabled guests, Bar
Spoken languages
Romanian, Portuguese, Polish, Latvian, Hungarian, Croatian, Spanish, English
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