Brook Red Lion Hotel, Colchester

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updated on 29/06/2020

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Red Lion Hotel

Business type:

Hotel/bed & breakfast/guest house

Local authority:


Date of inspection:

19 June 2019

Risk score:

Hygienic handling of food is considered to be good

Cleanliness, condition of facilities and building are rated good

Management of food safety is also considered to be very good

Last update from FSA 21 April 2020

Opening Times

Operating Hours set on 29/06/2020
ThursdayThOpen 24 Hours
FridayFrOpen 24 Hours
SaturdaySaOpen 24 Hours
SundaySuOpen 24 Hours
MondayMoOpen 24 Hours
TuesdayTuOpen 24 Hours
WednesdayWeOpen 24 Hours


The Brook Red Lion Hotel in Colchester is a historical Grade I listed building dating back to 1465. Located in the busy town centre of Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town, The Brook Red Lion Hotel is one of the oldest inns in the area and one of the oldest hotels in England. The Red Lion Brasserie at the Brook Red Lion Hotel in Colchester offers a relaxed dining atmosphere serving classical dishes with a modern twist from our à la carte menu. The Brook Red Lion Hotel has 24 individually furnished rooms that provide all the amenities guests would expect from a modern hotel, but with the added comfort of plush Tudor style interiors. Our tastefully decorated Colchester accommodation includes single, double, twin bedrooms and a four poster bedroom.

Company description
Located in the town centre of Colchester, the Grade I-listed Brook Red Lion Hotel is 2.4 km from the Merville Barracks and 3.2 km from the University of Essex. The Red Lion is ideal for Colchester Hospital, Colchester Castle, town centre shopping and Colchester Zoo. All 24 bedrooms, with original Tudor features, have a flat-screen multi-channel TV, complementary tea and coffee and a work desk, alongside a private bathroom.
Dating back to 1485, the Parliament Restaurant has a large choice of dishes, all freshly prepared by a team of chefs. There is a 24-hour front desk, residents bar, free WiFi and discounted car parking.
Colchester town train station is a 2 minute walk away and it offers direct routes to London Liverpool Street.
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Spoken languages
Hindi, English
Available payment methods
  • Maestro
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