Dining at Five Lakes Resort, Colchester

Food & Drink

Feast on seasonal dishes in Brasserie 1, unwind with a signature cocktail in Bar Lacu or enjoy delicious finger sandwiches and delicate pastries with our popular afternoon tea.

With a restaurant, two bars and on-site Starbucks to choose from, there’s something for everyone at Five Lakes Resort.

Brasserie 1

Our stylish and vibrant Brasserie offers guests a casual dining experience.

Open daily for breakfast and dinner, we offer a selection of dishes, both hot and cold, with daily specials inspired by global cuisines.

For dinner, we also offer a popular à la carte menu, serving delicious dishes, prepared by our talented Kitchen brigade.


Monday - Friday 06:30 - 10:00
Weekends & Bank Holidays 07:00 - 10:30

Monday - Friday 18:30 - 21:30
Saturday 18:30 - 22:00
Sunday 18:00 - 21:00



Bar Lacu

Our sophisticated Manhattan bar is laid back and super cool.

In the day time Lacu is a chilled area to relax and check up on Facebook, have a casual meeting or just catch up with friends. Snacks, salads and tapas are served from late afternoon, as are sweet treats and a fully stocked bar.

At night, especially at weekends, it's a hive of activity. Soak in the vibrant atmosphere, grab a specialist beer or kick-back with one of our signature cocktails/mocktails.



Open daily 18:00 - midnight



Whether you’re checking in as a hotel guest or checking out the local Essex area, Starbucks at Five Lakes Resort offers the ideal early morning day starter or afternoon pick-me-up.

Stop by our on-site Starbucks, located in The Sports Bar, for freshly brewed coffee, specialty drinks, light sandwiches, snacks and more.

Our friendly team make a mean Frappuccino and the coffee is delicious. Come and say hello!


Monday - Sunday 07:00 - 16:30


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Come and try our delicious menu for yourself.