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.


Please note due to the current climate our Food & Beverage outlets will be temporarily closed. Room Service is still available for orders for residents staying with us. During this time our menu may change from what is currently being advertised.
Thank you for your understanding.

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.



Monday - Thursday 16:30 - midnight
Friday - Sunday 12:00 - 00:30



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.