Dining at Five Lakes Resort, Colchester

Food & Drink

A great choice of dining options in Essex. The Brasserie 1 is our main restaurant which is open all day, Bar Lacu offers fantastic cocktails & mouth-watering food and for a casual drink after a round of golf, head to the Sports Bar to relax.


Brasserie 1

Come along to relax and dine with us at Brasserie 1, one of the best restaurants in Essex. What can you expect from the menu? International food with a great British twist, including fish, grilled meats and steaks, salads and much more. Whether you visit Brasserie 1 for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you will have a broad selection of succulent food.

Discover for yourself why our restaurant stands out amidst all the restaurants near Colchester, thanks to its fantastic menu. To finish the week with taste and tradition, come along for a great value Sunday lunch. Please note that booking is essential for most of the mealtimes.

Bar Lacu

Bar Lacu is a great place to catch up with friends or kick off a fun evening out. During the day, locals and residents alike enjoy popping in for a tasty sandwich or a lavish Afternoon Tea at one of the most relaxing places to eat in Essex. Snacks, salads and tapas are served throughout the day, as are sweet treats and a fully stocked bar of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

The Manhattan style environment really comes to life in the evening. Pop in for a chilled cocktail or specialist beer and enjoy watching the world go by from the bar’s al fresco terrace. Whether you come for an hour or stay for the evening, this is one of the most stylish and relaxed Colchester bars you could wish for.

Bar Lacu is open Monday to Thursday from 4pm to 12:00am and Friday to Sunday from 12pm to 1:00am.

Sports Bar & Starbucks

Can’t start the day without your Starbucks latte or Americano made just the way you like it? Head to our Sports bar and you will be able to order your preferred drink from our onsite Starbucks café. We serve Starbucks all day long so if you are in need of a caffeine boost throughout the day, our Sports bar is the place to go!

Join us to watch a game of cricket or football and enjoy a nice cold beer whilst relaxing with friends.

Book a table

Come and try our delicious menu for yourself and discover why Brasserie 1 is one of the best restaurants in Essex.

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