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The Parliament Restaurant at the Red Lion Hotel is a warm and intimate restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere in what was once the old Banqueting Hall, still showing its timbered beams.

Offering suitably classical dishes with a modern twist from the à la carte menu, cuisine is served by attentive staff, and guests can also enjoy a drink in the hotel bar. A private dining room may be reserved for all types of occasion.

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Parliament Restaurant @ Brook The Red Lion Hotel
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Julie said
" Enjoyed the food. limited choice but we were in on a Monday night and the restaurant was empty...."
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Elizabeth said "Delicious meal
We had a lovely 3 course meal for Valentines day, pleasantly surprised the soup was homemade...."
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K said "I Can't Believe Some Of These Reviews!
I have attended the red lion twice over the last six months and can say there was not a single..."
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ben said " lunchtime with the girlfriend
On the way to Colchester we decided to pick red lion as it was within destination, had to ring to..."
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Fearless said "Shockingly Bad
Not a good experience in anyway , service was poor , food was microwaved , music in the..."
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Arne said
" Group of 10. Weird business. Long delays in kitchen. Service at different times for one table...."
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Jim said "Great Birthday Party
Top class service and the food was spot on
You can use card for up to ten people which was..."
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Steve said "Yum Yum
Food was fantastic I can recommend the duck.

The service was great too
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Elizabeth said "Amazing
We had a fantastoc and felicipis meal, servoce wax polite and groenndly"
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"Have been twice with the tastecard, lovely food and staff. April & Rob"
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"Lovely food beautifully cooked. Fiona"
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  • Julie said:
    " Enjoyed the food. limited choice but we were in on a Monday night and the restaurant was empty. Lovely lady spent time telling us about the hotels ghosts and helped us find the arts centre. Only disappointment was not filter coffee. Would go back. "
    Posted 15 days ago...
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  • Elizabeth said: "Delicious meal
    We had a lovely 3 course meal for Valentines day, pleasantly surprised the soup was homemade. Quite hushed atmosphere which was lovely for a romantic meal. "
    Posted 1 year, 9 months, 19 days ago...
    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • K said: "I Can't Believe Some Of These Reviews!
    I have attended the red lion twice over the last six months and can say there was not a single bit of microwaved food in sight! If anything the freshness was commendably. Yes it's a strange place with odd knifes and forks and yes it would cost penny's to replace the lightbulbs! But a family of four having a lovely meal out cost the same as a bloody grease dripping home delivered pizza .
    The kids loved it we are going back next week for my birthday. "
    Posted 1 year, 10 months, 16 days ago...
    10 out of 10 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • ben said: " lunchtime with the girlfriend
    On the way to Colchester we decided to pick red lion as it was within destination, had to ring to book, on the phone the lady tells us " they where fully booked but can call us back if cancellation or room for one more" later on get a call to tell us there's a cancellation and that we will be a table. Turning up at red lion even though it was empty, it had a beautiful structure on the inside, not much for window views of Colchester town or sence of warmth, got served well with good size meals for value of money but not a large choice meals. Later on through finishing our meal we ended up having to be the only customers in there for 1 hour and half.....consumption, cold, good meal and serves and odd cutlery . "
    Posted 1 year, 11 months, 9 days ago...
    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Fearless said: "Shockingly Bad
    Not a good experience in anyway , service was poor , food was microwaved , music in the background was a radio station half tuned in , light bulbs not working , a clock with no hands ( not sure what that was for ) they didn't have the wine we wanted from the menu , very dated decor , cutlery was odd , take our advice & don't bother , sorry but not one good thing to say, such a shame because such a beautiful building could be made a lovely venue . "
    Posted 2 years, 11 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Arne said:
    " Group of 10. Weird business. Long delays in kitchen. Service at different times for one table. First plates empty before last dish served. Light bulbs popped over the place. "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 7 days ago...
    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Jim said: "Great Birthday Party
    Top class service and the food was spot on
    You can use card for up to ten people which was what top notch
    Recommended to all "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 19 days ago...
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  • Steve said: "Yum Yum
    Food was fantastic I can recommend the duck.

    The service was great too

    Thank you "
    Posted 2 years, 4 months, 25 days ago...
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  • Elizabeth said: "Amazing
    We had a fantastoc and felicipis meal, servoce wax polite and groenndly "
    Posted 2 years, 7 months, 13 days ago...
    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • "Have been twice with the tastecard, lovely food and staff. April & Rob "
    Posted 4 years, 5 months, 11 days ago...
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  • "Lovely food beautifully cooked. Fiona "
    Posted 5 years, 5 months, 14 days ago...
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  • Julie said:
    " Enjoyed the food. limited choice but we were in on a Monday night and the restaurant was empty. Lovely lady spent time telling us about the hotels ghosts and helped us find the arts centre. Only disappointment was not filter coffee. Would go back. "
    Posted 15 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Elizabeth said: "Delicious meal
    We had a lovely 3 course meal for Valentines day, pleasantly surprised the soup was homemade. Quite hushed atmosphere which was lovely for a romantic meal. "
    Posted 1 year, 9 months, 19 days ago...
    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • K said: "I Can't Believe Some Of These Reviews!
    I have attended the red lion twice over the last six months and can say there was not a single bit of microwaved food in sight! If anything the freshness was commendably. Yes it's a strange place with odd knifes and forks and yes it would cost penny's to replace the lightbulbs! But a family of four having a lovely meal out cost the same as a bloody grease dripping home delivered pizza .
    The kids loved it we are going back next week for my birthday. "
    Posted 1 year, 10 months, 16 days ago...
    10 out of 10 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • ben said: " lunchtime with the girlfriend
    On the way to Colchester we decided to pick red lion as it was within destination, had to ring to book, on the phone the lady tells us " they where fully booked but can call us back if cancellation or room for one more" later on get a call to tell us there's a cancellation and that we will be a table. Turning up at red lion even though it was empty, it had a beautiful structure on the inside, not much for window views of Colchester town or sence of warmth, got served well with good size meals for value of money but not a large choice meals. Later on through finishing our meal we ended up having to be the only customers in there for 1 hour and half.....consumption, cold, good meal and serves and odd cutlery . "
    Posted 1 year, 11 months, 9 days ago...
    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Fearless said: "Shockingly Bad
    Not a good experience in anyway , service was poor , food was microwaved , music in the background was a radio station half tuned in , light bulbs not working , a clock with no hands ( not sure what that was for ) they didn't have the wine we wanted from the menu , very dated decor , cutlery was odd , take our advice & don't bother , sorry but not one good thing to say, such a shame because such a beautiful building could be made a lovely venue . "
    Posted 2 years, 11 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Arne said:
    " Group of 10. Weird business. Long delays in kitchen. Service at different times for one table. First plates empty before last dish served. Light bulbs popped over the place. "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 7 days ago...
    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Jim said: "Great Birthday Party
    Top class service and the food was spot on
    You can use card for up to ten people which was what top notch
    Recommended to all "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 19 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Steve said: "Yum Yum
    Food was fantastic I can recommend the duck.

    The service was great too

    Thank you "
    Posted 2 years, 4 months, 25 days ago...
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  • Elizabeth said: "Amazing
    We had a fantastoc and felicipis meal, servoce wax polite and groenndly "
    Posted 2 years, 7 months, 13 days ago...
    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • "Have been twice with the tastecard, lovely food and staff. April & Rob "
    Posted 4 years, 5 months, 11 days ago...
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  • "Lovely food beautifully cooked. Fiona "
    Posted 5 years, 5 months, 14 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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