When We Meet Again

We will be reopening our doors again on Wednesday 19th May, inline with current Government Guidelines.

Our new Spring Menus are now ready to view.

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Visit our News & Gift page for all the latest Creek information  Click Here To View

If using a smart phone, please click on the arrow next to Lunch & Dinner to view all Food Menu options Click Here To View

Welcome To The Creek 

The Creek is an multi-award winning family run restaurant & bar set in a beautiful Grade ll listed building

in Great Bentley, Colchester. Terence & Caroline Howard offer classical British dishes with European influence using only the best locally sourced ingredients, accompanied by hand picked wines to help complement your dining experience. 

Terence has gained over 20 years experience as a chef in some of London's most well known establishments &

on the 5th October 2017 The Creek was named Restaurant Of The Year by Essex Life Magazine. This follows on from Terence being named Essex Top Chef by the same Magazine in September 2016. 

Read the Our Story page for a more in-depth insight into what we do, it won't take too long...…Click Here To View



Celebrate with us



Monday; Closed 

Tuesday; Closed


Wednesday - Friday

12.30 - 3.00 (Last Orders 2pm)

6.00 - 10.00 (Last Orders 8pm)


12.30 - 3.00 (Last Orders 2pm)

6.00 - 10.30 (Last Orders 8.30pm)



12.30 - 4.00 (Last Orders 2.30pm)


(Times maybe subject to change) 


T's & C's / Privacy Policy

Carve A Roast, Group reservations

Speciality days, Children's policy





The Creek

Flag Hill, 

Great Bentley, Colchester



Tel: 01206 586435


       01255 317950


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