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The country is currently in Lockdown 3.0 & we, like all other establishments, are currently closed.

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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. 

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December Schedule


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 - 11.00 (Last Orders 9pm)



12.30 - 4.00 (Last Orders 2.30pm)


Christmas Day

12.00 - 4.00 (Last Orders 2.30pm)

December 26th - 30th; Closed

N.Y.E Champagne Lunch

12.30 - 4..30 (Last orders 3.00)

January 1st - 5th; Closed

January 6th Onwards; Open 


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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