Yates Colchester


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Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
Cosy, Fun, Lively
Food Occasions
All day dining
Alfresco And Views
Beer garden, Outside seating
Special Features
Vegan options, Vegetarian options, Wheelchair access


Yates in Colchester is centrally located, nestled in the heart of this Essex town. With a vibrant and inviting atmosphere, it’s a popular gathering spot for locals and visitors alike. Inside, the venue has a simple yet modern design, featuring comfortable seating, contemporary decor, and a lively ambiance. Whether you're seeking a relaxing drink, affordable bite to eat or a lively night out, Yates provides an appealing setting to enjoy some fun.

Yates' main menu comes with a solid assortment of options, from tempting small plates at a great price to beloved pub classics like crispy breaded scampi paired with tangy tartare sauce, potato skins, and sticky BBQ pork meatballs. For sharing, why not let the table indulge in a generous foot-long nacho platter topped with cheese, jalapenos, salsa, creamy guacamole, and spring onions. The menu also pays homage to timeless British favourites, including a smothered rump steak with button mushrooms, melted cheese, and peppercorn sauce, served alongside beer-battered onion rings.

Yates is well known amongst students and deal lovers for its daily promotions, featuring an enticing 2-4-1 offer on cocktails, that includes the cherished classics like a Sex On The Beach and Long Island Iced Tea. Tuesdays bring a burger and beverage deal, Thursdays a grill special, and weekends offer exclusive deals on a variety of pick and mix dishes. Diners can also enjoy a great deal on a set menu, whether seeking out two or three courses. Why not start your meal with some baked three bean chilli potato skins, topped with sticky BBQ sauce and vegan mayo, before moving onto a rich steak and ale pie, made with golden pastry and served with seasonal vegetables, mash and gravy, before finishing with a sticky toffee sponge pudding smothered in lovely custard.

Don’t forget to make the most of your experience at Yates’ by enjoying live sports broadcasts, as Yates features the biggest games on televisions throughout the pub, making it an ideal spot for family gatherings and sports enthusiasts alike.



Do you have events on?

Yes, we have events most evenings - check out our website for more information.

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Do you need to book a table?

Yes, we recommend you book a table before visiting.

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1-3 Head Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NX

01206 710471 01206 710471


Opening Times

All day
Mon 11:00-00:00
Tue 11:00-02:00
Wed 11:00-02:00
Thu 11:00-02:00
Fri 11:00-04:00
Sat 11:00-04:00
Sun 11:00-00:00


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