Nothing signals the start of the weekend like a tasty breakfast. Even better when you don’t have to cook one for yourself.

Whether you’re in the mood for a full cooked, stacked pancakes or all of the above, Colchester has plenty to offer.

We’ve gone through Tripadvisor reviews of Colchester restaurants to see where you can find the best breakfast this weekend.

And these are the ideal spots around the area for you to visit this weekend.

The best places for breakfast in Colchester


Gazette: Breakfast at Timbers (Tripadvisor)Breakfast at Timbers (Tripadvisor)

Where: 22 Trinity Street, Colchester CO1 1JN 

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Timbers has earnt rave reviews for its cooked breakfasts and more, with one customers describing it as the "Best breakfast in Colchester".

Out of its 610 reviews, 473 were rated as 'Excellent' on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "Had beautiful breakfast this morning as always cooked by the lovely Lou. Wonderful hospitality and service. Baby Ethan 1st visit and he had staff besotted. Look forward to ou next visit."

Cafe 21

Gazette: Breakfast at Cafe 21 (Tripadvisor)Breakfast at Cafe 21 (Tripadvisor)

Where: 21 Trinity Street, Colchester CO1 1JN

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Right next door to Timbers Cafe 21 also offers up some well-received breakfasts, particulraly with its eggs benedict.

Out of its 227 reviews, 143 were rated as 'Excellent' on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "We visited Cafe 21 for breakfast. Service by Lauren was brilliant. Food is so fresh and lovely and reasonably priced. Would definately recommend."

Sip & Tuck

Gazette: Sip & Tuck breakfast (Tripadvisor)Sip & Tuck breakfast (Tripadvisor)

Where: 67 High Street, Colchester CO1 1UE

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Sip & Tuck has earnt a solid reputation for its food, particularly its breakfast burrito.

Out of its 189 reviews, 137 were rated as 'Excellent' on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "Been meaning to try for a while and glad I did. Had the breakfast and it was excellent, especially the home made hash brown. My wife also said the coffee was superb and all the staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. Can't recommend highly enough."

The Gilt Rooms

Where: Mersea Island 4 Barfield Road West Mersea, Colchester CO5 8QT

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Over on Mersea Island The Gilt Rooms has earnt a good reputation for both its breakfast food and its afternoon tea.

Out of its 210 reviews, 175 were rated as 'Excellent' on its Tripadvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "Staff were very friendly and attentive despite a couple of larger groups in. A choice of white or granary toast and how you want your eggs. The breakfast was exactly what we had wanted, perfectly cooked and very tasty. Will definitely be back again."