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The Restaurant

The perfect blend of traditional English pub atmosphere and contemporary bistro. Patrik and Jo along with their team look forward to welcoming you to The Lexden Crown

A little about

The Crown

Located on the outskirts of Colchester The Lexden Crown offers an ever-changing bistro-style menu that’s cooked from scratch using the best local ingredients and served in a traditional 17th Century English pub with a stylish, contemporary twist. Combined with a sun-drenched garden and exceptional drinks menu jam-packed with craft beers and carefully selected wines, The Lexden Crown offers a dining experience like no other in Colchester.

Take a moment to explore

Our menus

Sip on a chilled glass of wine in our scenic garden or dine in our recently refurbished restaurant.

Whether you want to pop in for a relaxed weekend brunch with the girls, Sunday lunch with the family or would like to make an evening of it, co-owners, Patrik and Jo Minder look forward to welcoming you to The Lexden Crown. 

Opening Times

12 - 2pm / 5pm - 8:30pm
12 - 2pm / 5pm - 8:30pm
12 - 2pm / 5pm - 8:30pm
12 - 2pm / 5pm - 8:30pm
12 - 9pm
12 - 9pm
12 - 7:30pm

Order via our app

Contactless ordering

In a rush? Pre-order your meal from our convenient app as soon as you arrive and we’ll deliver to your table.

Straight to your door

We’re offering delicious takeaways including breakfast (Saturday only), lunch and dinner.

Treat your taste buds

As we use only the best local produce. our menu is always changing. From traditional pub classics to modern bistro dishes, there’s something to suit every palate.

Relax & unwind

Our picturesque walled garden is the perfect location for enjoying a casual drink or a quick lunch in the summer sunshine.

Raise a glass...or two!

Create unforgettable memories in a feel-good atmosphere with our hand-selected drinks menu, from craft ales to the finest wines.

Give the Gift of Flavour

Join our VIP

Taste Club

Rewards & Offers Everytime Your Eat

We're Hiring!

We are looking for pizza chefs, commis chefs, catering/relief chefs!
Also looking for all levels of full/part time waiting staff for the catering season and beyond.
There is an opportunity for a Restaurant Supervisor in our team to cover events, parties, catering!
Email CV  at

235 Lexden Rd, Colchester CO3 4DA
Mon - Thurs
12pm - 9pm
12pm - 9pm
12pm - 9pm
12pm - 7pm

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