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Breaking news

August 2020: 

Website annaouncement: "After 4 long, hard but very rewarding years it is with a heavy heart that we have made the decision to close the doors on this chapter of grain as of October 17th 2020.

To every single one of our customers, we have nothing other than sincere gratitude for your love and support since day one. Never more so than the last month since coming out of lockdown. There is no shadow of doubt that we would not have made it this far without you all.

Until our closing week it remains business as usual, you can still book online and over the phone. For anyone with vouchers outstanding we'd love to see you coming in too to make use of them."

Harden's says

Inspired by the likes of Clapham's The Dairy, Lyle's and The Clove Club in Shoreditch, two young chefs launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for their own small plates focused, modern, British restaurant in Colchester. Paul Wendholt and Jordan Sidwell hope to open the venture by the end of summer 2016. Chefs and front of house staff will be multi-skilled, cooking in the kitchen and serving in the dining room.

survey result

Summary

£108
£££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Some of the best food in Essex” risks being a double-handed compliment, but this trendy four-year-old is winning ever-more awards and accreditations. The food (chosen from a menu with five sections, ‘garden’, ‘water’, ‘land’, ‘cheese’ and ‘sweet’) provides “a wonderful combination of flavours and the concept here of small plates works really well”.

Summary

£51
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Some of the best food in Essex” risks being a double-handed compliment, but this trendy three-year-old is winning ever-more awards and accreditations. The food (chosen from a menu with five sections, ‘garden’, ‘water’, ‘land’, ‘cheese’ and ‘sweet’) provides “a wonderful combination of flavours and the concept here of small plates works really well”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £18.00

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£8.50 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
11a North Hill, Colchester, CO1 1DZ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6:30 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6:30 pm‑9:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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