Events at the Gilt Rooms

Want to hire out the Gilt Rooms for functions, parties and much more? 

Looking for a unique venue that can also be exclusively yours to host a birthday, baby shower, christening, or celebration of some kind?  

The Gilt Rooms is a perfect choice venue for parties with our beautiful courtyard garden also available for your personal use. We also offer outside catering also for those special occasions. Relax and let the team take care of you and your guests. For all booking enquiries please email; or call the shop on 01206 384840

Events up and coming...

NEW... 'The Grinch' themed afternooon tea. Available from Friday 8th November 2019 - 31st January 2020! More details below. 


SPOOKY halfterm biscuit decorating - £4.00 per child includes one spooky cookie ,coloured icing and decorating extras. Available all week during half term. 


Winter Bistro evenings themed food nights. £30.00pp includes a themed arrival dri nk

Sat 19th October - 'Indian Night'  

Sat 16th November - 'French Night' 

To enquire about any of the above events or evenings. Call us on 01206 384840. 

themed afternoon tea
£25.00 per child/ £30.00 per adult.

Available from Friday November 8th- 31st January 2020

 The Gilt Rooms popular themed afternoon teas will be showcasing a limited edition 'The GRINCH ' speciality afternoon tea. 



Roast 'beast' turkey and cranberry, 'Stinky' Stilton, walnut and apple cider chutney 

Smoked salmon with lemon & dill cream

Free range egg mayonaise with shallot & pea shoot salad

 Freshly baked spiced scones served with clotted cream & strawberry jam

- Gingerbread Grinch Biscuit  

- Toffee fudge cupcake

- Whoville chrismas mousse pudding 

- 'Two sizes too small' heart  

Served with our 'Grinch' inspired cocktail


Unlimited tea and cafetiere coffee 

Menu may be subject to change ​

      Call us on 01206 384840 to book 


Thinking about booking up for a gift for that special someone but can't seem to set the perfect date?

Take a look at our afternoon tea Vouchers are available to purchase in store or call us on

01206 384840

and we'll send it for you. We offer full afternoon teas for two, cream tea for two or monetary vouchers for them to use on what ever they wish; cocktails, breakfast, lunches or even an evening meal.   

The Gilt Rooms 

Tea Room & 

Italian Restaurant 


4, Barfield Road, West Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8QT

Tea Room Opening Times 

Tuesday - Sunday 9.30 am- 4.30pm


Opening Times; 

Why not try our Sunday roasts? Served from 1pm - 4pm every Sunday. Booking Required. 

For reservations & all enquiries including our NEW B&B Bookings  

Call us on; 01206 384840


Should you wish to join our team please email us at;

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