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The Minories Cafe, Colchester

(3.6/5 based on 50 reviews on the web)
A listed Georgian building, The Minories is of local importance within the historic town of Colchester. The Friends of the Minories and Victor Batte-Lay Trust have ensured the building be used to the benefit of the local arts community. This has continued and now ensures the Colchester School of Art provides contemporary art and design in one Colchester’s most distinctive buildings.

The Minories Galleries also include the Shop and Garden Cafe.
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TripAdvisor
  • The minories is an art gallery, but the best art can be found in the gift shop. (i bought a couple of reasonably priced items). The rest is empty rooms, one of which contains what looks like college p...  more »
  • A delightful space which, when we visited, was exhibiting stunning landscapes painted by Michael Goodey. If other exhibitions held there are to the same high standard, they’ll be worth looking out for...  more »
  • Pleasant enough featuring a couple of artists whose work was interesting. Has an on site cafe and shop, but train time tables did not permit a longer visit. Shop contains quite a bit of art done by st...  more »
Google
  • One of my favourite Colchester cafés - nice bright indoor space, art on the walls, with small children's area with crayons etc. Outside has a lovely spacious garden. Very kid friendly, food is great, prices reasonable.