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Lakeside Theatre Café

Lakeside Theatre Café is Square 5’s catering outlet, offering wonderful parkland views of our Colchester Campus.

Lakeside Theatre Café is a great place to pick up a coffee and pastry en route to campus. Through the day, this stylish cafe situated in the Lakeside Theatre foyer, offers hot and cold drinks, paninis, pastries, sandwiches, cakes and snacks.

From 6.00pm on show nights, the Lakeside Café becomes a bar run by the theatre, serving alcoholic drinks, soft drinks and bar snacks.

Opening times

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Find this outlet

Lakeside Theatre Café is situated in Square 5 at the front of the Lakeside Theatre next to the Library.

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Pay by card if you can

You can still use cash in our catering outlets, but please use contactless card payments if possible. That way we can keep to a minimum the number of times anyone has to touch cash.
Get in touch
Lakeside Theatre Café
Telephone: 01206 873288