Food at Poplar Nurseries

There’s something for serious foodies, sweet lovers and healthy eaters right here at Poplar Nurseries. We’re delighted to bring some incredible local produce, not just at our fabulous Food Hall, but within our home-cooked meals in our restaurant.

Whether you are looking for a healthy snack or something more indulgent, deliciousness is guaranteed. We love to keep on top of seasonal changes and seek out local suppliers wherever possible.

Visit the Poplar Restaurant in Colchester, Essex

Our Poplar restaurant seats up to 227 (136 inside, 26 outside and 65 in our conservatory). The conservatory overlooks the play area, gardens and Poplar Miniature Railway, making it a beautiful spot to enjoy a meal or a quick cup of coffee all year round.

With a seasonally menu offering a wide selection of homemade favourites using local produce our chefs also create daily specials, allowing them to showcase their creative side. If you fancy a sweet treat, how about a slice of our delicious cake. (Also available to order whole with twenty-four hours notice.)

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Poplar Food Hall

Discover delicious local and British food to tantalise your tastebuds at the Poplar Food Hall. Our 3,000sq ft Food Hall serves up a huge variety of locally sourced and homemade treats to satisfy increased demand from our old farm shop. Why not browse some of the best food that Britain has to offer or take yourself on a journey to experience authentic international cuisine.

Supporting local producers, not just in Essex but the whole of Britain, our Food Hall houses everything from a larger selection of local fruit and veg, fresh fish and a variety of delicious treats in the deli, through to an increased number of goods from small batch British food and drink suppliers. Discover some of the delicacies we offer below or drop by to see all the produce we stock and get your hands on our homemade options, including cakes, baked goods, ready meals and much, much more.