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A good pub

Visited while on the Colchester camera ale trail good beer and service the bar man took time to... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2016
Richard L
Colchester, United Kingdom
A little taste of bohemia in town....

This is a smashing little pub serving real ales and putting on trips and events for its customers... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2015
Brown N
Colchester, United Kingdom
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26 Feb 2018
“A brilliant Sunday Roast”
22 Jul 2017
“Great food and atmosphere ”
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1-2 Castle Road, Colchester CO1 1UW, England
+44 1206 576722
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We went to The Foresters after a very cold kayak down the River Colne. It was getting late in the afternoon but we were hungry but not expecting to get food due to the time. The pub was busy and the atmosphere was friendly. The...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I had seen on Facebook that the Foresters had a new chef and menu, so we went along for Steak Night and we weren't disappointed. The steak was cooked beautifully and the food was all reasonably priced. The pub had a great atmosphere and we...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Fancied simple food and a friendly pint whilst staying at the hotel Disappointed to find no food at 9 pm. The outside is so cute and the inside is a 80 mare! Landlord lacks warmth and interpersonal skills Nothing like my expectations No card facilities....More

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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Visited while on the Colchester camera ale trail good beer and service the bar man took time to chat to us and other customers making you feel welcome

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We were really looking forward to our first visit as we'd noticed this hidden-away pub when dropping our son at a friend's. We arrived a little ahead of the rest of our group and were quite impressed by the range of ales on offer. After...More

Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 25 December 2015

This is a smashing little pub serving real ales and putting on trips and events for its customers. It's a cosy, friendly pub with a modern approach that somehow has managed to stay traditional. It's a key component of the local community and it appears...More

Thank Brown N
Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

Friendly and relaxed. Stuart was a great bar man and made our night. Definitely a locals pub as hard to find. However I didnt feel uncomfortable. Just had lots of laughs with the locals. Keep up the good work.

Thank Brackley W
Reviewed 28 April 2014

This is a good little place a bit off the beaten track. I used to come here ages ago. Popped back last year and had nice Sunday roast. Came back again a couple of weeks ago, and it is still the same sort of place....More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Valentines day. Guest chef Simon gave us a great meal, worthy of any restaurant. His pork belly was the best I have ever had. Also we were entertained by the Hat check honeys. We all sang along and had a fabulous time on a very...More

Thank Louise P
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