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Five Bells

Mill Lane, Colne Engaine, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO6 2HY
Restaurant info
Opening Information

Monday – Saturday 12 noon – 9.30pm

Sunday (including Sunday Roast) 12 noon – 8.30pm

N.B. If your booking is for over 6 people please call us on 01787 224166 to ensure that we can accommodate you comfortably.

N.B. If you have any allergies or dietary concerns please call us on 01787 224166 to ensure that we can satisfy your requirements.

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Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Children's Menu available
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Wine Shop
  • Dogs Welcome

About Five Bells

The Five Bells @ Colne Engaine
Proud Winners of BII Licensee of the Year 2011 and Great British Community Pub the Year 2011.

Welcome to the Five Bells Public House a pub and restaurant that stands proudly looking over the stunning view of the Colne Valley in the pretty village of Colne Engaine on the Essex & Suffolk border. The village is only 3 miles from Halstead, 6 miles from Sudbury and 10 miles from Colchester making it very accessible for dining out with friends, family & colleagues.

The building dates back over 500 years, and a record of the Inn's landlords going back to 1579 is proudly displayed in the bar along with other historic information about the pub & village.

The interior retains many of its lovely features such as the original exposed timbers in the restaurant and bar.
Outside, a lovely terrace commands stunning views over the Colne Valley. The restaurant, bar and terrace are all easily accessible via a ramp.

The menu is carefully created to include modern, exciting dishes along with delicious traditional pub food such as fish & chips and homemade pies. All our produce is sourced locally and from sustainable sources and prepared on the premises.

Owners Darran & Caroline Lingley are very proud to uphold the pub's long and fine tradition of hospitality, quality and service. Their friendly staff make all their guests feel very welcome.

The pub is delighted to sell an outstanding selection of Real Ales plus Adnams beers & spirits, Visor Belgium Beer and a wide selection of hand picked wines from around the globe to tantalise your palate!

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual,Casual
Price point: $ $ $
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Visited On Friday, 04 August 2017

We had a lovely evening, as always. Food was excellent and staff were helpful and attentive.

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Visited On Friday, 28 July 2017

Visited for rib night and wasn't disappointed. Incredible value for money for lovely lovely food, met by a very welcoming setting and staff Will definitely return

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Thank you for a lovely evening, the staff on duty were very attentive and couldn't do enough for me and my guests during my celebrations.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 July 2017

Always amazing food is one of the best

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Visited On Sunday, 02 July 2017

Lovely food and atmosphere! Good value for money.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 July 2017

Food and staff were excellent and a lovely atmosphere, so we will definitely recommend it to family and friends.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 June 2017

We had a lovely time food very good, not sure on .selecting and buying wine off the shelf.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 June 2017

Had a lovely meal with attentive staff. Have already recommended to some neighbours. Many thanks for a lovely lunch.

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