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Address: Balkerne Hill, Colchester CO3 3AA, England
Phone Number: +44 1206 579897
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Description: Justin and Michelle welcome you to The Hole In The Wall Public House. a...
Justin and Michelle welcome you to The Hole In The Wall Public House. a good selection of Real Ales, Draught Lagers and Ciders. We welcome children with accompanied Adults until 9pm. We are also Dog friendly We have a Light-Bite Menu now operating, offering various 11'' inch paninis, served with Chips and Salad as well as more delicious snacks
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had two meals here now ,enjoyed both ,love thehome cooked food ,sunday dinner lovely ,only grumble bit pricey

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2013
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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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Walton on the Naze, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Visited this dive last night to discover they had no ales to sell. An English pub with no ales?? So the kindly bar maid offered me an Amstel Lager instead. She managed just under half a pint and ran out. A joke pub.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

All I can say is brilliant! I visited tonight with my girlfriend, with a plan to stay for an hour then move onto the town, stayed there all night ! Lovely atmosphere, and live music was brilliant. From the moment I walked in I was impressed by the friendly service from the owner, very nice man, who actually took the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was like walking back in time! We popped in for a quick drink before our Bodmin Prison Night Walk and could quite easily have stayed!! The Landlord was really welcoming and personable and even brought out a plate of sandwiches to share amongst his customers - not rocket science. A really lovely touch. Roaring fire and loads to look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

New management new pub. Back to the old days. At least 4 proper beers and great new management. It's just like it used to be great beer great people. Will be back again very soon

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Justin R, Manager at The Hole In The Wall, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The Hole in the Wall has reopened under new management. Complete refresh and change of atmosphere. Everything has been deep cleaned and rebooted. Real ales are there and are well looked after. Enjoyed a pint of Trooper this afternoon. Tribute also available. The food menu is being redesigned from scratch. The menu will be traditional pub grub and this will... More 

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Justin R, Manager at The Hole In The Wall, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous comments, it will take us a little time to get to where we want to be with the pub, we thank all the new people we have met so far and their fantastic comments and ideas that we will strive to introduce as soon as possible More 

colchester
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

To be honest the worst pub I've ever been in. It is ment to be a CAMRA pub but no proper beer. The staff and the managers attitudes absolutely stunk and the live music was horrendous. AVOID AVOID AVOID

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The Hole in the Wall is a fantastic pub that serves great ales, has a relaxed atmosphere and a decent pool table. However, on trying out the food for the first time, simple Panini's were not done very well. Out of the four, the pulled pork was decent, although the chicken and bacon was soggy and tasteless. The chips were... More 

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

had two meals here now ,enjoyed both ,love thehome cooked food ,sunday dinner lovely ,only grumble bit pricey

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colchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

A bit spit and saw dust sort of pub but a real must if your a real ale drinker. The beer and cider festivals are brilliant with a great range of beers and ciders to choose from

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

In the early 00's this pub had a reputation for being a student pub - with low price Stella and loud grunge playing every night. Then, in the late 00's it cleaned up, turned the music down, increased the selection of drinks and added real ale. And was great. Lately, however, it seems to be slipping back into its dark... More 

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Additional Information about The Hole In The Wall

Address: Address: Balkerne Hill, Colchester CO3 3AA, England
Phone Number: +44 1206 579897
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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