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Address: Balkerne Hill, Colchester CO3 3AA, England
Phone Number: +44 1206 579897
Today
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Me again

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
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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 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 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 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 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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132 reviews 132 reviews
16 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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Perth, Australia
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267 reviews 267 reviews
72 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

We only live a few minutes walk from The Hole in the Wall, therefore we go every couple of months or so. We always find the service very good. Even though it is on the slight Alternative Side - my husband and I are in our 50's and 60's and we do not feel out of place - and are... More 

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Mersea Island
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2006

Brilliant pub, great atmosphere and something of a 'local' feel, even though it is in the heart of town. No trouble, unlike many pubs in the area, but you are warned that they like to play the music loud and heavy... it is not a pub for quietly sipping cocktails! Landlord is very amiable, knows all the regulars well (of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2006

the hole is a young pub and me being 39 , doth make me feel me age , however it is a splendid boozer for alternative laid back folk, no idiots allowed, 'owner' does a great job of throwing out potential fools and troublemakers b4 it starts, cheap beer, and a good crowd, dont have to watch ur back, and... More 

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