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The Hole In The Wall

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Thai lunch

Went on Saturday to try the thai menu it was superb even asked how spicy we'd like it sat on the... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Andrew J
Colchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
relaxed and well presented place to drink and eat

The couple who own the establishment was well trained in what they do, good staff behind the bar... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
Jade K
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  • Average3%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible14%
Aug 5, 2018
“Thai lunch”
Jul 17, 2018
“relaxed and well presented place to drink and eat”
Roberto and Suwan are the current owners of The Hole In The Wall. A family friendly pub, where people of all ages are welcomed! Serving traditional English pub and homemade Thai cuisine. We have working telescopes and a world class pool table...more
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Balkerne Hill, Colchester CO3 3AA, England
+44 1206 767924
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was okay a tad cold in comparison to the plate. The ladies toilets STANK.. and the toilet paper was just on the floor, not in the holder in both cubicles. The owner came across as very a bit of an arrogant know it...More

2  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was out to lunch with my wife and came across this lovely pub and decided to have lunch and glad we did the food was fantastic and a friendly warm welcome. We will definitely be returning and would highly recommend to all our friends.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends.. New management.. Stated well but ended bad. Food was ok but owners could not accept critisium.. Will not be coming back.More

1  Thank JetSetSteve
Roberto D, Owner at The Hole In The Wall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately, we had to ask you to leave as during your “ criticism” you were swearing in front of our female staff members. I hope now you guys have sobered up a bit, you can understand we cannot allow customers to speak to staff in...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Went on Saturday to try the thai menu it was superb even asked how spicy we'd like it sat on the sunow terrace excellent friendly staff will definitely be going again

Thank Andrew J
divingdreams, Owner at The Hole In The Wall, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Many thanks Robbie

Reviewed July 17, 2018

The couple who own the establishment was well trained in what they do, good staff behind the bar amazing food which is served to your requirements but their knowledgeable towards the meal, to the recommendations. nice place to catch up friends or have a quite...More

1  Thank Jade K
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Good beer, an events programme, Great location lovely owners. Great outside in summer. eveything to like.

1  Thank jspalm
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Come here all the time pass many pubs just get here, lovely couple running it very friendly, good crisp beer nice atmosphere lovely balcony area especially in the sun. Well remcomned

Thank ianp1977
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Popped in for a glass of wine. No customers, No choice of wine, No question of what size we would like, 250ml glasses automatically poured.No atmosphere. Such a shame as the building is wonderful and if managed properly could be a gold mine.

1  Thank 2-Tractor-boys
Reviewed April 17, 2017

This pub is set away from the busy high street and isn't usually very busy. It has a good choice of tap and bottled beers and a nice beer garden. It's nice to hangout with friends and I would recommend it.

Thank Shalz S
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We stopped of here on way to the Mercury theatre when we first went in we could find anybody, then we found the bar maid having a power nap, Service was quick and friendly, and it was nice to have a quiet drink before the...More

2  Thank Johan-Markus M
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