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“A real English Pub” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Goat & Boot

Goat & Boot
Ranked #249 of 466 Restaurants in Colchester
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wine and Beer
Description: Welcome to the new look goat & boot serve quality real ale & cider. fresh ale serve direct from the bar plus great range on the hand pumps . We always endeavour to use as many local suppliers as possible F J MARTIN & SON - the finest local meats from best local butcher FAIRFIELD FARMS CRISPS - every crisp packet traceable back to the potatoes used & the local fields they were grown in We have created a pub that is perfect for meeting friend, dinning with family or just popping in for a pint on your way home HAVING A PARTY ? Why not book our snug or raised area for privacy . We are able to offer buffets & drinks packages to suit your budget
Geelong, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A real English Pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013

We found this Pub by chance at the bottom of the hill in Colchester. Gary is the Bar Manager and Milos the Chef. both fulfilled their respective positions with distinction. We had a lunch and two dinners. the staff and that was Gary in particular made us feel as if we where part of his family and his family included the myriad of regulars we also got to know over our meals. Milos is a wonderfully talented chef. His red wine sauce on the Bangers and Mash and his chicken and corn soup were a delight to savour. The deserts were also up to the same standard.
This pub is well worth a visit. It is what an English pub is supposed to be.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

New to Colchester we went to the Goat and Boot last night, great food and a great band. Very friendly pub

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank alexandtom
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Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Wow great pub with good atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2013

I had a great night on Wednesday the 10/4/1013 with great musicians jamming to Irish/folk music also I joined in with the singing , I'm disabled & I found that the bar staff where very kind & friendly to me
I sure will be returning to this pub with my guitar next time as they run a music jamming night on every other Wednesday & is not to be missed if you like live music.
A big thank to all the staff for such an enjoyable night :-)

Visited April 2013
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Thank Mellowsounds
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great food and friendly atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013

Since I moved to Colchester five years ago, this has been the pub closest to me. It was always a nice place to go for a drink, but since the new landlords have taken over it has been transformed into a great venue for acoustic entertainment, bands, and great, great food. I had an Easter Roast yesterday with great lamb, one of the best yorkshire puddings ever, great veg and a wonderful dessert. The landlords and their family are friendly and want everyone to have a great time. A highly recommended destination in Colchester.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Scott S
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Friendly manager, nice ales”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012

I've only drunk in here, so can't comment on the food. They get some local ales in, have a lovely woodburner, and there are quite a few locals of mixed age, so it has a nice traditional pub feel about it. Lots of live music every weekend.

Visited July 2012
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Thank Colnedreams
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