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The Hole In The Wall

Balkerne Hill, Colchester CO3 3AA, England
+44 1206 579897
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Good local pub o the up and up

Good beer, an events programme, Great location lovely owners. Great outside in summer. eveything... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Regular visit

Come here all the time pass many pubs just get here, lovely couple running it very friendly, good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible14%
17 Apr 2017
“Quiet little watering hole.”
21 Mar 2017
“Interesting experience”
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Balkerne Hill, Colchester CO3 3AA, England
+44 1206 579897
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank jspalm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 25 August 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 17 April 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 21 March 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

Thank Johan-Markus M
Reviewed 30 August 2016

According to The Good Beer Guide this used to be a great pub but when we visited a couple of weeks ago we discovered, like one of the previous reviewers, that 'there wasn't much on' as the barmaid put it - no beer, just one...More

Thank F7ORX
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Great old style pub that I used to drink in for many years. Ruining by drug filled idiots who think they can run the world. Staff are great

2  Thank YamYam 47
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

I visited here on Wednesday 2nd March in the evening with a couple of friends. Quite an old school feel to the place! The bar maid was smiley and friendly. 4 cask ale pumps, only 1 working, Bombardier, tasted okay! Only a few other people...More

1  Thank Christopher84
Reviewed 25 April 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.

6  Thank Robert J
Reviewed 17 April 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...More

Thank Jaywils1994
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