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The Hole In The Wall

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Cool Pub

I more or less stumbled across this restaurant. I had been at the Balkerne Gate and Roman Wall Walk... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2018
Provincetown, Massachusetts
Quick bite to eat in Colchester

Me and hubby stopped for some lunch before an appointment in the area. Seemed like a nice remote... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2019
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
24 Dec 2018
“Cool Pub”
5 Aug 2018
“Thai lunch”
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 26 January 2019 via mobile

Me and hubby stopped for some lunch before an appointment in the area. Seemed like a nice remote place to eat and have a little drink. We ordered a burger each and ended up waiting over an hour. I did go to the staff several...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank clairebP7919HH
Reviewed 11 January 2019

there will be great food all day long ,pool table darts and live entertainment including quiz nights already lined up andy motleys elvis presley ,words and music beatles tribute excellent karaoke ,the fabulous WAY FORWARD, MARK JAMES ,ALICIA ROCK BANDS ETCETERA , MENU IS ON...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jim E
Reviewed 10 January 2019

We ate in the historic (built circa 1648) Hole in the Wall pub in Colchester this evening after going to the Mercury theatre. The pub has just (last week I believe) been taken over and if our welcome was anything to go by, it will...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 25 December 2018

I more or less stumbled across this restaurant. I had been at the Balkerne Gate and Roman Wall Walk and this was adjacent to the gate, and across from the Mercury Theater. The place was quiet when I got there but had a cool feel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely couple of hours today here. Welcoming, happy staff. The newly renovated establishment boasts a lovely outdoor area and the inside has lots of cosy areas to sit and relax but lots of tables to enjoy a very reasonably priced meal. Also a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Upon entering the barman called us over to the bar preventing us from picking a table before we ordered drinks. We thought maybe sonethibg was wrong service was slow, tge barman was drinking alcohol and on his mobile phone the entire time. Drinks were overpriced,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I came here for a couple of drinks on a Saturday night. I was shocked realise I had been charged £9.20 for a double Gordon’s and tonic. Due to high prices my friend and I moved onto having a coors light on tap. The beer...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Great beer, drinks friendly staff great sounds superb views from terrace a must to visit and enjoy Well worth the visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roger G
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

My advice is to avoid unless you want to encounter staff that are unhelpful and unfriendly. Shame really as location is good.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank travelqueenUk
Reviewed 11 September 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Anne C
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