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Quick drink spot is about it

A bit of a run down pub I'm afraid. Staff were friendly and served us promptly but all fittings and... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Perth, Australia
via mobile
Friday Lunch

Nice clean establishment with plenty of parking. Good country pub. Prompt friendly service and... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
John H
Hook, United Kingdom
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  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible25%
6 Jan 2018
“Disgusting ”
5 Jan 2018
“Friday Lunch”
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Shrub End Road, Colchester CO3 4RH, England
+44 7979 738994
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Do not go here! Save your money and walk a few minutes up the road to the lovely pub instead. Calm and much more inviting. This pub is crying out to be updated! The people that work there are rude and the place itself looks...More

4  Thank amy1peter
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Nice clean establishment with plenty of parking. Good country pub. Prompt friendly service and prices one would expect. Wife had large ploughman's lunch as main course. Generally good although no butter supplied and advertised pork pie omitted, but supplied when asked for.Pork pie quality was...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Don’t- just don’t. The stench of the bar we first encountered should have told me all I wanted to know. We were shown to our ‘room’ through the stinking loud bar and out back, pitch black to what looked like the pub garden. It was....More

2  Thank Tishtash1000
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great place for a drink, also does lovely Sunday roasts. Very easy to get to via bus as well as there is a bus stop right out side.

Thank Jesus N
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Ok so I booked two rooms at The Leather Bottle at the last minute and noticed the reviews prior to my stay were less than favourable. It's not expensive but I at least like a little luxury. To be honest I was amazed. The accommodation...More

1  Thank N1558RLrichard
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

A bit of a run down pub I'm afraid. Staff were friendly and served us promptly but all fittings and fictures are old and worn out. Needs a renovation as the place was empty.

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

First thing first we always look at a pub outside first and in fairness the car park was packed the hanging baskets were amazing We had a roast beef dinner and a roast pork both were well cooked and well presented followed by Apple and...More

Thank SeanGills
Reviewed 19 May 2017

good all round the food was a large portion and the staff went out there way to help the garden would be lovely to sit if the sun was out but unfortunately on our visit it was not to be seen

Thank johnrigby1955
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Went there for a quick pint, it had a beer and an open fire. That was about it for it's charm. The rest was more of a series shoe box rooms with carpet. Our dog even hesitated on lying on them. Desperately needs an idea...More

2  Thank Ollywood-2020
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We went there for a quick lunch before a walk and the bar lady was terrible. She took my order and said that she couldn't do two of the items, one because they had no gas and the other item she didn't give me a...More

4  Thank Simon H
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