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TUESDAY JAM NIGHT

Great atmosphere with friendly staff and regulars. The house band are talented as well as... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Dee K
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Great Night Out

Excellent bar with live bands all age groups, extremely welcoming atmosphere with reasonable priced... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
RonAndReg S
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27 Aug 2018
“TUESDAY JAM NIGHT”
20 Nov 2017
“Great Night Out”
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2-4 Crouch Street, Colchester CO3 3ES, England
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere with friendly staff and regulars. The house band are talented as well as welcoming. Great time!

Thank Dee K
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Excellent bar with live bands all age groups, extremely welcoming atmosphere with reasonable priced drinks, well worth a visit and we hope to return once again in the near future.

Thank RonAndReg S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We wanted a night out with live music and not to be surrounded by students (like the Three Wise Monkeys). What a great mix of ages, students, middle aged and getting on a bit 😉. We are mid forties and we had the best night...More

Thank Stealthbusa
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

So please don't spoil this place for me by too many of you going, it's one of the best value for money pubs in Essex good food causal service, so don't moan about the service at these prices the food is exceptional and more often...More

Thank Maxamillin
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We got drawn in whilst walking past by the classic rock songs the band was playing that evening. We went inside for a mere £2 entrance. We sat at the bar and enjoyed the music while the crowd boogied on the dance floor. The band...More

Thank alexandergarrett1991
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this pub in the afternoon which is probably not the best time as this place comes alive in the evening with regular live music. Beer garden to the rear. Good choice of beers and friendly staff. Definitely worth a visit if an evening if...More

Thank RobnRita
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

By far the best place to go in Colchester for live music having several bands in one night. Staff are friendly and drinks are responsibly priced

Thank richardwB4988EQ
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Best pub in Colchester without a doubt, excellent service, lightening quick. Staff are friendly and helpful and the entertainment whether it be live bands or discos. The toilets are decent and clean although the hand dryer is tempremental. The outside area is stylish with good...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to this pub. There were two bands playing in different rooms simultaneously and the environment was very good. It was relaxed and perfect for people 25+. Worth a visit.

Thank yosiopine
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Last went to the bull in 1986 thought we would go to some pubs we used to visit when living in Colchester this was definitely one of the best great staff and live music beer good as well.

Thank phil2807
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