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    The Layer Fox

    2 Malting Green Road | Layer De La Haye, Colchester CO2 0JH, England
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    • Excellent64%
    • Very good8%
    • Average8%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible4%
    2 weeks ago
    “Very good food and great staff”
    25 Jul 2017
    “Terrible, NO WIFI, salty no choice breakfast, terrible room etc”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    A group of us met at The Fox for lunch on New Year’s Eve after a long and muddy country morning walk. There were about 13 of us so we had pre-ordered. The reception by the staff was very friendly and they weren’t remotely bothered...More

    Thank Mooseman543
    Reviewed 26 July 2017

    This place looks good when you arrive but after being shown to the wrong room that is a separate building you wil find: NO WIFI , you need to drive 4 miles to a macdonalds a desk that can not be used as a desk...More

    Thank daveinglasgow
    Reviewed 31 December 2015

    Refurbished pub in quiet village. Evening meal was excellent. Accommodation spotless with new bathrooms just a short walk to the rear of the pub. Friendly land lady. A dinner B&B package would be useful. Good selection of ale

    Thank FatControllerLondon
    Response from Jonathan C, Owner at The Layer FoxResponded 1 April 2016

    Thank you - we will look at your idea of a dinner b+b package. Makes sense.

    Reviewed 29 October 2015

    Came here for dinner in August after pub recently refurbished. There were 6 of us who sat down for an evening meal. Menu not great - I struggled to find something I liked. Everything is served with chips! I asked for a starter for a...More

    2  Thank poshblondy
    Response from Jonathan C, Owner at The Layer FoxResponded 1 April 2016

    You are right! When you came in August 2015 we had just re-opened after a major refurb with new staff and there were some issues - so we changed key kitchen staff, the menus and the service . If you let me or the manager...More

    Reviewed 22 September 2015

    Stayed here this time for 3 nights - rooms have been re-decorated since last visit - still spotlessly clean, beds are huge -wet rooms brilliant - breakfast is really lovely - great menu too - enjoyed a fab evening meal, well worth eating there -...More

    3  Thank Shâron M
    Response from Jonathan C, Owner at The Layer FoxResponded 1 April 2016

    What a kind review and thank you for your effort in giving us a review. We hope to see you back soon.

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • 4
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    • Colchester
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    • The Layer Fox Colchester, Essex
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    "find anywhere else or sleep in your car"
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    "we stayed in room 1 - only 4 of them and they are all the same high quality"
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    "Any, all the same. Wifi available in the pub"
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    "No WiFi in rooms, but free WiFi in pub. Only four rooms - we had the purple one."
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