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Kings Arms Hogshead, Colchester - pub details

Kings Arms Hogshead

Address: 61-63 Crouch Street, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3EY [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 3475) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Colchester Town (0.5 miles), Colchester (1 mile), Hythe (1.6 miles)

Chain: Hogshead

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> Current user rating: 7.0/10 (rated by 26 users)
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No such thing as Hogshead pubs these days anyway.
beerpilgrim - 21 Feb 2015 17:34
One thing to add.... it is not a Hogshead... where did that come from? Confused!
GreybutGreat - 4 Nov 2014 21:27
Now this is in my new local area, so I thought I better pop in and see what the fuss is about... I liked it. It gave the impression of being huge... it wasn't! The garden though made up for it, it was brimming with people, under two tent like structures, there was some flaming heaters under the tents and there was a great little barn structure to the left with more traditional bar type heating. Up the back (I did not visit) was a garden bar - it was just opening and it must be very helpful after the mass of customers that had filled the business since I arrived. I did not eat on this occasion as it looked busy but I may in the future as there was some interesting things on the menu that just demand a try "monkey fingers???"

I had an Abbot Ale (Surprise!!) it was actually very good and the bar man was happy to give out a few tasters of the others even once I had bought the Abbot... now that is service!!! He told me about the cellar and plans for the future and to be honest... It sounds good there, well planned, run and frequented.

I will pop back during a less busy occasion and let you know how I got on, all in all though, not bad at all. Not sure if I am up for Halloween though... might just pack myself up in bed and ride out the incoming storm on that one.. maybe with a tin of Abbot?
GreybutGreat - 4 Nov 2014 21:26
Busy pub close to the town centre. Keeps Greene King beers but has a large range of lagers as well. Had a Golden Hen and few pints of Estrella. Has a large beer garden at the back.
Professor_Peach - 23 Jul 2013 15:58
This is by far the busiest and best pub in Colchester. The court yard garden sometimes resembles Brighton Beach on a sunny day. The food and service is great and I couldn't think of a better place to go to. Its's toilets are the best I've seen and the pub is always spotlessly clean.
JamieJ - 10 Jul 2011 21:10

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