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The Foresters Arms, Colchester - pub details

Foresters Arms

Address: Castle Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UW [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 4125) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Colchester Town (0.4 miles), Colchester (0.9 miles), Hythe (1 mile)

Pub facilities/features:

General information: Guest beers. "Beer pavement".

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> Current user rating: 6.9/10 (rated by 15 users)
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Fourth port of call on Saturday 18 starting at the Odd One Out, New Inn, Purple Dog and ending at the Victoria.
Haven’t been in the Foresters arms for I don’t know how long, good to see it selling the wonderful Colchester Brewery beers, my mates had the No1 I think and I had the Red Diesel, we were all pretty impressed with pub and beer. Good location near the Castle Park and East Hill and I’d definitely return. The beer quality was pretty good so a 7/10.

Monkdawallydahonk - 25 Apr 2014 08:35
I visited this pub last week (23rd June 2011) and had a great time! It was an acoustic open mic night with some interesting musicians. The atmosphere was warm and friendly, I felt at home instantly. I was informed that it is under new management having recently been ruined by a weird bistro experiment that unsurprisingly failed. I didn't study the dcor I am afraid, but it was all clean and new looking, I remember that much, even the gents toilets! Staff were fantastic, the other customers were open and friendly. I will definitely visit again!
Yevad - 30 Jun 2011 00:33
New owners who have revamped and redecorated the place entirely. They appear to be very new to the game, a bit over anxious to please and hope to rely very heavily on their restaurant trade. A complete change to the old Foresters including the clientele and I hope they succeed. We will certainly be visiting again (as it's very handy on the way home).
Wheel154 - 16 Jun 2010 11:31
Very disapointing pub. Real Ale was very cold. Shame as the pub has great potential.

Huey - 21 Aug 2009 11:54
Relaxed, slightly scruffy round the edges place - but I like pubs like that so it's not a criticism. Feels like a locals bar but not in a cliquey way.
chick - 26 Jan 2009 14:24

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