The Five Bells

Welcome to the Five Bells Public House an award-winning pub and restaurant that stands proudly looking over the stunning view of the Colne Valley in the pretty village of Colne Engaine on the Essex & Suffolk border. The village is only 3 miles from Halstead, 6 miles from Sudbury and 10 miles from Colchester making it very accessible for dining out with friends, family & colleagues.

Food & Restaurant

Our menu is a wonderful mix of English Modern Food with traditional values

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All our wines are carefully hand picked & tasted to provide you with a diverse & exciting selection of wines from around the world!

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Our Pub & Restaurant can cater for all. Check out our range of facilities. We also host a range of events.

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Opening Times:

Monday – Sunday open all day from 12 noon

Food is available:

Monday – Saturday 12 noon – 9.30pm

Sunday (including Sunday Roast) 12 noon – 8.30pm

What our customers say

Latest News

  • 23 Jun
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BT Sport has arrived at the Bells

Come and join us for even more sporting events now that we have BT Sports to go with our existing Sky Sports. We now have two TVs, one in the Lounge Bar and one outside in the Marquee so are able to show more than one event at a time or use both for the

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  • 16 May
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Restaurant Refurbishment Complete

Just in case you haven’t been in lately our restaurant refurbishment is now finished. We hope that you’ll like what’s been done, we do. Come and try it out for yourself and see how cosy it is now.

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  • 17 Mar
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Collect vouchers for the School

Help us collect vouchers for the village primary school. If you shop at Sainsburys be sure to ask for the Active Kids vouchers and just pop them in the jar next time you’re in the Bells. Be a sport, help the kids get new equipment.

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