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 Mar
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Try our new menu

Try some of the dishes from our new menu like our Five Bells Paella. Download our full menu here.

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  • 13 Mar
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New Jobs Available

We are excited to announce we are looking for a whole new team to work across the pubs & be embedded in our culture. Click here for more details and to apply.

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  • 9 Mar
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Rib Nights Popular

Our March Madness offer of Rib Nights is going down a storm. With Rack of Ribs, Baked Potato with Amadeus Curry Butter and Coleslaw and free rib refills, all for just £13.95 it’s no surprise. Available from 6.00pm on Fridays and Saturdays throughout March.

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