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

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Latest News

Easter Eggs
  • 9 Apr
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Successful Easter Egg Hunt

Bank holiday Monday was brightened up by sight of so many families joining in with our Easter Egg Hunt. This is the first time that we have run this event but based on the response this is likely to become a regular event on our calendar. If you missed out this year make sure that

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  • 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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