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

  • 27 Aug
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Road Closure and Diversion

Temporary Road Closure 2 – 4th September   Due to circumstances beyond our control Mill Lane, leading up to Church Street will be closed for water works.   Vehicle access will still be available via Mill Lane from the White Colne end. Parking is available in the recreation ground and it is a short walk

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  • 20 Aug
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Finalist in the Best Family Pub Award

We are pleased to announce that we are winners of the Best Family Pub Award for East Anglia & East Midlands and are in the running for the national title. Watch this space for further announcements.

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  • 7 Aug
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We’re in the finals again!

More great news for the group, we are finalist in the Best Employers in Hospitality 2015 Award! What a great week!

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