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.

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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

  • 15 May
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Twinstead CC Bake Off

The Great Twinstead CC Bake Off will take place at the ground on Saturday June 10th at The Presidents XI Match. We intend to have a cake stall on the day with tea and coffee available all day raising funds for the club whilst finding our very own Master Baker!! The idea was suggested at

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  • 8 May
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Twinstead Cricket Club – Update

We’re pleased to report that Twinstead CC have got the season off to a great start with 3 wins out of the first four games and we are currently sitting on top of the Hunts County Bats Sunday League Division 5 Table unbeaten!!  The ground looks fantastic as well. Come along for one of our matches.

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  • 1 Feb
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End of Double Your Money and Amnesty

Please note that Double Your Money has now ended. However you will be able to use any vouchers you have left by Sunday 5th February at the original cost (half face value). After that date they will be invalid. Until then you can use the vouchers for Any purchase at the Five Bells, The Lion

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