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Top bar recommendations from locals

Restaurant
“An amazing place to dine, if you can get in. Very popular, with take-away seafood platters an option if busy. Recommended.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Dog friendly pub, which can be combined with a walk along to Flatford and an explore around the village ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pub
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“Popular, with reasonable fare. Some parking and great views of the estuary.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“Three Wise Monkeys is a local hotspot for foodies and lovers of beer! One of our absolute favourites, serving freshly smoked meats and other American barbecue dishes alongside local and regional beer's from the tap. Check out their website to find dates for live music in the restaurant on the top floor, with some of the best local bands performing to small crowds!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great food, great local beers, walk from the Hut to here in about 60 minutes.”
  • 7 locals recommend
English Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Nice local pub by the River. Beautiful place to sit and have drinks or food. It is just over a mile to walk there from the shepherds hut but is worth it for a great spot by the river. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“One of the top pubs on the Island, with indoor and outdoor facilities and the goto play area for kids.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
“Somewhere i go on my nights out, dressy crowd great night life, current chart music and a smoking terrace. The is an entrance fee if you go late. Also good stop of lunch”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“A traditional country pub tucked away in glorious Constable Country this 16th century building was once a clearing house for local wool merchants. The Marlborough Pub/Restaurant offers delicious food, wines and real ales. They have a variety of seating, with open fires, beautifully carved beams and cosy seating for the colder months. Outside there is seating for 200 on with a large patio and beer garden perfect for a sunny day in spring or summer. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“This is a great Bar downstairs nice crowd Restaurant is modern food, advise to order sides. also great for lunch or just to sit on the sofas on a rainy day.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Popular local, with different groups using the place almost every night. look out for the Bellringers, poker nights, Wivenhoe ladies groups and the Sunday morning breakfasts. frequent live music events and and a great garden with an outdoor bar. Tea and coffee also available and food can be ordered.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food in a pub that is steeped in history; full of atmosphere and run by friendly landlords, Ed and Jane. ”
  • 1 local recommends