Ingate108 Grove Rd
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic this pub is currently offering additional services:
Pub open Mon-Thu 12-10, Fri-Sun 12-8 with car park converted to additional seating. Takeout still available.
See more about this pub on WhatPub, CAMRA's national pub guide.
Privately owned local community two bar free house with several areas for sitting and drinking. The front bar has one hand pump and tables for seating and leads to a sports area and the back bar serves three real ales on hand pump with tables, bar stools and sofas for seating with a patio area to the back. A Lacon plaque can be found on the outside wall, although the pub was reported in the press as being built by Colchester Brewing Company in 1902. Live sports and music via plasma screen. Darts & pool are played here regularly and the pub's teams play in local leagues.