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The Eight Bells, Bures

6 Colchester Road
Phone: 01787227354
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Delboy 20 left this review about The Eight Bells

Large roadside pub with 4 beers on when I called. Greene King IPA, Abbot's, Darkstar Hophead and Woodforde's Wherry. I went for the Wherry which was fine. Very friendly service. Best to check opening times as it closes between 3 and 5 in the week!

On 13th May 2022 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 1315 recommendations about 1243 pubs]

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Charles Knight left this review about The Eight Bells

This is the quintessential English pub and whenever I'm over in England this is my pub of choice.

Run with love, dedication and passion by Willy & Barbara Amos and family, this pub makes real home made food which is quite beyond compare, expertly poured fine ales including guest ales and lagers.

The Minced beef pie in gravy with mash potato is wonderful, as is their legendary Chicken curry (hurry fast, this invariably runs out all too quickly!) and, their jam sponge with custard is the stuff dreams are made of.

Oh, for a pint of "Abbot's Ale" a packet of cheese & onion crisps, a pickled egg and a real log fire! All these things and those mentioned in this review and much more are here in abundance at "The 8 Bells Pub".

On 14th January 2008 - rating: 10
[User has posted 1 recommendations about 1 pubs]

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Map location corrected by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
Bures, 0.33 miles, 6 min walk (show)
Chappel & Wakes Colne, 3.84 miles, 1 hr 14 min walk (show)
Sudbury (Suffolk), 5.71 miles, 1 hr 50 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Eight Bells, Bures
13th May 2022, 20:50
Review submitted by Delboy 20
6th May 2022, 13:04
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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 13 May 2022 by Delboy 20
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 13 May 2022 by Delboy 20
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 14 January 2008 by Will Larter
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 14 January 2008 by Will Larter
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