About Us

Three Wise Monkeys is a modern style Public House split over 4 floors in the heart of Colchester, Essex.

The ground floor is an large Tap House serving a huge range of quality beers from both keg and cask. We also have a great selection of spirits, unique cocktails, wines and coffee.

The first floor houses a spacious public bar and kitchen. Food will be served throughout the day with a passionate focus on slow-cooked, smoked American-style barbecue food and gourmet burgers. High quality local produce is at the heart of everything we do.

The second floor is a fantastic live music and club night/dancing venue that doubles as a large private function room.

Opened in 2016, our new basement bar has a boiler room/speakeasy vibe that is open every Friday and Saturday from 7pm until close.

The Latest

  • Our brand new basement bar is now open!

    Swing by this weekend to take a look at our brand new basement bar!

    We have been working tirelessly to finally bring you the fourth floor of Three Wise Monkeys that will be open every weekend evening.

    Featuring an intimate atmosphere with a speakeasy/boiler room vibe, we will be serving some great draught and bottled beers plus our signature cocktails and wine.

    Find the right door and see where the rabbit hole leads…

Beer Racks


  • Ale & Smokehouse Tasting Evening

    Mar 2017
    - 19:30 -

    On Tuesday 7th March, we at Three Wise Monkeys are putting on our fourth tasting evening. And this time around we will be pairing cask ale with some of our amazing smokehouse dishes!

    Favourites such as brisket and pulled pork, among others, will be paired with some of our superb cask ale served in 3rd pint glasses, and you will be guided through the pairings with help from our tasting experts.

    To be involved simply swing by Three Wise Monkeys and grab yourself a ticket for what will be a great evening of tastings!

    The event is ticket only and tickets are priced at £12 (or a very special price of £10 for loyalty card holders). All you need to do is pop into the bar and buy yours to be a part of it!

    The event will take place on our middle floor from 7.30PM onwards.

Opening Times


11:00 - Midnight

Friday - Saturday

11:00 - 01:00


11:00 - 10:30