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 gin bar has a boiler room/speakeasy vibe that is open every Friday and Saturday from 7pm until close.

The Latest

  • Oktoberfest at Three Wise Monkeys

    From Thursday 27th September – Sunday 30th September, Three Wise Monkeys will be celebrating its 4th annual Oktoberfest!

    We will be bringing in 4 official Oktoberfest draught beers and serving them in authentic 1 litre steins which will be available for a small deposit.

    Not sure which beer to try? Why not try all four in one of our famous taster-racks for a truly authentic Oktoberfest experience.

    The four available beers will be:

    Paulaner Hefe Weissbier Dunkel – 5.5%
    Paulaner Munchner Hell – 4.9%
    Paulaner Oktoberfest – 6%
    Hacker Pschorr Oktoberfest – 6%

    On top of that, our very own Other Monkey Brewing will be supplying some of their very own Oktoberfest inspired brews.

    Food specials will be on throughout the weekend and Friday entertainment will be provided by Shoesy and CantCutCarwyn with Grown Soul 45s and Saturday night we have the awesome Guilt Coins playing live so don’t miss out!


  • TWM Live: Ed Sykes ‘Whiplashed’ Launch Party

    Sep 2018
    - 20:00 -

    TWM Live! in association with Maniac Squat Records presents
    Ed Sykes ‘Whiplashed’ Single Launch Party on Friday 21st September.

    Ed Sykes
    Summoning the glam rocknroll 70s spirit of Bowie, Mott and the Stones, Ed Sykes’ solo project is proving to be rather special. Ed will be joined on stage with his full band.
    “Ed Sykes is a musician with such a pedigree and musicality, so its no surprise that his debut single is a tour-de-force of 70s glam production and songwriting” ROX Rock n Metal

    Fifteen Lions
    A free-flowing solo act influenced by acts such as Richard Ashcroft, Biffy Clyro, Radiohead and Depeche Mode.
    “Moving, haunting and mysterious tracks” – Andrew Marston

    Lord Bongson
    DJ sets throughout the night for your edification, all mixed on vinyl in Lord Bongson’s trademark style.

    Doors 8pm on the top floor of Three Wise Monkeys Colchester.

    Tickets £5 – on sale now via TicketWeb:


Opening Times


11:00 - Midnight

Friday - Saturday

11:00 - 01:00


11:00 - 10:30