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

  • Brazilian BBQ Tasting Evening

    On Tuesday 7th May, the Three Wise Monkeys Colchester tasting evenings bring you a Brazilian BBQ tasting night!!

    A range of food dishes inspired by authentic Brazilian BBQ, put together by our kitchen team, will be paired with some of our brilliant draught beers.

    All pairings will be decided by our tasting experts who will guide you through each course as we go.

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

    The event is ticket only and tickets are priced at £24 (Or £20 for loyalty card holders available directly from the bar only).

    The event takes place on our middle floor from 7:30pm.



  • TWM Live presents Surfquake

    Apr 2019
    - 20:00 -

    Surf Rock band ‘Surfquake’ coast on up to the top floor of the Three Wise Monkeys Colchester on Friday 26th April 2019.

    It’s the launch party for their new album ‘Quake Up’ which will be available on CD at the gig (also available to download / Stream from all the usual sites).

    Expect 2 fun packed sets of Surf Guitar Rock / TV & Film Themes / Freakbeat / Psych / 60s Garage / Instro.

    This is a chance for all you Beatniks to jump around and freak out in a 60s stylee! Live faves include : Wipe Out!, Batman, Hawaii Five-O, Munsters Theme, Peter Gunn, Pulp Fiction, Surfin’ Bird, James Bond, 5-4-3-2-1, Woo Hoo plus more.

    Tickets £5 available online via Ticket Web UK

    Doors 8pm on the top floor of Three Wise Monkeys Colchester.
    Ages 18+

Opening Times


11:00 - Midnight

Friday - Saturday

11:00 - 01:00


11:00 - 10:30