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

  • It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Quiz Special

    Film, TV & Music Quiz and the Three Wise Monkeys bring to you the It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Quiz Special – a whole quiz based on the hilarious hit TV show on Sunday 10th June!

    All proceeds will go to the British Heart Foundation.

    – £2 a head entry
    – Maximum 6 to a team
    – Food served until 9pm

    The quiz will take place on the first floor of the building.

    Tables will be alocated on a first come first served basis, so aim to be getting there by around 6:30pm to be getting your team a table.

    So sharpen up your knowledge of the gang, grab yourself a beer, maybe even some rum ham, and take part in the ‘quiz of quizzes’, all whilst raising money for a wonderful cause!


  • TWM Live Presents: Hobo Chang + The Delta Jacks + Pillbox

    May 2018
    - 20:00 -

    TWM Live Presents:


    Hobo Chang are a 5 piece band from North East Essex. They write originial songs and sound like a dark psychedelic funky train ride, experimental, apocalyptic and soulful with their roots in blues, jazz, reggae and the good bits of rock.

    They have headlined some fantastic venues, played festivals, live radio shows, charity gigs, wakes, boats and the occasional very unconventional wedding, they have gigged with Lee Scratch Perry & The Upsetters, Toots & The Maytals, John Cooper Clarke, The Vibrators, The Beat, Easy Star Allstars, Buzzcocks and many more well known artists.


    A 4 piece bango and guitar wielding act with their roots in alternative country and influences such as Howlin’ Wolf, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Muddy Waters.


    3 piece Rock and Roll band with a huge guitar and amp fetish!Doors at 8pm and show starts at 8:30pm.


Opening Times


11:00 - Midnight

Friday - Saturday

11:00 - 01:00


11:00 - 10:30