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

  • Pork & Cider Taster Evening

    On Tuesday 2nd July, the Three Wise Monkeys Colchester tasting evenings bring you a Pork & Cider Taster Night.

    A range of uniquely prepared pork dishes, put together by our kitchen team, will be paired with some of amazing ciders on the night.

    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.



  • Bling It On

    Jul 2019
    - 19:30 -

    Join us in Colchester Castle for this wonderful evening to celebrate the launch of this superb exhibition, Adorn, curated and designed by the experts from Colchester + Ipswich Museums.

    Adorn yourselves in all your finery and immerse yourself in the amazing human stories attached to these exquisite objects.

    Enjoy a locally crafted beer or special cocktail brought to you by our lovely partners from Three Wise Monkeys who are joining us for this exclusive grand opening.

    Interactive performances and fun selfie stations will help Adorn kick off with a (well dressed) bang.

    Tickets are limited for this unique event.

Opening Times


11:00 - Midnight

Friday - Saturday

11:00 - 01:00


11:00 - 10:30