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The Three Horseshoes

74 Church Road | Fordham, Colchester CO6 3NJ, England
+44 1206 240195
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“liver” (4 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
74 Church Road | Fordham, Colchester CO6 3NJ, England
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a voucher so thought we would try this pub it was friendly and gave good servis the food was excellent we really enjoyed it good value and good helpings,I would go again for theastmosphere and lovely staff. A traditional hospitable pub a little...More

2  Thank pamcowell
TheGuvnor F, General Manager at The Three Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Its great to hear from you! Thank you for your lovely review of the Three Horseshoes. We were so glad to hear that we were a lovely little surprise for you and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Charismatic host (Gareth), delicious food (most amazing ham, egg & chips), incredible wine selection (Picpoul de penet cold and crisp), unique children’s play area (wigwams). Definitely come back here again for quality food and a relaxed atmosphere!

Thank JULIE M
TheGuvnor F, General Manager at The Three Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hi there, Thanks for your great review of The Shoes. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed 14 July 2018

The Pub is well appointed with a good size car park, albeit gravelled so not wheelchair friendly and dog friendly. It's also part of an "empire" of five local-fish pubs all of whom provide food and can be described as characterful. First impressions are good...More

Thank EWTG1
TheGuvnor F, General Manager at The Three Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for your review of The Three Horseshoes, we very much appreciate your feedback. All of your comments have been passed in to our teams and steps will be taken to improve on some of the things you have mentioned. We hope next time...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

We did a circular walk from West Bergholt to Fordham and back. Arrived in Fordham in time for lunch at this pub. Is a beautiful place...clean, friendly, and, although modernized, has some gorgeous 16th century wood features inside. We had a light lunch of mature...More

Thank barbara361
TheGuvnor F, General Manager at The Three Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback on your recent visit to The Three Horseshoes. We were so glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. Next time you're in the area we'd love to see you again.

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Popped in as curious I’ve past it before many times, had a couple of starters as very warm that day and they didn’t disappoint along with the team and the decor, so much care has been given to the pub. Nice little touches like gin...More

Thank ALast78
TheGuvnor F, General Manager at The Three Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review of the Three Horseshoes. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us! Hopefully you'll pop in and say 'hi' next time you're passing.

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

The Three Horsehoes has a special meaning in our family as my Mum and Grandparents lived the cottage which was attached to the pub . We were visiting today after cycling from Colchester and were ready for a break. I hadn't been inside for several...More

Thank KimBarnetson
TheGuvnor F, General Manager at The Three Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We were delighted to hear your feedback and we hope to see you again next time you're passing.

Reviewed 22 June 2018

Very warm welcome, Good choice of food and snacks and very helpful finding me gluten free option, Good choice of beers and ales. Charming gardens and attentive staff. looking forward to visiting again.

Thank JAS008
TheGuvnor F, General Manager at The Three Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your review of The Three Horseshoes. Its great to hear feedback on how we are doing. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Booker this pub as a fathers day treat for my dad, brother, nephew, husband and mum. They couldn't be any more accommodating as I had to change the booking a couple of times. Great warm greeting, lovely decor, staff very helpful. Lots of decent vegetarian...More

Thank Lianne R
TheGuvnor F, General Manager at The Three Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review of your experience with us. We really appreciate your feedback and will continue to strive to provide great service and food.

Reviewed 17 June 2018

We had a nice Sunday lunch here, with pretty good service. The food was good, although I think with a little more effort could be excellent. Nice friendly people and lovely pub decor - will definitely visit again.

Thank suzy M m
TheGuvnor F, General Manager at The Three Horseshoes, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback on your experience with us at The Shoes. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Had a great lunch at The Three Horseshoes, greeted by a lovely Lady who I haven’t seen before who couldn’t have been more helpful, neither could the other Lady behind the bar. The food was really good and very reasonable and the lovely looking pub...More

Thank Richard D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:59 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:59 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:59 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:59 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:59 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:59 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Church Road | Fordham, Colchester CO6 3NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 240195
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Description
The Three Horseshoes is a modern interpretation of an original public house. It is a warm and friendly meeting place, serving great food and drink. We combine comfort and style with a relaxed atmosphere in a building that dates back, in part, to as early as 1520 AD. We serve Traditional pub food with an exciting twist.
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