The Bucks Arms
Colchester Inns
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Food & Drink


Excellent Food - With our team of chefs running the kitchen, you can expect delicious home-cooked food beautifully presented and packed with flavour.

Quality Drinks - We are proud to be a Cask Marque recognised pub and have a great selection of real ales including at least 2 seasonal guest beers.

Wines are served by the glass or the bottle from an exciting and changing wine list. For coffee and tea lovers, we offer freshly brewed speciality blends.

Our current menus closely resemble those below but may not be exactly the same and are subject to seasonal variations.

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Table Reservations


Booking ahead is strongly advised for inside tables - give us a call on 01263 732133 to make your reservation. Tables in the garden are available on a walk-in basis, so feel free to come along and we'll seat you.

Currently we are only seating parties of up to 8 people inside - all parties exceeding 8 will be seated in our outdoor covered area. We will keep this under review.

Please be aware that for Sunday lunch, or reservations before 7.30pm on Friday/Saturday evenings, we allocate 2 hours per booking.

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Special Diets


Our food is freshly cooked so we can modify many menu items to cater for those on special diets such as gluten or dairy free.

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Gift Vouchers


Solve your gift dilemmas! Ask us about purchasing Colchester Inns gift vouchers to spend on food or drink at any of our pubs.

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Dog Policy


We are a dog-friendly pub and welcome well-behaved dogs on leads in the garden, bar and one area of the restaurant. Dogs are also welcome in some of our guest bedrooms.

Please mention when booking if you are bringing a dog so that an appropriate table or room may be allocated.

If dining with your dog we ask that owners be sensitive to other guests. If a dog needs food or water please take them outside where water bowls are provided.

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A part of the family


Looking for another Colchester Inns establishment? All our pubs feature deluxe B&B accommodation and welcoming restaurants - each with their own distinctively different menu offerings.