The Three Horseshoes, Fordham

Looking for a family-run Essex pub and restaurant that serves award-winning food, fantastic wines and beers, and can cater for dogs and kids alike? The Three Horseshoes in Fordham is right up your street.

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The Three Horseshoes in Fordham is a family-run pub and restaurant, close to Colchester and surrounded by woodland. A popular spot for walkers, it’s open Wednesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner, and Sundays for a delicious roast. It’s recently been awarded two rosettes from the AA Restaurant Guide – and it’s easy to see why! Seasonal and local’s the name of the game, with their pork hailing from East Suffolk farm Dingley Dell, and their beef straight from Dedham Vale.

The Three Horseshoes in Fordham has food you’ll want to snap for social media. Their à la carte menu offers treats like pan roasted fillet of halibut, and buffalo halloumi and roasted red pepper burger. Kids are also well-fed, with battered haddock with fries, and ice cream with chocolate brownie pieces and honeycomb on the menu. Their Sunday lunch offers pork, beef and nut roast, as well as à la carte.

Pop in for a drink after a walk near The Three Horseshoes in Fordham, with the team welcoming muddy wellies and pooches into the bar or the large secluded garden. There’s also The Coffee Shed; previously a takeaway space but now a venue in its own right! Offering a new look and larger space, it’s got covered seating to enjoy the views over the fields. Open five days a week Wednesday-Friday 10am-2pm and Saturday-Sunday 9am-2pm, it offers delicious food including freshly-made croissants, paninis, cro-buns, seasonal fruit, locally-made chocolate and old-fashioned sweets. Freshly baked arisan sourdough, Sticky Pickle chutneys and pickles are also available to takeaway.

And if you’re looking for somewhere to host a party or celebration then The Three Horseshoes in Fordham has also got you covered. You can book the Garden Room (33 seated, 50 standing), the Dining Room (24 seated, 30 standing) or the whole pub (70 seats, 120 standing) for exclusive use. Next door to Fordham All Saints Church, it’s the ideal Essex venue for a wedding or christening.

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74 Church Road, Fordham, Colchester, Essex CO6 3NJ



01206 240195

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