The Whalebone is a beautiful village pub, which is situated in the heart of the Colchester, Essex. Key features of this very pleasant establishment are the friendly staff, our real ales, our fresh food and the fact that the Whalebone is a grade II listed 17th century free house, with panoramic views across he Roman River Valley, exposed beams and a unique open fire creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The pub boasts that serve Adnams Southword and Broadside Southword as its regular ale. In addition we also offer two guest beers, which change regularly. The pub offers an extensive menu comprising of seasonal menus and all meals are prepared by using local produce. The Whalebone is more a restaurant pub as well as a drinking establishment because of the excellent menu, which is available every day from 12pm. Choose from a range of dishes to suit all palettes and all ages. They serve a full selection of draught beers, wine and spirits for your enjoyment along with a lovely range of soft drinks for all those non-drinkers and drivers. Our extensive garden area is a highlight of the Whalebone, being attractive to both adults and families making it the perfect place to sit with a refreshing drink during the summer months. This is also a fantastic place to accommodate all customers that smoke. Pets are also welcome, excellent walking and cycling trails around the Whalebone. With disabled access and a car park also on the premises this makes The Whalebone easily accessible for all. So why not come down for a drink or a bite to eat and experience this lovely atmosphere for yourself.