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Welcome to the Horse and Groom

Your friendly local serving real ale and delicious food


A Traditional Pub

The Horse and Groom is Wivenhoe's favourite traditional pub.

With two bars - a comfortable lounge bar and a friendly public bar - you have a choice of settings. 


Drinks for All Tastes

We serve Adnams Fine Ales as well as Guest Beers.

We also stock a wide range of Wines, Spirits and Lagers, plus fruit juices, tonics and soft drinks.

Our Sunday Roast Lunches are served on the first Sunday of every month.

Delicious Bar Meals

We serve food at lunchtimes only, from Tuesday to Saturday.

Have you tried our popular Sunday roast?  Served one Sunday every month! Outstanding value with a choice of meats and plenty of veg.

Telephone 01206 824928

Opening Hours


Real Ale

We pride ourselves on the quality of the beers we serve and have featured in The Good Beer Guide for 35 years. We have a choice of 6 Real Ales which always include Adnams Bitter, Broadside and Ghost Ship along with three alternating guest ales.

Extremely pleased to be voted highly commended within the rural category.

Highly Commended 2020 & 2021

We have been voted Highly Commended in the rural category by CAMRA Colchester & North East Essex.

Beer Garden - September 21

Beer Garden

For a relaxing drink on a sunny day, try our beer garden, with ample seating and a play area for children.