11 real ale pubs in Essex
PUBLISHED: 15:25 09 May 2016 | UPDATED: 16:58 20 July 2016
If you are looking for the perfect real ale pub near you, look no further than this guide to the 11 best real ale pubs in Essex
After suffering a fire in 2013, the Railway, which was formally known as the Albert, in Witham has undergone an extensive refurbishment and is now a popular pub serving delicious comfort pub food as well as their wide drink selection including real ales.
Mariners Court in the busy Broadway in Leigh-on-Sea has a welcoming and friendly atmosphere and serves a wide selection of beers and real ales. The hustle and bustle of Broadway can be enjoyed from the comfort of Mariners Court whilst sipping a real ale.
The Ship Pub
The traditional and classically decorated Ship Pub in Chelmsford is know for delicious food and is Cask Marque accredited for its real ales, always serving at least six, with three permanent and at least three guest ales.
Winner of the CAMRA National Pub of the Year Award, the Swan in Little Totham is a quaint old village pub that is quintessentially British and is famed for its cask ales.
The Oddfellows Arms
The Sunny Sailor
The Sunny Sailor is a lovely pub overlooking the Chelmer river in the town of Maldon. Being dog friendly and very inclusive, it’s not only the selection of real ales that will keep you coming back to the Sunny Sailor.
Coach & Horses
The Trading Room
The Three Wise Monkeys
The Fox Inn
This traditional and pretty village pub in Matching Tye, Brentwood (known for its beer) is the perfect place to enjoy a cask ale; supporting brewers near and far, the Fox Inn also hosts live entertainment throughout the year for customers to enjoy.
The Queen’s Head
The beautiful traditional interiors in the Queen’s Head in Fyfield has a great selection of well kept real ales, perfect to wile away an afternoon.
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