The Wooden Fender Pub, Ardleigh, Colchester

The Wooden Fender

The uniquely named Wooden Fender is located in the village of Ardleigh, Colchester. Located just a short drive from the hustle and bustle of Britain's oldest recorded town, The Wooden Fender blends relaxed, contemporary, sensibly priced fresh food pub fine dining with a traditional, welcoming "proper" pub.

Richard, Dan and their team offer a warm welcome, a choice of superbly kept real ales and good old fashioned friendly service in a place full of character. Joint Head Chefs Jacey Eddington & Chris Rout and their team offer both classic and contemporary dishes, using the best of seasonal and where possible, local produce. We also offer a complete gluten free menu. Dine in our traditional bar or our restaurant.

We're Open

Monday - Tuesday: 11am - 3pm and 5:30pm - 10pm

Wednesday - Thursday: 11am - 3pm and 5:30pm - 10pm

Friday - Saturday: 11am - 10pm             

Sundays: 12noon - 9pm

Food Service Times

Monday - Thursday: 12noon - 2pm and 5:30pm - 8.30pm

Friday - Saturday: 12noon to 8:30pm

Sundays: 12noon - 7.30pm

Dining with Us

Our menus offer stylish real home-cooked meals at honest prices. We excel in delivering dishes full of flavour, from classics such as Mixed Grills, Gammon Steak and our famous Steak and Kidney Puddings, through to superb signature dishes. 

Booking is not essential (we'll always try and look after you) but it is recommended; as the word spreads, we're getting busier and busier...

Dining at The Wooden Fender....