The Rising Sun
Colchester Inns
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Events & Functions

We would be happy to accommodate your small group or party, and can offer flexible timing and catering arrangements to suit your needs.

Daytime Events

With Coltishall Church within walking distance we are a popular choice for pre- or post-service drinks. Following a funeral we can offer refreshments and buffet food for a gathering of family and friends.

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A Place to Stay

If you have family, friends or clients attending your event from outside the area, why not book them into one of our rooms?

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Private Dining Rooms

Our sister pub The Recruiting Sergeant, less than a mile away in Horstead, has two private dining rooms which may be more suitable for business meetings or larger parties.

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Unfortunately, due to a lack of facilities in which to keep them safe until required, we can no longer accept cakes brought in by customers. As an alternative we are very happy to provide candles and plates decorated with a celebratory message for the special person(s), should they wish to order dessert. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience or upset this may cause, and thank you for your understanding.


A part of the family

Looking for another Colchester Inns establishment? All our pubs feature deluxe B&B accommodation and welcoming restaurants - each with their own distinctively different menu offerings.