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Fat Cat

(formerly Royal)

65 Butt Road

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 10.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

No Service Mon - Wed
12 - 2, 7 - 9 Thu
12 - 3, 6 - 8 Fri
12 - 7 Sat
1 - 3 Sun

About the Pub

Modern 1 bar pub with fresh airy atmosphere & separate smoking area serving an extensive range of ales & Belgian beers. The front part of the pub has wooden walls, a small fire and windows where the gravity beer can be seen in the cellar. The back area is broken up by an alcove and a raised seating area. Breweriana adorns the walls throughout. In Colchester and NE Essex 2012 Pubs Guide.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Crouch Vale Brewers Gold
  • Fat Cat Honey Ale
  • Hop Back Summer Lightning
  • Woodforde's Wherry

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 8 changing beers.

Up to 9 Ever Changing Beers from the Tap Room all Locally & Nationally sourced.

Source: National

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Fat Cat, Colchester


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Gwynt Y DDraig, Thatchers.


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Thurs - Fri.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Thurs - Sun.

  • Garden Pub Garden


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Must be Kept on a Lead.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children welcome 12 noon to 5pm weekends only.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Fat Cat

65 Butt Road

Sat Nav Reference

51.885290, 0.894126


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (30m)

64, 63

Nearby Station (800m)

Colchester Town


Near Police Station

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