The Recruiting Sergeant
Colchester Inns
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The Recruiting Sergeant

Drink. Dine. Stay.

The Recruiting Sergeant is an award-winning traditional pub and restaurant with rooms situated in the village of Horstead, near Coltishall, in beautiful Norfolk.

Explore our Food

The food in our restaurant is prepared from quality produce, sourced locally whenever possible, used in season to get the best results.

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Experience our Rooms

We are delighted to offer superior accommodation in 5 double bedrooms on the newly renovated first and second floors.

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Plan your Event

We are happy to provide group dining experiences for any occasion, and can offer flexible timing and catering arrangements to suit your needs.

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Our Story

Read about our history, our location in the Norfolk Broads and things to do locally, and find other useful links.

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.