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Dr Legba’s Emporium of Cocktails and Curiosities is in the basement of The Royal Hotel, a listed property built in 1791 as former haunt of Royalty and Aristocracy.
Reached via a private narrow stairway from the High Street to basement level, this stylish, intimate bar with a ‘speakeasy’ feel offers a range of absinthes as well as absinthe infused cocktails, other cocktails, spirits and bottled beers.
Located just a stone’s throw from the river on King Edwards quay, Boadicea Bar & Restaurant boasts an extensive drinks menu and delicious fresh food, set amongst a large rustic bar area with exposed brickwork and large heated outdoor terrace. Combining Colchester’s historic past with modern, eclectic tastes, Boadicea is a destination venue for people of all ages and interests, serving food daily from breakfast, and by night playing host to a variety of events inclusive of tastings, master classes, food shows, club events and live music.READ MORE
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