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Dolphin, Stisted

Picturesque two bar pub

GK (Morelands Best, Ruddles and IPA)
Quality: Beer here has always been above average (But now GK slime means not much chance of anything worth making a vist for.)
Uses immersions to keep beer in the cask at the right temperature.
December 1999 - Absolutely superb - The best ridleys of '99
Location and environs
2 miles east of Braintree on A120
Braintree Tel:01 376 552 080
Coggeshall: Paycocks house(NT), antiques
Cressing Temple
Stisted golf course
Marks Hall country park and arboretum
Opening times
11-3,6-11 Mon-Sat, Sunday 12-3, 7:30-10:30
  • August 2006 : Another change of landlord.
  • Food: 'Simple restaurant', varied menu (including vegetarian) 'not from the packet'!.
    Noon-2:30(3:30 Sun); 6-9pm(Except Tue and Sun)
  • Access from carpark at rear avoids long flight of steps. There are some akward steps inside.
  • Tel: 01376 321143
  • Good cycling opportunities
  • Large garden with swings.
  • I've given up regular visiting because of the GK beer, but if that doesn't bother you a friendly and genuine snug that ought to be better known.
Aug '06 ©