The Pheasant Country Pub in Gestingthorpe, Essex

We are Open Tuesday to Sunday for Lunch 12-2.30pm

Open All Day for Drinks and Snacks

Open for Dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 6.30pm to 9pm

Open for Sunday Lunch from 12pm

If you would like to book a table please call 01787 465010 



Welcome to The Pheasant, the award-winning country pub, restaurant and hotel on the Essex/Suffolk border.

The Pheasant at Gestingthorpe AA Pub of the Year for England 2014/15. The winners of this prestigious award stand out as truly excellent all-round pubs or inns. They successfully combine the provision of enjoyable food, comfortable accommodation, a great pub atmosphere and a warm welcome with a high standard of management.

Guests arriving for a refreshing drink, delicious dinner, or peaceful overnight stay in our pub with rooms soon see that comfort and quality are served as standard. We have created a warm and inviting restaurant, serving freshly prepared, locally sourced regional food. Comfortable chairs, beautiful oak tables and an open fire create an intimate and friendly atmosphere. We want our guests to know where they are in the country, and what time of year it is when it comes to our menu.
Recommended in The Michelin Guide to Eating out in Pubs 2017 and The Waitrose Good Food Guide 2018

Nestled on the Essex/Suffolk border, with views over the surrounding countryside, The Pheasant country pub has boutique hotel, inspired by historical local icons. The pub’s Coach House country hotel opened its doors in July 2011, and have already welcomed guests from as far as Southern California in America. Our new, stylish hotel rooms are proving to be a big success. We decided to name the hotel rooms after local notable people to celebrate East Anglia’s heritage. Iconic figures like Gainsborough and Constable are well known, but we also wanted to celebrate lesser known people who have strong connections to the area.


Please, take a look around our site, and feel free to call on 01787 465010, if you need any further information. We look forward to welcoming you at The Pheasant soon!


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Would you like to be part of an award winning team at The Pheasant?

We are always looking for bright. bubbly personalities who enjoy meeting people.

We are now recruiting for a full-time Chef, Front of House and are also looking for part-time waiting staff. Experience prefered, and you need to be 18 yrs and over. More about the Job Vacancies

Please send your CV to or speak to Diana or James for an informal chat on 01787 465010.


Our Accolades

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