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The Ferry Boat Inn

Ferry Lane, NORTH FAMBRIDGE, Chelmsford, CM3 6LR

Believed to have been an inn for at least 200 years, the 500-year-old weatherboarded building was originally three fishermen's cottages. Known locally as the FBI, the pub sits beside a yacht haven on the River Crouch. Low beams and winter fires characterise the bars where pints of Greene King, Mighty Oak Maldon Gold and Sharp's Doom Bar are pulled. Food follows pub grub lines but is home-cooked and good value; look out for specials served all day, deals for OAPs, steaks on Tuesdays and curries on Thursdays. Next door is the 600-acre Essex Wildlife Trust nature reserve, a winter feeding ground for flocks of Brent geese.  

Further information

Tel: 01621 740208
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Principal beers

Greene King IPA & Abbot Ale, Mighty Oak Maldon Gold, Sharp's Doom Bar


All day all week
12-11.30 (Winter Mon-Thu 12-3 6-11 Fri-Sun 12-11)


Children welcome.
Family room.
Dog friendly.
Coach parties catered.



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From Chelmsford take A130 S, then A132 to South Woodham Ferrers, then B1012. Turn right to village

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