Welcome To The Three Elms 

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The Three Elms is a traditional family friendly pub in an idyllic location, just three miles from the centre of Chelmsford. We guarantee a warm welcome and cosy atmosphere enhanced by a log burner during the chilly months. Along with the feeling of being ‘away from it all’, we offer real ales, real ciders and good food.

As an independent company, Pete and I are proud to be in our 5th year at The Three Elms and have exciting plans for the future.. We are free of tie and continue to stock local ever changing real ales & ciders as well as serving good food (please see our food page for more details!)

Our special offer Steak & Tapas evenings have proved to be very popular, look out for these and book early.

The pub also has a piano and an original Bar Billiards table, both of which are free to play to our customers!

We have live music regularly including local bands and a Jazz quartet once a month (look at our events page for music evenings!) Folk musicians also visit us and have a jam on the evening of the first Friday of every month.

We have THREE annual beer & cider festivals every year – A spring festival in May, a summer festival in August & a Halloween cider festival in October! All of which are filled with live music!

We have many loyal regular customers who have contributed to turning The Three Elms back in to a thriving real pub. Some of whom have formed Petanque teams and entered the Essex league. On good weather Saturdays they are often found practising during the afternoons, and love people to join in for a friendly game.

Thank you for visiting our website, please follow it for next events, give us a call or better still come and see us! We hope to see you soon!

Help local real pubs survive, VISIT THE THREE ELMS! Buy Pete a pint.

Gill & Pete

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Contact Us

Chignal St. James
Essex CM1 4TZ

Tel: 01245 443151

Opening Hours  
Monday 12 - 3 6 - 11
Tuesday Closed 5 - 11
Wednesday 12 - 3 6 - 11
Thursday 12 - 3 6 - 11
Friday 12 12
Saturday 12 12
Sunday 12 11

Kitchen Hours  
Monday 12 - 3 Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 12 - 3 6:30 - 8:30
Thursday 12 - 3 6:30 - 8:30
Friday 12 - 3 6 - 9
Saturday 12 - 3 6 - 9
Sunday 12 5