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The Bay Horse

Chelmsford’s best live music venue
Est. 1770
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Welcome to the oldest  tavern in Chelmsford

Under New Management

For almost 250 years The Bay Horse has welcomed guests to this beautiful Grade II listed Tudor tavern. Set in the heart of historic Moulsham Street, the building has been recently and renovated, combining a modern rock themed design with period features.

Rocking the night away!


We are so pleased to have a fully packed live band line up for you.
Why not come down and rock the night away with us.

Upcoming Gigs

2 for 1 Cocktails Everyday 5-8pm

Check out our new Cocktail menu, its lush!
We have loads to choose from.. go on.. you know you want to!

Cocktail Menu

Our Reviews

Like the vibe, friendly and welcoming staff with some good beers and music.

GaryGoogle Review

New owners!! The place looks amazing!! Lovely staff. Great atmosphere. No tv's so no football hooligans was lovely not ruining a quite drink. Would definitely recommend for a nice afternoon out with friends!!

HazelGoogle Review

Excellent music and friendly staff!

Ian RiddellFacebook review (Sept 2021)

Friendly staff, superb live music with such a lovely atmosphere.

Anne TremellingFacebook review (Nov 2021)

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