There are two pubs in Layer. Both serve food as well as drink, at lunch time and in the evening.
The Donkey and Buskins (01206 734774)
Renowned for its fresh fish and large portions, the Donkey and Buskins has a small, intimate bar and three restaurant areas, and it also has a garden with a children’s playground.
The Layer Fox (01206 738723)
This pub is in the centre of the village. Its facilities include a pool table and a separate restaurant area, and a raised patio area for sitting outside.