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Reopened pubs

As pubs across the county are starting to reopen, we're trying to collate a comprehensive list of those that have reopened or are close to it. Our list can be found on this page.


Although the government has now allowed pubs to reopen, many are still unable to do so safely, while most if not all are only able to accommodate limited numbers of customers. Many of them are still reliant on providing takeaway food and/or drinks. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.

If you can give any of our pubs some support through these difficult times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support as possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Introduction

Pub(s) known to have reopened after lockdown (or close to reopening)

Please tell us if you know of any pubs which have reopened after lockdown that we don't list here.

The most easterly village in the country, Kessingland is a popular holiday resort, recorded in Domesday as "Kessingelanda" and appearing on John Speed's 1610 map as "Keslande". The huge caravan park marks the northern extent of the "Heritage Coast". Africa Alive has a good collection of African mammals in pleasant surroundings.

The old vicarage, once called the Nunnery, was burnt down in 1833 and near its site was an ancient house that was supposed to have formed part of a monastery.

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History

The 1844 White's Directory lists three beer houses run by Mary Allen, Robert Manthorp (joiner) and John Mower Niker (schoolmaster).

The 1855 White's Directory lists two beer houses run by Mary Allen and Chas. Sustains (bricklayer).

In 1865 Henry Catchpole is listed as a beer retailer.

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