Yaxley Cherry Tree
Yaxley Cherry Tree
Currently closed - may reopen?
Closed Aug 2023, owner seeking new tenant
Old Norwich Road, IP23 8BH
grid reference TM 121 743
The pub is shown on this old OS map from about 1903 (interactive map)
This traditional and comfortable pub is situated in a quiet village just off the A140. Two bar areas and a separate bar/games room with darts and pool table. Large enclosed garden to the rear. regular community events include quiz and local musicians. Three handpumps with regularly changing guest beers. Sunday Roast and other food special nights e.g. pizza and fish & chips (see Facebook for details).
- Accessible to disabled customers: At rear
- Beer garden or other outside drinking area
- Beer served through handpumps
- Bus stop nearby (see transport links for details)
- Dogs welcome
- Family friendly
- Live music
- Lunchtime meals (not just snacks): Sunday Roast
- Parking: Limited
- Post office on-site
- Pub sells beer from local brewers
- Real fire
- Separate bar
- Smoking area
- Special events: quiz night Thu
- Sport TV
- Traditional pub games available: Darts, pool
- Village shop or similar facility on-site
Railway station about 4.2 miles away (see transport links for details)
A horse belonging to a Mr Barnes was found to have its shoulders cut to pieces, the head bruised and swollen, and the hips knocked about. Barnes had loaned the horse to a John Smith a "small holder" of Brome whose lad had left it with Mr John Laws of the Cherry Tree Inn, Yaxley. A prosecution was made by the RSPCA and Smith was found guilty of having used a horse in an unfit state, he was fined 6s with 9s costs.Ipswich Journal, May 28th 1892** (when John Laws was the landlord)
In the April/May 1982 edition of Last Orders*** it was reported that Malcolm and Janet were now at the Cherry tree with Greene King IPA & Abbot on handpump after alterations had been completed.
The pub reopened on October 9th 2015 after a period of closure.
Updated information by Dave Wilkins(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.