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CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 09/11/2017

Ipswich Blue Lagoon

also traded as as: Spud's Shack

historical era: late 20th century

opened late 1980s

closed 1999

Quay side

Overview | Public transport | Map

The Blue Lagoon was a short-lived wine bar on the dockside, located underneath snooker rooms in a former warehouse. The building was demolished in 2008 to provide a new extension for the neighbouring Salthouse Hotel.

Spud's Shack was fitted out to look like a wooden beach shack complete with a timber framed veranda, sandy beach area, continuous Beach Boys music and about half of a VW camper van (used to serve food).

Later the bar was refitted to become the more sophisticated Blue lagoon wine bar.


(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)