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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.

Aldeburgh East Suffolk Hotel

Aldeburgh East Suffolk Hotel

also traded as New Inn, Commercial Inn

closed 18th April 1977

opened 1811 (May)

152 High St

grid reference TM 464 564

The building dates from the early 19th century, but was much altered in the 20th.

The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the East Suffolk's license was issued in 1843. However, the hotel dates back a good while before this; it's recorded that Charles II stayed here in 1668.

The license was surrendered in April 1977, when it was transferred to a private members' club, the Festival Club, which may have been in the same building.

The hotel is shown (but not named) on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. (interactive map)

old OS map

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Historical interest

Historical interest

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Landlords

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

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)

(** historic newspaper & book information from Bob Mitchell)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.

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