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Important Covid information

Although the latest lockdown has now ended, Suffolk remains in Tier Two, which means that drinks on the premises can only be sold with "substantial" meals. This of course rules out reopening for the vast majority of pubs. As and when pubs reopen, we will list them on this page and highlight them on location pages.

Many pubs which are unable to reopen yet (and some that have reopened) are selling food and drink to take away. These are listed on this page.

Please note that due to government regulations, all takeaway drinks must be pre-booked by telephone, text or other means.

Ipswich Orwell Hotel

Ipswich Orwell Hotel

also traded as Orwell Inn

closed January 1961

last owner/operator: catchpole

120 New Cut West

grid reference TM 167 435

The 1883 OS map shows the Orwell Hotel to have stood on the north-west corner of the junction between New Cut West and Bright Street. It was closed in 1961 as part of a long-standing scheme to reduce the number of "excess" alcohol licenses. It's since been demolished.

It's also listed at Griffin Road (1855) and Griffin Wharf (in 1865 & 1869).

It's shown on this OS town plan of 1883.

old OS map

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

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

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

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