Important Covid information

The first tranche of pubs (those able to serve outdoors) have now been allowed to reopen. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to have reopened or to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Bury St Edmunds Old Cannon Brewery

Bury St Edmunds Old Cannon Brewery

formerly St Edmund's Head, Cannon Brewery Inn

The pub has reopened.

Food and beer deliveries are available.


Delivery Slots

Wednesday 12-3pm

Friday 3-6pm

Saturday 12-3pm and 4-7pm

Sunday 12-3pm

2.6 Pint or 5.3 Pint Sealed Bags with a Tap Only

Best Bitter

Gunners Daughter

Blonde Bombshell

Brass Monkey

Rusty Gun

Sunday Roast

Delivery Slot

Sunday 10.30am – 1.30pm

Pink Set Beef with Horseradish Sauce

Tender Lamb with Mint Sauce

Nut Roast with Cranberry Sauce

Served with Crispy Roast Potatoes, Honey Glazed Carrots and Parsnips, Cheesy Cauliflower, Creamed Leeks and Peas, Homemade Gravy and a Giant Beer Infused Yorkshire Pudding.

Additional Yorkshire Pud and Pigs In Blanket Options Available

Visit the pub's website to book a delivery.

Real Ale is sold here.

86 Cannon St, IP33 1JR

grid reference TL 854 647

Free House, opened about 1845

owner/operator: Innventure Ltd

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(01284) 768769

(01284) 768769

This excellent brewpub is on the site of the original Cannon Brewery. Now in private hands, it is a true free house. The Old Cannon Brewery serves good quality food and comfortable accommodation is available. Both the brewpub and stable block are Grade II Listed. They date from mid 19th century.

They brew their own beers on site and have 2 signature beers available throughout the year; Best bitter and Gunner's Daughter and have a rotating seasonal ale which they also brew on site. They conduct tours of the micro brewery (book for tour) and usually brew in the bar using two vessels every Monday and Wednesday.

Both the brewpub and stable block are Grade II Listed. They date from mid 19th century.






Historical interest

Historical interest




(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 Bob Mitchell)