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.
31 Key St
grid reference TM 166 441 (approximate location)
Street numbering indicates that the pub was two properties to the west of the Bull at number 35.
The pub is also listed at Common Quay (in 1839), and at Quay Street (in 1844).
Married on the 27th May 1835, Mr Edward Goodwin, grocer, Tavern Street, to Mary Ann, eldest daughter of Mr Hardee, Smack Inn, Common Quay, Ipswich.Ipswich Journal, May 1835**
To be let with immediate possession, the old established Smack Inn, situated opposite the Common Quay and in full trade…
(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 information from Stuart Ansell)