In the light of the latest government instructions, all pubs are now closed until at least December 2nd.
A number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the Covid-19 lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.
After the end of Lockdown, Suffolk will remain in Tier Two, which means that drinks on the premises can only be sold with 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.
If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.
Please note that due to government regulations, all takeaway drinks must be pre-booked by telephone, text or other means.
Laxfield General Wolfe
Laxfield General Wolfe
closed 16th April 1959
last owner/operator: Lacon's
grid reference TM 294 723
The General Wolfe was built late in the 16th or early in the 17th century, probably as a farmhouse.
Although 1952 has been quoted as a closure date, the Hoxne licensing records show it to have closed in 1959.
The pub can be seen on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. interactive map
To be lett, a very convenient and good accustomed House, with a large Yard, decent Outhouses, and a four-stalled Stable, fit for any Gentleman's Horses, known by the Name or the Sign of the Gen. Woolf, situate in Laxfield. Enquire of Mr. George Pretyman or Mr. Abraham Southgate at the White Lion in Eye, or the said Mr. Pretyman, any Monday, at the Queen's Head, Stradbroke.Ipswich Journal, September 10th 1768***
To be lett, the old and good accustomed Public-House, the Wolf at Laxfield. Enquire of Mr…
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
Closure date from Hoxne licensing records.
(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.