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.
Woodbridge White Horse
Woodbridge White Horse
also traded as George, White Hart
closed 10th October 1907
11 Market Hill
grid reference TM 270 491
The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the White Horse's license was issued in 1853. This is not the first time a licence was issued for this pub which dates back to at least the 1730s but Whether this was when it was first full (ie not just beer) license isn't clear. The pub is now St Mary's House.
The pub is shown as the White Hart on the 1881 OS Town Plan.
The license was expired in 1907 as part of a scheme to reduce the number of alcohol licenses.
It's shown on this OS town plan of 1881.
A report in the Bury & Norwich Post, December 28th 1838**, states that the pub was sold to Mr Kimber as part of the Samuel Alexander's Brewery sale, the White Horse selling at £1020.
To be sold, at the White Horse in Woodbridge, a new fashioned Billiard Table, with Balls and Sticks, with a Cloth or without. Enquire of Edward Edwards, at the White Horse aforesaid.Ipswich Journal, January 31st 1730***
To be lett, the White Horse Inn at Woodbridge…
(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)
(*** historic newspaper information from Bob Mitchell)
Closure date from the Woodbridge licensing records.